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Would a settlement agreement with broad release language with a private university bar an action based on my student loan?

I was a student at a private university. I filed a lawsuit alleging breach of contract and disability discrimination. We agreed to an amicable settlement, the settlement agreement very broadly waives any right to future claims. Can the university waive my right to file a borrower's defense claim with the Department of Education (DoE) to discharge my student loans? There is some...

03/08/2017   |   Category: Contracts » Releases   |   State: Oregon   |   #33635

How Do I Protect My Liability if I Have Clients Participate in an Exercise Class?

I'm starting a Senior exercise program using the Jane Fonda Walk Out DVD. I do not want to be liable for any health issues that may result from anyone exercising. How do I protect myself from liability? Will a Doctor's permission be enough?

02/20/2011   |   Category: Contracts » Releases   |   State: Hawaii   |   #24260

Will a Release Protect Me if My Renters are Injured on my Premises?

I have a home that I rent out. I have regular insurance on the home but do not have it covered as a rental. The renters want to paint and I have no problem with that. However there are 20 foot ceilings and I am concerned about my liability if they fall off the ladder. Could they sue me? If I have them sign a release of liability for their personal injury, would that stand ...

11/03/2010   |   Category: Contracts » Releases   |   State: South Carolina   |   #23548

Can I Reprint an Interview if Consent Was Given Originally?

In 2007 I interviewed 20 people for my master's thesis. They signed consent forms at the time. I made the mistake of giving them the option to edit the transcribed interviews for facts which they all did. The thesis was duly published. Now I would like to publish some of the interviews in other venues. Do I need their permission?

10/06/2010   |   Category: Contracts » Releases   |   State: Ohio   |   #23339

Does a Medical Release Prevent Liability for Negigence by a Doctor?

My son is having outpatient surgery in a few weeks. The hospital requires me to sign a form entitled 'Consent to Operation, Anesthetics, or other Medical Services.' I am a little concerned about the last paragraph. 'The operation/procedure has been fully explained to me by 'doctor's name' and I understand the consequences that may result from it. As an adult, without reserva...

09/22/2010   |   Category: Contracts » Releases   |   State: Mississippi   |   #23231

How Does a Contractor Avoid Liability for Work Not Done to Specifications?

What kind of form do we need as a contractor if we want a customer to sign , so we are not held responsible if the conditions are not to are specifications?

07/26/2010   |   Category: Contracts » Releases   |   State: Wisconsin   |   #22751

How Do I Protect Customers from Damage Claims from Vendors on Owner's Property?

Need an agreement to hold customer harmless for vendors the goals while on customers property for both physical damage to the vehicle, liability and property damage

06/21/2010   |   Category: Contracts » Releases   |   State: California   |   #22439

Do I Need to Sign Foreclosure papers Because I'm Owed Back Child Support by the Owner?

My ex and father of my 2 children is going through foreclosure proceedings. I took him to court for child support about 6 months ago and recently they garnished his income tax and paycheck. His mortgage bank has contacted me and said that they will be coming to my house to give me some paper and will ask me to sign?? I told them i have nothing to do with his rental property and...

06/19/2010   |   Category: Contracts » Releases   |   State: New Jersey   |   #22429

How Do I Protect Myself from Guests on My Property Getting Injured?

I own property in n.y state and I have friends that come to it with all terrain vehicles that ride on the property and also they camp on the property and I am looking for form for people to sign that they can't hold me liable if they get hurt on the property.

06/14/2010   |   Category: Contracts » Releases   |   State: New York   |   #22393

How Do I Get a Release for a Settlement of a Debt?

I recently was asked to obtain some live sharks for a client who was using them for an awards show (as a display). Some of the sharks died during the holding period and the customer was not able to utilize all of the sharks they paid for. The customer wants to accept a certain dollar amount ($11,400.00) as full settlement from me rather than sue me for the $26,000.00 they belie...

06/09/2010   |   Category: Contracts » Releases   |   State: California   |   #22355
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