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    Terms and Conditions in Class Action Suit

    Thanks! So does that mean the court may not allow a 40% rate, or has the court already approved of it?
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    Terms and Conditions in Class Action Suit

    Thank you all for your opinions, but I still don't have an answer to the original question, and subsequent questions :) 1) Should I assume from PayrollHRGuy's comment that this is a fair rate, considering the type of case this is? 2) If this is a higher-than-average rate, do I have the ability...
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    Terms and Conditions in Class Action Suit

    After inquiring, I was emailed back from a paralegal: The lawsuit is a multi-district litigation lawsuit. It is different from a class action in the sense that each case will be looked at individually at the end of litigation. This means that there are other cases with similar injuries, from...
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    Terms and Conditions in Class Action Suit

    Yes, I was diagnosed, and fortunately am now in remission. My impression (right or wrong) is that since there are people (landscapers & farmers) that are dead or dying as a possible result of exposure to Roundup all day, every day, they would stand to get more than someone who used it...
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    Terms and Conditions in Class Action Suit

    Well I guess there's no harm in disclosing the case -- it's the Roundup case vs. Monsanto. After seeing a commercial about it, I searched online for details. I had known nothing about it before the commercial. At the end of the article I read explaining the suit, there was a simple form (name...
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    Terms and Conditions in Class Action Suit

    What is the name of your state? Pennsylvania I recently found out that I may qualify for a current major class action suit, and when looking into it on the Internet and finding out it was a legitimate lawsuit, filled out a basic form to be contacted. I was contacted via email by a...
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    Able to dispute value of vehicle?

    What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? PA My car was plowed into while parked in front of my home. I was not there at the time. I came home to find my car on the sidewalk, and a note from the police on the front door of my home. I called my insurance company even though I only had...
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    Mileage For Work Tax Deductable?

    What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? Pennsylvania This year I have a new job as a retail merchandiser. I travel from store to store, anywhere from 1 to 5 stores a day setting up promotional displays, resetting sections, or sometimes even entire store remodels. I was told that since...
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    Repairing a Twin Home in Philadelphia

    What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? PA I've posted this question several times, and can't believe I've gotten no response. You folks are letting me down here! I own a duplex in Philadelphia. The property right next to me is connected, and is also a duplex. Our two duplexes share...
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    Repairing a twin home in Philadelphia

    What is the name of your state (only U.S. law)? PA I posted this message several weeks ago, but I can't find it now, and since I didn't get any emails, assume I didn't get any replies. Forgive me if this is a duplicate. I own a duplex in Philadelphia. The property right next to me is...
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    A Twin Home In Philadelphia

    What is the name of your state? Pennsylvania I own a duplex in Philadelphia. There is another duplex attached to mine. There is a single roof over a single set of steps going to the individual entrances. The problem is that a tenant of the other duplex pointed out to me several months ago...
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    Inheritance tax problem

    State: PENNSYLVANIA My girlfriend's grandfather passed away sever years ago, leaving her his house. She did not pay the tax right away, and when she had her tax preparer prepare the inheritance tax form, she was slapped with a hefty penalty and interest. The tax service prepared the form, told...
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    Second attempt - no response to first

    What is the name of your state? PA (this is the short version... the full story can be located in this forum in message "Executor is Suffering") 1) House owned by two parties in joint survivorship. One dies, house goes to second party automatically. The house was the only asset at time of...
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    Executor is suffering

    What is the name of your state? Pennsylvania In 2001, my friend (I'll call him Alex) moved in with his elderly grandfather to help take care of him. In 2004, Alex and his grandfather brought in a lawyer and redid the Deed of the house to put both of their names on the Deed as a joint...
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