Rancho Palos Verdes, CA asked in Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for California

Q: How can we, as plaintiffs, who have to stop litigating not end up responsible for the defense costs? didn't know this

How can we, as plaintiffs, who have to stop litigating not end up responsible for the defense costs? We never even realized this was a possibility when we sued. We sued for a very good reason, but for several reasons, we cannot continue this lawsuit any longer (it has been 3 years). Really would appreciate your input - thank you so much.

1 Lawyer Answer
Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II
  • Newport Beach, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: First, don't tell the defense you have to stop litigating. You need to settle and get mutual releases. You should discuss with your attorney.

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