Peter D. Friday focuses his practice in the areas of industrial, mining, construction, and maritime accidents, workers compensation, products liability, medical malpractice, automobile accidents and personal injury. He has particular experience i...
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Workers Compensation, Personal Injury
Review: “I felt very comfortable with him and the eye contact was amazing with interest and concern I feel free to talk to him I wish I would have met him in earlier times. ACM.”
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Defective and Dangerous Products, Personal Injury, Litigation, General Practice
If you file a lawsuit and lose the case, you can appeal the decision to the next highest court, which is called the appellate court. Appellate lawyers often specialize in arguing appeals; that is, they specialize in arguing why the decision of the lower court was wrong (or why it was right, for the party that won). Appellate attorneys specialize in appeals because they understand the specific and detailed rules that must be followed. It is possible to lose an appeal on technicalities, even when the law is on your side. If you want to appeal the outcome of the trial court, or if you need to argue against another person's appeal, you should work with an appellate attorney.