Practice Areas - Hudgins Law Firm
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Practice Areas

Insurance & Corporate Defense

Hudgins Law Firm specializes in the defense of claims against insured clients and self-insured corporate clients. The firm regularly handles litigation in the following areas:


Legal Malpractice – We represent attorneys in a wide variety of practice areas, including litigation, domestic relations, business and corporate law, real estate, bankruptcy, labor law and intellectual property.

Accountant Malpractice – We represent accountants, CPAs, CFEs and auditors in claims alleging malpractice of all kinds.

Medical Malpractice – We represent health care professionals, including doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, home health care providers, medical clinics and various specialized technicians. The firm’s medical liability practice also includes representation of psychiatrists, psychologists, and other mental health professionals.

Nursing Home/Assisted Living Facilities – Our medical negligence representation also covers long term care facilities including nursing homes and assisted living facilities.  The firm’s representation includes consulting at the investigatory stage prior to a claim being filed as well as representation after notification of a claim.  We have represented long term care facilities in mediations and have defended them in arbitrations and trials.

Specialized Professions – We represent real estate agents, appraisers, surveyors, engineers, security guards, graphic designers, insurance agents and brokers and other specialized professionals.

CONSTRUCTION – We represent builders, contractors, surveyors, architects and engineers in a wide range of construction-related liability claims.

EMPLOYMENT LAW – We defend claims for discrimination, wrongful discharge, and other employment related issues before the EEOC, the Department of Labor, and in the state and federal court systems.

AUTO TORTS – A consistent portion of the firm’s practice includes the representation of insureds involved in automobile and trucking accidents, including issues involving uninsured/underinsured motorists.

MUNICIPAL LIABILITY – Our firm has extensive experience defending public officials and municipalities.

PRODUCTS LIABILITY – Our attorneys have represented a wide range of manufacturers and distributors in products liability cases including heavy construction machinery, medical devices, tools, glass bottles and asbestos.

GENERAL LIABILITY – We represent commercial and private property owners in defense of claims brought by trespassers, business invitees, and workers on a variety of issues including slip and fall, natural hazards and toxic exposure.

LOCAL COUNSEL – Our firm regularly serves as local counsel for claims in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C., including the unique Federal courts in these jurisdications.

INSURANCE COVERAGE – We provide coverage opinions, prosecute declaratory judgments and rescission actions, and defend bad faith claims.

Business & Individual Services

The business lawyers at Hudgins Law Firm represent a wide variety of commercial clients, from start-up companies to established regional and national corporations.

Our services include forming new business entities, selling and acquiring businesses, drafting and reviewing leases, employment contracts, covenants not to compete and other business contracts, prosecuting and defending commercial disputes, bankruptcy assistance and serving as registered agent.

Individual services include drafting wills and trusts, and assisting clients with contracts and government regulations.

Other Services

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) – We routinely recommend and make use of alternative dispute forums such as mediation and arbitration tribunals

Risk Management – Our attorneys regularly assist clients and professional organizations with loss prevention and risk management programs focusing on reducing liability exposure, litigation avoidance and controlling expenses.