My business has been sued in Philadelphia. What should I do?

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Business disputes are inevitable – and not every dispute can be resolved outside of the courtroom. Here’s what you need to know if you’ve been served with a lawsuit in Philadelphia: Call your lawyer. This is the first step you should take once you’re served with a lawsuit. Speak with your lawyer before you attempt to contact parties or witnesses, solicit advice from any non-lawyers, or respond to the legal action pro se. While it’s tempting to share your side of the story, refrain from discussing the issue with anyone other than your lawyer. Do not speak with the opposing party under …

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Questions to answer before you file that lawsuit

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1. Do you have a right to sue? Business disputes happen from time to time but they don’t always warrant a lawsuit. Before you initiate a civil action, make sure you have legal standing to do so. If not, your case may be later dismissed by the court. Not sure? Speak with an attorney before taking any action. 2. Who will you sue? One of the first steps you must take before you file a lawsuit is to determine who is at fault for your injuries. It is possible to sustain an injury at the fault of no one else. In …

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