Litigation is the process of resolving disputes by filing or answering a complaint through the public court system, and the case can involve different entities such as individuals, businesses or municipalities. You may be entitled to sue for damages if you feel you have been wronged by the action, or inaction, of another party. Expert legal representation can help protect your legal rights throughout your case and obtain the best outcome.

Our highly skilled litigation lawyers provide representation in a variety of lawsuits, including:

  • Bankruptcy litigation
  • Breach of contract/warranty litigation
  • Business organizational disputes
  • Construction litigation
  • Corporate and commercial litigation
  • Debtor/creditor litigation
  • Evictions
  • Insurance litigation
  • Land use/property disputes
  • Landlord/tenant disputes

The litigation attorneys of Tully Rinckey understand the importance of obtaining a prompt resolution and a favorable judgment to your dispute. If your case involves any type of alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation, our knowledgeable legal team can represent you in those proceedings as well and will fight to protect your legal rights and best interests.

If you, your business or organization is involved in litigation, the attorneys at Tully Rinckey can represent you. With experience, skill and knowledge, we will work tirelessly to deliver successful results.

To schedule an initial consultation, contact us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at (888) 753-9054 or info@tullylegal.com

Corporate and commercial litigation encompasses the broad class of legal disputes. These disputes can involve other businesses, individuals, or governments in a number of legal areas. If you or your business is faced with corporate or commercial litigation, you should consider hiring capable legal representation that can negotiate settlements, plan and argue your case in court, and protect your interests.

The knowledgeable litigators at Tully Rinckey PLLC are skilled negotiators and courtroom-ready. Whether you are the complainant or the defendant, our lawyers work hard for a favorable settlement that prevents negative publicity and resolves your case quickly and efficiently. If a trial is unavoidable, we prepare and manage your case with diligence, care, and intensity. We make filings and motions on time, take depositions, and produce documents according to the rules of the court. In the courtroom, we argue your case persuasively and challenge any rulings that appear unfair.

Our world-class litigators have represented clients in municipal and state courts, and have argued cases all the way to the Supreme Court. The types of corporate and commercial litigation we most often see include:

  • General commercial and contract
  • Bankruptcy litigation
  • Construction
  • Employment
  • Land use and zoning
  • Real estate
  • Securities

Tully Rinckey lawyers help to protect your financial risk and the reputation of your company. Our attorneys provide clients with a number of clear benefits, including:

  • A wealth of experience – Tully Rinckey attorneys have successfully represented clients in cases before courts at all levels
  • A breadth of services – Tully Rinckey attorneys offer litigation services to corporate and commercial clients both nationally and internationally
  • A knowledge of risk – Tully Rinckey attorneys know the risks you or your business face, and seek to mitigate that risk throughout the legal process
  • An appreciation for creativity – Tully Rinckey attorneys seek creative ways of strengthening your case within the bounds of the legal system

As a starting point, Tully Rinckey litigators typically try to negotiate a favorable settlement in your case. Settling out of court can offer a number of advantages, such as shortening the length of the dispute, keeping the dispute out of the media, and preserving relationships you may have with the opposing party. Our attorneys use composure and tact in reaching a settlement that protects your company’s value and reputation.

When a settlement cannot be obtained, Tully Rinckey attorneys bring their A-game to the courtroom. Representing you from a position of strength, our experienced legal team stands ready to fight for your interests throughout the full length of the trial. We strive for a judgment that satisfies your financial goals and safeguards your business.

In the event that the initial judgment doesn’t meet your expectations, our litigators will consult with you to decide whether an appeal is advisable. With each appellate court having its own set of deadlines and requirements, our attorneys make sure that your case stays on track. Throughout the appeal process, we bring all our legal resources to bear on realizing a better judgment for your company.

To schedule an initial consultation, contact us at (888) 753-9054 or info@tullylegal.com.

Lawsuits are generally referred to as civil litigation. Tully Rinckey PLLC’s capable litigators represent clients in all types of civil matters. Whether you are the complainant or the defendant in a case, we negotiate settlements, plan case strategies, prepare for trials, and represent you in the courtroom – all with the skill, experience, and assertiveness of a world-class law firm.

Statutes of limitation are in place for civil litigation, so it’s almost always best to hire a legal team as early as possible. The capable litigators at Tully Rinckey understand the varying requirements of the court system and move your case through it smoothly, from jury selection through final judgment.

Disputes involving real estate can have a significant financial impact on you or your business. They may also jeopardize your property ownership status or put your reputation at risk. If you are faced with real estate litigation, either as a complainant or a defendant, you may need a capable real estate attorney to handle your case and to protect what’s at stake for you.

