In the U.S., lawsuits can be described using two types of categories: criminal or civil. These two types of cases operate under completely separate laws and have vastly different legal processes. At this time, we will focus on civil cases the role and value of a civil litigation attorney.
Specifically, a civil matter is defined as a case between a private party against an individual, organization, or business, for some sort of negligence, in which punitive damages in the form of monetary compensation is being sought by the victim. Typical civil litigation matters include commercial law, probate disputes, property disputes, accidents, and all forms of negligence, and more. In these circumstances, it is important to align yourself with an experienced civil attorney that is competent in this specific code of law and procedure.
A civil litigation attorney is responsible for proving the client’s case by a preponderance of the evidence. This requires the civil lawyer to convince the court that his or her claims are more likely true than not true.
A civil case is premised on the presence of a wrongful act, that is proven to be more than likely to be true and accurate, which is made right by awarding monetary damages to the victims with the intention of achieving a fair resolution.
An experienced civil litigation lawyer will almost always retain an expert that specializes in the particular wrongdoing in question in order to support an obvious negligence.
As a defendant of a civil litigation case, there are many benefits in being represented by an qualified civil litigation attorney who will argue in defense of actions taken throughout all stages of the litigation including pleading, investigation, discovery, pre-trial, trial, settlement, and appeal.
Of course case results rely on many different factors, but a worthy litigation attorney will represent you at every step in the process of filing or defending a lawsuit. At The Lomnitzer Law Firm, P.A., we will review your case and guide you based on experience and knowledge of the law. Whether your case is settled privately or goes to court, you will be assured of excellent representation by one of the strongest litigators in South Florida.
For more information regarding the hiring of a civil litigation attorney, contact us to discuss your circumstances and learn how we can be of assistance to you.