We live in a litigious society. Every day high net worth families face a wide variety of litigation risk. Litigation, even when you prevail, can be ruinously expensive. Of course, the lawyers never guarantee victory no matter how strong the case. The good news is, with timely and proper planning, individuals and companies can protect their assets from predatory creditors.
Increasingly, businesses and individuals are turning to arbitration to settle disputes surrounding intellectual property. Infringement on intellectual property rights can be devastating, and waiting for the dispute to be solved in court can be time consuming. Arbitration can be a quicker way to end disputes, and can alleviate some of the issues that come with intellectual property infringement.
You have probably heard the term “wrongful termination” at least once. Despite what your instincts may tell you, there is an important distinction between “wrongful” in the common use of the word meaning unfair or unjust and “wrongful” in a legal sense which is how the word is used for wrongful termination. So what does wrongful termination mean in an “at-will” state like Arizona?
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