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Can I sue

Milwaukee, WI |

I just bought a bag of chips from a local gas station. The date on the chips were expired and a guarantee was, "if the date on the bag of chips is sold while over due its free.The owner refused to give my money back with the bag of chips. My question is what legal action can I take?

Attorney Answers 3


  1. Take a deep breath. Give a sigh. Find sometihing to smile about.

    Yours is not a matter for the courts.

    Good luck.

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  2. Do you need to file a lawsuit? People can sue over anything. It's your right. In Milwaukee there is even a small claims seminar in the courthouse where you'll get free advice on how to file a small claims complaint.

    But, do you really want to spend the money to file the complaint, serve the complaint, attend hearings and then attempt to collect on a judgment?

    I was told a few wise words when I first graduated from law school, "Principle is expensive." I'd recommend you stop shopping at this gas station instead of filing a suit.