David Humphreys' answer it does sound like a scam. I understand you never agreed to such a referral fee up front. If this is a consumer loan i would contact the consumer protection unit of the state Attorney Generals Office in Santa Fe.
You have a claim for the tort of unreasonable debt collection if they continue to attempt to collect from you. I would write them a quick letter and send it either registered mail receipt requested or by fax to prove you sent it.
Trent A. Howell's answer In certain situations, New Mexico Human Rights Act ("NMHRA"), NMSA § 28-1-1 et seq., requires an employer to consider an applicant for a position regardless of "spousal affiliation" or sexual orientation. In addition, if the employer retains some employees and terminates others based on their "couple" status, there may be a question of whether the employer is applying this standard in a discriminatory way.
This is not legal advice to you, but a general idea of the law. Whether and...
Benton R Patterson III's answer An attorney would need to review the two products to determine determine if one product infringes the other. You may have a defense. Often items that have a useful function are not protected by copyright, and if they are, only a limited aspect of the design is covered. An attorney would have to review the products to make that determination.
Peter Munsing's answer Look at what boards govern what activities. Problem is when you collect money. Need to see how your state treats such things-with all the crystal therapy etc should be some statement you can use stating that none of it is medically prove, that if they continue to have symptoms they should follow up with a medical practitioner. See if you can get liability coverage.
Trent A. Howell's answer Someone is confusing the issue. The question is not whether it is "legal," but whether wearing a company logo may suggest an individual is an employee rather than an independent contractor of that company. There are different definitions and factors to determine "employee" status under different statutes. For example, the IRS has a 20-factor test, and courts consider several other factors under the FLSA (federal minimum wage law). Wearing a company logo, alone, is not enough to make someone...
Peter Munsing's answer Insurers don't like diminished value claims. If third party accepted liability, you should have an attorney to work on your injury case. If not, contact a member of the NMexico Trial Lawyers Association--they give free consultations.
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