Legal Services in Birmingham, Al
Our attorneys have deep experience in a number of practice areas, but share one vision: achieving
successful results for our clients.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
When it comes to dispute resolution, litigation is the most common method. However, going to court can often be time-consuming and expensive. Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) offers a way to resolve disputes without litigation. ADR includes methods such as arbitration and mediation.
The practice of aviation law requires extensive knowledge of FAA regulations and specific laws pertaining to flight and air travel. Most aviation attorneys will also have a deep understanding of aviation and its history.
Business torts address claims of wrongdoing in a business setting. They often occur between two parties that have no formal contract between each other and may involve:
- Business defamation
- Unfair competition
- Trade secret theft or misappropriation
- False advertising
- Interference with business relations
Civil litigation is a broad legal category encompassing legal conflicts between individuals, businesses, and other organizations and government entities. It covers claims where one party believes its person, property, or rights are violated by another party, offering legal recourse to address these concerns.
Parties cannot bring criminal charges into civil litigation, which only allows for the seeking of financial damages against the responsible party.
In the United States, person’s civil rights protect them against unfair treatment based on their race, sex, gender, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, and other protected characteristics. Unfortunately, civil rights violations remain common in workplaces and other settings, so civil rights litigation remains a vital aspect of our firm’s practice areas.
Commercial litigation refers to any type of litigation involving at least one commercial entity, either as a defendant or plaintiff. Plaintiffs in commercial litigation suits often wish to correct a wrong or enforce a certain behavior, such as adhering to the terms of a negotiated contract. On the other hand, defendants will often need legal assistance to protect their rights.
Complex Business Matters
As businesses grow, they become increasingly complex and require a firm understanding of the foundations and nuances of business law. In addition to traditional commercial litigation matters, our firm also assists with:
- Business-to-business disputes
- Internal ownership cases
- Non-competition contract disputes
- Supplier or vendor disputes
- Customer disputes
Our legal team can provide legal advice on all aspects of contract law and will attempt to negotiate a settlement before taking the case to court. However, we will always pursue our client’s interests aggressively, even if that means taking a case to trial.
Construction Defect Litigation
Construction disputes can take on a variety of forms, including disputes between private property owners and contractors, disputes between construction companies and design professionals, contract bidding, and many others.
Construction law encompasses every aspect of the construction industry, ranging from construction defects, injury claims and workers’ compensation, construction liens, and payment bond claims. Our firm has represented a range of stakeholders in the construction industry as both plaintiffs and defendants.
Director and Officer Shareholder Litigation
Directors and officers of private or public corporations are often the targets of derivative and class action suits, shareholder demand letters, and Special Committee investigations. In addition to our ability to effectively practice law to protect directors and shareholders, we often act in an advisory capacity.
Drug and Medical Device Defense
Drugs and medical device manufacturers are commonly the targets of personal injury, medical malpractice, or wrongful death claims. Our legal team has worked with victims of faulty medical devices and defended the rights of many pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers.
Finding yourself at the end of a potential lawsuit is a stressful proposition, and choosing the wrong attorney can prolong matters and have long-lasting consequences on your operations.
Everyone trusts that their healthcare practitioner has their best interests in mind and will follow a minimum standard of care to ensure their safety and wellbeing. Unfortunately, healthcare practitioners can make mistakes, and medically negligent mistakes can dramatically affect your life and health.
Dealing with the loss of a loved one is always difficult, and even more so in the event of wrongful death. If you suspect that your loved one died due to another party’s negligence, give us at the Birmingham law firm of McCallum, Hoaglund & McCallum, LLP.