Local Government & Section 1983 Litigation

Frith Anderson & Peake represents local governments, school boards, public authorities, employees, and constitutional officers in litigation and advisory capacities.  Our attorneys understand the unique status local governments, their divisions, and employees occupy within our legal and political systems.  We are experienced in the broad array of issues that face local governments and related entities, including:

  • Claims involving:
    • Excessive Force
    • Unlawful Search and Seizure
    • Deliberative Indifference
    • Custom and Practice
    • Free Speech
    • Due Process and Liberty Interest Violations
  • Local Government Defense
  • Local Government Employee Defense
  • Violations of 42 U.S.C § 1983

Whatever issues a local government may face and whatever goals it may seek to achieve, the local government attorneys at Frith Anderson & Peake can provide expert advice and effective representation.

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AOP Highlight |  Workers’ Compensation

Our firm handles litigation of workers’ compensation claims and provides advice to employers and insurance carriers regarding workers’ compensation and related laws. Litigation We defend public and private employers of all sizes and in various industries as well as workers’ compensation insurance carriers against injury by accident and occupational disease claims before the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission.  Our lawyers have experience trying workers’ compensation cases before Deputy Commissioners in all parts of Virginia.  We also routinely handle appeals to the full Commission and the Court of Appeals. Advice & Ancillary Services In addition to the litigation of claims, we advise...

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