David Pearlman recently left his old firm to start his own company. Only a week into his new business, and still working out of his parents' house, he heard a knock at the door. It was a summons—his old employer was suing him for $100,000 and seeking to shut down his new business.
After he gets up from the floor, what should he do? Could he have taken steps to mitigate the risk of a lawsuit when he left his previous job—or is this just a rick of doing business? What do you think? What would you do? Answer 75 to 120 words.