Liability lawsuits involving claims for damages arise in many and varied circumstances. Our years of experience as defense-oriented trial lawyers has sharpened our abilities to quickly and precisely analyze issues, risks and potential exposure in general liability cases. Since 1983 we have successfully defended thousands of lawsuits on behalf of insurance companies, private businesses and individuals. We have defended homeowners, motor vehicle operators, restaurants, taverns, stores, service companies and other businesses. Clients rely on our abilities to anticipate and vigorously defend claims on their behalf. Our opponents know we are always ready to go to trial, and as a result settlement negotiations produce better outcomes. Our trial attorneys are at home in the courtroom, and bring their talents and determination to bear with your goals first in mind. Our trial preparation is always efficient and targeted, which helps clients successfully resolve cases within their budget. Whether a lawsuit involves common allegations, or complicated and unusual tort theories, Melick & Porter has the skill and insights necessary to resolve the problem.