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- How to Get Legal Assistance when the Sheriff Doesn't Assist
Question: What can I do if someone kicked in my door, stole my property, took over and the sheriff did not help me?
- The Mechanic Damaged My Vehicle - What Can I Do?
Question: I took my car in for service and when it was returned, my transmission was no longer working properly. The mechanic said that he didnít do anything to it, but the vehicle was working perfectly when I left it at his place of business. I am not sure what type of lawyer I need or what I can do about the situation.
- What Do I Do about Damage Caused to My Vehicle at the Mechanicís?
It is difficult to find a trustworthy mechanic. If you have taken your vehicle into the mechanicís shop and he or she has done more damage than repair work on the vehicle, you may have a legal cause of action. However, a lawyer familiar with property damage cases may be able to advise whether it is worth the time and expense of litigation or if an alternative would better serve your interests.
- Suing for Conversion
Prosecutors are responsible for bringing charges against people who have stolen property. Conversion is the civil equivalent of criminal theft charges. Individuals who want to sue to reclaim the value of their property may sue in small claims court or by hiring a civil attorney to handle the case for them.
- I Was Injured on a Sidewalk by a Segway. What Is the Responsibility of the Driver?
Segways are two-wheeled power-operated transportation devices that involve the user standing on top of the device and balancing in order to get from one place to another. While many states permit Segways on sidewalks, a rider may be held civilly liable if he or she crashes into a pedestrian or other person.
- What Is the Legal Status of a Segway? Motor Vehicle? Electric Bike? Pedestrian?
Segways are two-wheeled vehicles that are powered by electricity. The rider of a Segway must balance on the device and can ride up to approximately 12.5 miles per hour. Because the vehicle possesses characteristics similar to motor vehicles, bikes and pedestrians, it can be difficult for people to know the rights and responsibilities that riders of the device have.
- Are Segways Allowed to Ride on the Sidewalks?
Segways are powered conveyances that provide upright transportation for speeds up to 15 miles per hour. They are sometimes used as an alternative form of transportation of walking or cycling. Segways are regulated on the state and local levels.
- I Received a Bad Check Ė What Do I Do?
If you have received a bad check, you may be able to pursue compensation or restitution through civil or criminal proceedings. However, state laws typically govern bad check disputes and certain elements may need to be met in order to recover the value of the bad check.
- Do You Have the Right to Shoot a Drone Hovering on Top of Your Backyard or Property?
Drones are small aircraft, usually used in a recreational capacity. However, some people see them as a safety and privacy risk as they have been used to deliver contraband to prisoners and have hovered dangerously close to the White House. Generally, you do not have a right to shoot such drones.
- Class Actions: Nuisance or Necessity?
Are Class Actions a nuisance or necessity? In this article I will discuss what class actions are and why they are an indispensable tool of defense against injuries suffered due to bad business practices.