Irvine Business Litigation Attorneys Can Help You Negotiate a Settlement
Irvine business litigation attorneys can provide you with help and support in circumstances where you have become involved in a legal dispute. We provide representation to your company if you are the plaintiff who is pursuing a legal remedy from others. We can also provide you with legal representation if you have been sued and your company is facing the prospect of going to court as a defendant.
While our knowledgeable legal team has extensive courtroom experience and we are ready to help you present your case before a judge or a jury, the vast majority of civil cases do not actually end up being resolved in court at all. Instead, most cases are resolved through settlement negotiations. Negotiating a settlement can be preferable to going to court for both plaintiffs and defendants but you need to ensure you have the right legal advocate to help you.
Brown & Charbonneau, LLP has extensive experience with the settlement negotiation process. Whether you are the defendant in a case trying to minimize the amount you’ll have to pay in order to settle or you are the plaintiff and you want to maximize the settlement you receive so you can be fully compensated for damages, we can provide the help that you need to make your case. Give us a call today to find out more about the assistance we offer.
How Irvine Business Litigation Attorneys Can Help You Negotiate a Settlement
An attorney can provide assistance with the settlement negotiation process in many important ways. An attorney can help you to determine what your claim is likely to be worth if you are the plaintiff, so you can get a clear idea of what it is realistic to expect from settlement negotiations. You don’t want to give up on obtaining compensation that you could receive, but you also don’t want to be unrealistic in your expectations as this could make settling impossible. With advice from an attorney about what damages you would likely be able to receive if you went to court, you’ll be better able to negotiate a fair settlement.
If you are the defendant negotiating a settlement, an attorney can help you to understand what you could potentially be liable for in court and also what the costs associated with fighting the case would be. It is often more affordable to resolve a case outside of court, and you also benefit from being able to try to limit losses when you are able to reach a settlement agreement.
An attorney can also help both plaintiffs and defendants to evaluate the likelihood of prevailing in court. The stronger your evidence and the more likely it is that you would be able to prevail if the case proceeded to trial, the lower the stakes of not reaching a settlement. If you are not confident that you could win in court, though, then you may be better off trying to reach a settlement even if you have to accept or pay less than you had hoped because you don’t want to take the chance of going to court and getting a verdict that is much worse for you.
An attorney will also assist with the actual process of negotiating a settlement with the opposing party so you can make solid arguments, present your case in a persuasive way, and maximize the chances the opposing side will be willing to accept a settlement offer that you feel is a reasonable one.
Getting Help from Irvine Business Litigation Attorneys
Irvine business litigation attorneys at Brown & Charbonneau, LLP will work closely with you to identify the possible remedies that could be available to you as the plaintiff or that you may need to provide as a defendant. We can assist you in negotiating a fair settlement that protects your long-term interest and that is the best possible outcome given the circumstances, including the nature of your dispute and the strength of your evidence. And, we can provide the advice you need to decide if settling is the best course of action or if you would be better off going to court.
Making the right decisions during the settlement negotiation process can save you stress, time and money so make certain you have the help you need when a settlement is being negotiated. Call Brown & Charbonneau, LLP today to learn more. You can give us a call at (866)237-8129 or contact us online at any time for help.