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What was the value of the judgement entered against you and in what jurisdiction ? I note that you want to appeal to the WA District Court, but your information says Paddington NSW. A WA court will not entertain an appeal of a NSW Court.
I can give you some more information if you like and if you tell me the value of the judgement entered against you and in what court (jurisdiction) the judgment was entered.
The judgement was for $13k (this included legal fees) I paid back $8 k but I should not have been sued. I want my $8k back legals and interest. I have all the emails stating that I was not given any indication of the price rise, and I wrote letters trying to speak to management to discuss but they would not.
Busselton Court WA in June 06. And Just recently March 2011 to uphold the original decision because the magistrate could not got back. So he suggested I go to District court. As I said I paid the account! I spoke to the owner of the transport company and he did not realise I paid the account - I said that I just did not pay the increase because my customer was Woolworth's and they said to me I did not notify them of increases in transport - how can I charge them? They paid me on the original cost of invoice - which I paid the transport company. Personally, I paid the account and still got sued!
Ok I would be happy to seek the $13k plus interest, loss of reputation and legals. But I didn't think I would be entitled to the $13k as I only paid out $8k - there is now a balance of nearly $8,500.00 owing because of interest etc.
Apologies. The $13k was the judgement which was made up of the difference in the amount and legal fees plus interest. The difference in the amount (I don't have the paper work right in front of me) is about $6,000.00 so the balance is the legals plus interest. I got sued for the difference plus interest plus legals! So the judgement was for $13k of which I paid back $8k. So a balance of $5k. Now this has escalated. I should not have been sued as there was never any notification on any paperwork of a price increase. I agreed to 19 and never agreed to 27.5. The first solicitor got disbarred and the 2nd didn't understand that I paid the account - I should have been better informed. But me being in Sydney and the court in country WA. was against me. There was no mention on the documents from the transport company of any increase "without notice." What I did was to try and negotiate a solution. I tried to speak to the transport company and find a compromise. No one would take my call. Then I got harassed by the debt collectors - over 100 phone calls. I said that I paid the account, all bank receipts supplied but they would not take my calls.
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