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Paralegal Case Studies

Renovators who do sloppy and improper work should not be paid the full amount of their account

Allen Perlman - Published on 3/21/2023 10:24

I was retained by a married couple who were being sued for the amount of $21,000.00 by a renovator that had done renovation work for them in their home. My clients had prepared their defence themselves which was insufficient to have successfully defended against the action. Accordingly, I prepared and filed an ‘Amended Defence’. I also issued a Plaintiff’s Claim for contribution and indemnity against my clients’ mortgage broker for reasons that are complex and beyond the scope of this article, but which was appropriate to do in the circumstances.

You Can Be Compensated for Pain and Suffering, as Well as Other Damages, Even If Your Injuries Are Relatively Minor and Temporary

Allen Perlman - Published on 7/2/2021 07:51

My client fell on a slippery floor in a grocery store. The slippery floor was caused by some squashed fruit. The store prepared an incident report.

The store offered to settle with her for the sum of $400.00. The matter settled to my client’s satisfaction for $7,500.00

Even Though You Purchased From a Large Retailer, Things Can Still Go Wrong

Allen Perlman - Published on 6/18/2021 10:22

My client had purchased four new tires from a large retail tire supplier. In the process of installing the tires and balancing the wheels, the retailer damaged all four aluminum alloy wheels of my client’s vehicle.

Proper and Skilled Negotiations Are Critically Important in Settling Legal Matters Where Possible Without the Need for a Trial

Allen Perlman - Published on 5/26/2021 08:17

My client instructed me to settle the matter against her for as much as $5,000.00. By negotiating with opposing counsel, I was able to settle the matter as against her for the amount of $3,500.00 in total.

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