Litigation is the process of resolving a dispute by filing or answering a complaint through the public court system, and this process is governed by a number of complex rules. If you believe your lawful rights have been violated by the action or inaction of another party, you may be entitled to sue for damages. Ensuring the best outcome in your case means choosing a knowledgeable litigation lawyer who will fight for your rights.

Our experienced litigators provide representation in a range 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

When individuals and businesses are at the center of a lawsuit, the attorneys of Tully Rinckey provide the skilled representation needed and will make every effort to achieve your desired goal. From investigation to the filing of the complaint and trial, our litigators will work proficiently to secure a settlement or favorable court ruling. If any type of alternative dispute resolution is deemed appropriate, such as facilitation or mediation, our legal team can guide you through these proceedings as well.

Our group of seasoned attorneys are ready to represent you with an abundance of settlement negotiation and trial-tested experience. Trust your future with Tully Rinckey to ensure the best possible outcome in your case.

To schedule an initial consultation, contact us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at (315) 492-4700 or info@tullylegal.com

Business disputes can arise from a variety of issues, and if you and your business are facing litigation, it can be a difficult and challenging time. From depositions to complex settlement negotiations and jury selection, the legal proceedings involve a multitude of steps that if not followed correctly, can mean the difference between success and defeat. To ensure your legal rights and best interests are protected, you should consider hiring an experienced legal team.

At Tully Rinckey, resolving business disputes is our business. The attorneys at Tully Rinckey PLLC will fight for you from discovery to closing arguments, and ensure you and your business receive a fair and just outcome.

Our litigation attorneys have far-ranging experience in corporate and commercial litigation areas, including:

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

Tully Rinckey litigation attorneys offer you legal advantages that benefit you and your business, including:

  • Proficiency and expertise – Our lawyers provide innovative legal solutions that advance the interests of your business
  • Full-trial representation – Our lawyers handle all aspects of your case and keep it moving through the courts
  • Comprehensive services – Our lawyers offer the full scope of corporate and commercial litigation services
  • Deep resources and experience – Our lawyers know their way around state and federal courts across the country

Our experienced commercial litigation lawyers will work with you to protect your business and evaluate the best course of action to achieve the most favorable outcome. In some cases, an out of court settlement may be most advantageous for your business, and our lawyers are adept at negotiating settlements that end your dispute quickly. If a trial will get the best results in your case, our legal team will fight aggressively to protect the rights of you and your business in court. We will exhaust every resource at our disposal and work diligently toward securing a favorable judgment.

If the outcome of litigation isn’t entirely satisfactory, we will review your case and advise you on the merits of an appeal. Our litigators have handled appeals at the highest appellate courts in the nation, so we understand what’s at stake and how to navigate the process and keep your case on track.

If you are facing a commercial or corporate lawsuit of any type, choose the law firm of Tully Rinckey to represent and fight for you. To schedule an initial consultation, contact us at (512) 225-2800 or info@tullylegal.com.

Civil litigation is an encompassing term that describes any lawsuit and dispute that is not criminal. A civil case begins when a person or entity claims another party has failed to carry out a legal duty owed to the plaintiff. The responsibilities of a civil litigation attorney are diverse and challenging, and require he or she be knowledgeable about the procedures involved and all trial proceedings.

If you find yourself the subject of a civil case, whether the plaintiff or defendant, it is important to consult an attorney immediately who can assess your case and determine the best course of action and defense. Our skilled civil litigation lawyers have a wealth of experience in defending clients in civil case and will work expediently to protect your interests and obtain the best outcome.

The focus of a commercial real estate litigation case is any income-producing real estate property or project, from hotels to condominium developments and apartment buildings. Business dealings and the related contracts can be complex, and if you are involved in any type of litigation case, hiring a skilled attorney who has a comprehensive understanding of business goals and contractual relations is key to being successful.

We have experience in all types of real estate litigation, including:

  • Adverse possession
  • Eminent domain
  • Landlord/tenant disputes

The real estate litigation lawyers of Tully Rinckey have resolved a number of complex cases, including eminent domain, insurance disputes, and land use matters. Our expert team will utilize any available legal resources and craft an effective strategy to defend your case and protect your best interests.

A contract dispute occurs when any party in a contract has a disagreement regarding any of the contract terms or its definitions. In order for a contract to be valid, all parties should have a solid understanding of every contract term, and must be in mutual agreement. Without a mutual agreement, the contract is not legally valid and may be contested in court. Contract disputes are typically considered a breach of contract, meaning a party failed to perform a duty or promise that they agreed to in the contract.

The contract dispute attorneys of Tully Rinckey have a wealth of experience defending clients in contract dispute litigation. We will work to obtain the best outcome possible for you and your business.

