Am I Liable If My Employee Gets Into A Car Accident Driving Home From Work?

Am I Liable If My Employee Gets Into A Car Accident Driving Home From Work?

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
I recently had a very annoying experience. I was sued. I own a business, so I might as well have a target on my back that says, “SUE ME.” It is seriously ridiculous. The lawyer part of me says, “why does anyone own a business?” The entrepreneur...
I’ve Filed an LLC. I’m Personally Protected from Lawsuits, Right?

I’ve Filed an LLC. I’m Personally Protected from Lawsuits, Right?

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
How useful is a condom that is never taken out of its box and wrapper? If you were the kind of person with enough forethought to buy a condom, you would probably want it to protect you from several things. But it would not be very useful to go through the trouble of...
Overnight Guest or Unwanted Tenant: Invited Guests Who Overstay Their Welcome Can Become Your Costly Legal Problem

Overnight Guest or Unwanted Tenant: Invited Guests Who Overstay Their Welcome Can Become Your Costly Legal Problem

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
A few weeks ago, a friend of mine offered to let me use his lake house for a weekend getaway. I was blown away by the generosity of the offer. As I talked to him about it, he told me that he often lets friends and acquaintances use the property (nice guy right!). He...
How To Get Out Of A Frivolous Suit Quickly

How To Get Out Of A Frivolous Suit Quickly

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
One of the hardest things about my job is getting clients to understand lawsuits. No one wants to pay for lawyers and lawsuits. Lawsuits are destructive, not creative. They take forever. Everyone is angry. They cost a lot (A LOT) of money. Lawsuits are designed to be...
Unfair Competition

Unfair Competition

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
UNFAIR COMPETITION   The distinction between unfair competition and deceptive trade practices is that unfair competition covers only situations which target consumers, while deceptive trade practices also injure businesses.  Unfair competition laws are almost...
Incorporating your small business does not always avoid liabilities.

Incorporating your small business does not always avoid liabilities.

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
Happy New Year! The beginning of the year is a good time to start some things fresh. If you are like most people, you probably have some lofty goals about losing the holiday weight. And if you are like most business owners, you probably have some goals about improving...
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