Tully Rinckey PLLC’s litigators are knowledgeable and experienced at resolving all types of real estate matters, including:

  • Adverse possession
  • Eminent domain
  • Landlord/tenant disputes

Our attorneys skillfully negotiate settlements, seeking the most favorable outcome for you or your business. If a settlement can’t be achieved and your case proceeds to court, we pull from our extensive resources to represent you aggressively throughout the trial. Our primary concern is to safeguard your investment, your ownership, and your reputation.

Statutes of limitation apply to most real estate litigation. Contact a Tully Rinckey lawyer today to allow adequate time for planning and preparing your case.

The language in a contract may not always be clear. Ask either party in a contract dispute, and you may find that a term or phrase can take on a completely different meaning or relevance. That’s why, if you become involved in a contract dispute, you may need experienced legal counsel to help you sort it all out. This is true whether you have an adversarial or friendly relationship with the other party.

The capable contract attorneys at Tully Rinckey PLLC seek to negotiate discreet settlements in contract disputes as a way to avoid the time and cost of a trial. If a settlement can’t be attained, though, our lawyers are ready to fight for you in the courtroom. We have the knowledge and experience to manage your case through every step of the legal process. We strive always to protect your interests or those of your business.

Federal and state courts typically place time limits on when businesses and individuals can file a lawsuit against another party. These are called “statutes of limitation,” and every court firmly adheres to them. If you face the possibility of a lawsuit, you need to be aware of these statutes. A capable litigator can help you understand where your case stands in relationship to statutes of limitation.

Tully Rinckey PLLC’s knowledgeable litigators stay up to date on statutes of limitation and can advise you on how they may affect your case. Since some statutes of limitation activate when a violation or issue was first discovered, while others begin when the violation or issue first took place, the assistance of a litigator can be invaluable to the success of your case. To ensure you don’t miss a deadline, it’s best to seek legal advice as soon as possible.

The broad category of construction disputes can include any number of legal areas:

  • Contract disputes
  • Breaches of contract
  • Workmanship claims
  • Construction delays
  • Construction liens
  • Bond claims
  • Job abandonment disputes
  • Nonpayment of services

If you own or manage a construction business and are faced with a construction dispute, you may become involved in litigation, either by filing a complaint or defending against one. If so, you will no doubt want a capable litigator to stand beside you, to protect your interests, and to keep your case on track.

The construction litigators at Tully Rinckey PLLC are routinely retained by contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, suppliers, surveyors, and other parties involved in construction litigation of all types. Our lawyers are experienced in negotiating favorable settlements with tact and confidence, striving to preserve any existing business relationships you may want to retain. In the courtroom, we represent you aggressively, working hard for a judgment that most benefits you or your business.

To schedule an initial consultation, contact us at (888) 753-9054 or info@tullylegal.com.

A contract is a binding agreement that pledges the performance of some product or service. When a company or individual fails to live up to that pledged performance, it’s called a “breach of contract.” If you or your company have realized damages from a breach of contract, you may want to hire legal counsel to assist you in recovering those damages. If you or your company is being sued for breaching a contract, you will likely need an attorney to represent you and safeguard your interests.

The litigators at Tully Rinckey PLLC understand contract law. Our experienced lawyers bring extensive legal resources to bear on your breach of contract case, giving you the peace of mind that comes with strong, reliable representation. Our litigators are skilled at negotiations and will try to settle your case out of court, if possible. If a settlement can’t be achieved and you are a claimant, we represent you aggressively in court, working to get the results you want. If you are the defendant, we argue your case vigorously while protecting you from fraudulent or excessive claims.

Bankruptcy litigation involves debtors, creditors, and sometimes trustees who are parties in Chapter 7, Chapter 11, or Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings. The goal of debtors is to get rid of debt or to devise a plan for debt repayment. Creditors, of course, just want to get back all or some of the money they are owed. While the bankruptcy process can be pretty straightforward, there are often unforeseen complications that can be difficult to work out. That’s when the services of an experienced bankruptcy attorney can be of major benefit.

Tully Rinckey PLLC’s experienced litigators represent you in bankruptcy proceedings, whether you are a debtor, creditor, or another interested party. Our lawyers manage your case and protect your interests from the initial hearing to the verification of your bankruptcy plan. We have worked aggressively for clients in federal district and bankruptcy courts, and in state supreme courts. Our proven strategies and broad legal resources help you achieve the best possible financial outcome for you or your business.

