Litigation in the Commonwealth and Federal courts and administrative government agencies.
Litigation is at the core of JGL practice. For 50 years our local and international clients have trusted JGL due to our excellent reputation in counseling and solving disputes in the most complete, expeditious, and cost effective manner possible. We firmly believe that an early assessment of the issues involved, and our ability to successfully litigate, if necessary, often leads to solutions outside the courtroom. We also counsel our clients to consider other approaches and/or use different forms of alternate dispute resolution, when appropriate.
The scope of matters handled by the Civil and Commercial Litigation attorneys include:
- Administrative Proceedings
- Distribution, Franchising and Licensing litigation
- Fire Cases
- General Litigation
- Health Law
- Insurance Defense
- Mass Tort Litigation
- Medical Malpractice
- Multi District Litigation (MDL)
- Personal Injury
The Firm has extensive experience in handling complex litigation, including: class actions, maritime, labor and employment, cargo claims, antitrust, commercial claims, insurance defense, tobacco cases, oil pollution claims, environmental, civil RICO claims, patent, copyright, trademark, health law, medical malpractice, transportation, construction, commercial distributorship, personal injury, products liability, and government regulated markets. Examples of complex, multidistrict, mass tort litigation in which our Firm has participated are the Dupont Plaza Hotel Fire Litigation; Rio Piedras Gas Pipeline Explosion Litigation; Tobacco Class Action Litigation; Benlate Litigation; the Morris J. Berman Oil Spill Litigation; the Capeco Refinery Explosion Litigation; and the Puerto Rican Multi-District Cabotage Antitrust Litigation.
At JGL litigation is managed with a team approach, ensuring that the right attorney, with the proper expertise and experience, is assigned to each case and task. This approach includes our clients and consultants as part of our team to facilitate the understanding of all areas of the controversy to achieve a rapid and effective solution of the problem.