Surrounding land owners amended covenants with the help of an attorney to give themselves access to my land. I purchase a 36 acre lake that was included with the 90 acres I purchased from the previous owner. The previous owner allowed surrounding land owners to use the lake. When I purchased the... View More
You will have to hire a competent MS attorney to search the title and determine the existence of any other interests in your land. Prescriptive Use Easements may be established here. A Declaratory Judgment action against the claimants could determine they have no interests in your land, or you...View More
In the U.S., fair use is a doctrine that allows limited use of copyrighted material without obtaining permission from the rights holders. Factors considered include the purpose of use, nature of the copyrighted work, amount used, and effect on the market.
If you had an agreement with the person who towed the car to your house to pay you a storage fee, you have the right to collect that fee from the deceased person's estate if the estate had enough money to pay that claim. You must present your claim with written evidence of the storage...View More
The short answer is yes, a person can be sued for defamation of character; however, the bigger question is going to be whether the plaintiff can show damages to justify a lawsuit and an award of damages.
I entered into the store I shop at on a regular basis on October 21 at 2:30pm . I walked into the store and went straight to the aisle to get a Drone I had seen the past week that I was going to purchase. A lady, who appeared to be an employee told me I need to leave the store. She said she had me... View More
A Mississippi attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for four weeks. At this point, you could reach out to attorneys who handle such cases, but keep in mind that such matters would not be likely to be handled on a contingency basis. Good luck
Slander consists of verbal defamation. If in writing, it would be libel. But there is nothing mentioned about the statement being false and damaging. So it is possible that it is not any form of defamation. It could be a privacy or confidentiality-based violation. Your post remains open for four...View More
This is something you must consult with a Mississippi attorney about, but your question remains open for three weeks. As a general matter, if someone deliberately includes false information in court documents, knowing it to be false and knowing the court will rely on it, that could be a form of...View More
As a starting point, you could contact an environmental attorney or toxic tort attorney in Mississippi and ask if they would give you a free initial consultation. Keep in mind that these types of cases could require considerable budgets. They can involve costly soil and water sampling and analysis...View More
If I made any threats they were only retaliation threats after I had already been threatened. As usual arguments go. I am being charged with cyber stalking, but the people who were cyber stalking me are the same people filing the charges. I need advice on how to handle this situation.
Cyberstalking if a very tricky subject, and very fact intensive. Your best bet is going to be to contact a criminal defense attorney to go through the facts of your case and see what defenses that you may have available.
In an abuse of process I am being sued in Federal court: Diversity- assault, libel, slander for reporting to corporate racial discrimination, sexual assault, fraud, bank fraud, embezzlement etc. If no lawyer will go up against Goliath will I be allowed to defend myself in federal court?
You always have the ability and the right to defend yourself; however, federal court is much different than state court, in that there are much more procedural rules and things that you must be aware of.
I was fired for allegedly falsifying documents which was untrue. This got really ugly. They intimidated me.harassed me and lied and defamed my character to discourage my law suit. Am I eligible to file an action against them
You may be able to; however, it will depend on when you were injured, the type of employer, and whether the employer had worker's compensation coverage. I would strongly encourage you to reach out to an attorney ASAP, as there is only a set amount of time to initiate an action. Feel free to...View More
This hotel gave out details of my stay to someone claiming to be me. This person went to the hotel with my debit card number, said someone committed fraud using the card and the hotel proceeded to give this person details of my stay including my room number, receipts and also gave this person... View More
I've had 22 surgeries & leg amputation since my ex took my kids. I recently received an email from my daughter & everything that she's been told have all been fabricated by her dad & his family. They are outrageousl! This has caused severe clinical depression & PTSD.... View More
I was fired from my job for clocking in and sitting in my car the whole time I was clocked in .my father-in-law went there today to see the surveillance video and my ex supervisor showed him the video without my permission. My wife is now considering divorce and taking my children from me. I would... View More
Slander only applies if the statement is false. In other words, if they told someone you were stealing, but you weren't actually stealing - that would be slander. Here, the video is not false, therefore it is not slander.
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