Lawsuit can take time much longer than expected or required by the case. Many steps are involved in the lawsuits because both of the sides are thinking that they are right and the opposite side is the one which is wrong. This makes the situation more dense and certain factors are required to settle things down. For recovering the damages party suing is not authorized.
Most of the civil case laws are similar but it can vary in different states. There are several steps required which have to be followed before your case reach the courts. Most of the time both the parties reach an agreement before the case reaches the court. Sometimes the suit is dropped and hence it never reaches the court.
The recent case which is being talked about a lot and has affected a large number of people together is Volkswagen diesel class action scandal. The company is found guilty on certain as they were cheating to clear some tests in America. The consumers using their cars are heading towards VW lawsuit in search answers to their queries and doubts.
The party which files a complaint against any other party is known as complainant or a plaintiff. The person against whom the case is filed is known as defendant or respondent. Both the parties hire lawyers to fight for their interests.