When Californians hear the term "malpractice," they will automatically think of a medical mistake that leads to illness or injury to themselves or death of a loved one. However, malpractice is not limited to medical professionals. If other professionals who agree to provide various services make mistakes through intent or incompetence, there is recourse to address it and be financially compensated. When errors are made by an accountant, an attorney, a financial professional or anyone else, it can warrant a professional malpractice legal filing.
A California judge has agreed to delay the trial that will decide Johnny Depp's $50 million malpractice lawsuit against his former attorneys until Dec. 2. The trial date had already been postponed several times when attorneys representing the actor and his former law firm appeared in Los Angeles Superior Court on May 29. Depp is said to be eager to put the matter to rest. However, the defendants successfully argued that they require more time because important information has not been handed over to them in a timely manner.
Organizers of California concerts depend on contracts with talent to justify the application of resources. A benefit concert organized by The Circle Foundation contracted with Remy Ma and Safaree, stars of the docuseries "Love & Hip Hop", but the nonprofit that mentors urban youth canceled the event after the stars violated the performance exclusivity clauses in their agreements.
You have poured your time, efforts and money into your business, and its success rests squarely on your shoulders. While you may have control of the day-to-day operations, you cannot control every factor that can affect your business. For that reason, it is wise to have a plan in place in case the unthinkable happens.