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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Civil Litigation and Insurance Bad Faith for Michigan on
Q: Do you believe this situation is worth pursuing from a legal & financial perspective? Is there precedent for this?

Hello & I appreciate your time & expertise.

I took my car to my Ins. Co.’s recommended Collisions Shop.While in for a complete tear down quote, the Shop caused additional damage to my car. They submitted a final quote to my Ins. Co. - which includes the cost to repair their... Read more »

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
answered on Jun 29, 2022

Probably not. Look, insurance is a business. It is probably not worth their while to fully investigate what might have happened, especially when clearly, the insurance company is paying a claim anyway, just to save a few bucks.

It is pre-arranged; insurance companies are most collision...
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0 Answers | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law and Civil Litigation for Colorado on
Q: Builder delayed close by 6 days. We cannot agree on a reimbursement amount. Do we go to arbitration?

Builder provided closing date about 35 days before the date. We took several steps to be ready to go. They pushed it back 6 days, and had already sold our prior home with a leaseback through the initially provided closing of our new home. I have calculated 21k (6k in hotels, meals, extra moving... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Family Law, Sexual Harassment and Civil Litigation for California on
Q: Can a Child and Family Services (aka CPS) referral report be used on a Civil Harassment case in a different county?

A CPS report from Santa Clara County is to be used for evidence to support a Civil Harassment Restraining Order in another county (within Northern California). The CHRO is against a non-family member in a different county. The Petitioner is the Father of a minor under the age of 12. At the bottom... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Collections, Consumer Law and Contracts for Georgia on
Q: How can I prove that a creditor intentionally faked a piece of certified mail in magistrate court?

A creditor is attempting to show that they notified me within ten days of a repossession of a intent to collect a deficit remaining from a car repossession and private sale. The piece of certified mail they sent with their initial claim had obviously been photo copied many times with many... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI, Traffic Tickets, Civil Litigation and Insurance Defense for Missouri on
Q: suspension of my driving record due to mo dept of revenue computer error, have been paying high insurance because of it

i have a letter from mo dmv stating this was an error on their part. my insurance company says they can still see this error therefore will not lower my insurance. this error has been costing me 100.00 extra a month. what can i do

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation for Nevada on
Q: How do I claim my small claims awarded money from the defendant?

I am the plaintiff and was awarded the money and court fees from the court they say they don't help recover the money

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Civil Litigation for Alabama on
Q: Can a court force a man to take a paternity test if he is persistent in his claim that the child is his natural child?

My husband has been ordered to take a paternity test on our daughter by the courts because an ex of mine states the child is his. My husband and I were married when the child was born and my husband is on the birth certificate and is considered the presumed and aknowledged father. He knows there is... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Civil Litigation and Juvenile Law for Alabama on
Q: Can you file a motion to dismiss after an order has been done for a DNA test based on §26-17-607 Alabama Code 1975?

An ex of mine filed a petition for a DNA test to be done on my youngest child. to disprove my husband claim as the child's father The case has been continued for several months. However since DHR also has a dependency petition filed on the same child the judge reset my exs case and dhrs case... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law, Civil Litigation and Landlord - Tenant for Arkansas on
Q: In Arkansas can a person who works for a company give out your personal e-mail to another party outside of his job?

Person is my landlord who retrieved my personal e-mail from his job (utility company) and gave to his new property manager outside of his job without my permission for his private personal financial gain. Is this illegal?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Civil Litigation, Consumer Law and Criminal Law for California on
Q: Can a dealership sell a motorcycle on consignment that has an invalid, or voided, title?

I purchased a used motorcycle with cash from a dealership who claimed they were selling it on consignment. They gave me a title that had signatures already on it (as if it wasn't ever transfered last time it was sold) and the keys. I figured as long as i have the title im good but When I went... Read more »

Leon Bayer
Leon Bayer
answered on Jun 28, 2022

Yep. You got scammed. I suggest you tell the dealership that they have 24 hours to refund your money or else you will file a complaint against their dealership license with the State of California. In addition to filing the complaint, you can also file against the dealer in the local small claims... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Maryland on
Q: Do the court provides an Oath taker and Court Reporter that is certified with the courts?
Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
answered on Jun 28, 2022

In proceedings like trials and merits hearings where testimony is being taken by the litigants or witnesses, all persons testifying are sworn under oath by the clerk seated to the side of the judge prior to testifying. Court reporters have been replaced with electronic recordings using sensitive... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Domestic Violence for Pennsylvania on
Q: Any repercussions for serial PFA filers? The PFAs always get dismissed yet they never stop with new ones?

What repercussions are there for people who abuse the PFA act and become serial PFA filers to spite the other person and/or finally try and get their way? They pay no fees and force me to hire lawyers constantly.

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation and Civil Litigation for Louisiana on
Q: Pro SE asking for instructions on filing 1102 for Workman's Compensation benefits denied owed to me for injury at work,

Telephone status conference set July 12th, 2022. Injured by coworker during employment 10/02/2022. Pro SE Litigant asking to prepare properly for judicial hearings 20-06003, 21-00834

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: If there is no DNA, no audio or video no witnesses to a crime of fleeing and eluding and officers have conflicting

Statements. how can they charge me with the crime. The person whom the police say ran Into woods was described as a black male wearing a gray hoody . I'm white male and i was arrested 2 years later for the charges.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jun 27, 2022

Hire the best criminal defense attorney you can and see about getting it dismissed.

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Consumer Law and Contracts for Utah on
Q: What can I do if a dealership reneges on financing terms discussed prior to signing a contract?

I purchased a new vehicle on a Saturday and they quoted me a monthly payment that I was good with. They told me financing wouldn’t go through since it was the weekend. Meanwhile, I signed some documents and took possession of the vehicle. Afterward I looked at the contract and my heart stopped... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for South Carolina on
Q: I have question about lease and when and if I can officially break a lease without penalty.

I am currently under lease for another 4 months on a 14 month lease, but have purchased a townhouse and will be moving out next month. The reason I decided to purchase a house NOW was because we have had nothing but issues since we have moved in. The day we started the lease and received the keys,... Read more »

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