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Q: Is filling up gas from a truck to a car legal in NY?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Mar 11, 2021

You might need to check across several sources of law for that because it could involve regulations for transport, sale, metering, vapor recovery, fire prevention, safety, or other areas. Additionally, the regulations could possibly involve agencies on different levels (federal, state, etc.).... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Energy, Oil and Gas and Libel & Slander for New York on
Q: Professional reputation damage control (Cease & desist letter? To who/what company? Better options?)

Terminated from contract role after weeks of increasingly hostile treatment from my supervisor (partner at the firm) & another project lead (new contract worker. Old friend of supervisor). I received entirely positive feedback for months until they botched a proposal and lost the client. The... Read more »

V. Jonas Urba
V. Jonas Urba answered on Apr 29, 2020

It's also a huge city which is actually very small. Professionals rarely have time to ruin other professionals' lives. They also don't want to give some law firm ammunition for a lawsuit. Remember, it's a one-party consent state to record others so I assume that I am being... Read more »

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Q: I had my furnace replaced in Feb of 2019. It was never installed properly, I'm now getting the run-around, what to do?

My husband knew something wasn't right with the install, we had them come over several times as our humidity was was out of control. Every time a tech came over, they insisted that all we needed was to spend thousands more to get a whole home dehumidifier. One time they were at my home... Read more »

Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel answered on Aug 20, 2019

If there is a warranty, make a claim. You can also do a small claims case for the damages.

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Q: Co-Edison is fixing for 6 months gas connection. They cover temporary the hole on the street with a iron plaque

The noisy is unbearable specially apartments which face the street

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jun 8, 2019

You could try contacting them through one of their numbers. Those steel plates are used throughout the City for temporary road repairs following excavations on underground utilities. Depending on how they are seated, the plates could bang when vehicles pass over them. Hopefully they could send out... Read more »

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Q: Since the solar company has not placed the solar system in service, can I cancel the agreement?

I told the solar company's rep. that I would not do a contract, to lease the solar system, if the company will put a lien against my house. The rep. informed me the company wouldn't put a lien against my house. My contract states the company, or its affiliates won't apply a lien to... Read more »

Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel answered on Aug 31, 2018

If they installed the system, they are not going to let you terminate the contract. News 12 just did a report on this. The UCC is not a lien on the whole house, just the solar system. The problem is that some banks do not know how to read it so it is an issue on refinance.

3 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Business Law, Energy, Oil and Gas and International Law for New York on
Q: Is it possible to claim legal ownership over all the dark matter in this universe?

I know I'm going to sound crazy on this one. I have been seeing a lot of celebrities buying acres of land on the moon, and it got me wondering if there is any possible way for one entity - albeit a company or a country - to claim ownership over all the dark matter/energy in this universe? Can... Read more »

Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel answered on Feb 23, 2018

There is a minute of my life I'll never get back. Seriously, all space issues are governed by UN treaty, so no.

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