Getting Sued


No business owner starts each day thinking that his or her company will be sued. Preparing to avoid a lawsuit isn’t on most owners’ to-do lists, but it’s a risk that should garner their attention — a reality of running a business is that it’s always a potential target.

“The statistics say that about 70 percent of all businesses in the United States find themselves engaged in litigation every 10 years,” says Richard L. Charnley, a partner at Ropers Majeski Kohn & Bentley PC.

Smart Business asked Charnley for tips on what to do if a company is sued and how a company can be prepared by taking appropriate preventive measures.

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