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In my move to FL in Feb 2015 Allied Van Lines lost a large
In my move to FL in Feb 2015 Allied Van Lines lost a large original ***** *****vingston Bull painting of mine. They denied loss and we agreed to binding arbitration through the organization American Movers And Storage program managed by (an apparently neutral company) the National Arbitration Forum.The appointed arbitrator, the Honorable Charles A. Kuechenmeister, determined in my favor on the first two issues: that I proved that Allied received the missing picture and that they failed to deliver it to me but on the third requirement, demonstrating the amount of damages, concluded that the 4 valuations I provided made him "have to guess" at my painting's value which he "wasn't willing to extrapolate" and so found that i "failed to prove value" and therefore I "failed to meet my burden of proof".Thus, an arbitrator found Allied responsible for my loss but let them off the hook, as I see it, on a technicality. Rule 19 of the Forum states that the arbitrator can, if he feels it would be helpful in making his determination, ask either party to submit more information. If he thought justice was important, he could have asked me to provide a specific valuation rather than the 4 estimates of smaller Bull paintings I provided. (I did get an estimate of value from an expert on illustration art in NYC of $5000 for my stolen Bull painting (I won't bore you with the reasons I say stolen).What if any recourse do I have?Craig Nielsen
I live in PA. My 10 year old daughter is in Girl Scouts. A
Hi,I live in PA. My 10 year old daughter is in Girl Scouts. A few days ago, the troop leader and I had a miscommunication, which resulted in the troop leader being very verbally abusive towards me. I have all of the text messages printed out.The troop leader misused her "power" and kicked my daughter out of the troop. This was a retaliation against me. The troop leader used my daughter as a "weapon" against me. My daughter has three close friends in the troop and has been crying. She doesn't understand why she can't be in the same troop next year.There were no incidents involving my daughter. She is well liked, cooperative etc. This was all about the troop leader being a b.....I tried to apologize, even though the miscommunication wasn't my fault. Now, we have to talk to the Girl Scout council to try to keep my daughter with her friends.In addition the troop leader blocked my access to the troop's Facebook page. I think she is also slandering or slanting what I said. Now two mothers I have been friends with are not talking to me.This has hurt us a great deal. Can I sue her for intentional infliction of emotional distress on behalf of my daughter?
I have an installment promissory note for $8714.53 from
Hi, I have an installment promissory note for $8714.53 from 05/22/2009, where the client has has requested a suspension of payments after 1 year and has been avoiding paying me the last $1200 for the last 5 years. I currently live in New York and the promissory note was signed by him, notarized, and contains his Driver's License Info (which was handwritten on the note). If I were to file a claim with small claims court, would the burden of proof fall upon me to prove that he hasn't made payments in the past five years, or would the burden of proof fall upon him to prove that he had made payments. I'm afraid it has been a very long time and the majority of his payments were cash payments, but I only wish to reclaim what is owed to me (nothing more, nothing less). Please let me know at your earliest convenience. Thank you very much.
I was contacted today from an attorney that said their law
I was contacted today from an attorney that said their law office acquired a debt from 2004 in my name and that they were going to file a civil case and put this on my credit report. This is not my account and I have successfully gotten half a dozen other false items off of my credit that were not opened by me. This was twelve years ago so isn't there a statute of limitations? I don't want to have to go through all the trouble I did before to keep this off my report. Do they have recourse? And isn't the burden of proof on them?
Someone put a very offensive picture of me on facebook and
someone put a very offensive picture of me on facebook and then proceded to talk about me very very ugly. This incident has cause me great anxiety and some depression. My face was clearly visible in the picture. As I am a LPN I would not like this picture to cause any harm to the professional opinion of me that people may have. This incident has compromised my patient care due to the distress that I am experiencingJA: I'm the Lawyer's Assistant. I work with them to help customers like you. OK. The Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Lawyer can help you best. Is there anything else the Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: noJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.
I receive California unemployment insurance and my goal (andView more legal questions
I receive California unemployment insurance and my goal (and a requirement to receive unemployment insurance) is to look for a job. I want to do whatever is legally required and remain within the confines of the law. In order to set myself apart I prefer what is probably an unusual approach in 2016 and that is to write a letter to the HR department at various companies to ask them if they have job openings in my line of work. My question is: unlike email I have no way of proving that I wrote to these companies, and registered mail is expensive. If the burden of proof to prove I inquired about job openings rests with me (in the event of an audit) then I do in fact need to register the mail. Please advise. Thank you very much.