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Hawaii law firm litigates on behalf of your business

If you engage in commerce, sooner or later you are almost certain to encounter a dispute with a client or contractor that you’ll need outside help to resolve. Philip H. Lowenthal, A Law Corporation has been assisting businesses for 32 years through alternative dispute resolution and civil court trials in state and federal courts. They have the knowledge and experience to help your business in cases related to:

  • Antitrust, unfair practices and trade regulation violations
  • Banking and creditor issues, including lender liability
  • Breach of contract
  • Breach of warranty
  • Business torts
  • Construction law
  • Environmental law
  • Insurance
  • Products liability
  • Professional liability
  • Real estate
  • Securities
  • Toxic tort
  • Intellectual property, including copyright and trademark infringement
  • Partnership and shareholder disputes

Recovery from breach of contract

When a party to a contract fails to perform, he damages the other business. This damage often goes beyond the immediate inconvenience of getting less than promised by the contract. The breach can also cost you future profits if you are unable to serve your clients as a result. The skilled attorneys at Philip H. Lowenthal, A Law Corporation can help you achieve the best legal remedy for a breach of contract, such as:

Compensatory damages – reimbursement for immediate monetary loss
Consequential and incidental damages – compensation for additional foreseeable losses caused by the breach
Attorney fees and costs – amounts available only if the contract expressly states they are recoverable
Liquidated damages – amounts specified in the contract that are payable for particular breaches, such as late or substandard performance
Specific performance – court order requiring the breaching party to fulfill the terms of the contract
Punitive damages – penalty for a party’s objectionable behavior, meant to punish the breaching party and discourage other parties from acting in a similar manner
Rescission – cancellation of the contract,  with both sides excused from further performance and payments made under the contract returned
Reformation – change in the terms of the contract when the court believes there was an honest misunderstanding by the parties about what was to be performed

Affordable alternatives to a civil suit

The cost of traditional litigation can easily exceed the amount of the contract. Fortunately there are various means of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), including mediation and arbitration, that are less costly and quicker than civil lawsuits, but can deliver the same remedies. The skilled negotiators at Philip H. Lowenthal, A Law Corporation have successfully represented clients in arbitration and mediation hearings, and have settled lawsuits prior to trial, saving their clients expenses and getting their businesses back on track.

Contact a dependable Maui law firm to get your business moving again

If your business has been damaged by someone else’s conduct, you need to take action. Delaying the exercise of your rights could mean losing them.  Recovering damages could make the difference between profitability and insolvency for your company. Contact Philip H. Lowenthal, A Law Corporation online or call us at 808-242-5000 to schedule an appointment.