Amy Lavonne Wells’s Answers

Amy Lavonne Wells

Dayton Identity Theft Lawyer.

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  1. Can I sue a bar?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Marc Sean Hurd
    2. Amy Lavonne Wells
    3. Randy William Ferguson
    4. Christian K. Lassen II
    5. Andrew Daniel Myers
    5 lawyer answers

    What my colleagues note is correct. Slip and fall cases present many challenges in litigation. One such challenge is what is known as the "open and obvious" doctrine. The owner certainly has an obligation to maintain safe conditions. However under Ohio law, if the condition that caused your injury was "open and obvious" to the reasonable person, it could preclude recovery. Every case is very fact specific. I would encourage you to consult with a personal injury attorney in your area as soon...

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  2. Backing up i "bumped" someone. His insurance co is taking me to court for 4000.00 in damage!

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. John Maurice Holcomb
    2. Amy Lavonne Wells
    3. Christian K. Lassen II
    4. Albert Lee Crosner
    5. David B Pittman
    6. ···
    10 lawyer answers

    I would suggest that you consult with an attorney of your own. Call you local bar association for a referral. Good luck to you.

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  3. I was in a wreck 2 years ago I was hit from the side he tried to flee the scene

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Amy Lavonne Wells
    2. Guy Irvin Wade III
    3. John Gus Zgourides
    3 lawyer answers

    More information is needed. You need to contact an attorney immediately. You have a limited time to bring a lawsuit for injuries you suffered, and time is of the essence. You are welcome to contact my office for a free case evaluation. You may also find others who practice personal injury on this website. Good luck to you.

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  4. I am charged with identity theft and fraud? what is penalty? should i get a laywer?

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Christopher Lee Beck
    2. Amy Lavonne Wells
    3. Ian Edmund Scott
    3 lawyer answers

    Identity theft is a serious charge and can carry very serious penalties in many states. If you have been charged with a crime, it is advisable to consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney. You may find attorneys on this site, or by contacting the Dayton Bar Association, which has a free attorney referral service. He/she will be able to discuss the specific facts of your case with you and advise you of your legal rights and defenses. Additionally, I also suggest individuals who...

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  5. A friend of my son is staying with us. Collection agency called threatening to seize our property for the friend's debt.

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Amy Lavonne Wells
    2. Jann Collette Washington
    3. Kevin Michael Ryan
    4. Gregory Howard Wiley
    4 lawyer answers

    I agree with my colleague, and would add this kind of harassment may be actionable under federal law prohibiting such deceptive collection practices. You're welcome to contact my office. We assist consumer who have been victimized by debt collectors around the state. http://www.ohioconsumerhelp.com/sub/Debt-coll.jsp;jsessionid=A9C2667CACC67D5FC88FC1CBC015CF65 All the best to you!

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  6. Someone is using my social security number What can I do?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Eric J Trabin
    2. Amy Lavonne Wells
    3. Clint Curtis
    4. Steven Michael Fahlgren
    4 lawyer answers

    It sounds like you need legal help. Now. Unfortunately, for many ID theft victims, a lawsuit or collection notice is the first sign something is wrong. An experienced attorney will likely be able to assist you in “unwinding” this ordeal if it is a result of identity theft. The sooner you act, the better. Things you will need to do as an initial matter include reporting the ID theft with local law enforcement right away. File a report with your police department and complete an identity...

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  7. Getting My Wages Garnished Now-Will A Bankruptcy Cancel Out My Current Garnishment & Keep Any Positive Credit Still On My Report

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Amy Lavonne Wells
    2. Meredith Catherine Moriarty
    3. Sanjay Augustine Paul
    4. Jillian K Aylward
    4 lawyer answers

    As to the effect of a bankruptcy upon the individuals accounts and judgments, I would encourage you to consult with a bankruptcy attorney who will be able to review your obligations with you, counsel you on your legal options and what type of bankruptcy you qualify for. Most bankruptcy attorneys will consult with you without cost or obligation, so this is what I would suggest as an initial matter. As for the impact on your credit report, a fresh start in bankruptcy will have both a positive...

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  8. How long can an attorney keep money in an escrow account from an auto accident?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Amy Lavonne Wells
    2. Jeffrey Allan Leikin
    3. Joel Jay Kofsky
    4. Christian K. Lassen II
    4 lawyer answers

    Contact your attorney. Under Ohio's rules governing attorney conduct, your attorney must maintain a copy of the funds maintained on your behalf in trust (the escrow account) for a period of seven years. Request a copy of the account records and ask for the status of the payments made on your behalf. Also refer to your settlement disbursement statement, which should reflect to whom what amount was paid out of your settlement. Good luck to you.

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  9. I'm an ID theft victim and was sued by a company in a different state.Eventually dismissed but I want to be reimbursed all costs

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Amy Lavonne Wells
    2. Maltaise E Cini
    3. Thomas Ray Breeden
    3 lawyer answers

    I'm sorry to hear about your issue. As you have learned first hand, identity theft can reek havoc on its victims. More information is needed to ascertain if you have a viable claim at this point in time. I would strongly suggest that you contact a consumer advocate in your area as soon as possible. There are time limitations by which a party must file a claim or be forever barred from doing so. I suggest you visit www.naca.net. This site has an attorney search feature. Contact an attorney...

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  10. Can a creditor garnish your wages again for the same exact account they garnished 5 years previously that was satisfied?

    Answered almost 3 years ago.

    1. Amy Lavonne Wells
    2. Gary D. Bollinger
    3. Tazewell T Shepard III
    3 lawyer answers

    If I understand the facts correctly, Creditor A obtained a judgment against you for Account X, and that judgment was satisfied vis-a-vis a wage garnishment in 2006. Now, Creditor A has obtained another judgment for the very same Account X? I am presuming you have not borrowed additional monies on Account X (and Account X was likely charged off and closed by Creditor A in 2006 or before). If this is accurate, then the answer is no. But it sounds like you failed to file a responsive pleading...

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