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35. What to Do if Your Business Gets Sued
Episode 3521st March 2022 • On Your Terms • Sam Vander Wielen
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It’s probably everyone’s worst business fear: getting a nastygram from a lawyer letting you know you’re being sued. You probably don’t even want to think about it. But wait! Instead of burying that fear deep down, here are the exact steps to take so that, if the worst does happen, you’ll know exactly what to do. I’m even going to give you some preventative tips as well. Doesn’t that feel better? Let’s get through this!

In this episode, you'll hear… 

  • 01:52 - Why it’s important to know what to do if you get sued
  • 03:44 - The importance of taking timely action
  • 06:24 - Misconceptions about getting sued
  • 12:06 - How to respond when you get notified
  • 15:19 - Reaching out to your business insurance
  • 16:58 - Providing relevant information to your attorney
  • 17:38 - What to do if you don’t have business insurance
  • 18:48 - How to prevent getting sued in the first place

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