The Threatened Destruction of a Business as Irreparable Harm

, New York Law Journal


In their Commercial Division Update, George Bundy Smith, an arbitrator and mediator with JAMS, and Thomas J. Hall, a partner with Chadbourne & Parke, write that longstanding appellate precedent holds that the threat of destruction of a business if a preliminary injunction is not granted can constitute irreparable harm not compensable by money damages

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  • Steve Lubowitz

    Excellent article. Clear and concise interpretation of the law.

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