Practice Areas

Our attorneys are knowledgeable in several different areas of legal practice.

Appellate

Wall Templeton can handle appeals for cases, either tried by our own firm or litigated by another, to the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals, the appellate courts of North Carolina and South Carolina, as well as state agencies and federal agencies. MORE

 

Arbitration & Mediation

As a common means of dispute resolution, our attorneys have experience representing clients in arbitration and mediation. MORE

 

Claims Management / Prevention

To better assist clients in managing their claims, we partner with them to create a customized strategy aimed at reducing risk, mitigating losses, and preventing potential lawsuits through set policies, procedures, and internal systems. If engaged, our attorneys can keep client contracts compliant with applicable law to help protect business assets and profitability. MORE

 

Class Action Litigation

Because of the complex nature of class action suits, our attorneys are often called to defend entities at both state and federal levels. MORE

 

Commercial Litigation

Legal conflicts between businesses, especially in relation to contract resolution, is one area in which we provide clients with strategies for defending their proprietary assets. We ensure their business is protected in the most complicated cases, even when they involve fraud, slander and misappropriation of funds. MORE

 

Complex Litigation

We litigate in state and federal courts on a national scale to resolve disputes involving construction, commercial, premises liability, injury, wrongful death, dismemberment, severe impairment, brain injury, defamation, errors and omission, property damage, mold, moisture intrusion, asbestos, tobacco, lead paint and fiberglass. MORE

 

Condemnation & Land Use Litigation

We typically represent sellers and purchasers of real estate and business properties to ensure proper compliance with contracts and state laws affecting land use, including those involving easements, appraisals and zoning. We work with clients to mitigate environmental issues and insurance claims that may affect the value of the property in question. MORE

 

Construction (including Construction Defect)

Wall Templeton represents numerous clients in the construction industry in cases ranging from contract disputes and disruption claims to risk assessment and insurance coverage. Since many of our attorneys have backgrounds working in or around the construction industry, this ranks as one of our chief areas of focus. MORE

 

Fidelity & Surety

Our firm often represents clients in all aspects of fidelity and surety matters, including performance and payment bond claims and disputes. In addition, our attorneys are members of industry associations and have presented on topics of performance bond, and payment bond claim disputes. MORE

 

Insurance Coverage and Defense

Whether it’s providing insurers with coverage opinions or defending breach of contract or bad faith claims, we frequently represent and advise businesses and insurers in disputed matters. MORE

 

Maritime

Wall Templeton provides maritime representation. Our attorneys are prepared to handle claims involving boating accidents, cruise ship claims, passenger claims, salvage operations, cargo damage and shipping incidents. MORE

 

Medical Malpractice

We defend physicians, hospitals, nursing homes and other health care providers against medical malpractice, liability, and professional negligence claims. MORE

 

Products Liability

Our firm routinely defends manufacturers, sellers, and distributors of allegedly defective products and we consider your business implications to properly defend wrongful claims that can damage your reputation. MORE

 

Toxic Torts

Our attorneys have defended against numerous toxic tort claims arising out of exposure to toxic materials, such as asbestos, mold, and other hazardous substances. MORE

 

Transportation Litigation

Our firm has represented numerous local, regional and national trucking and transportation companies in cases related to insurance defense and general litigation matters. This includes everything from catastrophic loss claims to simple “fender-benders.” MORE