Member contacted our office for assistance regarding a denial of proceeds from a claim for unused dental fees. Member’s brother had prepaid certain fees for dental services prior to his death. Member was appointed as Executor of her brother’s estate and provided all of the requested documentation to the dental implant center for a refund of the unused fees. Member was unsuccessful in resolving the matter on her own. Our attorney sent a letter to the dental group, along with the notarized documentation previously provided by member, and demand that they immediately tender the requested funds. In response to our letter, the dental group paid the demanded amount. Recovery for member, $31,000.00.
Member contacted our office for assistance after her insurance company failed to pay her claim because member did not have her car title. Member was in an accident and her car was totaled. Member had made the final payment on her car but had not received the title. The insurance company would not pay out the claim without the title to the vehicle. Our attorney wrote a letter to the finance company demanding that they provide member with the title to her car. In response to our letter, member received the title to her car, provided it to the insurance company and the claim was paid. Recovery for member, $11,815.50.
Member contacted our office for assistance with a matter regarding an alleged breach of contract. Member entered into an agreement with a company to purchase a pool and to have it installed within 10 weeks of purchase. The team promised that he and his family would be swimming in the pool by July. The company never submitted the requisite application with the city in order to obtain the required erosion control plan necessary for the pool to be installed. Member was unable to resolve the matter on his own. The attorney wrote a letter to the pool company advising that their acts or omissions constitute unfair and/or deceptive practices within the meaning of the Georgia Fair Business Practices Act, O.C.G.A. Section 10-1-390 et seq. Due to their deception and breach of contract, the attorney demanded they immediately refund the purchase price of the pool. In response to our letter, member received the amount demanded. Recovery for member, $10,310.00.
Member contacted our office for assistance after being served with a lawsuit for an unpaid debt. Member co-signed on a car loan with her ex-husband. The car was involved in an accident and insurance did not cover the full amount of the loan. The car was repossessed, and the loan company filed a suit against member for the balance owed. Our attorney wrote a letter to the company advising them that Member is in a precarious financial situation and struggling to maintain her monthly obligations due to limited income. Also, in an effort to settle the matter amicably, and without the need for pursuing bankruptcy, our attorney proposed a settlement offer to be paid via installment payments. In response to our letter, opposing counsel accepted the settlement offer. Savings for Member, $5,910.46.
Member contacted our office for assistance regarding an issue he was having with a property management and rental company. Member contracted with a company to manage his Airbnb rental property in Georgia. Member stated that the property management company owed him rental fees and had not responded to his request for payment. The attorney reviewed member’s contract with the management company which stated in part, “…Owner will receive 82% of remaining rent after expenses….” The attorney agreed to write a demand letter to the property management company for the amount owed. In response to our letter, member received the demanded amount. Amount recovered, $2,173.40.