Property disputes can stand in the way of maximizing the use of land you own or property you manage. They can halt construction projects, pushing back timelines and increasing costs. In fact, they can even put your ownership stake at risk or jeopardize your property value. If you find yourself involved in a land use or property dispute, an experienced attorney can help you resolve your issue and allow you to get back to the work at hand.

The capable attorneys at Tully Rinckey PLLC represent complainants and defendants in a wide spectrum of land use and property matters, including:

  • Arbitration
  • Access concerns
  • Adverse possession
  • Blocked waterway
  • Boundary disputes
  • Condemnation
  • Easements
  • Eminent domain
  • Evictions
  • Fence disputes
  • Licenses
  • Mediation
  • Ordinance violations
  • Pollution
  • Property damage
  • Rights of way
  • Runoff
  • Squatters
  • Theft of property
  • Tree trimming (branch and root)
  • Wetlands
  • Wrongful timber cutting/removal

Trained in the art of negotiating, Tully Rinckey attorneys seek a favorable settlement to your case. Our lawyers work to protect your interests and to preserve relationships. If a settlement can’t be achieved, we represent you aggressively in the courtroom – from pretrial motions through closing arguments. We use every available resource to promote a fair and equitable judgment in your case.

We have represented clients in disputes between:

  • Landowners and government agencies
  • Property owners and their neighbors
  • Tenants and landlords

Tully Rinckey litigators make every effort to preserve your ownership in your property, protect the property’s value, and keep your construction projects moving forward.

Some of the most volatile disputes can occur between landlords and tenants. If you are experiencing such a dispute, you may find it worthwhile to hire experienced legal counsel to help you resolve it. Landlords can recover damages caused by careless or irresponsible tenants, while tenants can obtain compensation from negligent or unlawful landlords.

Tully Rinckey PLLC’s skilled team of attorneys can negotiate settlements between landlords and tenants, saving money and time for all parties involved. If a settlement is impossible, we represent you aggressively in court. Our knowledgeable lawyers and proven legal strategies protect your real estate interests, your reputation, and your financial investment throughout the legal process.

Our attorneys represent affected parties in many different kinds of landlord/tenant disputes, including those involving:

  • Discrimination
  • Landlord violations
  • Rent and lease agreements
  • Tenant violations

Tully Rinckey lawyers stand ready to fight for you, whether you are making a complaint or defending against one.

Breach of warranty lawsuits can result when a person or business is damaged in some way by a product or service. Damages can include monetary loss, property damage, or personal injury. There are typically two kinds of breach of warranty suits:

  • Warranty of merchantability breach – a product doesn’t work for its intended purposes, whether the warranty is express or implied
  • Warranty of fitness breach – a product performs differently from its advertised or expected capability

If you have incurred damages from a breach of warranty, you should consider hiring a capable attorney to represent you.

Tully Rinckey PLLC can help you to get your money back, or enable you to be compensated in another way, for breach of warranty damages. To avoid the expense of a trial, our lawyers first seek to negotiate a settlement. If a settlement isn’t possible, we go to bat for you in court, representing you aggressively throughout the legal process – from trial preparation to the final judgment.

A product that doesn’t work properly or a service that doesn’t perform as expected may induce a lawsuit, especially if the customer has experienced damages. If your company has liability in a product or service claim, you may require legal counsel to represent you. This is especially true if the claim is excessive or fraudulent.

The products and services liability lawyers at Tully Rinckey PLLC begin working well before your case goes to court. Our legal team applies proven research and analytical skills to the details of your case in order to choose the best course of action. Whether the claim against you involves damages caused by a design defect, a manufacturing issue, or inadequate warnings – a “failure to warn” assertion – we understand that the outcome of your case may rely on the planning and preparation we do.

Our litigators look at negotiating a settlement as a way to avoid a trial and the negative publicity that might accompany it. A settlement can bring a swift end to the matter, leaving your company in a better financial position. If the claim is unwarranted or deceitful, we file motions to have the case dismissed.

When a settlement can’t be achieved, however, our lawyers represent you aggressively, using all the resources available to them. We are courtroom-tested and ready to defend your company’s interests. If the initial judgment isn’t what you bargained for, our lawyers advise you on your chances of winning an appeal. We fight for you in appellate courts, seeking a more favorable judgment.

Tully Rinckey litigators have represented companies in many types of complicated lawsuits, such as:

  • A commercial grass mower manufacturer – we defended the company against a worker who incurred a serious head injury after accidentally overturning a mower
  • A golf cart manufacturer – we defended the company against a cart owner who became a quadriplegic after the cart unexpectedly powered forward

Whether you are a manufacturer, distributor, supplier, or retailer, Tully Rinckey attorneys protect your interests and those of your business at each stage of the legal process.

 

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