Imagine that your company has been sued. You know that your company did nothing wrong, and you can prove it. You’ve explained this to the plaintiff, but are unable to dissuade him from continuing the suit. So, you meet with a lawyer to talk about defending the lawsuit in court.
The lawyer agrees that the facts and the law seem to be on your side; you have good arguments to make in court and a likelihood of prevailing in litigation. But – it’s going to cost you a lot of money in attorneys’ fees. Well, you ask, if we win, won’t the judge just order the losing party to reimburse me for those fees?
The short answer is: probably not – unless your case fits into certain exceptions. Read the full article here.