This incident happened in the middle of the night on a private inland lake in Michigan and there is a police report. The owner of the stolen boat left the keys on it but apparently my friend can't make a claim against their boat insurance since the owner wasn't driving the boat. My... View More
If a teenager stole a boat and damaged your friend's parked boat and boat lift in Michigan, your friend may be able to seek compensation for the repairs. Gathering evidence like photos and repair estimates can support their claim. Checking the boat owner's insurance policy for coverage is...View More
I entered into a settlement agreement, placed on record with a US magistrate judge. The government has written up a proposed stipulation. It has several pages of legal jargon and agreements that are not on record, and I do not agree to. I refuse to sign. He filed a motion to enforce the settlement,... View More
The issue is whether what was placed on the record and presented in writing is substantively the same. Often times, what is placed on the record is material terms of the agreement; the written agreement will contain the additional "legalise" that make it all work. Unless you can show a...View More
No, a judge is not allowed to order you to sign a settlement that includes terms or provisions that you have not agreed to. A settlement agreement is a legally binding contract between parties, and it must be entered into voluntarily and with a full understanding of its terms and conditions....View More
A Michigan attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. This does not appear to involve maritime law. If there is no signage, it could be difficult to determine what the exact rules would be. One option could be to check with local lawmakers, officials, or land-use...View More
Restriction is due to type 1 diabetes. Cruise line states no voyages within 200 miles although their marketing states otherwise. Is this employment discrimination? How can I find more information on maritime laws, definitions
Unlikely, but I suppose it's worth it to consult with an employment law attorney. Quite likely, the terms of employment with a cruise line include you being certified for "worldwide" service. If you must remain within 200 miles, you are not available for worldwide use, and I am...View More
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