Insurance Defense Litigation

October 21, 2018

Straub, Seaman & Allen, P.C., has represented insureds and insurers throughout Michigan and Indiana for nearly four decades. The expertise of our insurance lawyers extends from simple property damage claims to the defense of multi-million dollar injury and liability claims. Our experience extends from the insurance contract and its interpretation to the complexities of governmental regulation and applicable statutes. Our professional liability and no-fault lawyers specialize in early evaluation, cost-effective planning, and early resolution. Trust the lawyers at Straub, Seaman & Allen to handle all insurance related issues from claims, to investigation, to litigation.

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Litigation/Conflict Resolution

September 21, 2018

Straub, Seaman & Allen, P.C., is at its essence a firm of trial lawyers.  Our trial attorneys have successfully conducted jury trials in nearly every district and circuit court in Michigan, as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan.  We have represented our clients through the Michigan Court of Appeals, the Michigan Supreme Court, as well as the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  We guide our clients through the litigation process, including facilitative mediations, arbitrations, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.  Our decades of experience include long relationships with the forensic experts necessary for the successful representation of our clients, as well as longstanding relationships with the Bench and the Bar in Michigan and Indiana.  From the simple to the complex, trust our trial attorneys to guide you through the hazardous waters of litigation.

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Product Liability

January 21, 2018

Product liability litigation typically involves complex legal and factual issues including the applicability of damage caps, allocation of fault, and compliance with state and federal standards. Straub, Seaman & Allen’s attorneys understand product liability issues.  They will quickly and efficiently analyze cases and help formulate litigation plans designed to resolve cases in the most efficient manner possible – whether through motion practice, ADR, settlement, or trial.

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Professional Liability

January 21, 2018

Straub, Seaman & Allen has represented accountants, lawyers, physicians and other health professionals in many litigated and arbitrated disputes. Our goal is to help our clients through the professional liability claim process quickly and efficiently, and to resolve the issues favorably. We not only partner with clients in the defense of claims, but also in identifying strategies to repair the claim before suit is filed, retaining the best and most able expert witnesses, and in aggressively evaluating preliminary motions to terminate the lawsuit or narrow exposure. We also assist our clients in identifying potential areas of liability through in-house seminars to minimize future legal exposure.

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Labor & Employment Law

January 21, 2018

Straub, Seaman & Allen’s attorneys are committed to helping employers and human resource professionals make sense of the issues that are most important to their business. Our aim is to partner with you to make good business decisions and we make every effort to educate and assist our clients in establishing proactive employment policies and practices that safeguard against the increasing pressure of lawsuits. Straub, Seaman & Allen serves our clients in the following employment areas: Defamation Discrimination Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) First Amendment Harassment Intentional Injury Invasion of privacy Non-competition agreements Retaliation Wage and hour Whistleblowers Wrongful termination

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Municipal Law

October 8, 2016

Straub, Seaman & Allen provides services in all areas of municipal law to counties, cities, villages, townships, and other governmental entities. We act as both advisors and expediters by helping governments frame clear and effective policies, and by seeing that policies are executed efficiently. The services we provide include: Water, sewer, and wastewater contracting, treatment, and compliance with state and federal regulations Civil litigation in all substantive areas of governmental practice, including personal injury, contract disputes, civil rights, condemnation, and land use matters Employment relations, including personnel matters, collective bargaining negotiation, Act 312 arbitration, and civil rights matters Planning, zoning, and related land use matters Ordinance and resolution review, interpretation, and drafting Inter-governmental relations, including contracting with other municipal entities and representing entities created through inter-governmental agreements Municipal franchise and public utility matters Freedom of Information Act strategy and compliance Monitoring legislation related to local governmental interests

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Business Entities Law

October 7, 2016

The business attorneys at SSA represent business organization of all types, including corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships. We are dedicated to protecting our clients’ personal and business interests and our attorneys provide a full range of legal services to effectively address the challenges faced by every business.

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Real Estate Law

October 6, 2016

Straub, Seaman  & Allen helps clients manage their residential and commercial real estate transactions.  Our services include representation beginning with the drafting of a purchase agreement and continuing until the successful closing on the real estate transaction. We can assist with securing the appropriate approvals from municipalities and the review of architectural and construction contracts.  While we work to resolve conflicts outside the courtroom, we are a litigation firm, and often litigate real estate disputes in state and federal courts.

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Design Professional Law & Litigation

September 9, 2016

Today’s design professionals are faced with a host of complex legal issues ranging from drafting complicated contracts to dealing with potential liability for job site accidents and delay damages claims. The attorneys at Straub, Seaman & Allen have the experience, skills and dedication to assist engineers and architects with all of their professional legal needs. Our attorneys have the expertise to represent design professionals with a variety of legal needs including: business formation contract drafting real estate land use zoning licensing issues employment relations dispute resolution regulatory and tax issues

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Labor & Employment Law

September 9, 2016

Straub, Seaman & Allen’s attorneys are committed to helping employers and human resource professionals make sense of the issues that are most important to their business. Our aim is to partner with you to make good business decisions and we make every effort to educate and assist our clients in establishing proactive employment policies and practices that safeguard against the increasing pressure of lawsuits. Straub, Seaman & Allen serves our clients in the following employment areas: Defamation Discrimination Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) First Amendment Harassment Intentional Injury Invasion of privacy Non-competition agreements Retaliation Wage and hour Whistleblowers Wrongful termination

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