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Is there anything to stop a private business from barring a previous customer who takes a civil action against it?

A business has the right to refuse service, except in the case of unlawful discrimination. "Sued us" is not a protected characteristic. Unless part of the settlement was that the business ...
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Is it possible to make a non-money claim in Hong Kong?

Which Hong Kong courts have authority to grant injunctive relief to private litigants? The courts of justice in Hong Kong comprise the Court of Final Appeal, the High Court (which includes the Court ...
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Is there anything to stop a private business from barring a previous customer who takes a civil action against it?

It depends. I think it would turn sharply on a couple of things. The underlying reason for the suit Let us suppose that the business is a lumberyard that sells the customer roof trusses. The insurer ...
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Under what general conditions can one sue for money from an organization or person?

When you have standing, a cause of action, and have suffered loss Standing means you have sufficient connection to the harm that the law will recognize your injury. A cause of action is the legal ...
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What jurisdictions allow civil claims to be served over social media?

australia Substituted service orders are routinely issued by Australian courts The first was in 2010 for service via Facebook. To get an order you must demonstrate: Service is impractical Reasonable ...
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What jurisdictions allow civil claims to be served over social media?

No jurisdiction of which I am aware allows for service of process to be made via social media as a matter of course. But some jurisdictions (indeed, almost all U.S. jurisdictions) allow what is called ...
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