Commercial Litigation Articles

Providing and Excluding Warranties for Goods under Utah Law

Joseph G. Ballstaedt801.365.1021joe@snjlegal.com When selling goods, a seller can exclude all warranties if it includes the correct language in the sale documents. If the buyer agrees to this language by signing the sale contract, under …

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Resolving a Contract Dispute in Utah Through Accord and Satisfaction

Joseph G. Ballstaedt801.365.1021joe@snjlegal.com Unfortunately, not all contracts sail smoothly without dispute. Often times, one party breaches the contract—or there is at least a claim of a breach—and the two parties duke it out, and the …

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Lemons Under Utah’s Lemon Law

Joseph G. Ballstaedt801.365.1021joe@snjlegal.com A “lemon law” protects people who buy a lemon—a vehicle that, after leaving the car lot, ends up having serious defects that cannot be repaired. Each state has its own lemon law. Utah’s …

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Mediation: Anything You Say CANNOT Be Used Against You in Court

Joseph G. Ballstaedt801.365.1021joe@snjlegal.com Business A claims that Business B breached a contract. A wonderful business relationship has soured, a lawsuit has erupted, and the parties are on the brink of spending hundreds of thousands of …

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How To Collect on a Judgment

Obtaining a judgment is not an easy process. Nor is it cheap. What’s more, the process doesn’t end the moment the court awards you one. This is because while it’s the court’s job to determine whether …

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3 Ways to Jump Start Your Business’ Growth This Year

The new year is a time of action. For some, this means new beginnings, be it starting a diet or an exercise regimen. For others, it is a time of letting go of unhelpful habits …

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The Art of Recovering Attorney Fees in Utah

Joseph G. Ballstaedt801.365.1021joe@snjlegal.com Quality legal help doesn’t come cheap. This means even winning comes with its costs when it comes to the courtroom. Fortunately, there’s still hope. In Utah, like in other jurisdictions, the winning …

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Personal Injury: Choosing the Right Firm for Your Case

Not all injuries are the same, and neither are the firms that handle them. What’s more, choose the wrong firm and you could be leaving thousands—if not millions—on the table. Unsure what type of firm …

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You Have a Judgment…Now What?

A debtor owed you money so your business sued—successfully. Now you have a judgment against them. Now what? Now comes the work of collecting whatever the court deemed yours. This is because contrary to popular …

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