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Litigation is any dispute, or lawsuit, that is heard by a court of law. Business attorneys makes it a top priority to help you avoid litigation – by being proactive as much as possible and, if litigation is unavoidable, by posturing to be in as good and secure a position as possible under the circumstances – and we will be there for you if litigation does become necessary to either defend your company in a lawsuit or to file suit to protect the legal rights of your company.

Litigation Experience

We have years of practical experience addressing the litigation needs of clients, whether individuals or businesses, in a broad range of industries. Cases which have successfully resolved include disputes involving shareholder/member issues, easement restrictions, subdivision associations, condominium associations and road associations matters, breach of contract, real estate contract matters, franchise disputes, property tax disputes and more. We have years of experience dealing with non-competition agreements, non-solicitation agreements and other employer/employee contract disputes.

While litigation should be avoided whenever possible, as there is never certainty of outcome, if a situation does present itself which requires representation either as a plaintiff or defendant, know that we focus on trying to resolve the matter expeditiously and economically.

We are comfortable in handling complex litigation matters in federal court. Our skill set also includes appellate representation before the highest state and federal courts.

This is a sampling of the litigation services available to individuals and businesses:

  • Breach of Contract
  • Collections
  • Easement Enforcements
  • Employment Law
  • Franchise Disputes
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Subrogation
  • Mediation
  • Non-Competition Covenants
  • Non-Solicitation Agreements
  • Property Tax Disputes
  • Qui Tam Lawsuits
  • Quiet Title Actions
  • Real Estate Contracts
  • Shareholder/Member Disputes
  • Specific Performance Suits
  • Temporary Restraining Orders

Litigation Articles

Consultant’s advice to client not a trade secret, court rules

Consultant’s advice to client not a trade secret, court rules

The legal parameters of the Missouri Uniform Trade Secret Act (MUTSA) are a frequent issue addressed by both Missouri federal and state courts. While MUTSA contains a specific definition of “trade secret,” a court must complete its analysis of particular information...

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For a Hole in Your Case or a Whole New Case

In a case handed down last month, the Missouri Court of Appeals denied an owner of one of three units in a condominium to bring an action against John Beal, Inc. ("Beal"). Beal had contracted with the Raymon Condominium Association to provide brick work on some, but...

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“Me Too” evidence addressed by Missouri Supreme Court

“Me Too” evidence addressed by Missouri Supreme Court

The Missouri Supreme Court has just issued a major ruling on whether “me too” evidence is admissible in an employment discrimination lawsuit brought pursuant to the Missouri Human Rights Act. The case involves an age discrimination claim brought by a former employee...

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