Reasonable Doubt: A glimpse at how lawyers broker deals

Kevin Yee,  isn’t only a Helpforme personal injury lawyer — he’s also a  frequent contributor to The Georgia Straight as a legal columnist. Here, he discusses the merits of a negotiated settlement versus going to trial.  “In a civil lawsuit, each party has a best-case scenario in mind for a trial. The goal of negotiating is for both sides to avoid a trial by agreeing to something (usually a dollar amount) that is somewhere in between these two opposing best-case scenarios.”