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A formal rebuttal that the defendant in a lawsuit makes against the claims of the plaintiff. The answer asserts that the plaintiff's allegations are false, or, if they are true, that the defendant is not liable for them.
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Resorts, summer real estate brokers, shore communities and area attractions and local businesses rely on their answering service order taking, appointment setting and scheduling capabilities to manage their calls.
Also, answering individual questions on a company-by-company basis is an inefficient approach because often the same questions are asked over and over.
The old phone or answering machine that's been taking up space in your closet is now a $10 coupon," said Joe Verga, recycling coordinator for New Jersey Bell's parent company, Bell Atlantic.
In essence, statements obtained from employees who are forced to choose between answering questions that may be incriminating and continued employment cannot be used against those employees in subsequent criminal proceedings.
Its easy-to-use system can be set up in 20 minutes and eliminates many of the customer support "pains" involved in answering and tracking customer questions and problem tickets.
Area775 is the first service that links VOIP to the traditional phone world and gives users unprecedented power to manage their voice communications by screening and answering calls on any SIP device, computer or regular phone, as well as transferring calls between their devices.
ezSupport Lite addresses the growing requirement for automated responses to repetitive email questions by automatically answering 80 percent of incoming questions.
We've always been flexible in our services, further demonstrated by the HRAC's tri-level service structure, which enables us to handle the full spectrum of call types; from answering basic scripted questions, forms fulfillment and researching eligibility inquiries to answering complex HR questions and helping resolve claims issues.
an innovative manufacturer of telephone systems for small to medium-sized businesses, has announced the release of the Integrated Answering Machine(TM) for IVX(R) C-Class and S-Class systems.
Automated Question Answering Product for Customer Service