The Need for Commercial Litigation Attorneys
Any time you have disagreements between you and your business partners, or in the course of your business, you need to seek the services of a commercial litigation attorney. These are lawyers whose area of specialization is litigation law, a branch of business law. They are normally asked for whenever there is need for someone to take care of a situation in which a contract has been violated, or a dispute has started between business partners, or the business owners and their shareholders. This law is also applicable in collections. For this, you will need a litigation attorney to start legal proceedings of attaching assets or bumped up wages, which will be part of the collection process. They find their use for either plaintiffs or defendants. Rarely do they perform other transactional duties, such as submission of trademark registrations, or incorporation of businesses.
Litigation attorney attend to a lot of legal issues. Their clients usually have issues that need resolving, or disputes that range from contractual agreements to multifaceted real estate disagreements. Lawyers who have chosen the path of commercial litigation law will only practice this branch, and no other, even if it is in business law. They do not do other things under business law. If you do not get a commercial litigation attorney at a particular law firm, expect them to give you excellent referrals of one.
A commercial litigation lawyer who is proficient in his/her field normally has a large chunk of experience in trials. In normal circumstances, they try and get those disputes settled out of court. If they do not manage to do so before they have to go to trial, their level of experience in court will determine how successful they shall be the case. A commercial attorney normally prepares for a case, then argues it in court, and if necessary, files an appeal. There are variations in how they charge for their services, either on an hourly basis, or on a flat rate basis.
Sometimes, these lawyers will take legal malpractice cases for either a defendant or a plaintiff. In such cases, the petitioner has to show the court how the lawyer they has in their case was not good enough in handling their case through their services. The petitioner then has t show clearly how they endured suffering as a result of the lawyer’s actions. It is not enough for there to be the harm suffered. They have to show that had the lawyer done their job, none of it would have happened. Such cases fall under the jurisdiction of commercial litigation since the failure of the lawyer is a breach of a business contract.
You can contact Jeffrey Benjamin whenever you need help in such litigation matters.