Scherer Law Firm handles business related disputes in both federal and state court. Business disputes can take various forms but commonly include claims for breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, consumer protection, civil theft, shareholder derivative claims, insurance coverage, commercial leases, and secondary liability for aiding and abetting and conspiracy. The firm has experience litigating all of these areas of law.
Scherer Law Firm advises, counsels and represents employers and employees in civil disputes arising from the employment relationship, including pension and benefits disputes, wage and hour, discrimination, hostile work environment, disability, retaliation and wrongful discharge. Such claims commonly involve claims pursuant to state and federal statutes such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Family Medical
Scherer Law Firm handles many types of litigation involving real estate, including mortgage foreclosures on behalf of lenders and borrowers, residential and commercial evictions and complex litigation between commercial landlords and tenants or sellers and purchasers. We can also assist before a lawsuit is filed by negotiating with a recalcitrant party to obtain compliance with the terms of a lease, mortgage or sales contract.
Scherer Law Firm has experience in representing parties involved in incidents resulting in the personal injury or death of those involved. Those claims include automobile accidents, assault and battery, negligence, premises liability, slip and fall, medical malpractice, sale of alcohol to minors, maritime injuries and product liability.
Accidents or events which occur on navigable waters are often governed by maritime law and can present challenging legal issues, starting with an analysis of which is the proper law to apply to the case. Scherer Law Firm can help guide you through this often complicated area of law and has experience in maritime and admiralty law claims, including cases involving personal injury or death, maintenance and cure, allisions and collisions of vessels, and charter litigation.
Many cases that proceed to the trial phase are subsequently appealed by the unsuccessful party. Scherer Law Firm has experience in not only trying the case before a judge or jury, but also defending favorable trial verdicts at the appellate level, whether in the Florida or Federal appellate system.
Scherer Law Firm has experience representing artists, entertainers, producers and companies in contract drafting and negotiation. William R Scherer, III’s background as a musician and music engineer gives him a unique insight into the artistic and technical aspect of the business, which is often invaluable when negotiating or drafting music related contracts or when effectively communicating with the client.communicating with the client.
Scherer Law Firm has assisted employees and employers negotiate and document various aspects of their employment relationship, including employment agreements, non-compete agreements and severance agreements. These areas often involve unique statutory requirements and it is important to retain a firm like Scherer Law Firm with specialized knowledge in this field when contracting in this area of law.