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Defamation/harassment someone is trying to ruin my and my

defamation/harassmentsomeone is trying to ruin my and my wife's business by posting one star on yelp and posting my misdemeanor I was just convicted of. She has never used our business and her sole purpose is to retaliate against me personally.Since this is not just my business plus it's how we feed our family and the business has nothing to do with my misdemeanor, can I sue for defamation? if not defamation since the article is true, then can we sue for harassment or something else?

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Patrick, Esq.

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Second Opnion Request from Consumer Protection Viewpoint

Second Opnion Request from Consumer Protection Viewpoint[Note: Good input from first responder to our query. Just wondering if there is any further views or things to consider from a specifically Personal Injury point of view before we decide our course of action?]I read a question online from 2010 where someone asked if you can sue based on bad customer service. It looks like not. And yet...I'd like to get an opinion on my particular situation. I've been a 20-year member of 24 Hour Fitness and have never had any issues until recently. My girlfriendand I moved to Long Beach and started taking a local BodyPump class at their Bellflower facility.My girlfriend has also been a 24 Hour Fitness member for 15 years and has been taking the BodyPump program that entire time...and she got me into it 3 years ago. We've moved around a lot over these years and have had probably 10 different instructors, and she's had even more than I have for her other 12 years of BodyPump before me. She has never once had any issue with any instructor, nor had we together had any issues prior to this club.An instructor at this club seemed to take an immediate dislike to my girlfriend when we began attending in February and was extremely judgmental of her workout on several exercises. In a class of 40-50 people, she would consistently make comments directed specifically to her and even come over and get in her face or in some other way give her personal instruction in a very singular and demeaning way. In the beginning, my mild-mannered girlfriend would just politely say "Thank you, ***** ***** need to do it the way I do"...because she actually felt that the way the instructor was encouraging would actually harm her.The instructor, however, never backed off in singling her out and coming over to offer unwanted and specifically not-requested input. We see our attendance at a group class as participation with a group, not a militaristic boot camp with personal demeaning and belittling "coaching" being offered without request. And we've specifically requested she NOT interact with us.9 months of emails to management at higher and higher levels have ensued with no responsiveness. We have even turned to using the term "bullying" because that is how it has become...and yet still no response. We actually resorted to recording the classes so as to have documentation of this harassment, and intimated to management in emails that we had "evidence". Still no responsiveness.As her boyfriend, recently when this instructor got in her face again, I said to her "Stay away from us", the same request and message that we've been conveying for 9 months. She abruptly stopped the class and sent in 3 junior managers who asked us to leave. We didn't leave based on what we believe to be our right as attendees of a class to be able to work out in peace. So the class did not continue.One might ask "Why keep going to that class??" The time works best for us, and we simply see no reason, as customers, to attend another less workable class because of bullying from an instructor: that shouldn't be happening!We recently recorded a conversation with a manager trainee who came into the class (at the request of the instructor, as nobody has ever addressed us or our emails about it) in which we explained our situation and again made the request that the instructor leave us alone and focus on the other 50 members of class. I asked the manager trainee, as I was recording, if it was alright to send this to other management and he said "Okay".I sent that recording yesterday to all levels of management (Club, Regional, Functional) and, again, we received no response. However upon entering the club this morning, I was told that they are revoking my 20yr membership "due to issues with this instructor" and for violating policy of recording.What if any recourse do we have? Though they have a policy of no video or audio recording and yet, with no responsiveness, we recorded the classes on our phone as a last resort. The only recording ever revealed to management thus far, however, has been the one where the manager trainee agreed to having sent to management.14 December 2016

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richanne96

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I have a few questions, its a lawsuit towards me, its my ex

I have a few questionsJA: In what state did the injury take place? And do you have medical records or other documentation?Customer: its a lawsuit towards meJA: Has anything been filed? If so, what?Customer: its my ex girlfriend. She is trying to sue me for transmitting an STIJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: if both parties are negligent, meaning she did not ask/use protection.. can she still sue ?

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richanne96

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My daughter is 15. When she was 14 I had to leave her with a

My daughter is 15. When she was 14 I had to leave her with a "babysitter" who is also my landlord, while I went to my place of employment. While my daughter was staying at the babysitters house, her son and his friend who were both 16-17 gave alcohol and marijuana to my daughter. The son's friend took advantage of her and was convicted of csc on a minor. He now has a felony.I found out what happened when I read her diary. It all happened while the babysitter and her husband were actually in the same house. In fact, the husband caught his son's friend in my daughters room and simply told him to stay out. Later that day she was given marijuana again. I had no idea of this incident until I read the diary.The babysitter does have money and has paid off mortgages on two houses. I had to quit my job for awhile to take care of my daughter's emotional turmoil. This put me financially behind on y rent and now they are harassing me about that even after everything that happened while my daughter was in their care.Can I sue these people for damages? How much could I sue for? Thank you?

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Ely

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Is it possible to file a defamation case against 3

Is it possible to file a defamation case against 3 defendants myself? I assume I would need to ask for a Joiner? I have read that Defamation lawyers are very expensive but I definitely have enough evidence to sue.I am in California. Please advise what forms I would need to Initiate the law suit and request a Joiner.Is there a maximum amount I can ask for for emotional distress is there are no "actual damages"?Lastly, I have a temporary restraining order that is in affect until May against one of the defendants. This is a no-contact order so I'm assuming I will have to wait to sue until May, correct?

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Lucy, Esq.

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I was insulted. There was a person who called me a "" and

Hello!JA: Hi. What is your issue regarding?Customer: I was insulted. There was a person who called me a "c**t" and said to me bad words like "f**k you" Can I sue the abuser?JA: In what state did the injury take place? And do you have medical records or other documentation?Customer: California It happened a could of hours ago I am still under shock and criedJA: Has anything been filed? If so, what?Customer: I videotaped everything I have it on my IPhoneJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I am a citizen of Sweden Visiting US for the very first time

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Patrick, Esq.

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My soon to be wife had an iud put it two years ago. She went

Hi, my soon to be wife had an iud put it two years ago. She went for a checkup in march of this year when she was told they could see the strings and she was good to go. About a month ago we decided to have it taken out and add to our little family. But there were no strings to be found. They recommended her to a specialist that couldn't find the strings either. We went today to send a camera in and get it removed but the uterin wall was clear. They suspect uterin wall had grown around it or it was placed to high to begin with. I would like to know if we have any kind of case since now she has to go through surgery to have it removed. She is now worried this will affect our chances of conceiving.JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: OklahomaJA: Has anything been filed? If so, what?Customer: Nothing.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not as of now.

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Marc

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I need two cases (with details) that represent the most

I need two cases (with details) that represent the most recent (and largest) awards for anxiety and (or) any neurological disorders in the state of New Jersey as a result of automobile accident. Thanks

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Marc

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JD

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A person just posted on facebook a comment that he stated

A person just posted on facebook a comment that he stated that I mentally abused my daughter. What recourse do I have about this false statement?

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RobertJDFL

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Juris Doctorate

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