Is Your Business Facing a Lawsuit?
No business wants to face the tremendous upheaval that comes with a lawsuit. If your company is being sued for any reason, whether it is a part of a contract dispute, a partnership dispute, or an employment law issue, dealing with a lawsuit can be incredibly frustrating.
The first thing you need to do is to consult with an experienced Maryland business lawyer. At Brown Kiely LLP, our legal team has been representing businesses just like yours for more than 20 years. We are here to help no matter what type of business issue you are facing. Your attorney will be able to determine what needs to be done to protect your company’s legal rights and business interests. From there, you need to be sure to handle your case with due care.
In order to help prepare for the case you are dealing with, our team has put together a list of four of our best tips that companies facing litigation can follow.
Similar to a lot of other things in the business world, organization is one of the keys to successfully defending any type of lawsuit. One of the most common mistakes that business owners and operators make is simply losing track of important details regarding their case. It might be misplacing important evidence or forgetting a key date; regardless, lack of organization can cost you a lot of money in the end.
Keep a Detailed Calendar
Preparing for business litigation often requires building a comprehensive timeline. Once you catch hint of the fact that your company is facing legal action or even the threat of legal action, it is a best practice to start keeping a detailed, chronological calendar of all potentially relevant events. This will be a big help as the case moves forward in the legal process.
Keep Notes of All Relevant Conversations
Did you know that your notes can be used as evidence? In fact, contemporaneous notes, meaning notes taken at the time that a conversation occurred, are considered to be a very strong form of evidence. If you have any conversation that could be relevant to your lawsuit, please be sure to take extensive notes.
Obtain and Secure All Available Documents and Records
Finally, there is really no substitute for documents. Try your best to get copies of all relevant documents and records that are related to your case. Your business lawyer will be able to assess these documents and records and determine how they can be used to help you defend the impending lawsuit against your firm.
Schedule Your Free Legal Consultation Today
At Brown Kiely LLP, our skilled business lawyers represent businesses that are facing a wide variety of different types of lawsuits. Whether you are facing legal action from a customer, supplier, competitor or an employee, we are ready to help. Call our firm today to request a free and confidential case evaluation with a business lawyer Maryland clients recommend.