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Palo Alto Litigation Attorneys

Serving Californians in personal injury, construction, insurance and maritime disputes

At Chiles and Prochnow, our attorneys have 70 plus years of combined litigation experience. This experience allows us to address a wide variety of civil litigation matters. Our clients include referrals from firms that do not handle litigation. We handle disputes for individuals and a broad spectrum of businesses. Many of our commercial clients are small to medium-sized businesses.

Determined personal injury advocacy

We advocate for a just recovery for your personal injury. Our attorneys apply relevant laws to your individual circumstances, and seek compensation for damages on your behalf.

Experienced construction litigation

Construction litigation requires multiple skill sets and a flexible and knowledgeable commercial litigator.  The types of issues that may arise include:

  • Legal professional standards for architects and builders
  • Bidding processes
  • Bidding disputes
  • Contract awards
  • Defective designs or building claims
  • Claims
  • Liens
  • Delays
  • Structural issues
  • Inspection concerns
  • Accidents
  • Safety concerns
  • Terminations
  • Employment law issues

Palo Alto attorneys handle insurance litigation

Insurance litigation can be a particularly complex area requiring a skilled litigation lawyer.  We handle numerous disputes, including:

  • Claim determinations
  • Professional liability
  • Directors and officers (D&O) insurance
  • Regulatory concerns
  • Subrogation issues
  • Plan coverage disputes

Additionally, we handle insurance concerns that arise out of transportation or maritime casualties.

Skillful representation in maritime law

Our maritime litigation practice addresses a variety of claims and disputes including personal injury, cargo loss, collision, general average, pollution incidents and charter disputes. As maritime law often involves international laws, it is important for businesses to have experienced attorneys handle their case.

Trusted litigators address real estate disputes

Our firm handles litigation involving disputes over real estate, including purchase and sale contracts, escrow and title disputes, mold litigation and disputes concerning leases. We deal with both commercial and residential matters requiring arbitration or litigation. We also handle appeals.

Rely on our experience to see you through civil litigation

Our goal is to resolve issues. The attorneys at Chiles and Prochnow take your civil case through settlement or trial. To schedule a free consultation at our Palo Alto office, call us at 650-812-0400 or contact us online. We are conveniently located near all major routes on the San Francisco Peninsula.