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]
I (mostly) won my FOIA case, pro se. They're going to appeal the decision. Ruh-roh.... [more inside]
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]
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]
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]
What kind of lawyer do I need, if any? Suing father for ownership of a custodial (UTMA) account. [more inside]
Does mom need to get a lawyer? Car accident stuff inside... [more inside]
I need a lawyer and advice for dealing with a crazy neighbor and loose noise laws in Denton, TX. [more inside]
Should I hire a personal injury attorney after being rear ended? [more inside]
How does an adult find a lawyer to sue an abusive step-parent more than a decade after the fact? [more inside]
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.
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]
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]
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.
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]