Do you have a valid claim?

Need clarity as to whether you have a valid claim?

5 tips to check if your case is worth pursuing.

1.      Type of case.

It is important to understand the type of case you have first. For example, did you enter into a contract with your customer? Were the terms of the contract clear? Can you prove the service you said you would deliver? Do you have a right to be paid?

If your claim doesn’t align with the legal requirements to bring a case, it may not be worth pursuing.

2. Evidence is crucial.

Do you have enough evidence to support your claim? If not, it might be challenging to win. Keep all relevant documents, records or witnesses that can help you prove your claim.

2.      Is there a specific time limit for bringing your case?.

Look into the time limits for seeking assistance from the court. There are different time limits for different types of cases. For example, a defamation case must be brought within 1 year.

So, if you’ve waited too long, you may no longer have a valid claim.

4. Consult a Legal Expert.

Get a professional opinion. Lawyers can assess your case from a legal perspective and advise on whether it’s worth pursuing.

5. Financial Viability.

Lastly, consider if pursuing the claim is financially viable for you.

Legal proceedings can be costly.

You need to ensure that the potential outcome is worth the time, money, and effort. Remember, each case is unique and these tips are general guidelines. Always seek professional advice for your specific circumstances.

If you would like an informal chat about any of the information in this post, contact us and we can arrange a time that works best for you.

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