Business Litigation

Business litigation, commercial litiation, breach of contract, attorney, non-compete, unfair deceptive 150px 11-15-12Breach of contract? That is the main category of business litigation. But when there is a contract dispute, you may have other related claims, especially if there is a breach of contract between businesses or between a business and an individual. For example, business fraud, unfair and deceptive trade practices, or even a breach of the duty of good faith. To find out more about claims for breach of contract and other, related claims, including defenses to those claims and what damages can be recovered, you should click here.

Class Action

When big companies, like banks, commit fraud or decide to breach a contract with their own customers on purpose, they may only cost you a little bit of money, but they can make a fortune when you are one of hundreds or thousands they took advantage of in the exact same way. Often, a class action lawsuit is the only way to stop them from doing the same thing over and over to you and others just like you. To learn more about how we can help you and other victims recover damages, including punitive damages, from big corporations and stop them from doing the same thing again, you should click here.

Eminent Domain

When NCDOT takes your land, they are supposed to pay you “just compensation”. The same is true when it’s

  • a city, town or county taking your land
  • a public utility, like Progress Energy or PSNC, running a line through your property or
  • a school board, an airport authority, or some other transportation authority.

The law may let them take your property, but it also requires them to pay you just compensation.  But eminent domain law in North Carolina is very different than in other other states. It has its own special rules and procedures about what “just compensation” means and how you have to prove how much you are owed. How much money you can get depends a lot on just who is taking your land and what kind of project they are taking it for. To learn more about how we can help make sure you get all of the just compensation you are owed, you should click here.

Commercial Real Estate Litigation

Commercial Real Estate, Adverse Possession, Boundary Disputes, Partition, Judicial SaleWe aggressively handle all types of commercial real estate litigation in Raleigh and throughout North Carolina, including

  • breach of lease
  • adverse possession
  • boundary disputes and
  • partition actions.

Whether your property is fully developed or potential commercial or O&I property, or even vacant land or farm land that you need to protect or partition in order to develop it, we can help you get the most successful result in your commercial property litigation matter.  To learn more about how we help our commercial property clients, you should click here.

Legal Strategy Session with Ms. de Ondarza Simmons Personally

Inez de Ondarza Simmons, Attorney at Law, Business Litigation, Eminent Domain, Class Action, Commercial Real Estate LitigationAt your Legal Strategy Session, Ms. de Ondarza Simmons will personally sit down with you, or if it is more convenient for you, we will set up a telephone conference call. She will thoroughly discuss your case, including its strengths and weaknesses, and will provide you her preliminary case analysis. Afterward, if she believes she can help you further, she will also provide you with an Engagement Letter that will include a written, initial estimate our fees and costs for your case. That way, you will have a clear, written plan for the path forward for your case. To learn more and to request an appointment for your Legal Strategy Session, you should click here.

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