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Q: What is a good gratuity for a paralegal and lawyer who have gone far and beyond the call of duty Paralegal is in CA

And lawyer is in New York

Benjamin W Scott answered on Jun 27, 2018

I'm glad that you had a good experience with a lawyer and paralegal who went above and beyond to help you.

I would be careful about giving anything of significant monetary value to your attorney. There are some rules regarding gifts from clients, and you don't want to get your attorney in...
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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Small Claims for Indiana on

Q: being sued by the state for damage to city property due to a car accident what do they usually do if they won't settle

the judgement is still pending

- the attorney for Indiana will not settle

Chase T Wilson answered on Feb 16, 2018

They'll get a judgment and then collect, garnish your wages, or lien your tax return depending on what you do.

2 Answers | Asked in Products Liability and Small Claims for Indiana on

Q: I was the plaintiff in a Small Claims case 17 months ago. We haven't heard a peep since. What can we do? Is it possi

ble that the judge is still considering our case? It was complicated: i sued a global paint company for product defect - the label didn't include a warning that the paint might have long-term odor issues. We had to replace our drywall. Could she be researching? How long is reasonable?

Peter N. Munsing answered on Dec 29, 2017

Contact the Court. See if your case was misfiled. Or maybe dropped if they sent you a notice to which you didn't repsond.

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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Products Liability for Indiana on

Q: Over filled tires.

I bought a used truck from a dealership about 6 months ago. I got a flat and when I went to get it fixed they put air in it and it was setting my tire pressure sensor off since it only had 50 psi and needed 80 psi. Come to find out the tires they put on my truck we're not the right class for the... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 7, 2017

If they had the wrong tires that would be what you can make your claim on, and the cost of replacing the sensor.

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability, Lemon Law, Small Claims and Contracts for Indiana on

Q: I got a riding lawn mower from a friend and was not posted as an as-is said it was ready to mow it wasn't do I have a c

Do I have a case since he posted this not as an as is said it had things fixed on it and was ready to mow.. he won't come fix or look at it and won't give me my money back. I have the post. Plus all our conversations..

Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 11, 2016

Yes if he said it was ready to mow. You can take him to small claims though if he is a friend might make sense to have a mower mechanic look at it and say what is wrong and give you an estimate of what it'll take to fix it.

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Q: What products are involved in the ongoing class action lawsuits against Medtronic, Inc. for products liability?

Adam Studnicki answered on Aug 4, 2015

Contact the law firm representing plaintiffs in the action. They can help advise if you qualify.

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Q: What is a merchant? is it just the seller or will coke will the merchant of their products sold inside mcdonalds

I am working on a problem and a lady got a soft drink from a local restaurant and she got ill from it. I am looking into the implied warranty and merchantability of the restaurant. It qualifies as a sale, but Im curious, is the merchant the restaurant, or is the merchant the one that manufactured... Read more »

Terrence Rubino answered on Jul 5, 2011

under indiana law, everyone in the "stream of commerce" is subject to liability. this includes the manufacturer/bottler and the store.

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