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Good evening Sir,thanks again for your reply.On the same subject as before,I will try to keep asbrief as possible.As a general Contractor about 3 yrs ago I ebtered into an agrrement with 2 individuals to take an old Applebees and totally demo interior and add a dining patio to become a
"Tilted Kilt Pub&Eatery" franchise. I only had a signed contract on a portion of the project(my fault).But as the project progressed progress payments were coming in app. weekly or every two weeks without any hassle so I really didnt have a lot of serious concern.Mean time about 2/3 of the way thru the project they take on 2 more investors.So when the project was finished and a meeting was called at the location to settle up,of course the overall attitude was not the best.They begin ask about things like a little box of drywall screws and such.Of course the meeting became more heated and finally they stood up and said we will be back in a min.Spentabout 10 min at the bar arguing among themselves,came back,tossed the folder down on the table and just simply said we are not going to pay you. $83,406.00.Of course my last remark to them yes one day u will.The issue of liens has come and gone,much water under the bridge.Ther is an orginization here that does flyer mail outs in our area so I thought,why not and it basically said by name and phone no. that they were "Liars Crooks and Thieves" .Hence the 1.5 mil. liebel suit that has been brought against me.Which I personally feel is just a scare tactic to stop the flyers.It became very very embarrising to be viewed in the community as choir boys and people start finding out you owned a"titty bar" not good for buissiness.They basicilly went about 100 miles away,done there dirty little deeds and didnt think any one would find out .I dont mad would describe the reaction.Here's my question;I have come across an answer to I guess the overall suit or at least their interr. and answers demand.And that is "Answer by Defendant in Lawsuit Alleging the Affirmative Assumption of Risk" which basically states that they should have known that there would be risk involved by not settling this matter in a conveniant and proffesional like manner.Therefore they have no right to suit because of they simply have to share in "fallout" of my efforts to collect a bad debt. I f the judge will honor this should he not toos out the liebel suit which will allow me to counter sue and maybe get some justice. and if this is a feasible approach then what motion can I file with the clerk that will def make it tyo the judge to get these cockroaches in court before a jury?
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