So, you counter-offered with $3,500 when they refused to accept your offer of $1,000 ?
I read the email that you sent as an Attachment. I know that they are very serious about these lawsuits and I had said that to you in one of my first Answers I gave you. They are demanding $5,000 to settle the case. They have a very strong case because they got the man who was selling these things on the internet and he will testify that he sold you 2 of them.
I think that they are taking a hard line approach because you did not respond to their July 25, 2013 letter. Do you have a copy of the complaint that they sent you ? I you do, can you send that as an Attachment to me?
Maybe you can tell them that you do not have the money. It is difficult for me to tell you what to say because I have never spoken to this Attorney and I do not know his personality or character. I guess you will have to see what he says about the $3,500. If there is any way that you can pay the $3,500 in one lump sum, he might be convinced to accept the $3,500, but if he is letting you pay in installments over the next 13 months, I do not hold out much hope that he will lower the settlement amount,
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