I only had a power of attorney to pay bills for the last 2 weeks of my dads life. Dad chose hospice against my wishes and to come back home. We had an oral agreement that I thought my brother knew of to pay for a couple of sitters to help me. I was asked how much it would cost me to take care of... Read more »
Yes. Most cases do settle out of court. However, this comes generally from both sides being prepared to go to trial. Insurance companies do not and should not gratitiously settle cases- "just because." They have obtained the necessary information in order to evaluate the case and the other side...Read more »
I saw an early post that may be related- indicating that you had only installed a unit provided under a home warranty and charged 150.00 for the installation. it has now been a year and the owner wants you to do warranty work. Again you did not supply the unit.
If the closing didn't happen because you didn't sign an extension to the closing date- and you were not otherwise in breach and there was no requirement under the contract for you to extend then - although you can be sued- you should be successful....Read more »
The law states that Kratom must be sold in its natural form, meaning that it must be either raw leaves or leaf powder. This prevents things like Kratom tea or extracts from being sold in TN. I'm interested in making a Kratom soap. This would not alter the plant material at all other than suspending... Read more »
Not my area of expertise-- but I believe you are correct that you can sell the leaves in their natural form. Simply suspending the leafs in a soap would seem to make sense that this would be a "natural form" as well. But I wouldn't rely upon this. I would suggest you request an opinon from the...Read more »
This will totally be controlled by the language of your lease with an option to purchase document. If you are violating a term of the lease the lease will generally provide a default remedies provision. Also, if there is some provision that let's you out of the lease then it should be spelled...Read more »
didn't even use it. being sued by a a co. called stellar records. they are represented by a firm in milwaukee, they are asking for 8000, in 1 payment or 10000. in time payments. would be wise to ask to settle this for a much smaller amount somewhere around 750. and surrender hard drive. not... Read more »
You will likely need to talk to an attorney. If you have not used any item then you likely have not infringed on any protected work. You may have a right of action against the company that sold you the hard drive as well. You may have a number of legal defenses.
Their negligence caused damage to my car and they are refusing to pay, despite me having abundant evidence. I live in Knox County and the company is also based in Knox County, but the construction and the damage was done in Anderson county. Do I need to file suit in Knox or Anderson county?
If the other car hit you in the rear this would tend to indicate the other driver has some fault. You have a duty to make sure before changing lanes that it can be done safely. If truly you were making a lane change and the other driver sped up then probably more the other driver's faut than...Read more »
The lease I signed with the previous owner isn't up until the end of August. I'd like to move in the next 30-60 days. I haven't signed anything with the new owner (he seems very unorganized, no management group, no accounts set up for rental payment, etc.). Am I obligated to complete the lease I... Read more »
So I became aware of a group that wants to start a fighting Club Boxing Club. I'm not sure that it is legal the way they want to do it. They just want to rent a space and start boxing/fighting in it. I'm looking for specific statutes that outline the legalities and specific requirements for their... Read more »
Your question is not clear to me. TCA 62-20-101 et seq. provides for licensing of business that collect debts. Subsection e allows for someone to voluntarily make a payment or in the event of a final judgment pay the judgment. The person cannot set aside the payment simply because he debt...Read more »
If this happened Arkansas an Arkansas lawyer should answer. Generally a bicyclist on a bike is a "vehicle" not a pedestrian and the rules would apply. Whoever has the right of way in the intersection, the other vehicles will need to yield the right of way.
A lawsuit was filed against me in 2008 in Sullivan county, Tn for a traffic accident in which I did not have insurance..my license was taken for non payment of lawsuit. Recently they renewed the lawsuit and have started garnishing my wages. The lawsuit is in the amount of 13,000. Can I get my... Read more »
There are really too many factors to consider to respond meaningfully to this. I am assuming from your note that a judgment has been entered and based upon this judgment your wages are being garnished. I would suggest you contact a bankruptcy attorney and walk through all of the facts.
Tennessee law is based on comparative negligence- if your injury resulted from your actions then you likely couldn't recover. The homeowner may have medical payments coverage that might pay your medical bills.
I am sorry you are going through this. I agree with the answer by Mr. Grefsent. Unless you can find the Driver or the owner of the vehicle in your state and serve them in your state- you would have to file a claim in Tennessee. You need to make sure that you may not have released your claim by...Read more »
Of a private drive the police said since I didn't have insurance and because I was pulling out of a private drive I was automatically at fault and I am now being sued for the damages the company suing me said that I have agreed to pay the amount when I never knew they were going to sue me
Pulling out of a private drive, a driver should yield the right of way to oncoming traffic. You mention a traffic light - and that the other driver came into the intersection on a red light. If the intersection was controlled by a traffic light then if you entered the intersection on a green...Read more »
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