It was Asculum, Pyrrhus who famously said: “If we are victorious in one more battle with the Romans, we shall be ruined.” (Plutarch, “Parallel Lives: Pyrrhus”).

Identify the pyrrhic point, the point after which you will be at a loss even if you win in court. The tipping point on the cost and benefit analysis from whereon the victory will be tantamount to defeat.

Our law firm urges its clients to take some time to assess the risks before entering into battle. Undertakings with legal claims need not repeat the king’s mistake. They must instead resist the urge to pounce on their opponents simply because, from a legal perspective, the path to the victory over liability seems clear. Liability, naturally, is just half the fight.