Other Business & Liability Practice Areas

Michigan Business, Insurance Law and Liability Attorneys

At Kaufman, Payton & Chapa, we assist clients in a wide range of commercial, insurance and liability matters, protecting our clients' financial and professional interests with legal counsel, trial court representation, and appellate representation.

At our firm you will find a knowledgeable and dedicated legal team ready to meet your needs. Contact us to schedule a consultation regarding any of our focus areas:

Insurance law : We understand the pressures facing the insurance industry today. Our insurance defense lawyers provide a full spectrum of legal services to admitted and non-admitted carriers, as well as to the surplus lines industry. Whether you need help with a declaratory action concerning the coverage of a specific policy, or are concerned about issues of taxation and licensing, our Michigan insurance law attorneys can assist you.

Business law and litigation : Kaufman, Payton & Chapa attorneys have real-world business experience as entrepreneurs and within corporations. This deepens our understanding of the issues our clients face. We provide comprehensive business law services from planning, corporate formation, contracts and transactional work to commercial litigation. Of course, we also handle insurance-related matters, such as ERISA and self-funded benefit plans.

Business liability defense: We provide defense in liquor liability/dram shop liability cases for bars, restaurants, and alcohol distributors. We assist businesses with defense in premises liability cases when patrons suffer personal injury on their properties. We also handle product liability defense. At Kaufman, Payton & Chapa, we manage questions of liability and insurance in virtually every context.

Professional liability : Our firm defends professionals and organizations against claims of professional negligence, medical malpractice, and legal malpractice. We have represented real estate agents, brokers, insurance agents, architects, outpatient clinical labs, adoption agencies, nursing homes, foster care facilities, hospitals, title companies, construction companies, and many others.

Real estate law and litigation : Our firm provides litigation services for clients with real estate disputes in cases involving construction contracts, construction defect claims, errors and omissions, and eminent domain. We also provide some real estate transactional services.

Estate planning and probate : Estate planning, tax planning, gifting, charitable giving, and business succession planning are among the services provided by our estate planning and probate group.

Kaufman, Payton & Chapa is, above all else, a results-oriented law firm. We strive to produce results effectively and efficiently, whether through the drafting of contracts, legal advice, skillful negotiation, or trial court representation. We work hard to protect our clients' interests.

We invite you to contact one of our three Michigan law offices in Farmington Hills, Detroit, and Grand Rapids to schedule a consultation. Please call us at (248) 626-5000.