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0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Libel & Slander for Georgia on
Q: can I sue the company for emotional distress while pregnant, work trauma, and punitive damages?

My job fired me back in 2021 because they were doing some unethical things and I stated that I would go to corporate again and get them involved for them to investigate then I get fired 24hrs later due to the hr generalist and my supervisor lied and said I was being insubordinate and I have no... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Internet Law and Libel & Slander for Florida on
Q: Neighbors have been hacking my phone and have been showing photos that are only on my phone. Is there anything I can do?

I never go outside during the say. I usually go out at night to take out my trash and get my mail. I understand if I'm out in the public it's fair game but that's not the case. I believe along with their hacking they have obtained my private photos and have been showing them to... Read more »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Feb 1, 2023

Your best and most cost effective solution is to update the security in your cell phone and your home internet WiFi.

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Identity Theft and Libel & Slander for Alabama on
Q: I'm looking for a civil rights attorney to help with a law suit against the federal government.

I am what the government calls a targeted individual and have been gang stalked by people that they have hired. They have broke into my apartment many times, stolen so much, poisoned me and my dog. So so much more. will explain in detail what the feds have been doing to... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Landlord - Tenant and Libel & Slander for Tennessee on
Q: My ex locked me out and moved and took everything I own with him and now refuses to communicate. What are my options?

We were in a relationship for 6 years and he gave me HIV and then allowed a new beau to harass me out of our condo... Ex changed locks and wouldn't let me have any of my belongings and is saying he doesn't have any of it anymore. Shared account paid for everything he will say he paid for... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Business Law, Identity Theft and Libel & Slander for Arizona on
Q: Hello, I need to know if I have a conflict of interest and if I can sue for defamation.

I used to work for a company that had a data breach last year. I have extensive knowledge of the processed areas available on their servers. They didnt report the breach properly and it is understated to the public. I feel I should help a class action lawsuit with this. My information was... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander for Virginia on
Q: Can an attorney modify a filed form on my behalf.
Derek Allen Colvin
Derek Allen Colvin
answered on Jan 31, 2023

There isn't enough information here to provide an answer. What is the "filed form" and what do you mean by "on my behalf"? An attorney may be able to enter a case as counsel of record and amendments may be permitted. Its unlikely that an attorney could, or would, modify... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Communications Law and Libel & Slander for Florida on
Q: Can another lawyer post things about your case & bash you on social media if they're not your lawyer or on the case ?

There's a Facebook group where there is two Florida lawyers are talking about my case to members of it. They're posting screenshots from pacer about the lawsuit against me and making fun of me when they have no information on this matter, and I haven't been able to prove my... Read more »

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Jan 30, 2023

You actually raise a couple different issues here. 1. Can Court documents available on PACER lawfully be disclosed on social media? Yes, because they're public records, and the fact that the discloser is a lawyer who is not on your case is irrelevant. 2. Can someone lawfully make fun of you... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Libel & Slander and Municipal Law for Georgia on
Q: I paid $200.00 of $400.00 for a wrecked truck returned 7days later to pay rest. But truck waz gone. No response from him

What should I do about getting $$ back without getting arrested in process. This is in Waycross Georgia 31501. Thanks

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Lemon Law and Libel & Slander for Texas on
Q: My dealer sold me a lemon. Is it legal to drive my car with painted messages on my doors "parkplace sold me this lemon"?

Have tried to resolve amicably. Car in shop 26 days out of the 45 I have owned it. Since it was purchased with 1000 miles CPO "as is" it does not qualify for buyback according to MBUSA.

I spent 130k and car does not drive nice. So while I prepare a lawsuit, want to paint on car,... Read more »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jan 28, 2023

Since a car can only be a “lemon” if it was purchased new, you could be sued for business disparagement if your sign deters a prospective customer from purchasing a car from the dealership.

Most used cars are sold as-is, meaning the buyer is not relying on anything the seller may have...
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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Libel & Slander for Texas on
Q: Can you please inform me (or direct me to appropriate information) on how to remove board members.

