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Do You Think I Should Make A Personal Injury Claim?
I Was Working On Sunday And My Sister Took My 3Yr Old Daughter To An Indoor Play Centre For Her Cousins Party. Whilst There My Daughter Came Down The Slide And Banged Her Arm On The Side Of The Slide. With This She Got Upset And A Mother From The Party Who Is A Nurse Said Get Her Straight To The Hospital.So My Sister Took The Advice.I Met Them At The Hospital And My Lil Girl Has Broken Her Arm And They Think She Might Have Broken It Twice But Cannot Check With The Second Brake As There Was A Lot Of Fluid So Will Xray It Again Next Week. I Phoned The Play Centre To Complain And Find Out Why This Happened. The Woman Basically Said Because No One Reported The Accident That There'S Nothing She Can Say About It. There Was However A Sign Saying That Under 3'S Were Not Allowed. Do You Think I Have A Case As I Don'T Think This Slide Should Be Used For 3 Yrs Old
I would say no. You didn't report the accident. They didn't cause the accident it just happend. Filing a personal injury claim is why a lot of places don't have play areas anymore because everyone wants to file a claim for a broken arm. If I fell down the stairs in your home would you want me to file a claim against your homeowners because I can't walk or if I took something out of your oven and got burnt. That's what insurance & payment plans are for.
Is There A Future In Being A Business Lawyer?
I Was Wondering If 5-7 Years From Now, There Would Be A Very Good Job Money Wise, And Employment Wise For A Business Lawyer. Just Wondering If To Change My Choice And Stuff. Thanks
Choosing a career is one of life's most important and difficult decisions. But knowing what your expectations are, and then comparing them to the realities will help you make educated decisions.
There are more attorneys than there are legal employment positions. AND the legal profession is dramatically changing: it is in absolute CRISIS! Job searching in this vocational field has changed >>DRAMATICALLY<< in the last five years. And, every year, more and more people graduate from law school, but there are fewer and fewer jobs. Even the largest and most reputable law firms are experiencing unprecedented cutbacks. I don't expect the situation to improve in the coming years.....
Be aware of what you are proposing on getting yourself into. Please do more research first. Reminder: We are STILL in a World-wide Recession. Obviously, economic conditions affect the number of jobs available. Consider career paths that have available JOBS.<< Even in a Recovery, there are some jobs that just won't return - the field of Law won't make a comeback. Too many things have changed in this vocational field.
Warning> Jobs in the field of Law are drying up fast!! This no longer is a good field to invest time and/or money into. This is a SHRINKING, crumbling, and dying vocational field. Many, many reasons: We now have computers. So, many people today (mistakenly) think they can do their own legal work, thanks to the Internet and legal books. Also, there are a lot of companies out there making very efficient legal software for the field of Law. Today's graduating lawyers tend to be very computer savvy, so they just do the work themselves to save themselves the cost of overhead - they aren't hiring legal staff. Also, the "Public" buys this legal software/law books in order to get legal work done without the expense of an Attorney. Also, we simply already have way too many Legal Professionals - we just have an absolute glut!! ("Legal Professionals" includes, but is not limited to: Attorneys/Lawyers, Paralegals, Legal Assistants, Legal Secretaries, Bailiffs, Court Reporters, etc, etc) For example: Sites like legalzoom.com have taken away work that many small-time attorneys/lawyers would do/used to do.
The field of Law has a mystique that actually exceeds reality. The field of Law is a vastly overrated career - especially by television.<< There are many myths regarding the field of Law. Law is a more demanding profession than most people realize. It is not like what you see on TV.
Cost of law school to be lawyer, approx $150,000+. Be prepared to take on a LOT of debt, if becoming an attorney is your "true", ultimate goal!!!<<<<
There are no jobs in this vocational field. I have watched as my family, coworkers, friends, acqaintances, etc. as they have been laid off left and right in this vocational field.
Even if you do finish law school, you won't be able to find a job when you are done. Since this vocational field is shrinking (at an alarming rate), many new attorneys/lawyers are, themselves, having to work "down" as Paralegals, Legal Assistants, Legal Secretaries, Bailiffs, Court Reporters, etc, etc, to simply try to keep some of their bills paid <<this would be your competition. And the competition is fierce in TODAY's job market!!
Now... the law schools know this, but they won't tell you the truth >that the job market/economy is just SATURATED with way too many Legal Professionals. Instead the schools will feed you a fairytale and will LIE to you. The root of the problem is we already have too many law schools. We are STILL in a Recession, and the schools are fighting for their own survival - they will tell students anything to get to the students' money. (Which is why they won't tell you the truth about the job market for the field of Law.) And these schools continue to recruit and churn out even more graduates.............Remember>>> law schools are BUSINESSES - their TOP concern is making money for themselves.
>>>>>THE #1 MOST IMPORTANT THING (and I can't stress this enough>>>): You ESPECIALLY have to beware of the BOGUS, INFLATED law school salary/job stats given out by >law schools< (AND by the U.S. Bureau of Labor)!!***<<<<<
If you don't believe me, then:
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I Am Being Taken To Small Claims Court, Where Can I Do Legal Research Online?
