Areas of Practice
Rincon Law Group represents a global leader in the railroad industry in a broad spectrum of Federal Employment Liability Act litigation, including single event and repetitive trauma claims. Additionally, Rincon Law Group handles contract and thirdparty crossing and premises liability matters.
Rincon Law Group is a member of the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel.
Motor Carrier Litigation
Rincon Law Group represents overtheroad motor carriers and fleet operators in the defense of personal injury and wrongful death actions. Rincon Law Group maintains emergency response capability and has extensive experience coordinating investigations of catastrophic occurrences. As with other practice areas, Rincon Law Group has developed a strong and responsive network of regional experts in the fields of accident investigation and reconstruction, biomechanics, toxicology, and Department of Transportation and trucking industry safety compliance.
Rincon Law Group defends a broad spectrum of common law and statutorybased actions for issues that implicate driver judgment to allegations of negligent hiring and retention, and freight and work place injury actions. Rincon Law Group lawyers are active members of the DRI Trucking Law Committee, the Transportation Lawyers Association (TLA), and the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA). Mr. Rincon is also a member of the American College of Transportation Attorneys (ACTA).
Rincon Law Group has extensive experience representing shareholders, partners, and corporate organizations in breach of contract, extra contractual, corporate governance, shareholder rights, declaratory judgment, injunctive and equitable actions to enforce or preserve rights in commercial transactions.
Rincon Law Group represents corporations in a variety of matters, from disputes arising from the sale of goods or services, to disputes arising from the dissolution of business entities, to protection of trade names, trade secrets and claims of deceptive or unfair business practices.
Rincon Law Group represents a broad range of product manufacturers in all facets of breach of warranty, negligence and strict product liability claims. Rincon Law Group has extensive experience working with global leaders in the automotive, heavy construction equipment and pharmaceutical industries. Rincon Law Group currently serves as regional counsel for one of the largest automobile manufacturers in the world. In this regard, Rincon Law Group has vast experience working with national counsel and inhouse legal departments in complex multiparty cases in federal and state courts and with a broad range of experts in the area of crash worthiness, design, warnings and regulatory compliance.
Occupational and Toxic Torts
Rincon Law Group represents employers and premises owners against allegations raised in complex multiparty industrial hygiene and work place safety based cases.
These matters have included allegations of exposure to asbestos, benzene, carbon dioxide, cleaners and solvents, diesel fume exhaust, fire extinguisher particulate and silica. In handling the defense of these cases, Rincon Law Group has worked with leading experts in disciplines ranging from regulatory compliance and state of the art to all facets of occupational medicine.
Rincon Law Group represents owners, general contractors, subcontractors and design professionals in all facets of construction defect, contract and ancillary personal injury litigation that flows from large construction projects. Rincon Law Group lawyers are experienced in private and public projects.
Cross Border Litigation
Rincon Law Group also represents parent corporate organizations in the prosecution and defense of actions that arise from the operations of its foreign subsidiary organizations including breach of fiduciary duties, conflicts of interests, interference with contractual relationships and usurpation of corporate opportunities. In this regard, Rincon Law Group has extensive experience in assisting and counseling multinational manufacturing companies with facilities on the U.S.Mexican border on managing crossborder litigation, namely coordinating contemporaneous and related litigation in Mexico and the United States.
Rincon Law Group has a proven track record of developing innovative solutions to challenges presented when facing conflicts of law and election of remedies in separate forums and differing legal systems. Rincon Law Group has also developed an extensive network of reliable and trusted counsel and investigative resources throughout Mexico.
Additionally, Rincon Law Group has assisted with onsite investigations in Mexico relating to catastrophic events including large scale damage to property and catastrophic injuries or death.
Employment Litigation and Trial Work
Rincon Law Group represents many private industries and employers on a wide range of federal and state employment law issues including the defense of allegations of discrimination, retaliation, and workplace injuries. Rincon Law Group represents private employers during all aspects of the litigation process, including the trial and appellate levels. In addition to representing corporations and private industries at the litigation stage, Rincon Law Group consults with employers prior to the initiation of litigation including conducting internal investigations.
Advocacy and Trial
In addition to the large docket of cases where Rincon Law Group serves as sole or lead counsel, Rincon Law Group is routinely hired to serve as local trial counsel in catastrophic or highstakes commercial litigation.
Rincon Law Group lawyers also have extensive experience in participating in mock trials, focus groups and other types of jury research in high exposure cases. In this regard, the firm has worked with several leading national jury consulting firms on a broad spectrum of complex commercial and tort litigation matters.
Insurance First Party Practice/Coverage
Rincon Law Group has experience defending and trying to conclusion first party claims including allegations of common law and statutory insurance, bad faith, deceptive trade practices and breach of contract. Additionally, Rincon Law Group has handled a broad range of insurance coverage disputes in the automotive, homeowners and trucking policy context.
Rincon Law Group lawyers have extensive experience in representing various units of local government including housing authorities, home rule municipalities, counties, health districts, and state agencies in a broad range of civil rights, commercial, employment, Tort Claims Act, and land use litigation.
Motion and Appellate Practice
Rincon Law Group lawyers also engage in sophisticated motion practice and are often called upon to develop strategy, write and argue significant evidentiary, jurisdictional and procedural motions ranging from challenges to medical and scientific causation to admissibility of technical opinion evidence to perfecting forum, jurisdictional and venue positions. Rincon Law Group is experienced in prosecuting and defending interlocutory, postverdict and postjudgment motion practice along with prosecuting or defending appeals to intermediate and Courts of last resort including oral advocacy at each stage of the proceeding. In addition to traditional motion and appellate practice, Rincon Law Group prosecutes and defends equitable requests for discovery and other requests for extraordinary remedies.