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Subject:Re: Incorporated: Information Needed From:Michele Davis <mdavis -at- bitstream -dot- net> To:Mike Stockman <stockman -at- jagunet -dot- com> Date:Fri, 16 Jun 2000 08:51:52 -0500
I agree with Mike, I'm sitting here thinking about what lurker Lief said to me
about getting sued, and I'm thinking WHO would sue me? If anything they would
just diminsh my advance for not getting a book done on time, but all my work is
conducted with my own equipment, and in my contract (drawn up by a lawyer, not
some cheesy legal doc. from the bookstore) I state no liability for any problems
because of my documentation, now granted I don't write documentation for power
tools where I suggest vivisizing anything...
> On 6/15/00 10:01 PM, Peter (pnewman1 -at- home -dot- com) wrote:
> >While a sole proprietorship is the easiest, you do not get
> >any liability insulation. This is not a BS point. People today sue at
> >the drop of a hat. There are several entities that can give you
> >insulation from liabilities.
> Out of genuine curiosity, does anyone out there know of a contract tech.
> writer being sued about a project? I don't doubt it can happen, I've just
> never heard of anyone in my circles facing a lawsuit for documentation.
> I just came off of many years as a freelancer with no corporate
> protection, and I'm wondering just what kind of risk I was open to
> without knowing it...