James M. Cool’s Answers

James M. Cool

Phoenix Personal Injury Lawyer.

Contributor Level 2
  1. Should I be compensated by Mfgr for being Shocked, Twice, by a design flaw in their product??

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. James M. Cool
    1 lawyer answer

    Your manufacturer's warranty included with the product likely explains the circumstances it covers. Also, it is typically the case that a product must be reasonably safe and fit for the purpose it is intended. Is the product working for its intended purpose? Were the shocks more than momentarily harmful? If the answers to those questions are yes and no, respectively, then Whether you are entitled to some compensation is a philosophical question, because pursuing whatever compensation you...

  2. Can I press charges against, the bouncer

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. James M. Cool
    1 lawyer answer

    I do not believe "pressing charges" criminally is an option for you at this point. The decisions whether to prosecute criminals in Arizona are made by the prosecuting attorneys, not individual victims, though victims of crime have many rights under Arizona law. I recommend that you contact a personal injury attorney soon to explore whether you have civil claims for money damages against the bouncer or bar. You should also consult with and hire a good criminal defense lawyer. The outcome of...

  3. Can you sue an employer for a hostile env/retaliation and failure to act despite knowing of retaliation in a at-will state

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. James M. Cool
    2. Michael S. Haber
    2 lawyer answers

    Because some important information is (understandably) not in your summary, no one can give you good advice about how to handle such an important and difficult situation. It is true that you may not have a useful legal remedy at this point, depending on the type and frequency of harassment you're experiencing. Nonetheless, you should--at least--consult with an attorney about how to prepare for the worst in a way that protects your legal rights. Please feel free to call my our office and...