Practice/Industry Group Overview
"Bet the company" litigation can take many different forms.
Whether it is a patent infringement claim, a pricing claim, or a simple contract dispute, the common denominator is that, in some cases, the result of litigation can mean success or failure for your business. Burr & Forman has the resources to assist you when the company itself is "on the line" in litigation.
Represented a global environmental waste company in a series of nationwide class actions pending in Alabama, Georgia, and Illinois alleging improper pricing and billing practices. Among other things, successfully secured dismissal of RICO claims against corporation, corporate subsidiaries, and high-level officers.
Funeral Home Negligence
Retained to defend funeral home in case wherein bodies were switched and wrong decedent was presented to the wrong family at visitation.
Local counsel for product manufacturer in defense of suit alleging it unlawfully canceled a contract manufacturing agreement with an international company to build products overseas. Dismissed.
Lead counsel for inventor of cellulosic fuel process in defense of business suit by a former investor who sued to enforce certain rights under an option agreement. Injunction claim by investor was denied; Order was issued declaring option void.
Represented inventor of biofuel production process in action by minority investor seeking injunctive and other relief.