Admiralty and maritime claims
Bankruptcy and Insolvency
Catastrophic Personal Injury
Class and mass action litigation
Employment and labor
Insurance claim denials
Admiralty and Maritime Claims
This country has long recognized the importance of seamen to the fabric of our society, and provided special legal protections to ensure that seamen are treated fairly by their employers and others when injured in the service of vessel. Our attorneys have extensive experience representing claimants, employers and insurers in admiralty and maritime actions. We will investigate and evaluate the circumstances surrounding the accident, and provide you with fair, honest and competent advice.
Automobile accidents can have many causes. Our attorneys have extensive experience representing claimants, employers and insurers in automobile accident cases. We will employ experts and investigators to determine the cause of your accident, and provide you with fair, honest and competent legal advice.
Bankruptcy and Insolvency
Insolvency and financially distressed situations can lead to a limitless number of legal issues that can affect anyone and anything. Our attorneys are well equipped to advise clients on how to handle the issues that result from a financially troubled company. We provide companies and business owners with strategic and preventative planning advice at the first signs of trouble, we represent clients in loan workouts and refinancing/restructuring transactions and we handle commercial litigation issues that often result when default has occurred and enforcement actions have commenced.
McCraney, Montagnet Quin & Noble, PLLC provides careful advice to clients considering the need to restructure or reorganize in bankruptcy or whose rights are affected by the filing of a bankruptcy case. Our firm is highly skilled in all aspects of commercial bankruptcy practice and represents Chapter 11 debtors, committees, trustees, creditors of all types, as well as claimants and litigants in adversary proceedings. We also represent clients who understand that the financial distress of one company can present a prime opportunity for acquisition or investment by another, such as purchasers of assets and distressed investors in transactions both in and outside of bankruptcy cases.
We work with new businesses and existing firms and assist them with litigation concerns, commercial recordings (LLC, LLP, corporations, etc.), contract drafting and review, employment policies and concerns, and various other matters.
No matter how vigilant or how careful in we may be in our relationships, anyone can become involved in a dispute related to business or commercial fraud. Our attorneys represent plaintiffs and defendants in the many variations of business fraud, including: breach of contract, breach of warranty, fraudulent sale of a franchise, investment fraud, financial fraud, deceptive advertising and marketing schemes, false representations, mortgage fraud, deceptive trade practices and real estate fraud, and others.
Catastrophic Personal Injury
Personal injuries can be devastating, whether they be physical or psychological. Our attorneys have an unmatched depth of experience and track record of success representing clients who have suffered personal injuries, such as brain injuries, burn injuries, back injuries and others. We have also defended clients which have been sued for allegedly causing personal injuries to others. It is this diversity of experience which sets us apart from most law firms.
Class and Mass Action Litigation
Class actions and mass actions are simply descriptive terms for a single or group of lawsuits which arise out of the same common set of facts or events such that they are pursued together before the same court or courts. These sorts of legal actions are appropriate in a multitude of situations, and are common in federal and state courts. We are experienced with class and mass action litigation, and have served in leadership capacities in both.
A contract is simply a voluntary obligation or agreement undertaken between or among persons for the performance of a service or purchase of a good. Contracts and written agreements are essential to the stream of commerce and are binding on the parties who make them. Thus, it is important to know when a contract or agreement is necessary and to understand your rights before entering into any relationship that the law will uphold as a valid contract. If you need assistance or advice with the preparation of any contractual agreement, including corporate by-laws and operating agreements, we can help.
Business can be ruthless. One-time partners and shareholders can quickly become adversaries over disagreements about their company or allegations of improper conduct are made. Disputes often arise between businesses due to breached contracts and agreements, misrepresentations, failed business ventures or improper competitive actions. We handle business litigation of all types, including partner/shareholder disputes, corporate dissolutions, tortious interference cases, breaches of contracts and claims relating to fraudulent business dealings.
Our nation’s pharmaceutical companies provide valuable services and products which drastically improve the quality of life for millions of individuals throughout our country. Unfortunately, pharmaceutical companies sometimes place profits before people, which can cause death and catastrophic injury. Our attorneys have a well-earned reputation for representing those injured by dangerous drugs, and institutions who have wrongfully expended money purchasing dangerous drugs.
