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April business bankruptcy filings drop in April from a year ago despite COVID-19

Thu May 14, 2020 by on Bankruptcy

April business bankruptcy filings drop in April from a year ago despite COVID-19

While bankruptcies in March rose 18% from a year earlier, April filings did not see a surge due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A Florida-based attorney who specializes in foreclosures and bankrupticies said businesses that may be in trouble are currently taking a wait and see approach. The Associated Press reported that business bankruptcies jumped in March. However, in April there was a […]

Getting Back to Business 101: Best Practices For Avoiding Liability

Getting Back to Business 101: Best Practices For Avoiding Liability

Getting Back to Business 101: Best Practices For Avoiding Liability Description Zoom in at Noon with Roy Oppenheim: Getting Back to Business 101: Best Practices For Avoiding Liability With Special Guest Ken Morris For thirty years, Ken Morris has been the Broker and Owner of Morris South East Group, a full service commercial real estate firm. Holding the prestigious Society of […]

Roy Oppenheim Discusses COVID-19 & Rental Agreements On Best Lawyers

Mon May 4, 2020 by on Contracts

Roy Oppenheim Discusses COVID-19 & Rental Agreements On Best Lawyers

Rent is due again, but with COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, layoffs, and pay cuts continuing to stall the economy and shrink paychecks, many Americans will not be able to make their payments. Phillip Greer, CEO of Best Lawyers, moderates a panel of three real estate lawyers, getting their input on steps both commercial and residential tenants should take if they can’t […]

Top 5 Ways The Coronavirus Is Impacting South Florida’s Real Estate Market

Wed Apr 29, 2020 by on Florida Real Estate

Top 5 Ways The Coronavirus Is Impacting South Florida’s Real Estate Market

Top 5 Ways The Coronavirus Is Impacting South Florida’s Real Estate Market With Special Guest Ken Morris For thirty years, Ken Morris has been the Broker and Owner of Morris South East Group, a full service commercial real estate firm. Holding the prestigious Society of Industrial & Office Realtors and the Real Property Administrator designation, Ken is considered an industry expert […]

Commercial Leases: Will a Force Majeure Clause Get You Out of Paying Rent?

Mon Apr 27, 2020 by on Contracts

Commercial Leases: Will a Force Majeure Clause Get You Out of Paying Rent?

During this COVID-19 crisis, force majeure clauses in commercial real estate contracts are a hot topic in real estate.  A force majeure clause excuses a party from performing a contractual obligation due to an unforeseen event beyond a party’s  control. While force majeure events  have generally included wars, weather disasters, terrorism, and government action, Florida courts, in the time ahead, […]

The Ranitidine & NDMA Rabbit Hole

Fri Apr 24, 2020 by on Zantac Lawsuit

The Ranitidine & NDMA Rabbit Hole

After months of tests and voluntary recalls, the FDA finally granted Emery Pharma’s citizen petition on April 1st, asking all manufacturers to withdraw all ranitidine products off the market. The tests carried out by the FDA and Emery Pharma were done in response to the claim made by Valisure, an independent pharmacy, over the danger of a possible contaminant in […]