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Old 05-30-2007, 10:50 PM   #291
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Peter, I have a friend in corporate law, she'll be able to provide some insight.

Email me a concise list of your questions and I'll email her tomorrow, send it to my work addy!
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Old 05-30-2007, 10:52 PM   #292
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I dont know much about LLC'* except it protects the owner from getting sued personally. The business is what takes the hit, you can take everything from his business, not his personal assets though.
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Old 05-30-2007, 10:57 PM   #293
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LLC = limited liability corporation?

I believe it means you can sue the pants off the company for all its worth, but cant touch the personal assets of the owner. Architectural and engineering firms that don't operate in a partnership often are LLC format.
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i believe it is company.
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Could very well be...I was just throwin something out there
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Old 05-30-2007, 11:09 PM   #296
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Jim, I think I got it now. But I'll e-mail you tomorrow if I have any questions. The husband of a woman I work with is also a lawyer so I'm surrounded by good people.

I could care less about his personal property. While it would be sweet justice to put his property in jeopardy, I'm just after what I'm owed, and to inflict more humiliation and arise more anger from this dirtbag.

And HOPEFULLY I can have a follow-up story done on NBC after the court case is done. Not only to further damage his rep on TV, but I think people should be aware of what has happened since the story originally aired (though most residents of CT probably wouldn't remember the story anyway).
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Old 05-30-2007, 11:23 PM   #297
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are you just going to try to get what he owes you, like the $100 or whatever or are you gunna go for more?
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I am asking for my keys, $55 for the ventshades, money for floormats (will have to find out a value), and reimbursement for the miles. For a total of around $400.

He said on the news story he would reimburse me for miles. While I never told him I wanted that, though I knew I could have, I am thinking on asking .48/mile for 600 miles which is $288.

I highly doubt the car was test-driven even 600 miles like he claims, but I don't know how many miles were added for test drives, so I'll give him a free pass and go by what he said, which left 600 miles unaccounted for.

If I got $400 and my keys I'd be pretty happy!

Another thing I considered is that my car was in his possession for 8 months. And he drove it himself on a regular basis. If the car was on his lot more, it COULD HAVE sold. He had a duty to sell my car for me. While he didn't guarantee it, he broke the contract IMO by driving my car around as his own.

He ALSO clearly broke the contract by lowering the price of the car by $1000 WITHOUT telling me.

I paid $230/month for 8 months ($1840) while this a$$ drove my car around Connecticut. He didn't keep it on his lot so it would have a better chance of selling. So IMO I could have a pretty good argument for getting some of that money back. And on the basis of his complete disregard for my property, his business' reputation (BBB complaints), and his attitude and avoidance of me for 4+ months, I think the right judge would grant me quite a bit of money.

I'm not out to look like a greedy plaintiff though, so I'll be nice and ask for $400.
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I'd totally try for some punitive damages. This loser needs to learn a lesson. I'd say ask for $1000.
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Quote:
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i believe it is company.
You are right. LLC = Limited Liability Company.

Limited Liability Corporation = no such thing. Jim has the correct definition of the LLC acronym, just the wrong words behind the acronym!

Any one that has an interest in a corporation is only held liable up to the amount of their investment in shares of ownership. Limited Liability Corporation would be very redundant serve no real purpose!
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