Civil Litigation

The Indianapolis law firm of Hume, Smith, Geddes, Green & Simmons, LLP represents clients throughout Indiana in both state and federal courts. We handle the civil litigation needs of individuals, families, businesses, and insurance companies in a wide variety of areas including:

  • Appeals and appellate law - state and federal court
  • Automobile accidents and trucking litigation - coverage, liability, and damages
  • Business and commercial litigation - contract disputes and liability
  • Complex and mass tort litigation - asbestos claims, toxic torts, and class actions
  • Employment law - discrimination, harassment, and wrongful discharge
  • Insurance litigation - bad faith, coverage opinions, and declaratory judgment actions
  • Municipal law - liability involving cities, towns, counties, and municipal employees
  • Personal injury - accidents, premises liability, and products liability claims
  • Premises liability - slip and falls, asbestos, mold, and third party negligence claims
  • Probate litigation - will and trust contests by beneficiaries, fiduciaries, and heirs
  • Products liability - toxic torts, latex gloves, design and manufacturing defects
  • Professional liability - professional malpractice by lawyers, doctors, and dentists
  • Wrongful death litigation - lawsuits filed by surviving spouses and dependents
  • FELA litigation - railroad employee injury and death claims

While adept at handling complicated lawsuits and litigation throughout courts in Indiana we always factor common sense into the equation and encourage the use of mediation, arbitration, and other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) to minimize the time and expense related to resolving civil litigation. Many of our attorneys are certified Indiana Arbitrators-Mediators and have served as third-party neutrals in hundreds of cases. For further information about civil litigation please contact us today. We offer clients the following:

  • Broad legal experience in complex civil litigation and appeals
  • Lawyers certified as Indiana arbitrators and mediators
  • Convenient office location in downtown Indianapolis on Monument Circle
  • Efficient and effective legal representation
  • A reputation for success for over 60 years
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