California Business Litigation

California Business Litig…

In business litigation, one business sues another when the relationship between the two is damaged in some legal way. Usually, the dispute can involve a breach of an agreement, a failure to act with care, a breach of a fiduciary duty which carries an obligation of loyalty, for an accounting of profits, or in other cases fraud.

Learn more below. Contact Varlack Legal Services for a free consultation about how a business litigation lawyer can help in your case. Based in Hayward, California we serve clients throughout the San Francisco Bay area and beyond.

How Long Do You Have to File a Business Lawsuit in California?

In California, although there are various legal rights that a business has to address others' wrong conduct, these rights do not last forever and are subject to a statute of limitations. Here are a few for your information:

  • Breach of contract
    • Two years for an oral contract
    • Four years for a written contract
  • Negligence
    • Two years
  • Fraud
    • Three years from date of discovery
  • Action to Recover on Open Book Account
    • Four years
  • Unfair Business Practices
    • Maximum four years, but may be less in some cases
  • Accounting
    • Maximum four years, but may be less in some cases
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
    • Maximum four years, but may be less in some cases

Free Consultation with a Hayward Business Litigation Attorney — Serving the Bay Area and Beyond

Here at VLS, we have experience prosecuting and defending business disputes in and out of court at both the state and federal levels. We understand that, as a business owner, your main goal is to stay in business while making sure that your reputation stays intact and that you recover for all losses experienced from your opponent’s bad conduct. If you are interested in learning more about our track record in business litigation, call us today and we will be more than happy to provide a list of our top results.