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Copa Airlines overbooking - delay compensation

Short story: we went to Peru on vacation with my wife (2 persons) we bought our tickets at AirFrance outbound flights (Budapest-Paris-Lima) operated by AirFrance were ok return flights were messed up ...
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Can a defendent travel overseas if served with a claim/summons to UK civil court?

If i have am served a claim form by the claimant, can I travel overseas? Also, if I am overseas and receive the claim form whilst overseas, can I ignore it if I am not a citizen of the country which ...
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Cancellation of debts in different countries

In my current jurisdiction debts are "cancelled" after ten years unless the creditor has "reminded" the debtor about the debt before that ten year period. If, however, the credit sends a reminder ...
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If a broker (AKA man-in-the-middle-scammer) cheats a buyer, can the seller be held responsible?

For example, the deal is that BrokerSneaky mails a payment to Seller. Seller has placed something in escrow as required by BrokerSneaky. BrokerSneaky DOES NOT mail anything, but instead gets ...
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London - Final step of getting my deposit back

I have been living in a shared house in London at some point. When I left (more than a year ago), the landlord (an agency) told me he would pay me back my deposit shortly. As they still have not done ...
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which quitclaim deed do I need?

The owner of the house is deceased, and still has mortgage to pay. The wife would like to take over the home, and pay for it whole. With this circumstance, which quitclaim deed is needed?
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Is the measurement for system characterization an “abstract idea”?

Patent #6,128,415 claims were reversed based on 'the claim is directed to an abstract idea' Example 5. Digital Image Processing (pp 13) provides a ineligible patent claim: A method of generating ...
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Compulsory counterclaim rule in states of USA

Prof. Kent Sinclair said in a conference "... over 40 states had adopted a compulsory counterclaim rule." but he didn't say their names. Who knows which states have such rule? (I found a table on ...
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Can a foreigner win small court claim in the US without appearing in court?

This question is general; the details below are given to explain the context it came from rather than to ask for specific legal advice. I recently spent one night at a hotel in Georgia, US. Before ...
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Does America run on Dunkin?

I hear this slogan very often when I drive to work. It is very offensive. They shouldn't generalize and say everyone does this or that if it's not true. Are this type of slogans legal? I became ...
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What ways are there to put pressure on the assurance delaying payments of death benefits?

How can I put negotiation pressure on the UK assurance company to persuade them to pay death benefits to the entitled widow, that they have been delaying for over 3 years from the death of her husband?...
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Company delaying paying death benefits: How long is reasonable to wait?

How long is it reasonable to wait for an assurance company to pay death benefits to the spouse, after her husband died? The assurance company in question is taking over 4 years, claiming they are ...
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Potential and comparatively minor second defendant in UK - name as party or join later?

I'm an onlooker in a substantial case in the UK, which has an interesting feature. Legal advice hasn't been sought (but will be), but in the meantime as an onlooker I'm curious about one aspect of the ...
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can I submit a new insurance claim on roof damage after unpaid claim unrepaired

I am a long time member on the developer/code side of StackExchange, but this is my first time on the legal forum, and I confess that I hate questions like this over on the developers' forum -- that ...
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Where can I find insurance claim requirements and standards for a given state (Texas, etc)

(PLEASE NOTE: the insurance company I am referring to is the other driver's. The other driver was ruled at fault in the accident) As a handy way to illustrate my experience, here is a scenario: ...
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Shipping company offering insurance on TV that cannot be claimed

I have sold TV on ebay and then used https://www.parcel2go.com for shipping, I choose to add insurance for 250 GBP. Today I got a claim opened on ebay that TV was damaged there is obvious damage to ...
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Must I pay counter claim award if less than original claim award?

I won a claim in small claims for $2405. The defendant submitted a counter-claim and won $205. I received two separate letters in the mail, one for each claim. Must I send the $205 to her for the ...
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Multiple claimants for a single act of deceit in UK law

A case caught my attention recently: In it, person A commits both breach of contract and also the tort of deceit in lying about an asset they fraudulently sold for about 6 figures. In the civil case, ...
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Can I claim compensation for expenses incurred when an item is late for delivery?

I ordered a huge amount of timber to clad my house. I was assured delivery on a particular day and had booked builders and hired towers and scaffolding. The timber arrived two days late meaning I've ...
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Is a reference made using the word “the” different from a reference made using the word “said”?

In the following sentence: A building with a wall for painting text and drawings, in which said wall is painted with a layer of opaque ink, and in which said wall is painted with a ...
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Can my auto insurance refuse coverage because of a single missing payment?

I was in a fender bender. No damage to my truck, but my bumper pushed in the handle of her minivan. We both have the same insurance company. The day after I reported the accident, I received a letter ...
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Can a business owner make untrue statement about the performances of their business on their website?

Example: a law firm advertises on its website that 99% of H-1B Visa Application they fill are accepted. Is the law firm legally bounded to state the true number, or can it state any number they feel ...
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What to do if the defendant failed to follow the court order and send documents to other party

I started a claim against a photography company that failed to attend our engagement party and refused to pay us back. Last week I received a letter from the court saying that our claim is allocated ...
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Bodily Injury Claim Settlement after automobile accident?

My wife was in a car accident several months ago and a couple of our children were in the car with her. One of them (who happens to be two years old) saw a doctor and our insurance agency has been ...
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Small business claims absent a contract

What legal recourse does company have against a client for compensation when it performs work for the client without a contract, given that the company has documentation of provided services, along ...