I regularly read a legal blog called Above The Law. There’s a really good piece about how lawyers should and do deal with clients when they review the possibility of filing a lawsuit and discover that the facts do not support a suit.
I wrote about this in a previous post, “Is your case worth pursuing? The Lawyer’s POV,” extracted from the initial history of my broken foot lawsuit.
So here’s a lawyer’s direct experience with an insistent client. Client wants vengeance at any price, lawyer has to determine whether there’s a valid lawsuit. Small Firms, Big Lawyers: The Customer Is Always Right. Not. « Above the Law: A Legal Tabloid – News and Colorful Commentary on Law Firms and the Legal Profession.