The risk of a lawsuit has become a reality for every business. How an organization handles actual or threatened legal action directly impacts its strength and future. Sponsler, Koren, Hammer & Lahey, P.A. ’s General Liability Defense Practice Group has extensive experience representing a variety of litigants in claims arising out of property damage, personal injury of any kind, accidents, toxic torts and bad faith. Our years of experience gained through both plaintiff and defense directed representation allow us to quickly and correctly analyze issues, risks and exposures for litigation. We make it a priority to understand our clients’ objectives and to devise a legal strategy appropriate for their case.
Based upon this philosophy, our General Liability Defense Practice Group has successfully defended general liability claims at all levels of the litigation process in a variety of venues through motions for summary judgment and trials when necessary. They also understand our clients’ business, and are able to counsel clients on when it is advantageous to settle a meritorious claim out of court.
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