What Are Liquidated Damages in CA

By: Doron F. Eghbali, Esq. – Business/Corporate Law/ Litigation – September, 2016 What Are Liquidated Damages in California? Liquidated damages are referred to damages for breach of contract, except in consumer goods and certain real property transactions, determined in advance

What Are Possible Solutions to Limitations of MICRA?

By: Doron F. Eghbali, Esq. – Senior Partner – Litigation Attorney – Litigation Series October 2015 Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act of 1975 (“MICRA”) imposes limitations on the amount of non-economic damages recoverable against a health care provider for medical

What Is Writ of Attachment in California?

By: Doron F. Eghbali – Senior Partner – Law Advocate Group, LLP – Litigation Series September 2015 Writ of attachment is a pre-judgment provisional remedy that in some circumstances could ensure availability of sufficient assets to satisfy judgment obtained against

What Is A Performing Rights Society (ASCAP & BMI)?

By: Doron F. Eghbali, Esq.Senior Partner at Law Advocate Group, LLPMusic Law/Entertainment Law Performing Rights Societies (ASCAP & BMI) collect licensing fees from television, radio, restaurants, malls, concert halls, bars, night clubs, colleges, hotels, airplanes and others and pay those

Why Should You Be Extremely Cautious About Private Placement Securities?

Saturday, March 27, 2010 by Doron F. Eghbali Private placement securities are bonds, stocks or other instruments issued by a corporation to outside investors. These investments tend to be very risky partly because the issuers are usually under no obligation to

Dissolution of a Limited Liability Company in California

By: Doron F. Eghbali -Senior Partner -Law Advocate Group, Business/Corporate Law June 17, 2015 The mechanism(s) to dissolve aLimited Liability Company (“LLC”)in California is encapsulated, to a large extent, in California Corporations Code Section 17707.01. Nonetheless, the application of the

What Is Summary Judgment in California?

By: Doron F. Eghbali -Senior Partner -Law Advocate Group, LLP Litigation Series May 2015 Summary judgment could be a potent tool to substantially damage the case against the defendant or cause a favorable settlement. Nonetheless, not always a Summary Judgment

How to Form a Joint Venture in California

Author: Doron F. Eghbali Business | Corporate Lawyer   When and How to Form a Joint Venture in California   Often companies with distinct intangible and sometimes tangible “treasures”, e.g. intellectual property, find themselves in need of capital, management, technological

What is Constructive Trust in Real Estate Litigation?

Author: Doron F. Eghbali, Esq. Senior Partner at Law Advocate Group, LLP Date: January 21-2015   Constructive trust could be an effective tool when a real estate plaintiff wants to obtain title to a real property.  Through constructive trust the

Merchandising Agreement for Motion Pictures

Parlaying film characters and corresponding film elements into commodities could proffer participants another financial conduit. Yet, not every motion picture is a proper conduit and not every corresponding merchandise a prudent investment. In this article, we explore the salient legal