Business Law and Corporate Litigation
Our firm prides itself on its ability to handle complex business and corporate litigation. We know that issues frequently arise in the business world creating disputes between employer and employee, buyer and seller, landlord and tenant, and manufacturer and distributor, to name a few. Disputes also arise between joint venturers, partners, venture capitalists, stockholders, and others in the formation or operation of various business models. Our lawyers have handled these types of disputes, and taken them to trial with outstanding results.
Construction Litigation and Mechanics Lien Law
Our firm has handled a wide array of construction related disputes on behalf of the owner, general contractor, subcontractor, or materialman. Some of these claims have involved delay damages, design error, differing site conditions, faulty construction or materials, bond claims, structural defects, and mechanic’s liens. We have handled cases ranging in complexity from residential construction to construction of multimillion dollar utilities or buildings.
Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
Our firm has experience in representing those injured or killed through the negligence of another. These cases often involve automobile, motorcycle, or trucking accidents, as well as slip and falls in businesses, and accidents at the workplace.
Our attorneys have the experience and qualifications needed to represent you in these types of claims. We have taken cases to trial when necessary and obtained very favorable results for our clients. These cases require prompt and thorough investigation of the accident, retaining experts when necessary, and presenting the claim to an insurance company or jury in a professional and persuasive manner. Our attorneys have tried cases to verdict in courts all over the state and will be happy to explain your rights, and guide you through the process of obtaining a successful result.
Our firm has experience representing both the injured party and the professional in claims of malpractice. A typical medical malpractice case involves a claim against a doctor, clinic, or hospital for their failure to properly diagnose or treat a patient. These cases are heavily dependent on the assistance of qualified experts, and our firm has relationships with whatever variety of expert is needed for the case. Our attorneys have successfully taken to trial multimillion dollar cases involving medical malpractice.
Labor, Employment and Discrimination in the Workplace
Our firm represents management only in labor related matters. These cases can include disputes over earnings, termination, relocation of workforce, restructuring, occupational safety and health, whistleblower claims, wrongful discharge, and discrimination in the workplace, to name a few. Our attorneys are ready to assist you in deciding the best course of action on behalf of your business. Please contact one of our attorneys for a free consultation.
Homeowner Association Litigation
Our firm prides itself on its ability to handle complex Homeowner Association litigation. We know that issues frequently arise in the Homeowners Association world creating disputes in upkeep failures, denial of plans, elections, pursuing violations, restricting board actions, discrimination, and pets, to name a few. Our lawyers have handled these types of disputes, and taken them to trial with outstanding results.
Our attorneys have the experience and qualifications needed to represent you in these types of claims. We have taken cases to trial when necessary and obtained very favorable results for our clients. These cases require prompt and thorough investigation of the accident, retaining experts when necessary, and presenting the claim to an insurance company or jury in a professional and persuasive manner. Our attorneys have tried cases to verdict in courts all over the state and will be happy to explain your rights, and guide you through the process of obtaining a successful result. Please contact one of our attorneys for a free consultation.
Collections and Creditor’s Rights
As is so often the case, obtaining or defending against a judgment is only half the battle. Our firm represents both creditors and debtors and can provide advice on most every collection or credit related situation. Our firm counsels individuals and businesses on issues such as: credit policies and procedures, drafting credit forms, personal and corporate guarantees, collection practices including compliance with the Fair Credit Collection Act Compliance or Fair Credit Reporting Act, levies, executions, garnishments, domesticating foreign judgments, and collection of local judgments in foreign jurisdictions. Please contact one of our attorneys for a free consultation.
Our attorneys have experience in handling all types of professional malpractice, including those caused by physicians, architects, engineers, accountants, real estate agents or brokers, and attorneys, to name a few. Our attorneys have experience in representing both the injured person, as well as defending the professional. These cases require specialized knowledge and the ability to associate experts to assist in the case. Our attorneys can explain your rights under the law, and guide you through the process in achieving the result you want.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Mediation and arbitration are the two most widely used forms of alternative dispute resolution. Our attorneys are ready to guide you through the process and give advice on your alternatives to a traditional trial. These forms of dispute resolution can, in certain circumstances, be preferable to trial; and our attorneys will work with you in finding the method that is most advantageous to you.
