Getting sued is a fear of most business owners. Although there are ways to minimize the risk of being sued or reduce the financial impact of being sued, the danger is always presented. So, understanding lawsuits and the processes involved are important for business owners to know.
For more information on this topic, see the links listed below of articles posted on related Web sites.
- Protecting Yourself Against Business Lawsuits – Lawyers.com -- If you’re in business long enough, you’ll end up being sued. Some advance planning to prepare for this inevitability is a very good thing to do.
- When your Business has been Sued? – Lawyers.com -- Your business has just been served with legal papers. Now what?
- Pros and Cons of Filing a Business Lawsuit – Lawyers.com -- If you’re in business, chances are you’ll eventually either sue or be sued. The higher the stakes on a dispute, the more likely it will end up in court.
- Preparing for a Business Lawsuit – Lawyers.com -- It’s smart to prepare your business for potential lawsuits down the road.
- Nuisance Lawsuits – Lawyers.com -- A nuisance is a use of property that causes injury to others.
- Nuisance Immunity Provided by Iowa's Right-To-Farm Statute: A Taking Without Just Compensation? - The National Agricultural Law Center - To preserve farmlands, agricultural protection laws, commonly known as right-to-farm, have been enacted in all fifty states.
Small Claims Court
- Success in Small Claims Court – Lawyers.com -- Small claims courts limit claims for damages to a certain amount, ranging from $2,500 to $5,000.
- Defending a Small Claims Case – Lawyers.com -- You’ve been sued in small claims court and are now wondering what to do next. Here’s a list of things to consider as your hearing date gets closer.
- Small Count Claims Terms – Lawyers.com -- Don’t be confused by small claims court jargon. Here are definitions for the most commonly used small claims terms.
- Taking a Customer to Small Claims Court – NOLO Law for All -- Businesspeople can resolve their disputes in small claims court cheaply and without a lawyer.