Mills & Henry, Attorneys at Law
 

Practice Areas

 

Insurance Defense and Coverage

We offer experienced counsel and litigation support to insurance companies and insured businesses and individuals. Our attorneys have extensive experience with the insurance-related issues and tactics used in personal injury and wrongful death cases.

Additionally, insurance carriers require assistance in establishing the actual extent of coverage described in a policy as it applies to specific factual scenarios. We advise our clients on coverage for various claims, claims handling procedures, claims disputes, and related issues.

We represent insurance industry clients in a variety of matters including:

  • Coverage disputes
  • Claims disputes
  • Declaratory Judgment Actions
  • Bad Faith Claims
  • Misrepresentations by policyholders

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Construction Law and Litigation

We represent contractors, subcontractors, and building owners at every level in the construction cycle. From bid to contract to project completion and payment, we are able to meet a diverse array of needs. The Attorneys at Mills & Henry focus on a thorough understanding of all aspects of a construction project development so that contracts can be tailored to protect our clients and avoid litigation. When litigation is necessary or desired, we provide representation in federal and state courts as well as in arbitration proceedings in connection with litigation or claims arising out of the construction process, including breach of contract claims, mechanics' liens, and foreclosure actions.


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Municipal Law

Municipal Law is among the broadest areas of legal practice. Our knowledge and experience with municipal law enables us to be effective and advocates for individuals and businesses. We help individuals and businesses develop their interests while meeting tax, environmental, and legal obligations. We have acted as special counsel and solicitors to municipal authorities in land use, environmental, regulatory, and operational matters. Our representation of municipalities and municipal authorities include the following:

  • Condemnation proceedings necessary for economic development
  • Easements and rights of way
  • Environmental issues
  • General representation of municipal and redevelopment authorities, boards, and agencies in employment matters
  • Legislative drafting
  • Local taxation litigation
  • Municipal liability
  • Public contracting
  • Subdivision and land development
  • Zoning approval and litigation

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Trucking and Motor Carrier Law

We have represented both local and national trucking companies and common carriers in the transportation industry for well over twenty years. Our attorneys are experienced in all facets of the transportation industry, including federal regulatory compliance, mechanical defects and products liability, cargo claims, personal injury defense, and owner/operator leases and related issues. The firm has extensive experience with commercial transportation insurance coverage issues. From a single accident to catastrophic injuries, we provide the highest quality representation in negligence, bodily injury, and property claims related to the transportation business.


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Business Practice and
Commercial Transactions

We have represented entities from large cable television companies and television networks to small family-owned businesses in a wide variety of areas from general corporate operational matters to contract litigation. Our lawyers are able to address any of the issues that arise during the course of a company's operations, including:

  • Entity formation
  • Shareholder and partnership operating agreements
  • Commercial contracts
  • Sales agreements
  • Employment and independent contractor agreements (including non-competition and confidentiality agreements)
  • Stock restriction and buy/sell agreements
  • Succession planning

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Wills and Trusts

Everyone should have a Will, regardless of estate size. Pennsylvania inheritance tax applies to any estate, regardless of size. Skillful planning and careful consideration of tax ramifications are essential to ensure the maximum benefits to your heirs. We assist our clients in designing and implementing plans to preserve assets and protect their heirs. Whether you need a will or a trust, we are able to assist you with your estate planning matters. Many people also need powers of attorney and living wills. We handle all matters related to your estate, from the drafting of necessary documents to the probate of your will and settlement of your estate.


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Real Estate Settlement Services

Director: Kathy Schroeder
Telephone: 412-258-1446
Fax:
412-471-1768
Email:
kms@millshenry.com

Legal Representation

Our firm regularly represents buyers and sellers in both commercial and residential real estate transactions. We represent landowners and developers in zoning matters and tax assessment appeals. We are licensed title insurance agents and are able to prepare any necessary loan documentation. Whether commercial or residential real estate, we are able to assist you in the following:

  • Drafting and review of purchase agreements, agreements of sale, and lease agreements
  • Negotiation and drafting of agreements for commercial leasing
  • Title searches and title opinions required by lenders for property sales
  • Representation for home buyers, sellers, or mortgage companies at real estate closings for commercial or residential real estate
  • Representation of builders, home buyers, or developers in construction disputes, real estate litigation, and environment law issues
  • Review of negotiation of oil and gas contracts and leases

Pennsylvania Title Insurance

When you purchase residential or commercial real estate, it is crucial to ensure that no previous claims of ownership, unpaid taxes, or court judgments threaten your ownership. To prevent any such issues, we offer title searches, closing services, and title insurance. In addition, we are able to provide realtors, builders, lenders, home buyers, and sellers of property with a full range of title services.


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