LexisNexis Practice Guide: Florida Contract Litigation
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Experience the new standard in practice guides. The LexisNexis Practice Guide: Florida Contract Litigation, authored by well known litigator Barry Davidson and other experienced practitioners, takes you step-by-step through the process of litigating cases involving contract claims, including the potential causes of actions, remedies, and defenses for a contract claim. It also covers procedural topics such as jurisdiction, discovery, and alternative dispute resolution. This guide simplifies the process of litigating a contract case by identifying the essential elements and setting them out in a comprehensive yet easy to understand way.
Additionally, you benefit from practical advice and strategy given by experienced practitioners and judges, and includes forms of the types of filings that attorneys are most likely to use in a contract litigation case.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Determining What Causes of Action are Available for Contract Cases
Chapter 2 Determining the Applicable Law
Chapter 3 Determining Jurisdiction and Venue in Contract Actions
Chapter 4 Determining Applicable Statute of Limitations and Effect on Potential Action
Chapter 5 Determining Whether to Pursue Alternative Dispute Resolution or Litigate
Chapter 6 Using or Opposing Provisional Remedies in Contract Actions
Chapter 7 Recovering Damages, Attorney's Fees, and Costs in Contract Actions
Chapter 8 Seeking or Opposing Equitable Remedies in Contract Actions
Chapter 9 Seeking or Opposing Quantum Meruit or Unjust Enrichment Recovery in Contract or Contract-Related Actions
Chapter 10 Seeking or Opposing Statutory Remedies in Contract Actions
Chapter 11 Declaratory Relief
Chapter 12 Attacking or Defending Formation of Contract--Absence of Essential Element
Chapter 13 Attacking or Defending the Existence of Contract--Lack of Capacity
Chapter 14 Existence of contract--Failure to Comply with Formalities
Chapter 15 Attacking or Defending Existence of Contract--Mistake
Chapter 16 Attacking or Defending Existence of Contract--Fraud, Duress, and Undue Influence
Chapter 17 Asserting or Defending Claim that Contract is Illegal, Contrary to Public Policy, or Unconscionable
Chapter 18 Seeking or Opposing Recovery as Third-Party Beneficiary of Contract
Chapter 19 Asserting Agency Issues in Contract Actions
Chapter 20 Asserting a Particular Construction of a Contract
Chapter 21 Suing or Defending Action for Breach of Contract
Chapter 24 Contract for Sale of Goods--Attacking or Defending Existence of Contract under Florida Commercial Code
Chapter 25 Contract for Sale of Goods--Suing or Defending Action for Breach of Contract under Florida Commercial Code
Chapter 26 Contract for Sale of Goods--Seeking Remedies under Florida Commercial Code