In any business, litigation is something to be avoided, since it is costly and interruptive of operations and relationships. Whether you are defending against a claim or lawsuit or are in need of bringing one, it is important to contain the dispute as narrowly as possible so that you may continue to focus on profitable ventures. At Long, Claypole & Blakley Law, PLC in Enid, we are skilled both at litigation and at alternative dispute resolution. We work diligently to achieve favorable outcomes to dispute using proven out-of-court techniques, but we do not hesitate to go to court when necessary to vindicate our clients’ rights.
Civil litigation can be simple or complex depending on the number of parties and issues involved. Common types of litigation include:
Regardless of the source of the dispute and the nature of the claim made or contemplated, it is important to retain experienced trial counsel who can appropriately evaluate and explain your options. Often, it is possible to avoid litigation or to divert the dispute to an out-of-court resolution forum. However, even if a settlement is possible, our business litigation attorneys prepare every case as though it were going to trial, which can provide an advantage in negotiations.
Complex litigation generally involves large sums of money and multiple parties. It can include interstate commerce, federal and multiple state laws, and class action or mass tort claims. The sheer quantity of interests involved makes these matters difficult to resolve timely or economically. Our attorneys are experienced in working out solutions to complex litigation by severing claims and parties and by using all defenses and procedural remedies available to reduce our clients’ exposure. As in all litigation matters, our goal is to bring about a satisfactory result with the least amount of cost and interruption of business activity.
Long, Claypole & Blakley Law, PLC in Enid aggressively pursues and defends civil claims in and out of the courtroom, always with an eye to efficiency and cost-effectiveness. To schedule a consultation to discuss your dispute resolution needs, call 580-599-0191 or contact us online.