When two or more parties cannot settle a dispute on their own, civil litigation is sometimes the only recourse. A good civil litigation attorney will not only help resolve your dispute, but can help you avoid costly mistakes that could impact your legal rights.
In civil litigation, the claim or dispute is heard in State or Federal court in front of a judge and/or jury. The plaintiff, the party or parties filing the lawsuit, have the burden of proof to prove their case. Both sides will present their argument and the court will determine the prevailing party based on the preponderance of the evidence. To prevail in civil litigation there only needs to be sufficient evidence to either prove or disprove a claim. The judge and/or jury will also determine the amount of compensatory and/or punitive damages to be awarded, if any. Because both parties have a right to appeal any decision and/or monetary awards, civil litigation can be both time consuming and expensive.
Whether you’re a plaintiff or a defendant seeking a civil litigation lawyer to resolve a personal or business dispute, we can help develop a negotiating strategy to resolve your case in your favor as expeditiously as possible. We have successfully represented many clients in a number of civil litigation cases in Daytona Beach, DeLand and Deltona including, but not limited to, the following:
Fraud occurs when one party knowingly provides false, misleading and inaccurate information to another party that is relied on as a matter of fact. Misrepresentation applies when a party provides false information that they thought to be true.
All parties of a contract have a duty to fulfill their obligations and when one party fails to do so a breach of contract occurs.
When a dispute arises with your insurance carrier regarding an insurance policy and/or coverage, the policy holder may seek to remedy its insurance claim by initiating a lawsuit in State or Federal civil court.
A warranty agreement is a legal contract between the buyer and seller. If the seller fails to perform its duties, the buyer can initiate a lawsuit to enforce the terms of the warranty and/or receive financial compensation for the seller’s breach.
Have a civil litigation question? Contact the Law Office of Steven R. Burk, P.A. at 386-738-9320 to schedule a free phone or in-office consultation.
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