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# 66682 21-Aug-2010 17:40
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if i think i could have a legal case against companys by representing there customers for incorrectly charged services over a long period of time and are not a lawyer would anyone like to have a chat for laughs? if you could help?

it prob will go no where

pls only post if ur a the legal realm  

happy reading 

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  # 370742 21-Aug-2010 17:59
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prob lots of customers

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  # 370749 21-Aug-2010 18:24
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If you've not been accepted to the bar you can't represent anyone but yourself.  You can sit in as what's called a McKenzie friend but what you can say/do is exceptionally limited.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McKenzie_friend

 
 
 
 




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  # 370758 21-Aug-2010 18:42
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yeah obviously i would work between a legal team and they hopefully wouldnt run off with the ball not pass it back,

thats where the lawyer comes in 



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  # 370830 21-Aug-2010 22:49
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how deep is the effluent pond?

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  # 370832 21-Aug-2010 22:52

uber: if i think i could have a legal case against companys by representing there customers for incorrectly charged services over a long period of time and are not a lawyer would anyone like to have a chat for laughs? if you could help?

it prob will go no where

pls only post if ur a the legal realm  


happy reading 


 

Whats your point and motivation? The only people who win in such cases are the lawyers, as they make all the money. All you are doing would be making money for lawyers.

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  # 370841 21-Aug-2010 23:10
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Are class actions even possible in NZ? I didn't think they were...




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  # 370855 21-Aug-2010 23:53
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seriously individuals taking on a company as you seem to want to, is very very expensive, especially when their is a mechanism available to you to lodge a complaint which is with the Commerce Commission, part of their function is to take companies to task if their is sufficient evidence etc so if you believe you have a real case you should be bringing it to their attention.  I seriously doubt you will find a lawyer who would fund this out of their own pocket they would be more then happy to take your money.


 
 
 
 




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  # 377904 8-Sep-2010 15:06
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k thanks ill walk over to the commisions site tho they will prob sweep it under the rug

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  # 377959 8-Sep-2010 18:27
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uber: k thanks ill walk over to the commisions site tho they will prob sweep it under the rug


They won't if it's a legitimate case.

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  # 377971 8-Sep-2010 19:07
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uber: if i think i could have a legal case against companys by representing there customers for incorrectly charged services over a long period of time and are not a lawyer would anyone like to have a chat for laughs? if you could help?

it prob will go no where

pls only post if ur a the legal realm  

happy reading 


Can I take a legal case against people who don't use grammar correctly ?





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  # 377983 8-Sep-2010 19:52
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wmoore:
uber: if i think i could have a legal case against companys by representing there customers for incorrectly charged services over a long period of time and are not a lawyer would anyone like to have a chat for laughs? if you could help?

it prob will go no where

pls only post if ur a the legal realm  

happy reading 


Can I take a legal case against people who don't use grammar correctly ?



That would be one hell of a planet-sized collosal case you are going to have to fight!




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  # 378124 9-Sep-2010 09:12
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sbiddle:
uber: k thanks ill walk over to the commisions site tho they will prob sweep it under the rug


They won't if it's a legitimate case.


No, they'll slap the company with a wet bus ticket.  At one point they were doing this regularly to a certain retailer for their misleading advertising.  Not sure if they still are but the advertising is still just as misleading.

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