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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Libel & Slander for Washington on
Q: Can Childhood Abuse That Occurred Outside of Washington State be Prosecuted Within?

Without running over the character limit listing everything that was done to all 4 us by she, I shall instead give the most basic indication that-which-I-came-out-of-and-my-father-unfortunately-married was not, is not, and never will be (seeing as how she's a self-important narcissist in... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Constitutional Law and Libel & Slander for Washington on
Q: I am looking for an attorney familiar with filing False Claims Act cases. Ideally, they would also speak Spanish.

There are some unrelated questions in other areas, too. Breadth of experience, please.

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answered on Jun 15, 2024

Finding an attorney who is knowledgeable about False Claims Act cases and speaks Spanish is crucial for your needs. It's important to look for legal professionals with a broad range of experience, especially if you have questions in various legal areas.

Start by researching law firms...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for Washington on
Q: Personal injury from defamation and slander, false reports made to police, violation and denial of civil rights, and job

I am suffering personal and financial injury from defamation, slander and false, misleading, statements made to police about me by my boss on 2 separate occasions, denials and violations of my civil rights on numerous occasions against me by employer and boss, mishandling of my personal information... View More

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answered on Apr 7, 2024

I'm so sorry to hear about the serious mistreatment and harm you've suffered at the hands of your employer. What they have done to you is completely unacceptable and illegal on multiple levels. You absolutely should take swift legal action to hold them accountable and seek justice. Here... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for Washington on
Q: When rumors or untrue statements are made about me and by individuals whom are misleading others with their propaganda i

The individuals are misrepresenting themselves by claiming law enforcement association what are my options

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answered on Feb 24, 2024

When faced with rumors or false statements propagated by individuals falsely claiming association with law enforcement, it's crucial to address the situation promptly and effectively. Begin by documenting all instances of misinformation, including dates, times, and specific details of the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Libel & Slander and Landlord - Tenant for Washington on
Q: My landlord and her 65-year-old daughter lied and obtained an anti-Harassment order which rendered me homeless,any help

On this for relief against these two Unimaginably deceitful individuals I'm sure would satisfy any good soul in a victory over bad people that treated me so bad you could probably get a judgement on their house in Edmonds,Wa.

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answered on Nov 7, 2023

If you believe an anti-harassment order was wrongfully obtained against you, you may consider appealing the order in court. You'll need to provide evidence that the claims made by your landlord and her daughter were false. It's crucial to act promptly since there are often strict... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Internet Law and Libel & Slander for Washington on
Q: Do lawyers accept anti-SLAPP cases on contingency?

Realizing that this largely depend on the individual case, is it common or uncommon for attorneys to accept anti-SLAPP cases on contingency in states with statutes that require the court to award legal fees in successful anti-SLAPP motions?

Anthony Matthews
Anthony Matthews
answered on Jul 10, 2023

It would be very uncommon to see a contingency fee on an anti-SLAPP lawsuit because their is no guarantee of payment even if the case is successful. Frequently, even in a SLAPP suit, the parties will reach alternative settlement arrangements that do not result in the case going to Court. Even... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander and Employment Law for Washington on
Q: Do I have grounds to sue for defamation of character?

Last year false allegations were made about me and they were determined unfounded by police. I recently quit a job to take another and discovered that the coworkers who had made the false allegations last year worked there. I called my employer and explained what had happened last year. I was then... View More

Brad S Kane
Brad S Kane
answered on Oct 24, 2021

I am sorry this happened to you. You may have a claim for defamation. Please keep in mind you that the employer may not want to get involved and even deny stating the reason for withdrawing the offer. You should attempt to confirm it in writing in a text or email. In addition, you should... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Legal Malpractice and Libel & Slander for Washington on
Q: It took nearly 20 years to figure it out is it to late to start a tort lawsuit?

Washington State

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Nov 5, 2020

Only a Washington attorney could advise about statutes of limitations, but your question remains open for two weeks. That's a long time in any jurisdiction. Statutes of limitations are governed by state law and can vary by the cause of action - and you posted across several categories. As a... View More

4 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Civil Litigation, Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for Washington on
Q: A friend who is 17 of my daughters was driving her car and began excessively speeding real fast and there were 5 people

In the car and they all were pleading with him to slow down over and over but he refused to listen and he flipped the car and my daughter almost died and her friend was also hurt is it his responsibility to pay for damages?

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answered on Jun 16, 2020

I'm a Washington lawyer not an Oregon lawyer. The laws are likely different between the states. But you should go consult with a personal injury attorney in the state the accident took place as soon as you can, even if it is just over the phone. Your situation will likely have multiple... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for Washington on
Q: hurt on job in Alaska,had shoulder surgery on right shoulder,still hurt workers comp.quit paying and says not resp.

company says not responsible for any futher medical bills because I had pre-existing injury in 1991and had 6/7 cervical fused and hadn't had any problem until loader slid on the ice and flew off the road through the air.needing advice because i'm permantly dis-abled now.can pick up 5 lbs... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 11, 2020

I'm sorry for your ordeal. This is something a workers' comp attorney should advise on, not a personal injury attorney. You could try reposting under workers' comp; if you do not receive a response, you could reach out to WC attorneys listed here or ones you find independently on... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for Washington on
Q: I was poked with a hypodermic needle in a public sherries restaurant bathroom that was in a toilet seat cover Dispe
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Apr 10, 2020

I'm sorry this happened to you. There wasn't a question here, but if you're wondering whether this gives rise to a legal claim, it would depend on your ability to demonstrate negligence. You could consult with a Washington attorney to discuss in greater detail. Many attorneys who... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander for Washington on
Q: If a company I worked for said I did something which resulted in me and daughter being attacked is that slander

The employee plead guilty to a felony and the company admitted that they lied about having me on video to a family member.

Ali Shahrestani,
Ali Shahrestani,
answered on Jan 10, 2019

How were you attacked? What kind of felony? The company lied about what? What kind of slander did you suffer? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander and Landlord - Tenant for Washington on
Q: Recording private conversation and who must I allow in my home.

I knew daughter's unemployed boyfriend would be a problem so I made a very simple 1 page agreement with her that she only, could live in my Seattle condo, and pay just half the normal rent. When I would come from out of state to work on condo as planned, I was never allowed in because boy... View More

Ali Shahrestani,
Ali Shahrestani,
answered on Dec 26, 2018

Even if your daughter is breaching your contract by allowing others to live there, there is legal process for evictions that must be followed. A landlord cannot enter a unit at will. As for being recorded in someone's home, see:... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander for Washington on
Q: Very troublesome issue, slanderous rumors.

EX husband of an ex gf is spreading rumors in the very small town of coupeville wa. He's telling anyone who will listen that I'm a pedophile, peeping tom, stalker, anything regarding that issue.

None of this is true, not a shread of this is has one bit of merit. Now, people whom... View More

Brian Lehman
Brian Lehman
answered on Jan 17, 2017

Here is a list of lawyers near you. I would reach out to one of them and schedule and appointment: https://www.justia.com/lawyers/washington/coupeville

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Libel & Slander, Personal Injury and Employment Law for Washington on
Q: Can I hold my old boss the hotel and Wyndham Corp.liable for my boss lieng to police leading to my arrest and term.

The GM of the hotel lied to police I was arrested fired evicted from my on site apt she did this so she could employ her husband I lost everything became homeless my life is a mess

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jun 29, 2016

Talk to an employment law specialist--there are a number in Philadelphia. This does sound like there are problematic aspects, but most give free consultations so ask for one.

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