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I am a writer who entrusted the publishing (printing) of my

I am a writer who entrusted the publishing (printing) of my book to printers (a company), who misrepresented their experience. My book was "butchered" and can't be sold. How do I sue this printer and recover my loses including the cost of printing, and potential earnings.B.L.

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Dwayne B.

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I had a traffic accident where I was t by a yellow cab that

I had a traffic accident where I was hit by a yellow cab that was not insured. I contracted with a lawyer, Nicole Pacella, with whom I went to deposition and several months. One day I called her office to update her and was told she had RETIRED. They aid they had assigned Anthony Chiarello to my case. I got his email address and proceeded to introduce myself to him. He answered my email wondering why I wanted to argue with him. I thought I was communicating.The next email I received from him was to "remind" me of the mediation we were scheduled for "tomorrow". I had no information re it.He drove me to the mediation at the office of Mr. Shapiro in Sunrise. During the drive he told me he did not know why we were doing this but I should keep my mouth shut and he would probably learn something from the meeting because he usually did. I pointed out that you cannot go to court in this County unless you first go to mediation.He told me that maybe I should find another attorney. Then he immediately backed out of that. I called the lead attorney to ask for help and received notice that they were taking me to court to withdraw from my case!Now I am having trouble finding an attorney. This is an uninsured motorist case for which I have two policies. It happened 10-21-11 and I have been under the care of several doctors during the entire time with the same complaints. Pacella had planned a jury trial. I probably have $15,000. in outstanding doctor bills. The first neurologist told me not to go to work ( I would heal faster). He wrote it on a Rx. As a result I have lost my business of 39 years.

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Dwayne B.

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My disabled girlfriend was arrested at Walmart. She suffers

My disabled girlfriend was arrested at Walmart for shoplifting. She suffers many things including PTSD. She had an issue at self scan and could not figure out the issue. Twice, the attendant came and cleared the unit with the store ID. On her way out, she was stopped for two packages of sauce mix, retail total $2.98, not paid for and arrested. She had no idea there was an issue as she thought what was the problem was resolved but the attendant. She has a public defender. Walmart wants 10 days in jail period. The public defender wants a bench trial. This judge put a lady in jail because her two tiny dogs weren't on a leash....just saying. She had no intent to steal anything as her food stamps had plenty of funds. A bench trial in front of this judge is suicide in my opinion. She needs a good legal opinion other than the PD or mine. I recommend that all the store training records, work instructions, surveillance video, depositions etc be requested with a jury trial. Mine is an educated but not legally educated opinion only. I am disabled also with MS and can't afford to get an attorney for her. Help please.

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Roger

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1. On Sept. 23 2015 I suffered a massive Bipolar Manic

