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Civil Litigation

Individuals and businesses often find themselves involved in a legal dispute with another party. These disputes, often deemed to be a breach of contract, typically becomes matters resolved through civil litigation which entails the use of courts or arbitrators for adjudication.

For plaintiffs involved in a civil litigation matter, the objective is to right a wrong, honor an agreement, or to obtain compensation for an injury.  On the other hand, defendants in a civil litigation matter want to aggressively protect their rights in opposing the plaintiff’s claim.

Whether you are a plaintiff or defendant, hiring a qualified civil litigation attorney is crucial in achieving a successful outcome in your case.Our civil litigation attorneys represent plaintiffs and defendants including individuals, partnerships, shareholders and corporations in the following types of cases:

Business related litigation

  • Fraud
  • Breach of contract
  • Dissolution or breakup of a business
  • Unfair business practices
  • Business disputes
  • Trade secrets
  • Non-compete covenants
  • Securities matters
  • Breach of warranties
  • Mechanics’ liens
  • Employment litigation

Personal litigation

  • Personal injury
  • Product liability
  • Medical malpractice
  • Mesothelioma
  • Asbestos-related injuries
  • Nursing home abuse and neglect

Administrative

  • Administrative law
  • Liquor license violations

Injunctions

  • Preliminary and permanent injunctions

Real estate and construction litigation

  • Real estate litigation
  • Landlord-tenant litigation
  • Construction defects
  • Premises liability

Our civil litigation attorneys work closely with clients to evaluate their potential claims or defenses related to the commercial, professional, employment, and personal disputes. We represent clients before administrative agencies, alternative dispute resolution proceedings such as mediation or arbitration, jury or court trials in state and federal court as well as proceedings before appellate courts. We help clients prepare their cases and counsel them on steps and procedures involved.  A skilled civil litigation attorney can also help clients leverage their negotiating position to reach a beneficial settlement. A negotiated settlement is often the most expedient and cost effective way to resolve many disputes.

If a dispute cannot be resolved through negotiation, pursuing a case in the courts may be the best or only option. In these situations, our civil litigation attorneys will collaborate with experts including investigators, accountants, economic impact analysts, and other relevant professionals in order to achieve a successful outcome.

If your legal dispute has risen to the level of civil litigation, our attorneys are ready to help.


With offices in Holbrook NY, The Law Office of William G. Goode assists clients with estate planning needs throughout Suffolk County, Nassau County, and the 5 NY Boroughs.



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