Cases involving a civil rights claim often involve sensitive issues, and the attorneys of Wilkins Patterson recognize that these claims must be investigated thoroughly but fairly, with close attention to detail. Our years of experience include defense of suits alleging employment discrimination filed pursuant to Title VII of the United States Code as well as those involving conditions of confinement and law enforcement officer excessive force filed pursuant to Title 42, Section 1983 of the United States Code.
Civil Rights Defense
Attorneys in Civil Rights Defense
Other Practice Areas:
Alternative Dispute Resolution
While our firm specializes in litigation, we also recognize the need of insurers and employers to examine all options regarding cost containment.
Our lawyers have extensive experience in both federal and state courts.
Construction Defense and Consulting
The lawyers in the construction group at Wilkins Patterson provide consulting services to their clients relating to all facets of the construction industry.
Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy
Our attorneys represent business clients as creditors in bankruptcy actions.
The attorneys at Wilkins Patterson believe in a proactive approach to employment defense, which includes workplace counseling designed to ensure compliance and avoid litigation when possible.
Since the 1970s, companies have depended upon the experience, skill and professional dedication of the attorneys at Wilkins Patterson to defend their liability claims.
Insurance Policy Coverage Opinions and Disputes
A cornerstone of Wilkins Patterson is the representation we have provided to insurance carriers as both coverage counsel as well as litigation counsel.
Medical Malpractice Defense
Wilkins Patterson has a proven track record in medical malpractice defense litigation.
Motor Vehicle Defense
Motor Vehicle liability defense was a practice area upon which Wilkins Patterson was founded and it continues to be a fundamental practice area today.
The lawyers at Wilkins Patterson represent business owners in premises liability cases including slip and falls, negligent security, and false imprisonment lawsuits.
Our products liability group represents manufacturers, retailers, medical providers, automobile manufacturers and dealers in a variety of claims.
Rental Purchase Law
Attorneys at Wilkins Patterson represent business clients in matters involving rental purchase laws and contract disputes.
Workers’ Compensation Defense
The attorneys at Wilkins Patterson represent employers and insurance carriers throughout the Southeastern United States.