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We recently moved and our dining room table was damaged. The

We recently moved and our dining room table was damaged. The cost to repair it is $900.00. The moving company advised they will only pay $.06/lb, the estimated weight of the table is 100, so they will only pay $60.00. They advised that is because of the section on the bill of lading that we initialed for basic coverage only. Can we sue for the full repair cost, is the bill of lading a tight contract between us, and would it be futile to even try to get more than the $60.00?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Alabama, All My Sons, corporate office is in Texas. ThanksJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: We were working with the local office, once we both received the estimate for the repairs, they referred us to the Texas office, they sent a claim form and advised they would only be responsible for the $60.00. We have not submitted anything to anyone other than the estimate.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Is it worthwhile to seek an attorney or is the Bill of Lading a tight contractual agreement that usually cannot be broken?

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I won a court case about a year and a half ago and there is

I won a court case about a year and a half ago and there is a judgement against the other person. He has yet to pay and the court says I have to find out where he banks. I don't know how to go about that

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This question concerns selling and buying a car in florida.

This question concerns selling and buying a car in florida.1) our car was badly damaged in storm and declared a total loss by insurance company2) to receive payment of $2800 on claim insurance company wants a scrappage title sent to them3) we do not have original title4) bought another car from a low-end dealer who accepted the damaged car in exchange for $300 reduction on new car, and agreed to use it for parts/scrappage5) dealer had me sign a PoA to get old duplicate of the title of car I sold/echanged with him (which he sold me originally 3 years ago)6) dealer agreed to send me this title and let me apply for a scrappage (destruction) title - but although repeatedly promising is not doing so7) I cannot claim from the insurance without it8) a further complication is that the dealer is also not sending me the title for the new car I bought from him, possibly because I still owe him payment on it - catch is I cannot pay him until I get the claim paid from insurance company.Question is what to do? I can apply for a duplicate title myself, and also a Notice of Sale form, but it seems to issue a scrappage (desruction) title requires someone official (policeman, tax collector,...) to confirm the VIN and mileage of the car. But the car is not in my posession.

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My daughter recently move from Puerto Rico to Texas. We

My daughter recently move from Puerto Rico to Texas. We tried to register her car that was shipped from Puerto Rico (a U.S. Territory) and the TXDOT is requesting a US Dot form HS-7 to complete the process. Apparently this form is a release requirement for vehicles imported from a foreign country but not for US Territories. The moving company responsible for the shipment confirmed that the HS-7 is not required. I will go back this Monday to try to register the car, but without any written documentation to show them that the form is waived, it will be very difficult to prove the point. I tried finding information on several US Government websites without any success. Can you help me?JA: What state is this in? And how old is the car?Customer: Texas. The car is 5 years oldJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Not yetJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I don't think of any additional information. I found a Fact Sheet from Pennsylvania Dot that mentioned something about US territories being exempt from the imports regulations.

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IF ON A US GOVERNMENT BILL OF LADING A SEGMENT DEALING WITH

IF ON A US GOVERNMENT BILL OF LADING A SEGMENT DEALING WITH A PAYMENT FOR SERVICES IS WHITED OUT . IS THE DOER OF THIS ACTION WHO DOES THIS IN ORDER TO GAIN ADDITIONAL MONIES GUILTY OF FORGING A US GOVT. DOCUMENT.

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We delivered a truck load of hay 200 miles away to a horse

We delivered a truck load of hay 200 miles away to a horse customer here in Tennessee on a truck for we hired for $420 and it had several bad bales on it. The farm wants to return the hay which we reluctantly will do as we don't think all the bales are that bad but they sent some pictures of bales opened and some do have mold in them. We offered to get them 20% of the bales free and they still want to return the entire load. They paid for the hay by credit card and delivery was included in their approx. $2,000 total price. Not sure if this falls under ICC regulations but it would be good to know for future purposes are they responsible for returning the hay to the farm if they accepted it and unloaded it? It's going to cost us another $420 to send a truck there to pick up the hay. The 2nd question is they had their neighbor unload the hay but now he doesn't want to load the hay out has he said their ground isn't level but I'm not sure if that is the real reason. And so they say they have no way to load the hay and they know no one else who will load it and they are telling us we need to bring our own loading crew or loading equipment to load it out and this will probably cost another $200+ if we have to do that. So are they responsible for returning it and if not are they at least responsible for loading it out? They said they will seek legal means if we don't get the hay out of there and they get there money back. We are willing to pay them back in full no problem which we told them but we are arguing about who is responsible for how it should be returned. The driver says the customer signed of invoice of some sorts saying the trucking company did deliver the load but it's not a actual Bill of Lading I guess if that makes a difference...they are sending me a copy today and this load just delivered yesterday.

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I am a Florida CPA with a local client who approached me

I am a Florida CPA with a local client who approached me about possible taxes to pay on an inheritance. After I explained that there is no tax to the recipient (taxes, if any, are paid at the estate level) I inquired further. The client confided in me that he was likely going to be the beneficiary of a will from his recently deceased best friend of 40 years. Upon further inquiry, he confided that the friend died intestate, and that he had forged a will, as the deceased had no heirs at all, after a thorough, professional search. The inheritance would net him a $500,000 condo and $100,000 in cash. How serious of a situation is this for him, legally? Is this a felony? What are his potential punishment(s).Robert, CPA

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Description of Complaint: Kenny considered my stored boat

Description of Complaint: Kenny considered my stored boat (no fixed date on contract. In fact he gave me no paper work when I dropped off the boat. Ihad to ask for a signature by his girlfreind!) abadnonded and sold it without first contacting me. My phone number was the same, never changed. Had addresson various documents inside boat such as registration sameaddress also. I went to pick up boat 2 weeks ago and he said he sold it! It was worth much more than the $4000 he sold it for. It was worth at least $6500.Desired Settlement: RefundDesired Outcome Description: Refund thedifference of the boat value to storage fees of $660(3years of $10/foot for 22 foot boat.) Total refund of$5840

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I live in Los Angeles, California. Cant find any resources

I live in Los Angeles, California. Cant find any resources that are clear or defined enough online that explain what licenses Id need to sell rogue taxidermy pieces that Ive purchased from sellers out of state. ie, a necklace that contains bone or legal animal parts that I will resell in my store. I need to know what legally I can purchase from an art seller and how I can legally re sell a piece (aside from DBA, business licesnse etc)=)Thanks

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