Civil Litigation & Appellate Law
Helping companies and corporations
successfully resolve disputes
Galloway, Wettermark, Everest & Rutens, LLP is one of Alabama’s premier civil litigation & appellate defense firms. We are a broad-based civil litigation defense practice, whose lawyers vigorously represent clients in the following areas:
- Business Litigation
- Breach of Contracts
- Property Damage
- Personal Injury Claims
- Professional Liability
- Insurance Claims
- Construction Litigation
- Consumer Litigation
- Products Liability
- Product Defects
Put strong defense attorneys to work for you
The best way to deal with civil litigation is to establish a relationship with a law firm that will help you avoid it. The attorneys at Galloway, Wettermark, Everest & Rutens, LLP advise you on how to establish sound practices and draft strong contracts to protect you. If you are facing a lawsuit, we create a strong response within the limited legal timeline. We arrive at the best negotiated solution or go to bat for you at trial. We can help business owners navigate the court system and avoid some of the inherent disadvantages in the defense of these types of suits.
Working with clients to manage costs
Our attorneys partner with clients to manage litigation costs. Our goal is to strengthen our clients' bottom lines with prompt and cost-effective attention to each case. To save on costs, defense counsel can shift the burden of the cost of discovery to the plaintiff, among other tactics. We recognize and appreciate the need for prompt investigation and assessment of claim exposure and a preemptive, decisive and aggressive defense without losing sight of the goal of controlling the cost of claims.
Successfully navigating court processes
The Mobile appellate lawyers at Galloway, Wettermark, Everest & Rutens, LLP are dedicated to providing clients the highest caliber representation in all phases of litigation, including appeals. The firm excels at appealing adverse trial court rulings, and also successfully defends lower court victories on appeal. Keeping abreast of litigation trends and ever-changing case law helps us accomplish these goals.
Our attorneys monitor each case the firm tries for potential points of appeal, ensuring any errors against us are preserved for post-trial relief and that we are prepared to defend rulings in our favor. Likewise, we review any cases we accept from other firms for challenges such as:
- Sufficiency of the Evidence
- Proper Legal Interpretation
- Improperly Admitted Testimony
- Expert Admission
- Procedural Errors
- Faulty Jury Instructions
The firm’s more than 60 years' appellate law experience includes filing:
- Motions for Post-trial Relief
- Motions to Vacate
- Motions for Reconsideration
- Motions for Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict
- Appeal Briefs
- Amicus CuriaeBriefs
Our appellate attorneys have the legal knowledge needed to handle briefing and oral arguments before state and federal appellate courts.
Contact an assertive Alabama civil litigation & appellate defense lawyer you can trust
Galloway, Wettermark, Everest & Rutens, LLP is located in Mobile and represents clients throughout southern Alabama, Mississippi, Florida & Louisiana.
Call us at 251-476-4493 to schedule a consultation or contact us online.