I know a petition to remove can be done, but I want to know the exact steps so if the majority of the owners wish to pursue this we don't get ignored for not following one particular procedure correctly. We currently have a rogue board president specifically, and it is unclear if these other... Read more »

John Cucci Jr.
John Cucci Jr.
answered on Jan 29, 2023

I will assume you are asking about removing board members for your Home Owner's Association "HOA."

Each HOA has it's own by-laws and rules. This usually includes the rules/process on adding and removing board members. To properly advise anyone, a lawyer would need a copy...
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0 Answers | Asked in Libel & Slander for Texas on
Q: Can a biographer be sued for libel or defamation by someone mentioned in a book?

Let's say I hire someone to write my autobiography. If I mention people who don't want to be mentioned, or the writing includes some incriminating information about them, is the writer of my book responsible in any way for possible defamation or libel? What would be the case if the book... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for South Carolina on
Q: I go to Charleston southern and I went for the fall term and now I owe 45 grand

During the fall semester I was ment to right and give them 3 letters for a dependency over rude form it took me maybe 2 weeks to get them to them after I kept calling constantly and was getting told the same thing there still processing we don’t need anything else because of this situation I... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Libel & Slander, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Internet Law for New Mexico on
Q: I have been a victim of gang stalking for about 5or6 months now further more I have been spied on while in my restroom

How can I find a good attorney and also law enforcement to confirm these aligations

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Libel & Slander for California on
Q: Husbands step mother who we haven’t spoke to in 10 years is contacting his business partner to tell lies about him.

Is there anything we can do?

She has no involvement in the business and has reached out directly to his partner to speak lies on him. They have been in business together for nearly 2 yrs now.

Adam Stoddard
Adam Stoddard
answered on Jan 25, 2023

You could contact the mother in law and request that she stop calling your husband's business partner. If that does not work, you could hire an attorney to send a cease and desist letter. It sounds like there could be grounds for a defamation lawsuit based on slander.

0 Answers | Asked in Libel & Slander, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Minnesota on
Q: I am a disabled blind senior victim of domestic violence vulnerable adults PTSD can u get charge criminally nuisance

Cops Paid a convicted predator To surveillance video picture stalk threaten unwanted harassment complaints daily false accusations gossip posting on fbcommunity meeting bulletinsspecialmeeting named our house drug house junkie thieves all nightlong needle heroi

0 Answers | Asked in Libel & Slander and Contracts for Oklahoma on
Q: Can I sue a storage manager for defamation?

Yesterday I purchased a storage online. The next morning I got there at 6:05AM by 6:12 AM the manager walked to my storage and accused me of sleeping, living and hanging out at the storage, despite the fact that I was only there only 7 minutes. By 6:17AM the manager terminated my lease. How does... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Libel & Slander and Civil Rights for Tennessee on
Q: Can I get compensation from walmart for falsely accusing me of shoplifting? Courts dismissed my charges.

Lost my job, Name ran in public paper as theft, humiliated ex

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant, Legal Malpractice and Libel & Slander for California on
Q: My landlord's attorney has been harassing me with 100+ texts in 6hrs to keep me from getting councel, what can I do?

My partner and i have been severely harassed by our LL for months now. We've had our respective units broken into multiple times (video evidence of this), his employee banging on the walls and windows which I have audio recording of, his agent broke our bathroom window in Oct it has yet to be... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Legal Malpractice and Libel & Slander for California on
Q: How can I report my car stolen when police gave my truck away to someone claiming to be owner?

I was arrested 2x for theft of my own truck! 1st time they impounded the truck, ivwas booked hauled out and them paid to get it back out of impound myself, 1 month later I get pulled over at gun point and they claim I stole it out of impound, then gave my truck to some random guy claiming to be the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Libel & Slander for Idaho on
Q: Can a cop in idaho be sued for harassment

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