California Employment Law
California Employment Law Questions Answered by Legal Experts
Hello and thank you for entrusting me to answer your question. Attorneys are typically required to perform due diligence before bringing a lawsuit against someone. If a lawyer fails to do this, he or she can be sanctioned.
It would generally be wise to write the attorney representing the party who sued you and explain the reasons why you should not be named in the lawsuit. State that they sued an incorrect party and that if further action is required, you will seek attorney's fees and costs to defend against the suit.
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