1. On Sept. 23 2015 I suffered a massive Bipolar Manic Episode.I was totally out of control for 3 months until mid December when I was arrested for Domestic Violence. I spent 30 days in Jail (over Christmas), 3 Years Probation and 1 Year Domestic Violence classes for something I do not remember.I also lost my Job, Home and Family. My family still cares about me and we get together at least once a week. They do not blame me for having a MEDICAL DISORDER. My poor wife and children were severely traumatized by all the terrible things I did that I do not remember. My Episode was more like a Split Personality Disorder.I tried to hire a lawyer to claim that I had a Mental Problem and wasn't liable for my actions.But I was told that I had already pleaded Guilty and there was nothing he could do.I am normally a very nice person but during the Episode I am told that I was a raving lunatic. I don't remember any of the terrible things I did.2. That was bad enough. In early May, I went to court for my Probation Review and was ARRESTED AGAIN. The first 2 days in Jail I did not know what I was arrested for. Then I learned that I had 5 COUNTS OF BATTERY from Oct. 5th 2015. That was at least 2 months BEFORE I was arrested for DV a week before Christmas.The court had made a mistake and charged me with a PROBATION VIOLATION.I spent 9 days in Jail, Paid $2,000 in Bail and $7.500 for a Lawyer else I would still be in Jail!Again: I DO NOT EVEN REMEMBER BEING IN THE HOSPITAL AT ALL!Please advise me if I have any rights for compensation for either of these violations.______________________________3. Also: Back in 2006 I had my first Bipolar Manic Episode.The police entered my apartment and found my closet full of marijuana plants that were for MY OWN USE. I did not have the Medical Card at the time but I was eligible because I was having severe stress because I knew all about 9/11, the so-Called "Federal Reserve owned by the Rothschilds (Illuminati - Satanists).I had received a Medical Card before the trial.Instead of having 6 large plants, I had 50 very tiny clones that were mature and would not grow much bigger than about 12". I was very stressed and needed the medication as soon as possible. The total yield would have been less than 2 ounces max.I was FALSELY accused of "expanding my operation." Which was a TOTAL LIE!Since I knew about Ed Rosenthal's trial I dare not say anything in my defense.I had to "bend over" and take what they dished out!When I asked my lawyer about my God-Given rights, my lawyer dared not answer. He could only laugh. I know why! But I dare not say that I knew I had NO RIGHTS.When I asked for a Jury Trial, I was told that I would surly get 3 years in Jail (as the DA wanted to punish me for growing my own personal use Medical Marijuana.____________________I have been abused by the system 3 times in 10 years and suffered from condemnation by the courts for several years. (being on probation)I lost over $20,000 in fines and Lawyer fees.($12,000 in 2006 and $9,500 in 2016)Please advise...Thanks,Stanley **********************************

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Counselor at Law

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Suing without a lawyer... What do I have to look forward to?

Suing without a lawyer... What do I have to look forward to? After one year of being with an attorney I'm now on my own. I ran out of money. We just filed the petition last week and I'm getting ready to serve it but my lawyer can't help me any more. In fact, I'm left to reading books about what I need to do. I'm suing a group of men for breach of fiduciary duty and defamation (among others), and the defendants lawyer is about to contact me for the first time since my lawyer has been off the case. I need to know how the process works... Anything you can tell me would be greatly appreciated. It's going to be pretty strange questioning the defendants on the stand, how do people in my situation do that?

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Dwayne B.

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I asked a question last nite with one of your attorneys. you

i asked a question last nite with one of your attorneys. you can read the question and response. My question is if I lose a lawsuit against a psychiatrist and psychiatric hospital for false imprisonment in colorado for a wronful involuntary committment where i was never given due processand I get hit by a judge for the defense (hospital and psychiatrist) for costs such as them hiring expert witnesses is there a cap in colorado on how much a judge will them allow to get back in costs from me. I understand the cannot hit me for their attorneys costs/ Are their specialized general legal liabilty isurance policys to protect me in case I lose and get hit with costs.

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Dwayne B.

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What is the standard practice, if any, lawyer to tell a

What is the standard practice, if any, for a lawyer to tell a client he should sue, or if sued, he should not settle?Scenario: A contract for a 6 months manager's job for $30,000 was signed illegally by the outgoing President of a Florida Condo, just after he was ousted. The Condo lawyers say "don't honor it". Legally they were 100% right.So the Manager sues. Years later after having spent $150,000 defending against a frivolous counter suit of alleged discrimination, the suit is settled for another $5000.00 with everybody losing (except the lawyers).Specific Question: Was the lawyer who made the recommendation not to pay and then not to settle, legally justified on the basis of the simple facts before him? Or is there any standard of care that applies to avoid malpractice suits, which would require the lawyer to go further? And if so, how much further should he go?

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Dwayne B.

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I got a jury duty summons. I filled it out. Sent it in. Ive

I got a jury duty summons. I filled it out. Sent it in. Ive logged in every night since May 30th waiting for it to read "REPORT FOR SERVICE", but all it has kept saying is "call in". Now here it is a week later, Friday, and i'm worried that i did it wrong. I'm 56 & on a fixed income. I know the penalty for not showing up on time. Did i do right? Or am I in TROUBLE with yhe FEDERAL GOVERNMENT? I AM SCARED OUTTA MY HEAD! PLEASE HELP! I live in Michigan.

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Dwayne B.

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Is a body attachment bad

is a body attachment bad

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