civil litigation


It is not uncommon for businesses and individuals to find themselves involved in a legal dispute. These disputes, such as a breach of contract, typically fall under what is known as civil litigation which requires the need for courts or arbitrators to resolve. For plaintiffs involved in a civil litigation matter, the objective is to simply honor an agreement, or receive compensation injuries.   However, Defendants in a civil litigation matter will want to aggressively protect and preserve their rights in the ensuing litigation. Whether you are a plaintiff in a case or a defending yourself in a protracted litigious matter, Fortune & Beard will aggressively protect your rights and enforce the contract terms in an effort to obtain the outcome you desire.

Fortune & Beard has represented plaintiffs and defendants as individuals, partnerships, shareholders and corporations in the following types of cases:

Business related litigation
Breach of contract
Dissolution or breakup of a business
Unfair business practices
Contested Divorces
Business disputes
Trade secrets
Non-compete covenants
Securities matters
Breach of warranties
Mechanics’ liens
Personal litigation
Personal injury
Product liability
Preliminary and permanent injunctions
Real estate and construction litigation
Real estate litigation
Landlord-tenant litigation
Construction defects
Premises liability

Fortune & Beard will work closely with you to evaluate your potential claims or defenses related to the commercial, professional, employment, or personal dispute that is the basis of the litigation. A skilled trial attorney can help you leverage your negotiating position to reach a beneficial settlement which may be the most appropriate and economical decision of handing certain cases. However, when a dispute cannot be resolved, taking a case to court may be the only option and that is when you want a qualified Trial Attorney at your side. We will always aggressively pursue your interests to the best of our ability with a solid game plan and absolute desire to prevail.