Commercial Litigation



At Hayes Harkey, our attorneys have experience handling a broad range of business and commercial issues including:

  • Fraud and Deceptive Trade Practices
  • Abuses of Trust:  Breaches of fiduciary duties by persons in positions of trust, including corporate officers and directors, agents, trustees, partners, or majority shareholders.
  • Employer/Employee Disputes:  Overtime, disabilities, health and pension benefits, and discrimination (age, race, and gender).
  • Collection of Debt:  Promissory notes, guaranty agreements, and mortgages/deeds of trust.
  • Breach of Contract:  Mergers and acquisitions, purchases and sales of securities, transactions in real estate and other business assets, and agreements to provide goods or services.
  • Tortious Interference with Contract:  A third party’s hindering or preventing performance of an agreement.
  • Agreements Limiting Competition:  Non-competition, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure agreements by former business owners and employees.  These suits often include requests for emergency relief such as a restraining order or pre-trial injunction.
  • Class Actions
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Employment Agreements
  • Insurance Coverage Disputes
  • Real Estate and Tax Assessment
  • Franchises and Distributorships
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Products liability and other torts
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Trade secrets
  • Unfair competition practices

Our attorneys understand the importance of resolving issues quickly, effectively, and efficiently, allowing your business or corporation to maintain stable operations. Our attorneys can provide expertise and knowledge on a wide variety of commercial and business oriented issues and will work aggressively to provide the best outcome for your business or corporation.

To learn more about the services that Hayes, Harkey, Smith & Cascio has to offer, please contact one of our attorneys or visit our office in Monroe. 


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1500 N. 19th Street Suite 701 Monroe, LA 71201 (318) 387-2422 office (318) 388-5809 fax