It is a civil tort case. The plaintiff served me by publication and I have yet to see his original complaint, yet still just got sent a notice for deposition. The plaintiff even included costs of deposition. Do I have to go? There’s a hearing for a motion to dismiss scheduled and the courts... Read more »
answered on Mar 1, 2022
If you are the defendant and you filed a Motion to dismiss, you must be represented by counsel. ASK YOUR ATTORNEY. In general, refusal to obey a subpoena places you in contempt of the court that issued the subpoena. Failure to obey the subpoena can result in multiple penalties which may include... Read more »
These are indeed rumors and there are no basis or factual data supporting claim and it is ruining the reputation of the whole family.
answered on May 14, 2021
An Indiana attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. An attorney who handles defamation cases could review your matter to determine whether your situation satisfies the legal elements of libel or slander in terms of publication, falsity, and damages. But you should keep... Read more »
answered on Mar 10, 2021
If someone made innocent errors in filling out a check, it would not generally be considered crime. If the errors were material and they were deliberately made with the intent to deceive the payee or to deceive the financial institution, those could amount to crimes, depending on applicable... Read more »
answered on Dec 21, 2019
It could depend on the case. They are not necessarily handled like traditional personal injury cases where a contingency fee generally in the area of one-third is the norm. They could be handled on an hourly basis as well. If you have a case you are contemplating, contact attorneys who handle such... Read more »
I believe that it is a defamation of character
answered on Dec 29, 2019
This is something that an Indiana attorney could advise you best on, but your question remains open for three weeks. You may be correct about being defamed. However, you should keep this in mind. These cases can be costly, and attorneys do not necessarily handle them on a one-third contingency... Read more »
The woman has picked up many charges and is using my last name to do so including a recent deception charge. She’s trying to impersonate my children’s deceased mother as well in hopes of becoming the payee for disability or social security. Plus, she’s squatting in a deceased man’s house... Read more »
answered on Jul 30, 2019
Based on the information provided in your question as long as the court issued an order she could restore her maiden name upon the dissolution of marriage then it can be done, even though the order if old.
1sr gal spreads it around a place u used to work ppl now look at u like u are guilty even after found not guilty and that she lied meanwhile 2nd person takes article on paper post it others commenting stories being stretched beyond belief the 2 person claims on Facebook that accused that had... Read more »
answered on Dec 18, 2018
It sounds like someone needs to talk to an attorney about defamation lawsuit. No guarantee it will be successful, but the person won't know until they talk to someone who is familiar with that area of law.
My disabled son buys syringes for his diabetic dog every month from the same CVS, this time the new person refuse to sell to him ( as she told me, because he seemed shady and he was shaking), part of his disability is shaking. I ended up going to get the syringes, and she told me how she... Read more »
answered on Jun 2, 2018
I am wondering how the cashier would have known the condition is related to your son's disabilityso you can establish discrimination.
Sounds like the manager just wants to get rid of the whole thing and resolve in nominally
Is your son a good witness for a suit and is there any... Read more »
The article stated that a warrant was put out for me after I “failed to report to a court hearing.” In in the state of Indiana and wasn’t sure if this case is worth suing.
answered on Apr 16, 2018
I'm assuming you're asking if it is worth your time to sue the newspaper for defamation of some sort. In most cases, the answer is no. If you believe that you have been substantially harmed in some way due to this false information, please feel free to consult with a local attorney for legal advice.
answered on Aug 5, 2017
You cane sue anyone you want. Whether or not you win is the real question. That said, an employer may be held liable for the actions of their employee.
A family members ex called cps making claim I do drugs as well as physically harm my child. She has also posted on social media in open as to me lying about having cancer and lying to the government for assistance for myself and child. I have photos proof as well as copies cps has looked at my... Read more »
answered on Jul 20, 2017
You may have a claim, but these types of claims are not only extremely difficult to prove, they also rarely pay out as there is no insurance and most individuals don't have the money to pay a substantial verdict. You also have to show the economic harm that these statements have caused, which... Read more »
Ultimately his picture and address were posted on fb calling him a child molester. His sister claims she notified us.by mail can we sue them also.
answered on Jun 22, 2017
You could but unless they have a lot of money you will spend a ton and get little. Suggest you contact an attorney for a cease and desist letter to her and facebook. There may be a possibility of a complaint to the police for harassment depending on the law in your state.
Plus the father threatened to beat up minors at the park. The police stated this was all legal. I'd like to know what to do next
answered on May 30, 2017
Your son being hit in the face isn't legal, that's battery. If your son was injured there is a chance you could sue for his injuries, but it'll be an uphill battle unless they have homeowners insurance. As far as the druggie allegations, libel or slander are very difficult to show.
If an ex employee of a restaurant posts a review on yelp about the unsanitary practices of the other employees which are true and the post was deleted within two hours, can that be a basis for a defamation suit??
answered on May 5, 2017
True statements are not defamatory. Truth is actually a defense to an accusation of defamation.
Assuming you are the restaurant in this case, if its true it is not defamation. Let's say for the sake of argument that this wasn't true. What are your damages in this situation? The... Read more »
My husband and i recently bought a rent to own home in Muncie Indiana. After signing contracts and begining renovations we were informed by a city inspecter that the home was deemed unsafe for habitation and the we may have legal action because after the inspector reviewed the contracts discovered... Read more »
answered on Apr 20, 2017
You need to consult with a real estate attorney in your area ASAP. Depending on the reason for why the home was deemed unsafe for habitation and whether or not the previous owners knew about it, the previous owners could be liable for any damages related to having to find a new place to live as... Read more »
A woman is publicly posting on Facebook that I'm raising money for autism for my own monetary benefits and I am also a meth addict
answered on Aug 27, 2015
You have to take what you have to a local attorney to find out whether you even have a case. A question, with just one sentence following it cannot give enough facts for a solid opinion.
This is more related to my wife. She was in Las Vegas celebrating a friends 30th birthday. A very close male friend of ours that is also married was there for business at the same time and they met up for drinks. He made sexual advances towards her that were rejected. He is now claiming that he... Read more »
answered on May 14, 2015
In Indiana truth is an absolute defense to libel or slander, which I will call defamation. Because of the absolute defense other torts that are recognized in other jurisdictions are not in Indiana. A defamation case requires 4-5 elements; 1. a false statement, 2. about the plaintiff, 3. published... Read more »
answered on Apr 29, 2015
Did you suffer an economic or reputational loss in your community? If so, then there is a possibility of a case.
answered on Apr 29, 2015
With libel, it matters a great deal what was said and how it was received by the reader. There is also a consideration of who you are in the community, and the subject matter of the conversation. These cases are very fact heavy, so you need to speak with a lawyer who can know all of the facts.... Read more »
My ex husband's girlfriend is threatening slander charges because I posted on facebook he used my credit card after our divorce was filed and I filed charges. He sent me text messages an admitted to it.
answered on Apr 29, 2015
Truth is an absolute defense to libel (which is what it would be since it was in print). In fact a related claim that Indiana doesn't recognize, called publication of private fact, would also be unavailable to her because truth is seen as such an absolute defense. If such a case does get filed... Read more »
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