In civil cases, the statutes of limitation are laws that limit the amount of time a person or entity has to file a lawsuit. The time limit set by these laws starts to run when a cause of action occurs and it becomes possible to file a valid cause of action in court. These laws vary for state and federal civil cases, and it is important to act quickly if you feel you have the basis for legal action.

The litigation attorneys of Tully Rinckey will work with you to determine the statutes of limitation that pertains to your case and work expediently to achieve the ideal resolution.

A construction litigation case involves representing stakeholders, whether a person or entity, in commercial, residential construction, or governmental projects. Construction lawsuits include a variety of claims, including payment claims, claims for defective products, and claims for delay.  Constructions claims are litigated in a variety of forums and can be resolved in court or through alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration.

The construction litigation lawyers at Tully Rinckey have successfully litigated and resolved disputes regarding complex construction claims. We have the legal knowledge and practical experience needed to successfully manage your case and achieve a favorable outcome for you.

A contract is a written or verbal promise between two parties. A breach of contract occurs when there is a failure, without legal excuse, to perform any promise that comprises all or part of a contract. When a contract breach occurs, it can be time consuming and expensive to for an individual or small business to fight and ensure any deserved compensation is received.

At Tully Rinckey, our experienced breach of contract lawyers will work to determine the best course of action that puts you and your business first, and will build a credible case that gets the type of damages you are owed.

A bankruptcy litigation case involves the representation of different parties, including creditors, debtors, lenders, and trustees, in various types of commercial and bankruptcy matters. Bankruptcy filings involve a person or entity’s important financial assets, and these high-stakes cases require a team of litigators with the experience to pursue them aggressively and strategically.

The Tully Rinckey bankruptcy lawyers have the legal knowledge and skill to safeguard your financial assets. Our litigation team has a proven track record of successfully representing clients in complex bankruptcy cases and will work diligently to get you the best result possible.

Land use litigation broadly describes both the local appeal of zoning decisions or permit denials within the municipal or county government, as well as the review of such local decisions in state and federal courts. These decisions can affect everything from the extension of a carport into a side yard setback to the zoning approval of a $100 million commercial development. Land use and public law issues continue to evolve and become more complex, and hiring a dedicated attorney can help make sure your rights are protected.

The lawyers at Tully Rinckey PLLC offer representation in the following land use and property areas:

  • 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

From hearings through appeals, the skilled land use property dispute lawyers at Tully Rinckey have extensive experience representing clients in all types of environmental and land use claims. From small remodeling projects to major and residential commercial projects, we put our clients’ needs first and craft a legal strategy that minimizes risk and roadblocks to find the best resolution.

Dispute between landlords and tenants can result from a range of issues, including construction, safety concerns, and non-payment of rent or even noise complaints. Being informed of your rights as either a tenant or landlord can help avoid a lengthy and costly legal battle, and hiring a skilled attorney can ensure all parties involved attempt to uphold their side of an agreement and protect their interests.

Some of the landlord/tenant disputes our lawyers handle include those involving:

  • Rent and Lease Agreements
  • Tenant Violations
  • Landlord Violations
  • Discrimination

Whether you are the claimant in a landlord/tenant dispute or the defendant, the landlord tenant attorneys of Tully Rinckey have the expertise needed to protect your rights and obtain the desired resolution in your case. We have successfully represented clients on both sides of these claims and will effectively manage all aspects of your case.

Product warranties are guarantees that apply to consumer products. Generally, the guarantee is that a particular product will perform in a specific way or up to a specific standard. A breach of warranty involves a broken promise about a product, or failure to fulfill a claim, made by either a manufacturer or a seller. Federal and state laws cover product warranties and what a plaintiff must prove in order to recover in a product liability lawsuit arising out of a breach of warranty.

The breach of warranty lawyers of Tully Rinckey are knowledgeable about the state and federal laws that apply to these cases. With experience and expertise on our side, we will ensure your lawful rights are protected throughout your case and you receive the best outcome possible.

The term product liability refers to a manufacturer or seller being held liable for any injury or harm caused by a defective or dangerous product. In product liability law, the responsibility for any injury caused by a product lies with all sellers of the item who are in the distribution chain, including the seller, manufacturer, or distributor. Products containing inherent defects that cause harm would be the subjects of a product liability claim, and products include tangible personal property as well as real estate, writings, naturals, and intangibles like gas.

If you are involved in a product liability lawsuit, whether as the claimant or defendant, our experience product liability attorneys have the knowledge to handle all aspects of your case. We will work diligently to assess whether an alternative dispute resolution like arbitration is possible or if a court proceeding would obtain the best outcome.

Among the many cases our attorneys have handled, a few representative ones include:

  • Defense of a golf cart manufacturer in which a cart unexpectedly powered forward and seriously injured the cart owner, resulting in quadriplegia
  • Defense of a commercial grass mower manufacturer in a rollover accident that caused a serious head injury

A product liability lawyer at Tully Rinckey can help protect your lawful rights as an individual or business.

 

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