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Where Can I Reverse Lookup A License Plate For Free?
There isn't, it is illegal to get information like that. Can you imagine the danger it could cause someone, if anyone could have that info? Would you want anybody and everybody knowing the personal info you have on record? When I worked for the State of Washington's licensing agency for vehicles/drivers, people that worked for a collection agency and others with business licenses and certain reasons needed the info, say a lawyer working on a case, they would submit the required paperwork and paid a fee. They were not able to obtain all the info, some of it had to go through the agency's Public Disclosure dept. You could contact your state's office for public disclosure and inquire whether the reason you want the info would qualify you, but I rather doubt it. The library carries reverse directories for phone numbers, how up to date they are is questionable.
How Much Does A Civil Litigation Lawyers Get Paid?
Although these numbers are based on all types of practice, given the breadth of your question I don't think that the fact that it isn't specifically for civil litigation will make much of a difference.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in May 2006, the median annual earnings of all wage-and-salaried lawyers were $102,470. The middle half of the occupation earned between $69,910 and $145,600.
But like I said, your question is very broad. For what level of experience do you mean? Of course someone fresh out of law school who just passed the bar exam is not going to be paid as well, all other things being equal, than someone with 20 years of experience.
It also varies widely by geography. I remember that just a couple of years out of law school my billing rate (which bears some correlation to your total compensation) in the Los Angeles office of a large law firm was more than that of our local counsel in Florida who had 10 years more experience than I did. Generally, the higher the cost of living of a particular location, the higher its attorneys will be paid.
Todd Bertuzzi'S Lawsuit?
I Have Supported This Man 100% Since The 'Incident' But That Is Not The Point.
Can Someone Explain To Me Why The Hell Moore Thinks He Has A Right To Sue The Guy For $38,000,000? If Moore Wins, Bert Can'T Pay Him That... What Happens To Bertuzzi If He Loses The Lawsuit? Jail Time?
Also I Heard Something About His House And A Dollar. Can Someone Tell Me What This Is All About? He Paid Something And Now He Gets To Keep His House? I Am So Confused.
Wasn'T Moore'S Injury Really Minor Or Something? I Am Still Confused On The Small Details.
Can Someone Fill Me In On Some Gaps, Please.
I'M Interested In Seeing How This Goes Down.
No Negative Opinions, Just Answers.
The purpose of increasing the lawsuit for an exorbitant amount is to assess punitive (punishing) damages.
Note that this is a civil suit, and not criminal. The facts do not have to be beyond reasonable doubt. It will be decided by a jury based on the jury's opinions.
Worst case scenario, Bertuzzi loses, and appeals the amount, and will more than likely get it dropped.
The injury was significant as others have said. However, Moore has been able to skate. However due to concussion syndrome is not able to return to hockey. Hence the reason why most of it has not been as cut and dry.
Here's my read of the legal ramifications. Note that I am not a lawyer, just somewhat versed.
In all sports, we are responsible for the safety of others to the extent of what we can control. If you deliver a check to someone, that is generally fine. If he falls funny, and gets a concussion, well there is only so much you could do. In general most collisions are a part of the game / job. Heck, even fighting is unofficially recognized as part of the game.
The point of the lawsuit, is that Bertuzzi's actions went BEYOND the nature of the game.
He chased a guy around the rink for the better part of the game. That shows intent.
Now factor in that threats were made that Moore was a marked man. It could be interpreted that Bertuzzi was stalking. It could now be interpreted as malicious intent.
And finally factor in that Moore had his back or side to him when Bertuzzi hits him, knocking him to the ice. This can be seen as intent to do harm. Plus if Bertuzzi hadn't nailed him, he wouldn't have fallen to the ice and got his neck broken.
Bertuzzi showed malicious intent by stalking, was negligent in the safety for another, by blind siding Moore.
IMO, the criminal charges and results were fine. Even if Bertuzzi hadn't broken Moore's neck, the criminals charges were warranted.
Civil suits aren't as simple though. They only have to show that Bertuzzi was potentially responsible. (Remember OJ... lost without a single piece of proof)
Civil suits can factor in everything beyond facts, and can account for lost wages, long term suffering, the intangible / unaccountable / uncacluble things, etc.
Does anyone know the long term ramifications of extensive concussion syndromes? Look at football players who suffer from extensive concussions. They can barely walk much less function. Is this what Moore has to look forward too?
Bertuzzi's team can try to mitigate the long term concussions issue by showing that Moore suffered from prior concussions.
But that's just my legal expertise, and not the word of an attorney.
An Environmental Lawyer... Is This Really A Profession?
This Sounds To Me Like A Whole New Scam From The Liberal Slash Public Sector..Where Nimrods Can Carve Out Careers In The Name Of A Subjective Platitude And Do Nothing To Add To The Supply Of Goods And Services In Their Life.
They Take Studies From Like-Minded Public-Funded Eternal Students..Perpetuating Their Studies And Turn Them Into
Blackmail On The Business Community..
There Is A Segment Of People Who Feel They Can Create Their Own Purview..Add To That The Legions Of Political Appointed Judges Who Fuel This Mentality..All They Will Do Is Add To The Cost Of Everything..Be Passionate Or At Least Smug In Thinking They Are Smarter Than Everyone Else.
Absolute Scourge..Greenhouse Gasses..Co2..What Is Next Is Human Emmissions Will Be Sued..
These People Need Real Jobs..But They Have Mexicans To Work As Their Slaves When They Need The Services They Are Too Good To Produce.
Yes its a real profession. In fact it works like this. They file a law suit on behalf of a "group" that is "hurt" by the environment. The left wing waco body of government usually a city council or county organization "settles" out of court with big money so the environmental lawyer makes a nice living. Quite a nice scam.
Can A Lawyer Charge For A Minute Or 2 , On The Phone?
My Lawyer Charges Me Everytime For That Few Minues. And I Wanna Know If He Can Do That. Also Can He Say On The Invoice That Those 2 Minutes Were 12 And Charge Me?
Thanks In Advance.
Yes, a lawyer can charge for any consultations of any period of time. Many even will bill in a minimum of one hour even if it takes a simple minute or two worth of work.
There does exist free legal counsel, though. Google or Yahoo! search for "free legal help" and your city and state and look for resources in your area which may be able to offer you assistance and answer questions free of charge.
Is Frostwire Legal? And Will It Damage My Computer?
Is Frostwire legal? Yes.
Will it (the program) damage your computer? No
Is downloading copyrighted music, movies, and programs on Frostwire legal? No.
Will it (downloading using the program) damage your computer? potentially.
Welcome to the world of Peer-to-peer file sharing. Frostwire does not download stuff for you. It connects you to other Frostwire users who have specified which files they want to share with others. Frostwire itself is perfectly safe, but that says nothing about the people you download stuff from- if they decide to host a virus, Frostwire is not responsible for warning you about it. You can use Frostwire and torrenting for legal purposes (downloading Open Source programs and Creative Commons licensed music and art), but most people don't.