Business Torts: When Businesses Harm Consumers
Lawsuits against businesses by consumers, or even other businesses, are not uncommon throughout California. Within many of these lawsuits contain a legal claim referred to as a “business tort.” In California, torts are civil wrongs inflicted on a person or an entity. Business torts are civil wrongs that occur within the context of a business.
At Licata & Yeremenko, our business torts attorneys have extensive experience handling these lawsuits on behalf of consumers. Our attorneys can investigate your claims and pursue compensation you are entitled to.
How Do Business Torts Claims Arise?
Business tort cases in California can involve individuals going up against corporate defendants, both small and large. Amongst the claims that our attorneys have the resources and experience to handle include the following:
- Breach of contract
- Lemon Law violations
- Negligence and negligent misrepresentation
- Tortious interference with contracts
- Interference with prospective economic advantage
- Interference with employment relationships
- Invasion of privacy violations
- Nuisance violations
What Can A Business Torts Attorney Do?
When you become a plaintiff in a case by filing a lawsuit against the business, you are going to be outmatched by the resources that the business or corporation has to defend themselves. However, when you have an attorney by your side, you will have an advocate that can bring legal knowledge and resources to the table to level the playing field.
It is crucial to have an attorney that understands the complexity of modern businesses and litigation. At Licata & Yeremenko, our clients trust us with their sensitive and critical litigation because our attorneys have a track record of success in this area of law.
What Is The Time Limit To File A Business Torts Lawsuit?
There are various time limits that clients need to keep in mind. California has various statutes of limitation in place for lawsuits against businesses. Some of the statutes of limitations that could apply in a business torts case include the following:
- Injury to personal property – three years
- Fraud – three years
- Contract violation – four years for a written contract and two years for an oral contract
- Professional malpractice – one year from the discovery of the date of malpractice or four years from the date that malpractice occurred
Contact A California Business Torts Attorney Today
The team at Licata & Yeremenko is ready to provide you with experienced and skilled business torts attorneys. We have the resources necessary to fully investigate your claim and go toe-to-toe with other businesses and their attorneys to ensure that you receive the compensation you are entitled to for your claim.