Three Clues to Finding a Silver Lining Within The Cloud of Civil Litigation Defense


From the smallest of sole proprietorships to the biggest of corporate conglomerates, no business reacts positively to being named as a defendant in a civil lawsuit. Those that have previously experienced such a scenario know the stress that accompanies the dubious distinction of being a defendant within our country’s judicial system. As any defense attorney will tell you, from the filing of the complaint to the rendering of the verdict (and beyond as well), civil litigation is often times an emotionally draining, expensive process that challenges even the strongest-willed and calloused of us all. Yet those people who claim that nothing good comes with the defense of a lawsuit are not correct.

Believe it or not, being sued can be a good thing.

Indeed, there are many examples of defendants and defense attorneys who have utilized creative thinking and business acumen to make sure that a position many find so distasteful and upsetting is neutered by the exploitation of positives that can be found by any defendant – if one knows the clues to their existence.

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