A civil lawsuit may be filed if a person (Plaintiff) has suffered an injury or loss due to the wrongdoing of another person or entity (Defendant). The Plaintiff may request that the Court orders the Defendant to pay the Plaintiff in order to compensate for the loss (or make the Plaintiff whole). 

In civil matters, the parties may agree to or be ordered to attend mediation or arbitration to settle their dispute. Those who choose to participate in mediation or arbitration reap the benefits, some of which include:  settling the dispute quicker, protecting their privacy (no court record of negotiation discussions), and saving a significant amount of money. 

General Information

Civil Dispute Mediation & Arbitration

Breach of Contract

Examples of Breach of Contract Claims:

  • Disputes regarding a purchase (goods, house, land)

  • Construction Contract Disputes

  • Employment Contract disputes

  • Debtor/Creditor (ex: missed payments on credit card, settling debt, defaulting on a mortgage loan)

A contract is an agreement between two or more people, in which each party gives up something of value in return for something of value, which creates enforceable obligations under contract law.

Breach of Contract:

When one party fails to perform as s/he promised in the contract. 

Employment Discrimination

If the claimant alleges that they were wrongfully treated due to their race, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, or nationality, then they may file a lawsuit, and/or negotiate terms to rectify the wrongdoing (requesting actions be taken and/or demanding monetary relief).

Property Disputes

Mediation and negotiations for matters regarding:

  • Landlord/Tenant Disputes

  • Neighbor/Property Disputes

Personal Injury

Car Accidents

Torts:

A civil wrong, other than a breach of contract, is an act that caused harm or damages to a person or their property, for which there is a remedy by law.

Medical Malpractice/Negligence:

A conduct or an act that falls below a standard of care established by law or by industry standards for the protection of others against unreasonable risk of harm.

THE DELTA FIRM

425 West Capitol Ave., Ste 1584

Little Rock, AR 72201

www.thedeltafirm.com

caroline.huff@thedeltafirm.com

(501) 213-3582 / (501) 21-DELTA