Tenacious Business Litigation Attorneys Fighting for You
Michigan law firm litigates on behalf of you and your business
If you engage in commerce, sooner or later you are almost certain to encounter a dispute that you’ll need outside help to resolve. We are accomplished trial advocates, but our focus is on achieving the best possible outcome in the most efficient manner. If negotiation, mediation or arbitration is a better option in your situation, we will pursue justice in those venues with the same diligence and vigor that we bring to trial. Should a trial be the best option, our skilled attorneys and staff have decades of experience gathering and presenting evidence and asserting your legal claims.
At Winegarden, Haley, Lindholm, Tucker & Himelhoch, PLC, we assist people and businesses through alternative dispute resolution and civil court trials in both state and federal court. We have the knowledge and experience to advocate for our clients in cases related to:
- Antitrust, unfair practices and trade regulation violations
- Banking and creditor issues, including lender liability
- Breach of contract
- Breach of fiduciary duty
- Breach of warranty
- Business torts
- Construction law
- Estates and Trusts
- Intellectual property/copyright and trademark infringement
- Real estate
- Shareholder and Partnership disputes
- Unfair Competition
- . . . And more!
Our attorneys are dedicated to fighting for the best interests of you and your business.
Recovery from breach of contract
When a party to a contract fails to perform, he damages the other business. This damage often goes beyond the immediate inconvenience of getting less than promised by the contract. The breach can also cost you future profits if you are unable to serve your clients as a result. Our assertive attorneys can help you achieve the best legal remedy for a breach of contract, such as:
- Compensatory damages – Reimbursement for immediate monetary loss
- Consequential and incidental damages – Compensation for additional foreseeable losses caused by the breach
- Attorney fees and costs – Amounts available only if the contract expressly states they are recoverable
- Liquidated damages – Amounts specified in the contract that are payable for particular breaches, such as late or substandard performance
- Specific performance – Court order requiring the breaching party to fulfill the terms of the contract
- Punitive damages – Penalty for a party’s objectionable behavior, meant to punish the breaching party and discourage other parties from acting in a similar manner
- Rescission – Cancellation of the contract, with both sides excused from further performance and payments made under the contract returned
- Reformation – Change in the terms of the contract when the court believes there was an honest misunderstanding by the parties about what was to be performed
WHLT&H Business Law litigates commercial disputes
Commercial litigation involves litigating issues in law or equity which arise from commercial relationships. Commercial relationships which could potentially give rise to litigation are by and between any business or individual and its:
- Former owners
- Prospective purchasers
- Contractors and others.
Affordable alternatives to a civil suit
The cost of traditional litigation can easily exceed the amount of the contract. Fortunately there are various means of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), including mediation and arbitration, which are less costly and quicker than civil lawsuits, but can deliver the same remedies. Our skilled negotiators have successfully represented clients in arbitration and mediation hearings, and have settled lawsuits prior to trial, saving our clients expenses and getting their businesses back on track.
Contact an aggressive Grand Blanc law firm to help resolve your dispute
If you or your business has been damaged by someone else’s conduct, you need to take action. Delaying the exercise of your rights could mean losing them. Recovering damages could mean the difference between profitability and insolvency. Contact us online or call Winegarden, Haley, Lindholm, Tucker & Himelhoch, PLC at 810-767-3600 for a consultation.