5 Steps to Take When That Lawsuit Comes Through the Door

Getting sued is irritating and frustrating, to say the least. You literally have, in most cases, 21 days from the time you are served to make many of the most critical decisions about the case. Is there any merit? Do you settle it? If needed, who do you hire for defense counsel? Do you have to notify insurance?

While getting sued is the first irritation, it can be even more frustrating when it feels like the only thing moving along in a case is the lawyer’s billable hour count. So what can you do to try and speed things along? What behavioral aspects can be gathered to help you? The good news is, there are plenty. Below are five things to do when that lawsuit comes through the door.

1. Know who is suing you

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