Daily Archives: January 3, 2012 - 3 results

Posted 5 years ago in Consumer Law by Aaron Kase  
Forewarned, Forearmed: Self Background Checks Named “Trend” for 2012

With the unemployment rate hovering between 8 and 9 percent, job seekers still face a lot of competition for every opening. At a time when you need to pull out all the stops to impress potential employers and stand out from the crowd, don’t get caught off-guard by a nasty surprise in your background check. Self background checks one of “top ten trends” for 2012 Three out of four employers check applicants’ backgrounds What to do if your background check …

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Posted 5 years ago in by Aaron Kase  
When To File in Small Claims Court

Your landlord won’t pay your deposit back. A  neighbor dented your car and has been avoiding you ever since. You paid a plumber $500 but the toilet is still clogged. Is it time to sue? Maybe. Depending on the value and complexity of your complaint, it may be wise to hire an attorney and file a lawsuit. However, for smaller monetary claims with easy-to-prove evidence, you might have an easier, cheaper option: small claims court. See the Lawyers.com guide for …

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Posted 5 years ago in Consumer Law by Keith Ecker  
How to Resolve a Dispute with an Auto Body Shop

Your car is an extension of yourself. So when the inevitable ding, dent or crash occurs, you’re going to take it to a reputable professional to get it fixed up. But a trip to the auto body shop doesn’t always go as planned. Disputes about whether the shop properly made repairs or fixed the car according to the contract are common. Fortunately there are a number of tactics you can take to minimize disputes and come to a quick resolution. …

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