Hey what exactly is a "cap" in legal terms and What is arbitrary or arbitration?
Topic: What is term paper
June 15, 2019 / By Maudie Question:
Hey my father is planning to sue a convalescent home fro neglect but he signed a paper that he really didnt read and is being told that it said something about "caps" in his case. What is a "cap" in legal terms? And also arbitration?
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Latanya | 5 days ago
Arbitration is a negotiation process entered into in an effort to avoid taking the matter to court. A cap is the most that he can receive under arbitration.
However, if he sues and goes to court he can probably have the cap over turned and sue for and receive more than the cap.
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Arbitrated decisions are NOT made by a judge. Arbitration is a process in which a disagreement between two or more parties is resolved by impartial individuals, called arbitrators, in order to avoid litigation.
A cap is not really a legal term. It is slang for maximum, as the most money that a person can sue for.
When a person signs a contract or waiver, it is not necessarily enforceable. If any part of it is not legally enforceable, then none of it is. Your father needs to consult an attorney. Find someone local, who gives free consultations, and present the case. They will give you options that you may pursue.
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A cap is the maximum amount that they can be sued or held liable.
Arbitration is where your father and the "home" owners agree to go in front of a a neutral third party instead of court for a decision regarding the situation. And you agree to whatever solution they come up with.
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Can the courts re charge an imate who has served most of his time for a non violet crime, then charge him again? Because there were no caps set from the first? Can anyone help me?
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Originally Answered: Why should I take conservative arguments seriously, when they don't even understand what basic terms mean?
I think it is you who are actually trying very hard to justify the tens of thousands of dollars mommy and daddy wasted on your 'Bachelor of Sciences' in the 'Social Sciences'. I've seen colleges attach a Bachelor of Science to degrees in History, English and Art, all to make these sound more respectable to potential employers. Most respected colleges, however, have relegated the traditional arts to the foundation courses and electives.
Those 15 'cons' were spot on. In this day and age, a degree in liberal arts rather than engineering and the true sciences is a waste of time and money. With such a degree, you are only qualified to do one thing...flip burgers.
BTW, any academic worth their salt would be embarrassed to base their 'research' using Wikipedia as a source.