Just about all successful businesses will find themselves involved in a lawsuit at some point. However, there are many strategies you can employ to help you avoid unnecessary legal disputes and minimize the risks you face. This will help you save money and maintain your focus on your business rather than ongoing litigation.

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lawsuitFor any business owner, a potential lawsuit is a distraction and a hassle. If you find yourself in a situation in which you’ve been served with a lawsuit, it’s important to take action quickly to best protect you and your company.

Defending yourself from the claims made in the lawsuit could become an expensive and

Small-Claims picThe dollar limits within the Small Claims Division of the Virgin Islands Superior Court has increased to $10,000, which has made the court a viable option for business owners to resolve disputes quickly, easily and, perhaps most importantly, at a lower expense than was previously possible.

These types of disputes often occur between business owners

BluesIn an age of iPods and streaming audio, it may seem like the options for pumping music into your restaurant or bar are virtually unlimited. But while everyone loves to hear their favorite tunes during a round of drinks or a dinner out with friends, you’ll find it a lot less enjoyable as a business

vacantVacant units at the Sapphire Beach condominiums on the East End of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands are at the center of a recent complaint submitted to the territorial court on behalf of condo unit owners, who claim the failure of the owners of those since-vacated units to pay common charges has put considerable financial

womanFiling for bankruptcy protection does not necessarily mean giving up all of your property and assets. In both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings, exemptions allow you to hold onto certain assets. Depending on the particular item, your property may be protected up to a certain dollar amount. In other cases, the protection is

oceanThis summer, attorney Lisa Michelle Kömives of BoltNagi briefed and argued a winning appeal on behalf of Defendants, Virgin Island Sailing School and its founder, H. Scott Dempster, where the federal Third Circuit Court of Appeal upheld the District Court of the Virgin Islands’ (“District Court”) dismissal of trade dress infringement and unjust enrichment claims