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Three Ways a Business Litigation Attorney Can Help You Resolve Disputes

When you become involved in a professional dispute, a business litigation attorney can provide assistance.  You need to ensure you resolve the dispute quickly so you can continue business operations without lingering questions that could affect your company's future. 

Whether the disagreement you're involved in relates to a conflict between partners or shareholders; a breach of contract case; a fight over intellectual property rights; or any other matters, you need to find the most effective way to resolve the problem. You also need to ensure you get knowledgeable legal advice from an experienced Conshohocken business litigation attorney who can advocate for your interests and help you to get the best outcome possible.

Curley & Rothman, LLC has extensive experience providing representation to clients involved in all types of business disputes. We can help you no matter how your issues are resolved and can provide you with the guidance you need to get an effective and timely resolution. Contact us today to learn more.

Three Ways a Business Dispute Can Be Resolved

Many people mistakenly believe that when a dispute or a disagreement arises within the business world, it is always going to end up with a lawsuit.  In fact, even when disagreements are serious, there are often ways to avoid having to resort to litigation.

Going to court can be the best choice, but it can also be expensive and acrimonious and destroy important business relationships you want to preserve.  You need to consider other solutions as well. A business litigation attorney can offer you guidance on which approach is the best one in your situation and can represent you as you try a variety of different dispute resolution methods.  Three of the most common ways business disagreements are resolved include:

  • Mediation: Mediation is typically chosen voluntarily by disputing parties who want to avoid going to court to resolve disagreements. Mediation involves the parties to the disagreement working together to resolve their differences under the guidance of a trained, professional mediator. The mediator doesn't take sides, but facilitates communication so compromise can be reached.  Because mediation is cooperative, the outcomes may end up being better for all parties since there are no winners or losers. When parties involved in a dispute must continue working together after the disagreement is resolved, mediation can be a better choice which preserves the relationship.
  • Arbitration: Arbitration may be the only option for resolving disagreements in situations where a contract is in place that contains an arbitration clause. Arbitration clauses have become increasingly common in a wide variety of business contracts because arbitration can be less costly, more private, and less time consuming than litigation. When a dispute is resolved in arbitration, the arbitrator makes a binding decision that the parties either must abide by or try to appeal. Appeals are deferential to the decisions made in arbitration and the decision won't change unless there's something wrong with the arbitration process.
  • Litigation: Litigation involves taking the dispute to court. It can be the most expensive and adversarial of options, but sometimes is the only option if you cannot reach a compromise.  When a dispute is litigated, the judge will make a legal binding decision which the parties must either live with or try to appeal.   Appeals are also deferential and the decision of a lower court won't be changed unless there were problems.

Curley & Rothman, LLC attorneys have experience representing clients in resolving disagreements using all of these different approaches. The best approach to resolving your business dispute is going to vary based on the circumstances, but you need to carefully consider all options so you can get the best overall outcome in light of your business goals. Getting appropriate legal advice from a qualified legal professional is the key to choosing the most effective method of dispute resolution.

How a Conshohocken Business Litigation Attorney Can Help You

Curley & Rothman, LLC provides legal representation to companies of all sizes and to companies involved in all types of professional and/or commercial disputes. When you need a Conshohocken business litigation attorney who is dedicated to being a strong advocate and who is ready to fight hard for the best outcome possible in your situation, we are here to help.

To learn more about how our legal team can fight for your rights and protect your business interests during litigation, mediation, or arbitration, give us a call at 610-834-8819 or contact us today. You can schedule a consultation with an attorney and learn about how we can represent you as you resolve your disagreement and move your company forward to a bright future.