Archive for December 5, 2013
A lawsuit is a civil action brought in a court of law in which a plaintiff, or party who claims to have incurred loss as a result of a defendant’s actions, demands a legal or equitable remedy. Typically in a lawsuit, both parties benefit greatly from having legal representation. Especially for business law issues, a business law lawyer is needed.
The conduct of a lawsuit is known as litigation. Interestingly, litigation can refer to both criminal trials and civil cases. Amazingly, Americans spend more on civil litigation than any other industrialized country, according to a study done by the Economic Journal.
Lawsuits begin when a complaint is filed within a court. The complaint states that one or more plaintiffs seeks damages or