Protecting Company Secrets

Protecting company secrets is a big business these days. Those who sell secrets may be in hot water legally. “There likely isn’t one business or industry that doesn’t have secrets about how they do business and about their products that they don’t want spread all over the place. After all if you are in business …

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Broad Non-Competition Agreements a Problem

The broader a non-competition agreement is, the more problems there are enforcing it. “Typically speaking, if you have a really broad non-competition clause in your employment contract with a worker, the less enforceable it is. If however an employee has access to trade secrets, highly confidential company information and gets paid extra money for the …

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Real Estate Mortgage Fraud

In tough economic times, real estate mortgage fraud generally increases. It’s a good time to buy, but buyer beware. Generally speaking, most people are honest and play it straight when it comes to dealing with mortgages. However, having said that, there are crooked mortgage brokers, cheating home buyers, dishonest real estate agents and brokers, and …

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Qui Tam Fraud

Not many people know what Qui Tam is or what it means. It’s a branch of law that protects the government. Qui Tam refers to a set of rules that lets people blow the whistle (a.k.a. Whistleblower legislation) on those who try to defraud the government. The fraud committed would violate the False Claims Act …

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