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Walked into an glass door, thinking of filing a lawsuit.

I walked into a unmarked glass door outside a popular chain restaurant, and ended up with some injuries. I'm contemplating a lawsuit, but am not sure how to approach this and would appreciate advice on how to proceed. [more inside]
posted by BuddyBoo on Dec 18, 2014 - 20 answers

"Works on Contingency? No, money down!" How does this work in Australia?

You are, of course, not my Australian lawyer. However, my SO may soon be hiring one for a suit against a hospital. To ensure that the lawyer we're hiring is the kind that we think we're hiring, she's asked me what the difference (if any) is between a no-win, no fee lawyer, and a lawyer that is hired under a contingency agreement. [more inside]
posted by MarchHare on Sep 29, 2013 - 6 answers

Do I need an appellate lawyer or a FOIA lawyer?

I (mostly) won my FOIA case, pro se. They're going to appeal the decision. Ruh-roh.... [more inside]
posted by cgs06 on Jun 19, 2012 - 9 answers

How do I go about sending a letter requesting an out-of-court settlement to someone I can potentially sue?

At the advice of counsel, I need to send a letter to a party I thought about suing suggesting we settle a personal injury case out of court. The lawyer is out of the picture for now, otherwise it'll cost me money. So... how do I do that? [more inside]
posted by Opal on May 30, 2012 - 5 answers

Looking for a really mean lawyer in Maryland.

My employer is owed a great deal of money by the University of Maryland Medical System, and we are preparing to sue. Can you recommend a really mean lawyer to kick their ass in court? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 1, 2011 - 5 answers

Help me - my boss is trying to screw me out of worker's comp and I'm a statutory employee!

I work for a club in the San Fernando Valley and recently broke my ankle on the job. I am classified as 1099 but am actually a misclassified statutory employee and I think the the guy who owns the club and/or his insurance company is/are trying to cheat his way out of paying me worker's comp. and covering the cost of my pending operation. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 10, 2011 - 9 answers

What kind of lawyer do I need, if any?

What kind of lawyer do I need, if any? Suing father for ownership of a custodial (UTMA) account. [more inside]
posted by mnemonic on Jan 16, 2011 - 17 answers

Mom being sued, should she lawyer up? Car accident...

Does mom need to get a lawyer? Car accident stuff inside... [more inside]
posted by Marky on Oct 27, 2010 - 17 answers

Where's Jackie Chiles when you need him?

I need a lawyer and advice for dealing with a crazy neighbor and loose noise laws in Denton, TX. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 1, 2010 - 18 answers

should I sue?

Should I sue? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 23, 2009 - 17 answers

Should I seek a personal injury lawyer after being rear ended?

Should I hire a personal injury attorney after being rear ended? [more inside]
posted by zzztimbo on Oct 18, 2009 - 22 answers

How do I sue an abusive step-parent?

How does an adult find a lawyer to sue an abusive step-parent more than a decade after the fact? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 15, 2009 - 7 answers

My friend's fractal artwork was stolen from DeviantArt and is being sold as a photo backdrop by photographyprops.com. He needs helping with going about this issue, what type of lawyers handle this?

My friend's fractal artwork was stolen from DeviantArt and is being sold as a photo backdrop by photographyprops.com. He needs helping with going about this issue, what type of lawyers handle this? Where should he turn to next? His piece is being sold for $150 bucks and he was never contacted nor has he drawn any type of agreement with him.
posted by cheero on May 8, 2009 - 13 answers

How to formalize an agreement with a lawyer?

My cousin needs some legal advice about how to formalize an agreement with a lawyer, also this lawyer has agreed to work for free in exchange for 1/3 of any winnings. Is this fair? If so, is there a specific contract he should request? [more inside]
posted by mateuslee on Jan 7, 2009 - 8 answers

How much should I pay my lawyer to settle a wrongful death claim?

I'm going to hire an attorney to settle a wrongful death claim in the state of Ohio, USA. I hope to reach a settlement rather than going to court. What percentage of my settlement should the attorney get? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 1, 2008 - 8 answers

Details of a case?

LawFilter: So I have a name, birthday, and dates of conviction -- How can I find the details of the case(s)? I assume I know the state. This information was presented on a state's sex offenders list and I would like more details as to the case.
posted by SirStan on Jan 10, 2008 - 11 answers

How do I help someone achieve justice after he was attacked at gunpoint by the Sheriff's buddy?

A close relative was attacked, beaten and threatened at gunpoint, and the Sheriff and DA are protecting the attacker. How do we use litigation and/or publicity to force accountability? [more inside]
posted by univac on Nov 21, 2006 - 27 answers

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