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Former head basketball coach accuses school of breach of contract

Posted by William J. Cook | Nov 08, 2018 | 0 Comments

Upon being fired from their jobs, many individuals in Florida and elsewhere may be left in search of answers for the unexpected termination. Should one feel as though the act was unwarranted, a person may wish to know more about the available options to protect his or her legal rights. After losing his position as head basketball coach, a man in another state has accused the school of breach of contract.

According to reports, the man has held the position as head girls basketball coach at the school for the past nine years. The coach states that he has led the team to eight straight state championship titles. Despite this success, the school recently fired him from his position as head coach, and he claims the school informed him that the decision stemmed from a request letter allegedly signed by various members of faculty.

The former coach says he requested to view the letter, but states that the school denied him access to it. He claims the reasoning behind his termination remains unclear, and he has since filed a breach of contract lawsuit against the school. Although his contract reportedly expired over the off-season, he asserts that he was working under an implied contract while preparing the team for the upcoming season.

Breach of contract disputes can be highly debatable matters and those who encounter similar forms of conflict could benefit from seeking guidance early on. By speaking with an attorney, a person in Florida could obtain much-needed advice on how best to approach the situation. An attorney can examine the client's situation, along with the contract, and assist in protecting his or her legal rights through the necessary channels.

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William J. Cook

William J. Cook represents clients in matters involving business litigation and commercial and employment disputes, securities litigation, business transactions and counseling, and insurance. Mr. Cook's peers have awarded him with the highest possible rating of AV-Preeminent* by Martindale-Hubbell, which speak...


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