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I guess I feel like this is kind of general answer and I got more information from googling lawyer's experiences with this kind of thing amd most, like 99% call these frivolous lawsuits bc they usually lead nowhere... I guess I was just looking for a little more I don't know, detail?
I also forgot to mention this is a civil suit, so a jury won't be involved. Also though I didn't make my first statement totally correct in wording I am a college graduate so I know anyone can sue for anything, yes what I meant was do they have a winning case. Also the letter the lawyer in question sent said to 'forward this to our insurance company for further correspondence with his office', it didn't name me or my boss personally, I guess I just feel like I'm smelling an ambulance chaser or am I wrong? The letter was 2 paragraphs, very short, said the "injury" occured on or around May 14th so the client couldn't even provide a specific date. And it's my boss and I's word because he witnessed the guy say the initials out loud then look at them and say "yeah that's good" bc it was a certain script we were writing them in.
Thank you, and yes I know that about a jury but the town I live in I know a judge wouldn't waste tax payer money or peoples time with a jury, so I guess they would probably throw out the case before going that far. The letter also included a photo of the tattoo which simply showed a tattoo that looked fine. Because everything was fixed, so I don't think that helped their case any. The letter said he sustained the 'injury', though I know that's a legal term used in many forms our shop is one of the cleanest in town according to the health department so this is purely about the first mistake, the client is also a known drug user and I worry he just got messed up and decided this lawsuit crap was a good idea. As far as we knew or could tell he was not on anything wheni tattooed him we bounce anyone we think is under the influence of anything but with the 'legal synthetic' crap people can hide things well. But he was alert, talkative and upon leaving and with my boss as a witnessshook my hand and said "thank you and don't worry it's all good, do not beat yourself up"
You're rather condescending, no offense. And you didn't address half of what was in my response. And actually I know because it's happened here that cases have been thrown out when the judge knew there was no basis for the claim. Sorry I've tried to be professional and respectful and twice now you've come off rude and condescending. If not intended I under but I'm just looking for information, not correction on semantics or a response that seems like you feel I'm wasting your time.
I'm sorry I thought I did by asking questions regarding the photo that was sent claiming injuries and it shows none.
Yes because it says in the letter 'see enclosed photo" like that's proof and it shows nothing visibly wrong.