“Costs incurred by the firm will eventually be paid by the client. The best cost-benefit test is whether we ourselves would make that expenditure if it were our own money.”
A contract is a legally binding agreement entered into by two or more parties that
places an obligation on each party to do or not do something for one or more of the
other parties. The contract gives each party the right to require the performance of
whatever is promised to them by the other parties.
An example of contract litigation occurs when an insurance company undervalues
or denies a fair claim made by its policy holder.
A similar situation exists when a trustee under a trust instrument, or a personal
representative under a will, fails to act in the best interests of the beneficiary of the
trust or will to whom the trustee or personal representative owes a fiduciary duty.
Individuals: Persons wrongfully injured with serious physical disability.
Business Interests: Corporations and individuals Involved in business litigation.
Personal Representatives: Estates of spouses, parents and children for death by wrongful act.
State Government: Mr. Gibson took a leave of absence from the firm to serve as General Counsel to the Governor of Florida, during which he represented the Governor and dealt with all three branches of state government.