Practice Areas:

Donnell, Abernethy & Kieschnick takes pride in providing quality legal representation. We are committed to providing up-to-date legal research, skilled litigators and quality appellate representation. We employ state-of-the-art technology to support our litigation and trial teams.

The firm practice includes:

1. PERSONAL INJURY AND CASUALTY LITIGATION

  • General insurance defense
  • Medical malpractice
  • Products liability
  • Admiralty and Maritime law
  • Industrial accidents
  • Worker's compensation/Longshoreman & Harbor Worker's Act
  • Bad faith litigation
  • Premises liability

2. GENERAL LITIGATION

  • Corporate
  • Real estate, including condemnation
  • Contracts, including managed care
  • Probate
  • General banking, including fidelity bond and directors' and officers' liability claims

3. HEALTH CARE LAW

  • Hospital Representation, Including Regulatory Issues
  • Managed Care
  • Rural Health Clinics
  • Physician Relationships
  • Staff Credentialing
  • Nursing Homes

4. ENVIRONMENTAL LITIGATION

  • Toxic Tort - Human Exposure to Toxic Substances
  • Property Contamination Suits - Contribution actions under federal and state environmental laws and common law actions for cleanup costs and property market value diminution
  • Remediation & Indemnity Agreements
  • Regulatory & Enforcement
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Environmental contamination, including third party liability claims and governmental environmental enforcement actions

5. REAL ESTATE, BANKING, AND COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS

  • Lending transactions, loan enforcement and workout arrangements
  • Acquisition, disposition and leasing of properties and other assets, financing arrangements (for acquisition, predevelopment, development, construction, tenant improvements)
  • Representation of developers/investors in the development of income producing and multiple phase projects
  • Due diligence evaluation for investors in auctioned properties
  • Infrastructure planning and land use controls
  • Entity formation and planning (partnerships, limited liability companies, etc.)
  • Environmental issues in real estate and commercial transactions
  • Asset based lending transactions and enforcement
  • Corporations, profit and non-profit
  • Construction contracts, lien and bond claims, construction defect claims, insurance coverage and indemnity matters

6. EMPLOYMENT LITIGATION AND HUMAN RESOURCES

  • Actions before Administrative Agencies (EEOC, TCHR, TWC)
  • Employment Litigation, including discrimination and wrongful discharge
  • Personnel and Human Resource matters
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