As experienced trial lawyers, our attorneys are skilled in the appellate process. Whether it is representing the appellant, or the appellee, we can advise you on the likelihood of success under appellate review. This practice requires outstanding skill in research, writing, and oral argument, and our attorneys have several reported cases.
Parties to contracts can quickly be at odds when expectations are not met. Our attorneys are experienced in handling these matters in any variety of dispute. These can include commercial lease agreements, employment contracts, manufacturing and production agreements, non-compete agreements, landlord/tenant agreements, to name a few. Our attorneys have the experience necessary to advise you on how a court will interpret a contract, and what a jury is likely to do should the case have to be tried. Please contact one of our attorneys for a free consultation.
Eminent Domain and Condemnation
Our firm has experience representing both sides of the eminent domain process. We have represented the condemning authority as well as the individual whose property is being taken. These cases can involve the taking of property, resulting damage to the remaining property, and damages to businesses, to name a few. This area of law requires that an attorney know the appropriate experts to assist in valuing the loss, and have experience working with accountants, appraisers, engineers, or whatever expert may be required. Please contact one of our attorneys for a free consultation.
Our attorneys have experience in both defending and opposing insurance companies in coverage disputes. Insurance policies are complex documents that require experienced assistance to understand. Our attorneys can advise you on how an insurance policy is likely to be interpreted by the Court and your likelihood of success. These disputes can arise from standard automobile policies, homeowners’ policies, commercial CGL policies, all risks policies, completed operations policies, and professional malpractice policies, to name a few. We can assist in advising you on your insurance coverages and how to make a claim.
Our attorneys have a long history of representing local governments at the city and county level as well as school districts and their respective boards and agencies. We have handled cases involving the interworkings of government, including litigation arising from administrative hearings, zoning and land use proceedings, and labor disputes. We also have defended local government in typical personal injury and wrongful death litigation, as well as law enforcement for alleged misconduct by police officers, sheriff’s deputies, or corrections officers.
Our firm has experience in representing both the injured person, as well as the manufacturer of a product which is allegedly defective. Some cases we have recently handled include tire failure, lubricant failure, wheelchair failure, home and garden appliance failure, defective water heaters, and adulterated food, to name a few. Defective products can cause injury and even death, and our attorneys have the experience and knowledge to discuss your rights under the law, and guide you through the process of obtaining a favorable result.
Real Estate and Land Use Litigation
Our firm has experience in all aspects of real estate and land use law. These cases can involve disputes between the buyer or seller of any real or commercial property. Disputes can arise as to whether a party has fulfilled all of its obligations prior to closing, or over a failure to close. Other typical disputes involve title discrepancies, boundary disputes, and rights under easements and licenses. Our firm has also handled matters involving disputes between landlords and tenants, homeowners associations, or condominium associations, claims for eviction, back rent, or defaults of various non-monetary lease provisions.
Land use questions most often involve problems with the use or development of a client’s property. Our attorneys can work with local government in obtaining appropriate zonings for land use changes. We can assist you in working with the local authorities, or any litigation that may arise from it.
Trusts, Estates, and Probate Litigation
Our attorneys have experience in defending and prosecuting cases arising from disputes in trusts, estates, and other probate matters. Executors, trustees, or other fiduciaries of these instruments can often have disputes with beneficiaries over the income or operation of the instrument. Our attorneys have represented both the fiduciary as well as the beneficiary in these disputes and can advise you on your rights, as well as guide you through the process in obtaining the result that you seek. These cases involve the interpretation of wills or trusts, will contests, allegations of undue influence and incapacity, fiduciary accountings, and recovery of costs and counsel fees from estates and trusts, to name a few.
Our firm has handled matters involving disputes between growers, harvesters, and processors. We have also handled claims involving alleged damage to crops from herbicides or pesticides. Our attorneys include the former General Counsel for the Florida Department of Citrus and former General Counsel for Florida Citrus Mutual.
Campbell, Trohn, Tamayo, & Aranda, P.A.
1701 South Florida Ave. Lakeland, FL 33803
Phone: (863) 686-0043 | Fax: (863) 616-1445