Lawsuits are long, expensive and stressful.
And in most cases, I would agree with this statement. Complicated cases often require multiple trial days, which need to be booked several months or even a year in advance. Court resources are thin and time is precious, so get in line and wait your turn.
But it doesn’t always need to be that way, especially with cases that are relatively simple or are valued at less that $100,000. It also just so happens that most employment law cases fall into one or the other of these categories.
In my practice, with almost every new litigation file I start I aim to have the matter resolved either by settlement or court judgment within 6 months. Here are some of my strategies.Continue reading “Why does the court process take so DAMN LONG? Actually… it doesn’t have to”