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Civil Litigation Defense Lawyers In Rochester Pennsylvania

Rochester is a borough in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States. Located 25 miles (40 km) northwest of Pittsburgh, it is part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. The population was 4,014 at the 2000 census. Like many places in and around Pittsburgh and especially Beaver County, Rochester has been used for scenes in movies. Scenes in the 1986 movie Gung Ho (starring Pittsburgh native Michael Keaton) and the 1996 movie Kingpin were both shot in Rochester.

What is civil litigation defense?

Civil law, as opposed to criminal law, is the branch of law dealing with disputes between individuals and/or organizations, in which compensation may be awarded to the victim. For instance, if a car crash victim claims damages against the driver for loss or injury sustained in an accident, this will be a civil law case. Civil law courts provide a forum for deciding disputes involving torts (such as accidents, negligence, and libel), contract disputes, the probate of wills, trusts, property disputes, administrative law, commercial law, and any other private matters that involve private parties or organizations including government departments. The objectives of civil law are different from other types of law. In civil law there is the attempt to right a wrong, honor an agreement, or settle a dispute. If there is a victim, they get compensation, and the person who is the cause of the wrong pays, this being a civilized form of, or legal alternative to, revenge.

Answers to civil litigation defense issues in Pennsylvania

The pre-trial process can be both stressful and confusing for anyone who is involved in a court case for the first...

The trial process can be intimidating for legal novices and veterans alike. The public nature of trial, competitive...