General Litigation

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Slagle, Bernard & Gorman attorneys appear in all state and federal trial and appellate courts in Missouri and Kansas, as local counsel in Missouri and Kansas for lawyers and clients from other states, and in matters with local counsel in other state and federal courts. The litigation practice includes insurance defense work, business disputes and other actions arising from commercial settings, particularly the defense and prosecution of personal injury and product liability claims and other tort actions, along with condemnation and zoning issues, homeowners associations enforcement matters, and mediation. The firm’s general litigation, trial and appellate practice work covers a wide variety of areas.

The litigation attorneys also have significant courtroom experience in complex business and tort cases involving numerous parties, extensive discovery and the production of large quantities of business records and other documentary evidence.

The personal and business litigation areas include:
  • Product liability
  • Personal injury
  • Business litigation
  • Commercial litigation
  • Appellate practice
  • Employment law
  • Environmental law
  • Workers’ compensation claims
  • Divorce and paternity actions
  • General family law matters
  • Mediation and arbitration
  • Condemnation and zoning issues
  • Homeowners Associations enforcement issues
The insurance litigation areas include:
  • Medical and legal malpractice
  • Insurance coverage litigation
  • Insurance coverage disputes
The business disputes areas include:
  • Construction claims and disputes
  • Mechanics liens
  • Business contract disputes
  • Antitrust claims
  • Securities regulations
  • Lender liability claims
  • Fidelity and surety claims
  • Corporate officer and director liability
  • Bankruptcy proceedings
  • Medicare fraud/Qui Tam litigation
  • Federal and state tax litigation