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British lawtech entrepreneur launches app that lets you swipe right to ‘sue anyone’

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Legal action for the Tinder generation?

A British lawtech entrepreneur has launched a new app that allows members of the public to “sue anyone” with the swipe of a button

Joshua Browder, a computer science student at Stanford University, California, burst onto the legal scene in 2016 with the launch of his pioneering DoNotPay chatbot. At the time, Legal Cheek reported that the platform can help members of the public with the likes of parking ticket appeals and travel delay compensation.

Joshua Browder

It would now appear Browder’s initial online offering was simply a stepping stone for bigger and better things, with the 21-year-old computer whizz taking to Twitter yesterday to unveil a brand new app with 15 different services.

One of the apps more eye-catching legal features is the ability to bring a small claim for up to $25,000 (£19,000) at the press of a button. According to Browder, the app will generate the legal documents, provide a script to read in court and even develop a strategy if the defendant challenges the claim.

There is also an interesting feature for those who use ride-sharing platform Uber. Again according to Browder, the app can calculate the appropriate distance on journeys taken and allows the user to automatically challenge the fare if the driver takes a wrong turn.

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Other services include the ability to “instantly max out” your security and privacy settings on social media, sue businesses following data breaches and request delivery fee refunds when your package arrives late. While the app is initially only available to those living in the US, Browder has said it will launch in the UK after he secures “some final legal approvals”.

Speaking to the US website LawSites, Browder said:

“Our goal is for the most simple legal issues to be handled entirely by robots and technology, so the average consumer will never have to know what a lawyer is. Meanwhile, lawyers will be freed up to handle really important issues.”

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14 Comments

Anonymous

What a surprise to see the son of a parasite doing parasite things!

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A real lawyer

I hope to goodness gracious me that this abomination never arrives on these shores.

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Anonymous

Talking of parasites…have you actually reviewed the British legal system??
Legal professionals in glass houses ……..etc.

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pre-action protocol

Did someone forget about me?

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Anonymous

11 out of 10 bantz r8tingz

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Anonymous

No point in following a pre action protocol for small claims as this app has been designed to pursue such value of claims. It’s not like the court will make a negative costs award against you.

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Sally from Accounts

What a beautiful perm. I’d like to put my hands through that. That young fella certainly pushes my buttons.

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Thomas

Sally you are old enough to be his mother…

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Anonymous

‘Are wundered lawnly as a clowered,
That flowats on high o’er vales and hills.’

Not *that’s* a lovely perm.

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Trump

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Anonymous

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Anonymous

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Anonymous

Whats the point?

Best bantz deleted as usual.

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Anonymous

Yeah. Load of bullsh*t.

Alex – you’re being a c*nt. Stop.

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