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Business COVID-19 Waivers for Employees and Customers

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Thursday, October 1st, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken all of us into uncharted waters. After an unprecedented near nationwide shutdown, many states are going through the process of reopening. For business owners, the ability to re-open is often crucial to the very survival of the business. At the same time, a business ma

Jeff Lieser Joins AM Tampa Bay to talk about Payroll Protection Program

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Monday, June 29th, 2020

On April 3, 2020, the Paycheck Protection Program was established with the intent to support small U.S. businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Program funding was depleted within a few days, in part, because some of the loans were distributed to companies that were not the intended recipients. The

Virtual Mediation During COVID-19

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Tuesday, April 28th, 2020

With the coronavirus pandemic forcing more people to stay home, businesses across the country must find ways to perform their work without face-to-face interactions. Yet the pandemic has not reduced sources of disagreement. Fast resolution of conflicts is often necessary for businesses to navigat

Jeffrey Lieser Cited in Business Observer as he Works to Protect Client’s Intellectual Property on the Web

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Friday, August 2nd, 2019

As reported in the Business Observer, Jeff Lieser of Lieser Skaff Alexander, represents a client in a multi-million dollar lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Tampa against a publicly traded, New York City-based company. The lawsuit alleges that the company used LSA’s client’s content withou

Civil Theft Lawsuits May Be Used to Recover Personal and Business Property

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Sunday, May 5th, 2019

When someone wrongfully takes your property, you can use Florida’s civil theft Statute (F.S. 772.11) to recover the property and/or seek damages. This law is designed to make the victim whole after a theft and encompasses a wide range of “property.” Individuals and businesses can use the civil

Starting a New Business? Plan for Success by Hiring an Attorney

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Monday, March 25th, 2019

Many entrepreneurs start a company using do-it-yourself legal forms that have been downloaded from the internet. While this process may be expedient and inexpensive, the lack of professional legal guidance can result in costly mistakes that damage the venture before it has a chance to start. Make a

Business Owners Need to Ensure their Websites, Not Just their Buildings, Comply with the ADA

By: Laura Coleman Posted on: Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

Signed into law in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), 42 U.S.C. § 12101, et. seq., declares that “physical or mental disabilities in no way diminish a person's right to fully participate in all aspects of society.”[1] According to the Southern District of Florida, websites m

LSA Writes Article for Florida Bar About Florida’s Litigation Privilege

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

Lieser Skaff Alexander attorneys wrote an article about Florida’s Litigation Privilege that was published by the Florida Bar Journal in the September/October 2018 issue (Volume 92, No.8). The litigation privilege “initially developed to protect litigants and attorneys from liability for acts