Federal Litigation

Federal court litigation is the process of resolving a legal dispute in a federal court. Federal courts in the United States have jurisdiction over a wide range of cases, including:

  • Cases involving the Constitution, or federal laws
  • Civil litigation cases diversity of citizenship, which means that the parties to the case are citizens of different states and the amount in controversy must exceed $75,000
  • Federal 1983 cases play an important role in protecting the civil rights of individuals. By allowing individuals to sue state and local government officials for violating their constitutional rights, Section 1983 helps to ensure that everyone is treated fairly under the law.

Here are some examples of federal court litigation:

  • A company is suing another company for patent infringement.
  • An individual is suing a police officer for excessive force.
  • A group of environmental activists is suing the government to stop the construction of a new pipeline.
  • A real estate property owner sues a city for unconstitutional land use regulation enforcement denying owner right to utility or use of the property.

Federal court litigation can be a long and complex process, but it is important to remember that the federal courts are here to protect the rights of all persons.. If you are considering filing a lawsuit in federal court, you should consult with an experienced attorney to discuss your options. Contact us today. Call us at (925) 933-1300. At Biggs Law Office, A.P.C

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