CIVIL LITIGATION PRACTICE

The attorneys of McDANIEL & ANDERSON, L.L.P . represent clients in civil litigation in State and Federal Courts in North Carolina, in various types of cases. Our present case load is heavily concentrated in personal injury actions and construction litigation, as well as insurance coverage litigation.

In the field of corporate law and securities, our work has included representation of individuals and businesses, shareholders, investors, business partners, receivers, in consultations, arbitrations and litigation.

In the field of personal injury, we have handled cases involving mass torts, automobile accidents, premises liability, lip and fall, or dog bite cases, food poisoning, products liability, and exposure to toxins such as mold or asbestos. In our cases, we have dealt with the entire spectrum of personal injuries, including claims for wrongful death, paralysis, fractured bones, herniated discs and other spine and neurological problems.

In the construction context, we have handled cases involving faulty construction, moisture intrusion, synthetic stucco, mold contamination, catastrophic fire loss, wind damage, explosions, and defective design.

In the context of insurance coverage, we have handled matters involving coverage under commercial general liability (CGL) policies, homeowner’s (HO) policies, professional liability policies, and automobile liability policies. We have litigated coverage issues, as well as claims for “extra-contractual” liability, such as claims alleging “bad faith” and claims for “unfair and deceptive” trade practices.

We have also handled a host of miscellaneous types of litigation, such as inverse condemnation, copyright, constitutional law, trespass. We have also handled real estate disputes, representing buyers, sellers, agents, and other professionals, such as inspectors. Our attorneys have also handled suits against municipalities and their agents, such as police officers, in claims for violations of constitutional protections, including excessive force. We also handle appeals in the State and Federal Courts.

Where appropriate, we employ experts in various fields to assist us in our investigation and in the prosecution or defense of the action.

We have represented clients in litigation across a large part of this State, and we presently have cases pending as far west as Mecklenburg County ( Charlotte), and as far east as New Hanover County ( Wilmington) and Pasquotank County ( Elizabeth City). We have also represented clients in Federal Courts in this and other states.

See Major Cases and Representative Cases listed by attorney.

he attorneys of McDANIEL & ANDERSON, L.L.P . have represented clients in approximately 65 appeals in the State and Federal Courts. For references to those, see Reported Cases by attorney.

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