Sacramento, CA asked in Business Law, Civil Rights, Contracts and Education Law for California

Q: I have been a victim of false advertisement, breach of contract, discrimination, and negligence at my cosmetology school

Contract was breached 2 weeks after I started school, the school falsely advertised many things on there website and handbook that were never delivered. Additionally the school has discriminated against people with textured hair as well as students of color. All of which can be supported with photo evidence and witness testimony. Due to the schools negligence I lost nearly 50% of my hair which caused me physical pain and emotional trauma. The school was already offering 7,000 prior to the incident and are only offering $500 more for the damages done to my hair. There final offer is 7,500. The school has caused me to have addditional unplanned expenses and pain and suffering. I think this would be a very strong case but I am not sure how to proceed. I do not want to settle for 7,500 and think this case could be worth much more. There is a lot more details not included this but I do have a formal complaint that includes everything.

2 Lawyer Answers
James L. Arrasmith
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  • Civil Rights Lawyer
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: It seems like you have a great case. I would be happy to help you.

James R. Dickinson
James R. Dickinson
  • San Bernardino, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Definitely speak with a litigator in your area. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal legal advice and representation.]

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