Early Case Assessments
What is an Early Case Assessment?
Before you commence a legal action, you must know the pros and cons, and take into account a much wider range of factors and implications than just the question of whether you will win or lose. There are many methodical variations of this exercise and commonly referred to as Early Case Assessment, Early Case Evaluations, etc.
Who needs it?
Depending on the complexity of the case, the amount of monies at stake, and your own unique circumstances, the firm may recommend clients to conduct an early case assessment, before significant sums of monies are spent pursuing or defending a legal action.
A pyrrhic victory (a victory won at too great a cost to have been worthwhile for the victor) is a very common phenomenon in the world of litigations and arbitrations. A commercially literate and astute lawyer would help you take into consideration the direct and indirect potential monetary costs, and any identifiable collateral damage that might occur in the course of the legal proceedings.
With Early Case Assessment clients make an informed and assertive decision whether launching the legal case would serve their business and financial purpose, whilst bearing in mind the legal costs which they will incur.
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