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“As a former attorney for the City of San Diego for over 20 years, and as an attorney for 30 years, I’ve litigated against many highly skilled lawyers in court. Brad’s effective representation of his clients in high stakes cases and ease in the courtroom as a trial lawyer is comparable to the “big name” lawyers I’ve litigated against.”
Steven Gold, Attorney
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Four Critical Things A Business Must Do When Sued
The four critical things a business must do when sued:
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The One Most Important Question When Interviewing a Lawyer
Most lawyers do not have trial experience and pressure their clients to settle. One of the most important question you should ask the potential business lawyer, it is:
When your business is at stake, going to trial is like going to the Superbowl and no time for a rookie lawyer with no trial experience. Selecting an experience trial lawyer will be one of the most critical decisions you will make for your business.
Hello, I’m Brad Nakase. I’ve successfully represented business clients in trials resulting in multi-million-dollar verdicts in my clients’ favor; two of my many trial success includes:
I’ve started my legal career in 2005 representing businesses of all sizes. My first few business litigation cases involved defending business clients in lawsuits brought by big companies like Microsoft and MGA Entertainment. Later in my career, I was a litigation lawyer at an international law firm, Bremer Whyte et al., where I protected the interests of major insurance companies and their policyholders in a multi-million-dollar lawsuits.
What is civil litigation?
A: Civil litigation is a legal dispute between two or more parties who seek either money damages (compensation) or equitable relief (asking the court to force a party to do something or refrain from doing something). A civil lawsuit can be filed either in federal or state court. Different conflicts comprise civil litigation, and a litigator usually specializes in a couple of areas. Some common types of civil litigation are:
What is a litigator?
A: A litigator is a lawyer that specializes in civil litigation and represents the parties in trials, hearings, mediations, and arbitration before state and local courts. He/she has civil litigation skills, including but not limited to, client’s development skills, negotiation skills, advocacy skills (oral and written), the capability to synthesize complicated materials (legal and factual), and others.
What is mediation?
A: Mediation is a process (more like a meeting) in which parties, their attorneys, and a mediator (mutually selected) try to reach an agreement by both parties. It helps prevent the case from going to trial. It is essential to keep in mind that the mediator can make no legally binding decision, and he/she is only there to help resolve the dispute. Mediation is a good option, and Nakase Law Firm also recommends it because more than half the cases get solved through meditation. If required, Brad Nakase also serves as a mediator, and he has a reputation as an impartial lawyer.
Q: Can I file a responsive pleading in a civil case after 2-3 months?
A: No, you can file a civil case in 30 days in the California State Court. This period starts from the date someone serves you notice of the lawsuit. You can submit a responsive pleading in Federal Court in 21 days. The court can grant the other party judgment against you if you are late or do not want to respond to civil summon. Please contact Brad Nakase at 619-550-1321 to get counseling on what you need to do next and how one should file a responsive pleading in a civil case.
Q: How much does a civil lawsuit cost me?
A: The cost of a civil lawsuit depends on various factors, such as the attorney’s hourly rate, the time it is taking for the case, the number of mediation sessions, etc. It is essential to understand that civil lawsuits can not only be time-consuming but expensive as well. That’s why Brad Nakase always counsels his clients to avoid litigation and only recommends moving forward with it if it becomes the only viable solution. His priority is to save his client’s time and money. You can call him at 619-550-1321 for a free consultation.
Q: Should I pay a fixed upfront fee?
A: It is strongly recommended not to move forward with lawyers that demand a fixed upfront fee to represent you through the trial. Although some lawyer may focus on your case, most lawyers don’t pursue the case with much commitment. It is because they don’t have any other incentive. Brad Nakase has made a name for himself as the most trusted CA civil litigation lawyer. After all, he has $0 upfront fee, and he won’t charge you unless you win the case. One can get an idea of his success rate from the fact that he has helped his clients win over $13 million.
Q: What are the different types of attorney’s fee agreement?
A: Your lawyer may choose one of the following ways (or may choose a hybrid of two):
A fixed flat fee is not quite standard in a civil lawsuit because lawyers know that there can be several unknown variables and costs. In most civil litigation cases, lawyers prefer an hourly fee. Lawyers mostly prefer to take a percentage of recovery in insurance-related cases.
Q: How long does a case take to go to trial?
A: It depends on what county the case was filed. In Orange County, it may take twelve months to get the jury. In San Diego, it may take up to two years for a case to get to a jury. The reason San Diego is slow is because of budget cuts.
Q: When should I consider settling a case?
A: You can settle your civil lawsuit litigation case at any stage of the litigation (provided that both sides agree to it). Once you’ve resolved the case, the lawyers will draft a settlement agreement, and both parties need to sign on the drafts. It will forever end the lawsuit.
Why should I hire your law firm to help me?
Since 2005, attorney Brad Nakase has protecting the interest of individuals, large, and small businesses. Further, Brad Nakase is a former insurance defense lawyer protecting the interests of major insurance companies.
Three essential factors play a critical role in the outcome of a civil lawsuit: experience, knowledge, and a clear strategy. Unsurprisingly, Brad Nakase has command over these three factors. Since 2005, Brad Nakase has been fighting for his clients with the utmost dedication and unwavering attitude. Brad Nakase will not only help you file the lawsuit but will also help prosecute the responsible party. If someone has sued you, Brad Nakase as a former insurance defense lawyer will defend you and go on the offense in protecting your interests. And even if you don’t want to go to trial, he can help you save the high cost of civil litigation trial through mediation.
A Determined, Strong Litigation Lawyer
Brad Nakase understands that a legal dispute can affect your personal life or business. He is a knowledgeable and committed attorney who is known for zealously advocating on behalf of his esteemed clients. His dispute-resolving skills have helped him successfully represent businesses, families and individuals in litigation, arbitration, and mediation. Mr. Nakase fully comprehends the value of your time and hard-earned money. He helps resolve the cases of his clients with:
A strategy is a core to resolving any case. Brad Nakase is known for his clear-minded approach that enables him to cover every aspect of the case. If you need civil legal representation, there is no better option than Brad Nakase. He has the experience and resources to resolve civil litigation cases with a relaxed mind and a confident style. You can discuss your matter with him by calling at 619-550-1321 for a free consultation.
We can agree that the larger a company, the higher the overhead, and leading to a high fee for services. Additionally, we can accept that by utilizing technology, a business reduces expenses such as labor, insurances, and lease.
Hello, I’m Brad Nakase.
Like a chili pepper, my boutique law firm is potent and hard hitting; Nakase Law Firm is the idea that professional services can be improved by reducing wasteful overhead and leveraging technology to improve client service. Trusted business counsel, without the stuffy suits and fancy wool pants.
I am a former insurance defense lawyer at the international law firm Bremer Whyte et. al. There, I handled high value cases where I represented insurance companies, California government entities, school district, large businesses, and shopping mall owners.
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