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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury and Products Liability for North Dakota on
Q: I literally own these products and have been having hair loss and excessive shedding should I sue do I have a case

I have two shampoos as well as conditioners in my bathroom now I had no idea my hair shedding/ loss was because of these products which are the Johnson Johnson’s shampoos and conditioner I seen where someone is suing them because of the same reasons is this worth me even pursuing I don’t want... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jul 23, 2021

A North Dakota attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. At this point, one option is to reach out to firms dealing with the products you were using. Product liability cases tend to involve extensive research and discovery. A firm that has already looked into or... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for North Dakota on
Q: How long do you have until your case expires

How many years do you have on a personal injury case before your case expires ?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Mar 25, 2021

A North Dakota attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. If you reached out to law firms in your state, described your matter, and asked what the statute of limitations is, you'll probably reach an attorney who could tell you the time by which you need to file... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Environmental and Wrongful Death for North Dakota on
Q: Is north Dakota responsible if someone got life threatening/shorting illness from bacteria that should have been removed

8yrs ago friend caught illness from bacteria in state park that should have been checked for and removed. She takes daily cancer treatment and is losing her life to it. She doesn't have money and north Dakota isn't helping them, they just deny. They need help! No one to turn to.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 18, 2020

A North Dakota attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. I'm sorry for your friend's ordeal. It is a very saddening situation, but in terms of a legal claim, it presents challenges. In addition to the issue of time here, there is the element of causality.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Foreclosure, Personal Injury and Real Estate Law for North Dakota on
Q: My home in Philadelphia was foreclosed on in 2010. I was employed with the Prisons then. I suffered a heart attack

I went to numerous court hearings and never got a result. I am a combat Veteran of Desert Storm. My wife and I would like some answers

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 1, 2020

This could be something that a Pennsylvania attorney and/or North Dakota attorney should advise on, but you await a response for two weeks. If there was an attorney representing you in the earlier hearings, contacting them and asking about the status of the file could be a starting point. If you... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for North Dakota on
Q: I was walking on the curb of a street that had no sidewalk when a car clipped me with its mirror, breaking my elbow. The

driver is claiming it's my fault since I was walking somewhere without a sidewalk, but I wasn't in the road and no signs said I couldn't walk there. Is he right or do I have a case for medical damages against the driver?

Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne answered on Dec 3, 2018

Don't listen to the driver, it is time to get a lawyer.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for North Dakota on
Q: Under what circumstances can I sue for emotional distress as a result of a car accident?
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Oct 28, 2018

If you were in a crash contact a member of the N.Dakota Assn for Justice in the County where it happened. They give free consults. Emotional distress claims are not favored and the rules are very strict. If you were hurt, focus on your injuries as well.

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for North Dakota on
Q: What should I do if I'm injured in a car accident and the other driver leaves the scene before I can get his/her info?
Camille Brooks Ibrahim
Camille Brooks Ibrahim answered on Jul 18, 2018

Hire an investigator or attorney in order to get the nearest surveillance video.

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for North Dakota on
Q: Can I sue a ski resort for an injury I got while skiing there?
Nicholas Nelson
Nicholas Nelson answered on Jun 18, 2018

This depends on the particular circumstances of the incident. I cannot provide adequate legal advice without first speaking with you on the particular details of your matter.

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Q: Is there a law that requires me to plow the snow on the sidewalk in front of my house? What if someone falls there?
Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne answered on May 14, 2018

Most cities have an ordinance that requires you to plow the snow. If somebody falls, you should call your homeowner's insurance company immediately and they should defend against any lawsuit on your behalf.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for North Dakota on
Q: My friend stayed at my apartment and caused a fire that damaged other units in the building.

Now I'm being sued even though I wasn't there when the fire occurred. What do I do if I don't have renters' insurance?

Nicholas Nelson
Nicholas Nelson answered on Apr 30, 2018

You should certainly seek legal counsel to mitigate the damages you may be liable for if you have not already. Also consider your legal options against your friend that started the fire.

This is general information, and I am unable to provide adequate legal advice without first discussing...
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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Arbitration / Mediation Law for North Dakota on
Q: A person I sued after I was injured on their business's property requested we arbitrate instead. Is this a good idea?
Peter D Morowski
Peter D Morowski answered on Jan 12, 2018

There are many benefits to arbitration, most particularly it is typically much faster than a state court lawsuit. That said, if you are unrepresented by counsel I would be weary of agreeing to arbitration. Arbitration is a lot like a trial. I have never heard of an injury matter being... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for North Dakota on
Q: My 7 year old son nearly drowned in a half frozen retention pond a couple days ago. Would anh attorneys take this case?

Our property management put a retention pond right on the side of our condo (neighbors side) and directly across from our neighborhood park. They have no signs or fence. My son was playing street hockey with a large group of neighbor kids when a group decided to climb a snow hill, my son slipped... Read more »

Nicholas Nelson
Nicholas Nelson answered on Jan 2, 2018

Yes, I believe you could find an attorney to take the case. It may fall under the legal claim of an "attractive nuisance". Seek and attorney on this issue.

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation and Car Accidents for North Dakota on
Q: I have a work comp case in Nd. Will there be a cash settlement after I have recovered from my broken back or maybe not
Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne answered on Dec 19, 2017

There is no way to predict the outcome of your case. You should hire a lawyer.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for North Dakota on
Q: After mediation fails on a personal injury claim, can I, the Plantiff refuse to settle and force it to court?

I was involved in a car wreck in no fault state, however, the car was totaled and I was left with a debilitating syndrome called CRPS/RSD. The insurance refuses to settle for any where near the limits and is basically only offering to pay lawyers fee and medical bills only, no pain and suffering.... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jan 2, 2017

You should contact a member of the Trial Lawyers Assn for the state where it happened, ideally in the county where it happened. You are in a complex case situation and need a free consult at least.

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