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Civil Litigation

Civil Litigation is a broad term which encompasses many forms of litigation and generally includes all disputes that are formally submitted to a court, about any subject in which one party is claimed to have committed a wrong, but not a crime. In practice and in ordinary conversation, lawyers and others concerned with civil litigation tend to treat many specialized subjects as outside this definition, such as labor law, as well as divorce actions and even small claims cases, even though all of these are technically types of “civil” litigation.


I can assists both individual and business clients in a wide variety a “civil” disputes, with special emphasis on disputes which arise from everyday business and personal dealings gone bad.  I also assist persons who have had their civil rights violated.


Since I am admitted in New York and Massachusetts, as well as the Federal Courts, I can represent clients across the tri-state and New England region.


Business


While the most common type of claim is a contract dispute, we can assist our business clients with any type of business related legal issue, whether it is as simple as writing a letter or filing a formal lawsuit, we will work to ensure that your legal matter is resolved to your satisfaction:


Representative Cases include:

  • The successful recovery of over $70,000 at an arbitration for a landscaping company stemming from non-payment of a snow plow contract.
  • Twice defeating claims to title on multi-million dollar properties in Cambridge, MA.
  • Obtaining a judgment in favor of a contractor for non-payment of a completed project.
  • Obtaining a judgment of over $10,000 for the non-payment of goods received.
  • Obtaining a judgment of over $15,000 for accounting services rendered but not paid.


Personal


Individuals, like businesses, often find themselves in legal disputes, and whether you are the person who has been wronged, or the person accused of doing something wrong, our attorneys can help.


Civil litigation as to an individual also includes violations of your civil rights.  This is especially true if you are disabled.  The Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA) provides for certain protections, and if you believe you or someone you know has had their rights violated, call us today for a free consultation.


Other forms of civil litigation include:

  • wrongful termination
  • sexual harassment
  • false arrest
  • false imprisonment
  • defamation
  • slander
  • libel

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