We have served clients in all Mississippi state and federal courts, the Fifth Circuit, United States Court of Federal Claims, Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Government Accountability Office, and numerous administrative fora at federal, state, and local levels.
Our attorneys have a statewide practice serving clients in all Mississippi state and federal courts, the Fifth Circuit, United States Court of Federal Claims, Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Government Accountability Office, and numerous administrative fora at federal, state, and local levels. Our senior trial attorneys have decades of experience; having distinguished themselves as Mid-South Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, and AV Preeminent Lawyers in Martindale-Hubbell in construction, energy, insurance, and personal injury law. Utilizing a team approach and years of experience, our attorneys effectively staff cases with superior counsel, paralegals, and other support.
Effective dispute resolution in a non-judicial forum requires no less knowledge or skill than traditional litigation. The attorneys in BIS have represented scores of clients at arbitration and mediation, on matters ranging from complex, high-dollar construction and commercial/business disputes to relatively non-complex matters that nonetheless require counsel to resolve.
Whether the matter requires a panel of three arbitrators or a single arbitrator we thoughtfully prepare and try cases to maximize the opportunity for a successful result. Our attorneys are experienced in all of the major arbitration association rules and procedures (including the American Arbitration Association and JAMS), and a number of them also serve as arbitrators. This knowledge and experience in arbitration processes enable us to navigate the arbitration rules to maximize the benefits of arbitration, which include a swifter resolution of the dispute and, often, at less expense than a conventional trial.
Our extensive experience includes mediation, which is also a form of alternative dispute resolution. Mediation presents a "non-binding" opportunity for parties’ to reach an agreed resolution to their dispute. Even if a settlement agreement is not achieved, mediation is frequently a mandatory first step in the dispute resolution process.. Our attorneys have litigated and/or arbitrated scores of disputes and include State-certified mediators, We know how to evaluate cases and assess the risk and costs of litigation to verdict. Our senior attorneys have the essentials for successful mediation guidance. All are learned negotiators, subject matter experts, and "trial-to-verdict" experienced.
Our senior litigators have many years of experience in the areas of Commercial and General Litigation in all Mississippi state and federal courts. We utilize the latest in innovative technology and employ a well-trained support staff worthy of firms many times our size. The vast majority of all litigation settles prior to trial, but where compromise either fails or is not recommended, our litigators are experienced in taking cases to verdict. Our extensive experience includes:
We are one of the few law firms in Mississippi with extensive knowledge and experience in construction and surety law. Christopher Solop leads the firm’s practice in these areas. Our attorneys have provided professional services to clients in the area of contract negotiation and drafting, contractor licensing, public bid protests at the local, state, and federal levels, construction administration, claim analysis and drafting, construction defects, and litigation, arbitration, and mediation of complex and simple construction disputes on behalf of owners, prime contractors, subcontractors, and sureties. Our construction lawyers are licensed to practice throughout the Southeast and in all state and federal courts in Mississippi, as well as actively participate in state and national construction-related organizations.
We offer a collective experience of having tried and defended hundreds of complex medical malpractice cases. We are experienced in assisting healthcare providers through every stage of malpractice actions; including pre-litigation claims, discovery, depositions, trial, and appellate advocacy. Biggs, Ingram & Solop, PLLC attorneys have developed a comprehensive network of healthcare professionals to assist in the defense of the claim. On occasion, early evaluation and intervention can even prevent the suit from being filed. It is our goal to defend your interests and protect your reputation as a healthcare facility or professional.
Our clients include solo practice physicians, physician practice groups, hospitals, nurses, and advance practice nurses and clinicians.
Business and property owners, tenants and managers are exposed to a potential claim whenever someone enters their property with or without permission. Our experience extends to all aspects of premises liability for commercial and residential property owners. From defending claims involving personal injury arising from allegations of negligence, wrongful death, carjacking, assault and battery, false imprisonment, negligent security or maintenance, to more traditional "slip and fall" cases, our attorneys have successfully tried and defended cases in state and federal courts throughout Mississippi for over 30 years.
Our attorneys have extensive experience representing manufacturers and retailers against claims that their products are defective and caused personal injury. We have successfully defended against defective product claims involving commercial and consumer products; including claims of strict liability and breach of warranties, expressed, and implied.
We understand that a defense strategy or response must accommodate various factors and goals. A case may require resolution by skilled negotiation or a “to the mat” trial verdict. We have succeeded at both. We have assembled team resources, including experts and knowledge about experts, that minimize the risk of trial and provide the most comprehensive, up-to-date information required for strategic decision-making.
Our counsel has successfully defended against single-party and multi-party plaintiffs on "simple" and complex products liability claims involving the following products:
For over 30 years our trial attorneys have successfully defended professionals against a gamut of "error and omissions" claims. We are uniquely qualified by training and experience to provide top-level defense and comprehensive counsel. Because of our knowledge of the law and the fields of the professionals we defend, we can provide an astute evaluation of malpractice claims. Our attorneys have successfully represented professionals in the following fields:
Our toxic tort team stays ahead of the curve. When claims arise from alleged exposure to toxic products and agents, a successful defense requires the learned and experienced counsel of Biggs, Ingram & Solop, PLLC. Our counsel knows its way around the intersection of science, medicine, and the law. We understand what is necessary to establish general and specific causation and the bases for successful Daubert challenges to such allegations. In an area where science and experts bear so heavily on the ultimate facts, we offer proven, successful defense of the following products: