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Legal Services in Lake County & Beyond

Contact Deacon, Cardenas & Ruple, LLC, to learn more about our comprehensive business law services. Put a team of experienced attorneys on your side today.
 

Transportation Law

Our attorneys have extensive experience in defending trucking companies, common carriers, ambulance companies, and even ore boats. They have defended hundreds of personal injury cases involving automobiles, tractor trailers, and ambulances. Whether it is a simple rear-end accident or a wrongful death case, DCR has the experience in this area to protect you. We have defended numerous companies, including:

• Defending Trucking Companies from Highway Accidents Including Wrongful Death
• Defending Ambulance Companies when Patients are Injured en Route to Another Facility or the Hospital
• Defending Ambulance Companies Involved in Accidents with Other Drivers
• Subrogation Lawsuits involving Property Damages to Tractor Trailers and/or Ambulances

Line of Semi-Trucks


Product liability Law

Deacon, Cardenas & Ruple's attorneys have extensive experience in product liability law.

TOXIC TORT
Jeff Ruple and Ric Cardenas have over forty years of combined experience in defending clients from claims related to asbestos, silica, mold, and lead. Currently, the most active of these claims remain defending clients alleged to have caused asbestos-related injuries. Jeff and Ric have defended manufacturers, suppliers, and contractors related to these asbestos claims. In particular, they have defended clients who manufactured or supplied raw asbestos, friction products, gaskets, boilers, roofing products, packing, pipe covering, wire and cable products, as well as defended premises liability cases. 

CONSUMER PRODUCTS
In addition to defending toxic tort cases, Jeff and Ric have defended very large retail stores as suppliers and several manufacturers of products. This has included a wide array of products, including gas containers, gas grills, commercial kitchen equipment, lift trucks, candles, medical products, office chairs, and pet leashes to name a few.


Business Services

• Business, Corporate, Commercial Law Issues
• Business Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
• Business Negotiations and Strategies
• Closely Held and Family Businesses
• Breach of Contract — Contractual Disputes
• Corporate Counseling
• Deals — Stock and Asset Purchases and Sales
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Exit Strategies and Business Succession Planning
• Transactional Negotiations and Documentation
• Turnaround and Restructuring Management
• Entity Creation and Maintenance
• Human Resource Issues
• Employer Defense and Employer-Employee Relations
• Employment-At-Will
• Employment Discrimination (EEOC — OCRC Matters)
• Labor Law/Unions-Employee Benefits (Management Only)
• Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
• Management Policy Development, Strategy, and Defense
• Environmental Issues (EPA)
• Safety Issues (OSHA + Workers' Compensation)
• Intellectual Property (IP)
• Trade Secrets
• Trademarks
• Copyrights
• Non-Compete Agreements
• Confidentiality Agreements
• Secrecy Agreements
• Non-Disclosure Agreements
• Regulatory and Administrative Law
• Estate/Trust/Probate Law
• Asset Protection
• Wills and Trusts
• Powers of Attorney, Guardianships, Conservatorships
• Prenuptial and Postnuptial Marital Agreements
 
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