In New York City, you may settle a business dispute out of court through the New York State Unified Court System’s mediation process. You might also be able to reach an out-of-court settlement with the other involved party on your own or with the help of a lawyer from our firm.
One of Our Business Lawyers Can Handle Your Legal Disputes
You may benefit from hiring a lawyer from our firm, as our legal team can guide you through the process of litigating or settling a business lawsuit out of court. Business law can be complex. Our legal team is familiar with New York laws, so we can help you resolve business disputes, including those that involve:
- Class action
- Consumer law
- Antitrust matters
- Product liability
- Intellectual property
- Privacy and data breaches
Your business dispute might also include employee, contractual, and discrimination concerns.
On your own, navigating the complexities of business law may be difficult. Our team can help you understand how your business dispute can be settled out of court and how we might guide you through the settlement process.
We Can Determine the Filing Deadline for Your Business Dispute
Like all civil cases, your business dispute will have a state-mandated statute of limitations. Because business disputes can vary greatly, it might be difficult to understand the type of dispute you wish to settle and the corresponding filing deadline.
Filing deadlines generally include:
- Six years for an oral or written contract dispute, according to CVP213(2)
- Six years for debt collection case, according to CVP213(2)
- Three years for legal malpractice, according to CVP214(6)
- Three years for product liability cases, according to CVP214(3)
There may be additional filing deadlines, depending on the type of business dispute you have. Failing to comply with the deadline might prevent you from compelling compensation in your case. Our team can help you determine and comply with the relevant filing deadline.
How Our Legal Team Can Help Resolve Your Business Dispute
A business dispute that might lead to a lawsuit might also have a variety of causes and contributing factors. Our legal team can help you prove which contributing factors are involved in your case and determine your viable outcomes.
Your business dispute might be resolved in one of three ways:
- By going through a trial
- By agreeing to mediation
- By negotiating a settlement
Our law firm can help you in each situation by organizing evidence, valuing your lawsuit, developing a case strategy, and negotiating a favorable settlement. If your dispute cannot be resolved any other way, a commercial litigation lawyer from our team can represent you in court.
If you decide to seek mediation for your business dispute, the New York State Unified Court System provides no-cost mediation services that may help you and the defendant resolve your case. While you are not required to have legal representation during mediation, you are allowed to do so.
One of our commercial lawyers can help during mediation. Their legal assistance may involve handling legal and personal documents, including contracts, and gathering evidence. When you decide to build a case and prepare for mediation, our legal team can also offer guidance to help you make decisions.
You might be able to avoid a trial and the formality of mediation by entering settlement talks with the other involved party. If you decide to resolve your business dispute with a financial settlement, a commercial litigation lawyer from our team can help you by:
- Ensuring your case is accurately valued
- Gathering evidence of your right to compensation
- Handling insurance forms and documentation
- Determining the feasibility of each offer
One of our commercial lawyers can also help you negotiate with the at-fault party directly or their insurance provider. If you become our client, we will share the goal of protecting your business and settling your case in your favor.
Settle Your Case with a Lawyer – and Without Going to Court
If you and the defendant can reach an agreement, your business dispute can settle out of court. When you are ready to get the compensation that you need without enduring a lengthy trial, our team is ready to help you fight for it. Contact Morelli Law Firm by calling (212) 751-9800 and get a free consultation today.