Tampa Civil Litigation Lawyers

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Litigation Lawyers in Tampa

In Tampa, Florida "civil litigation" refers to the procedure through which a court decides legal disputes that are not criminal in nature. They can involve private and public entities.

Courts in Tampa, Florida do not use civil litigation as a means to punish individuals for their wrongdoing, or to deter future bad actions.

Civil litigation in Tampa, Florida is instead meant to ensure that the victims of wrongdoing are, whenever possible, given tangible compensation for the costs associated with the harm they suffered. This usually means requiring the culpable party to pay the plaintiff a sum of money. However, other forms of relief, such as injunctions (a court order compelling a person to do something, or to stop doing something) are sometimes accessible, and more appropriate.

Common subjects of civil litigation in Tampa, Florida

Virtually anything can be the subject of civil litigation in Tampa, Florida. After all, a legal wrong can be committed in just about any case imaginable. But, relatively few areas give rise to civil litigation most frequently in Tampa, Florida.

Employment: Employers and employees in Tampa, Florida have a distinct relationship. It can be a major source of friction. When disputes involving wages, discrimination, or on-the-job injuries arise, civil litigation is an extremely strong possibility if the parties cannot resolve their disagreement amicably.

Personal Injury: When someone is injured due to the negligence (carelessness) of another, they typically have a legal right to seek compensation for their injuries. Civil litigation in Tampa, Florida is the usually how people seek compensation for physical injuries, including compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and similar losses.

Family: In Tampa, Florida, the relationships between family members are never simple. So, it's not startling that conflict can arise between spouses. These conflicts most frequently have to do with divorce, child support, and child custody.

How Can a Tampa, Florida Lawyer Help?

In Tampa, Florida, civil litigation is rarely easy or simple. It also never occurs at a time that's convenient for anybody involved.

So, it's always wise to seek the counsel of a Tampa, Florida lawyer who focuses in civil litigation, if it looks like you're going to be involved in civil litigation any time soon.

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Life in Tampa

Tampa is the seat of Hillsboro County, Florida. Tampa is home to nearly 350,000 residents including a number of professional athletes who play on local Tampa based teams. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers who won Super Bowl XXXVII champions in 2002 play at Raymond James Stadium. Tampa is also home to the Tampa Bay Lightning professional NHL hockey team. The only team claiming the "Tampa Bay" location that does not play within city limits is the Tampa Bay Rays MLB team who play in nearby St. Petersburg.

Downtown Tampa has been undergoing a revitalization project that started in 2007. Residential, hotel, and mixed use building have been constructed in an effort to revamp the downtown region and increase housing values. Rents have reduced and average of 4% in the United States but Tampa has only seen a 2% decrease. The discrepancy could be a result of the new downtown projects, however, Tampa offers outstanding transportation routes including railroad, high speed rail, sea ports, 3 nearby airports, and well maintained streets and highways.

The MacDill Air Force Base is home to the United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM) as well as an impressive fleet of cutting edge aircraft. Tampa residents and visitors frequent the annual air show that resumed after a 2002 and 2003 hiatus resulting from the 9/11 attacks.

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