Monthly Archives: January 2013

Ounce of Prevention vs. Pound of Cure

Although the source of the phrase “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is subject to debate, its implication in the business dispute context is well known.  Examples of “cure” situations (oftentimes lawsuits) that could have been avoided with a little prevention abound: - Companies regularly follow...
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Contracting Party Can’t Have It Both Ways

Just a few days ago, the Colorado Court of Appeals issued a decision confirming that a party to a contract can’t play both sides of an ambiguous contract provision.  More specifically, the court concluded that one party to a contract can’t obtain the other party’s contract performance by staying silent...
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