Employment and labor
We work with employers who face a complex network of laws and regulations that that dictate relationships with employees, former employees, and applicants for employment. We offer vast experience in areas such as employment discrimination, civil rights issues, affirmative action, sexual harassment, employee discrimination employee benefits, whistleblower claims, wrongful discharge allegations, employment contracts, and others
Many industries utilize chemicals and products that can cause sickness, disease or even death when mishandled. Many industrial work sites contain a variety of hazardous materials from which workers and the general public need to be protected with adequate equipment and training. Our attorneys are experienced in representing injured parties and industry in environmental injury claims. We will investigate and evaluate the circumstances surrounding the accident, at no cost to you, and provide you with fair, honest and competent advice.
McCraney, Montagnet Quin & Noble, PLLC assists clients with a wide range of family law matters including contested and uncontested divorces, premarital agreements, paternity, legal separation, establishment and modification of child custody and visitation, step-parent adoptions, and common law marriage.
Insurance Claim Denials
We purchase insurance to provide us with the peace of mind of knowing that, in the event of a loss, we are protected. Most insurance companies fulfill their obligations. Sometimes insurance companies place profits before people, which can lead to bankruptcy, heartache and other disastrous results. Our attorneys are experienced in representing insurance companies and their insureds in insurance claim denial litigation, which provides us with unique insight. We will investigate and evaluate the circumstances surrounding the insurance claim denial, and provide you with fair, honest and competent advice.
The doctor/patient relationship is among the most trusting in all of society. The vast majority of physicians and other medical providers discharge their duties faithfully and with the highest standards of care. Occasionally, however, physicians and other medical providers cause harm to their patients by means of inadequate care. Our attorneys have represented medical providers and their patients in medical malpractice litigation, which provides us with a unique insight. Rest assured that we will investigate and evaluate the circumstances surrounding you’re the medical malpractice claim, and provide you with fair, honest and competent legal advice.
Oil platforms, jack-up rigs, semi-submersibles and other similar oil drilling apparatuses serve a valuable function in our region. The work performed offshore can be dangerous, difficult and sometimes deadly. Our attorneys are experienced in representing claimants and industry in offshore accidents. We will investigate and evaluate the circumstances surrounding the accident, and provide you with fair, honest and competent advice.
Automobiles, lawn mowers, firearms – all of these are examples of products which are fundamental to our day-to-day lives. Yet, sometimes products such as these, and countless others, are manufactured defectively or do not contain sufficient warnings. Our attorneys have experience representing claimants and industry in product liability lawsuits. Rest assured that we will investigate and evaluate the circumstances surrounding the product liability claim, and will provide you with fair, honest and competent advice.
Propane and Natural Gas Explosions
Propane and natural gas are extremely flammable and the mismanagement of these combustible gases can lead to catastrophic injuries and even death. If you or someone you know has suffered injuries or death in a propane or natural gas explosion, give us a call. We will investigate and evaluate the circumstances surrounding the accident, at no cost to you, and provide you with fair, honest and competent advice. Should it appear that you or your friend has a cause of action, take comfort in knowing that McCraney, Montagnet and Quin, PLLC will pursue your claim with vigor and determination.
Federal and state laws protect investors from purchasing stocks and bonds based upon misrepresentations of the seller. While well-financed lobbying efforts in recent years have paid dividends to the corporations that engage in the practices, the law does still allow recovery from a select few of those who engage in securities fraud. If you or someone you know has been duped into purchasing stocks or bonds, give us a call. We will investigate and evaluate the viability of your claim, and provide you with fair and competent advice.
If you or someone you know has suffered injury in an accident which was caused by the fault of a tractor-trailer driver, or suffered injury under circumstances in which the tractor-trailer seems to have failed to function properly, give us a call. We will investigate and evaluate the circumstances surrounding the accident, at no cost to you, and provide you with fair, honest and competent advice. Should it appear that you or your friend has a cause of action, take comfort in knowing that McCraney, Montagnet Quin & Noble, PLLC will pursue your claim with vigor and determination.
Most employers provide a safe workplace. However, sometimes our jobs call for us to perform tasks which are dangerous or to perform safe tasks in dangerous settings. Our attorneys are experienced in representing claimants and employers in legal actions that arise from workplace accidents. We will investigate and evaluate the circumstances surrounding the accident, and provide you with fair, honest and competent advice.
Needless to say, the loss of a loved one is difficult. If you or someone you know has lost a loved one under circumstances in which it appears the loss may have been caused by the fault of another, give us a call. We will investigate and evaluate the circumstances surrounding the loss, at no cost to you, and provide you with fair, honest and competent advice. Should it appear that a legal cause of action exists, take comfort in knowing that McCraney, Montagnet Quin Noble, PLLC will pursue your wrongful death action with vigor and determination.