Litigation

Litigation

Litigation is a fact of life in our society as we regularly engage in business and commerce. At Fine & Hatfield we have honed the skills of our firm’s litigators over a 100 year history—experience you can apply to protect your interests wherever they may appear. For businesses, we are prepared to aggressively defend or prosecute any manner of business litigation. As part of effective business planning, we also regularly consult our litigators and implement planning strategies that will help you avoid litigation where possible. We are proud to have two partners recognized by the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers as Fellows. Our entire team of litigators are fully experienced and maintain an active insurance defense practice for a wide variety of high caliber insurance carriers. Among the kinds of matters we handle directly for clients and on behalf of their insurance carriers are:

  • Professional liability claims against attorneys, medical professionals, nursing homes, accountants, insurance agencies, real estate agents and agencies
  • Defense of personal injury claims of all kinds including auto, construction site, premises, products liability and any others
  • Defense of employment related litigation, including discrimination claims, FMLA, EEOC, and Employment Practices Litigation
  • Enforcement of claims regarding non-complete agreements and unfair competition
  • Insurance coverage opinions
  • Land and mineral rights disputes
  • Corporate ownership, management and shareholder disputes
  • Jones Act (maritime) claims
  • Will contests and trust disputes including petitions to modify trust provisions