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Is litigation the only option after a breach of contract?

On Behalf of | Apr 7, 2023 | Business Law Litigation

A business has the right to protect its interests and shield itself against financial loss in contract matters, including disputes and failure to comply. A Florida company may utilize the benefits of business contracts, but these agreements can become the source of financial complications in the event that one party does not adhere to the terms of a contract. After a breach of contract, it will be helpful to learn about the legal options available, which may include litigation. 

Steps to take after a breach 

A breach of contract occurs when one party does not meet the requirements outlined in the contract. The other party may experience complications, including financial losses, as a result. After an issue with a contract, there are various ways that a business can react that will allow it to recoup losses and move forward. Consider the following: 

  • Litigation is not always the only or the best option. There may be less costly ways to handle the matter. 
  • Consider all of the damages owed, including future losses that will likely occur as a result of the breach. 
  • Attempt alternatives to litigation, such as mediation or arbitration, before moving forward with a lawsuit. 

The right course of action can help a Florida business recoup losses and move forward after a breach of contract. 

Seek guidance and counsel 

A breach of contract is a complex concern. A business will benefit from having experienced guidance as it seeks a beneficial resolution to the matter. It will help to discuss the breach with an experienced business law attorney who can provide insight regarding the most effective ways forward. 

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