In This Issue:

- Enforcing Oral Contracts: The Presumption is Against You

- You’ve Been Served... A Lawsuit Via Facebook?!?!

- Excerpt from Enforcing Oral Contracts: The Presumption is Against You:

Oral contracts are often difficult to enforce because the facts are contested or remembered differently. The age-old admonition to “get it in writing” is as valid today as in the days of scriveners with quill pens. David Martin found this out the hard way when his lawsuit for breach of an alleged oral severance contract was dismissed on summary judgment in Lynchburg, Virginia. David C. Martin v. NAES Corporation was decided in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia on November 6, 2013.

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Topics:  Email, Facebook, Hiring & Firing, Oral Contracts, Service of Process, Severance Agreements, Severance Pay, Social Media, Social Networks, Termination, Trademark Litigation, Trademarks, Young Lawyers

Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, General Business Updates, Intellectual Property Updates

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