I Own A Mail Store And Am Being Taken To Small Claims Court For $300. The Claim Is So Small I Am Not Looking To Hire A Lawyer But In The Justice And Grand Scheme Of Things I Wish To Prove Myself. The Claim Is Over A Damaged Shipment Insured By Fed Ex. Fed Ex Will Not Honor The Insurance Claim So The Customer Has Now Taken My Business To Court. I Don'T Wish To Give To Many Details On The Situation But Am Hoping To Find Some Way To Track Down Similar Cases Such As Mine In Order To Show A Precedent. I Am Also Having A Hard Time Finding Laws That Protect Me As Shipper. If Anyone Can Point Me In The Right Direction It Would Be Well Appreciated.
to protect yourself in the future tell them that they must buy insurance on the item when shipped or you are not responsible for damage in the mails. Doesn't Fed Ex have insurance connected with it? UPS covers $100 per package I believe so you can ship UPS. If she was offered insurance on the package and didn't select it, then you may hve that argument in court.
If you stated taht you are not responsible for damages in the mail, then you have that arguemnt.
Is taking back the damaged item and replacing with a new item an option for you? The person should be required to bring the item to court with her/him.
As to reaearch you might go to consumer rights on the internet. I assume she paid $300 for the item and that is not some kind of penalty because she lost something else because she didn't get that in a timely fashion. I think you can beat that if it is the case as you sent the package in a timely way and it was the Fed Ex who messed up. You could possible bring in the Fed Ex as your own counter suit as part of the small claims claiming that if there is anything you owe, it is owed by Fed Ex and not you (if there was insurance on it).
With the US mail I odn't think they cover any isnurance unless it is purchased. You could use that as your own argument that it was the mails that messed up not you and she could have purchased insurance. But ff you didn't offer that option or you have a refund policy, you may be stuck to replacing it.
You could go to a court law library and see about researching a case there There are books that have cases in them but they arne't always easy to research. You an try your state and the law -- like Michigan consumer law or Michigan postal liability or whatever you can think of to try. You might be able to go to a law school and see about whether you can research fromt heir law library. I can't think of the name of the books but you lok up an index with whatever words you can thnk of to search and then you go to the cases to read the decisons and why and then you can look up to see if there were any that were overturned, etc.
There are on line places to do that Lexus.com and another one but I can't remember what they are now. It has been a long time and I didn't practice law so much as quasi law with a union. I hated the research part when it came to the fine tuning up as to overturned cases, etc.
It could be consumer law in your state. Postal damage might be a place to try. Good luck to you.
This is not a legal opinion
Legal Advice For A Bench Trial?
So, I Have A Debt Collection Company That Has Taken Me To Court For Outstanfing Credit Card Debt. At The Initial Hearing, I Disputed The Amount Owed As It Was Significantly Higher Than Even The Limit Of The Credit Card. I Now Have A Bench Trial Scheduled. Do I Have A Legitimate Claim To Defend Or Should I Not Have Opted For A Trial? And Is There Any Advice I Should Follow In Seeking Leniency?
If you have not consulted an attorney, nothing else matters much.
I work in courts which hear cases on credit card debt. Frequently, the amount owed is significantly higher than the limit on the card. And the judgment will include attorney's fees and court costs and post-judgment interest. So you could have had a card with a $5,000 limit. Adding late fees and penalties, the debt at time of trial may be $7,500 or more. Add another $250 or so for court costs and another $2,500 or more for attorney's fees. You are now looking at over $10,000 plus post-judgment interest, plus added attorney's fees and court costs for post-judgment collection efforts.
Consult your attorney.
Leniency may be related to punishment in criminal cases. The court may have no option when the plaintiff proves what you owe.
If you have a substantial amount to offer the plaintiff, you could negotiate a settlement. For instance, if you owe $7,500, you could, perhaps, negotiate a dismissal of the case based on immediate cash payment of only $3,000 or so.
I'M Looking Into A Home Based Business Thats Legal With Low Start Up Cost. Any Ideas??
Hi Live In Canada And I'M Researching A Viable, Ethical, Home Based Business. There Are Lots Of Scams Out There, I'M Just Trying To Sift Through The Garbage. Hopefully Can Help Me And Give Me Some Good Advise On This Matter.
I don't know what you like to do, so I can only tell you what my husband and I started over six years ago and point you out to some others to take a look at that I know are really good. Ours well supports our family as well as a major funding source for our non-profit organization that we started up a while back with part of the income we earned. As well as it's a funding source for other non-profit organizations.
Anyhow, we got involved in the telecommunications industry.
With a world wide company that's over 15 years old. We've been featured in several magazines like USA Today, Success, Fortune etc. Inc 500 rated us the 22nd fastest growing company. They offer services that people use every day and pay for anyway, but now they can have a lower cost. Services such as local and long distance phones, Internet, digital phones, video phones (you can see the person your taking to live)VOIP, Satallite tv, and all the major cellular phone companies like Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Alltell, Nextell etc. have partnered up with them too.
How many people do you know, or know of, that uses or has one or more of these services? How would you feel if you could save people money on services that they're most likely already using, if not you can offer them the service, and everytime they pay their bills each month, you make a percentage off these bills every single month. Huge income opportunity. It's incredible how much money is involved in this industry.
If you'd like more information feel free to email me and I'll be happy to pass it along to you.
I also created a blog on my 360 page on home based business's. There's over half a dozen different ones to take a look at. Your more then welcome to browse through them. If you find one that's interesting, contact the person who wrote it and they can point you out in the right direction.
Where Does One Look For A Pro Bono Lawyer In Tenn. That Would Take A High Profile Criminal Case. Case.?
Call your closest legal aide office or your state's BAR association and ask for criminal legal referral.
No top notch attorney is going to take on a criminal case for free unless its something that will give them great press.