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1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability on
Q: Can you help me out , with this product that wrecked my hair
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jan 15, 2022

I'm sorry this happened to you. In seeking help, your first step could be to reach out to attorneys who handle product liability cases. Attorneys here can answer your general state-specific questions, but they can't reach out to you. This Q & A board does not function like a referral... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability for Oklahoma on
Q: Can I sue if a faulty vehicle USB charger adapter set my motorcycle on fire

Purchased today a charging port that goes on a motorcycle and had it installed according to the instructions by a shop I was riding home and felt my seat get hot and stopped and saw flames and it got too bad too quick I had to wait for the fire department

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jan 15, 2022

An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. It's possible that you could sue, but it might not be the type of case that a law firm would handle on a contingency basis. Product liability cases are instituted for injuries resulting from defective... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Civil Rights for Ohio on
Q: Is there anything I can do if I find a broken crack pipe in the used shoes I purchased?

Yesterday, I went to the mall and bought a pair of used Jordan’s. I was only able to try on the shoe that was on display. When I got home and put my feet in my shoes I felt something at the tip of my feet. When I pulled it out it was a broken used glass pipe.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jan 12, 2022

An Ohio attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. The answer to your question could depend on the extent of injury. I hope you were not hurt. The best way to answer your question could be to reach out to Ohio law firms. If you have medical records, such as hospital... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability for Missouri on
Q: I made a purchase online and canceled it, and received a refund. The company shipped it anyway. Do I return?

The order was canceled and I received a refund. It shows a zero balance for the item. Am I obligated to return the item?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jan 11, 2022

A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a long time. If you received a refund, then the company is entitled to return of its merchandise. That's a general legal premise nationwide. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability and Car Accidents for Florida on
Q: A driver hit my car at my job's parking lot and he was driving a rental. Is the rental company supposed to fixed my car?
Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Jan 11, 2022

No. The renter's insurance company. The renter should have insurance covering the rental car. You should look to that direction.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Medical Malpractice for Florida on
Q: Do I have a case against the medical company who made a product that has caused chronic pain and 2 surgeries this year?

After having complications and surgery from the mesh for my bladder my doctor used a product called macroplastique (Pfizer ) which is a filler that is supposed to last forever. Afew years I started having constant pain and bleeding, which at first the dr thought were bladder infections and kidney... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Dec 30, 2021

A Florida attorney could advise most meaningfully with regard to state law elements, but your post remains open for two weeks. But as a general matter, it could be difficult for an attorney in ANY jurisdiction to advise based on these facts alone, despite your description offering meaningful facts.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Products Liability, Internet Law and Trademark on
Q: Game name: SEABORG but Seaborg trademark is already claimed. Is it possible for me to publish the game under same name?
Robert Kost
Robert Kost answered on Dec 27, 2021

It all depends on what classification(s) the other "Seaborg" names are registered under. Just as there is an "Apple Bank" and an "Apple Computer", the Seaborg mark may be available for your game. You should hire an attorney to help you dig into this. Good luck!

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Products Liability for Florida on
Q: What are the legal limitations when it comes to damages done to a home during a search by the police?

My rental property was destroyed to the point that the house is now unlivable. They broke every window in the house, tore all doors off and damaged the structure. Broke beams

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Dec 27, 2021

Since you are renting you do not own the premises, so report all of this to your landlord or their agent.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Products Liability and Business Law for Maryland on
Q: Supplier/ installer company sold the ceiling track light to the dentist. The light got separated from the pole, fell and

The light got separated from the pole, fell and caused injury. Expert concluded that the security pin that hold the light to the pole was not installed. Company came and replaced the light and installed the pin in other thirteen pieces of the same type of equipment. There was a personal injury... Read more »

Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley answered on Dec 24, 2021

(1) and (2): The Consumer Product Safety Commission issues recalls for unsafe consumer products, and the manufacturer remains liable to injured persons (emphasis on "injured") on account of their dangerous products, but there is n general right to sue companies solely on the basis that... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Consumer Law, Products Liability and Banking for Michigan on
Q: Is there any legal action I can take against him?

I opened a bank account and was going to have my boyfriend added as a joint account. We got the paperwork filled out and went to go process it but it didn't process because he is in collections with his separate bank. We were told he needed to pay that debt of 1st before he could be added.... Read more »

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers answered on Dec 20, 2021

Do he clear up the debt with the other bank first? I would contact the bank, then the police to file a report.

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability and Lemon Law for California on
Q: I bought a new ford Mustang Machi full electric car, the sticker said in a fullcharge 211 i am getting 145 . brand new

iwent back to the dealer after 1 week it was 179 miles full charge and they told me because its new it should catch up and then went back the week after and it was 170 miles full charge and the car had 400 miles at the time, they said you have to drive at least 1200 miles for the car to adjust, i... Read more »

Scott Richard Kaufman
Scott Richard Kaufman answered on Dec 17, 2021

I think a lot of lemon law attorneys would consider taking this case.

To me, your life is much simpler if you SELL the vehicle now, since it is likely worth

as much or more than what you paid for it and then just buy a different one.

Either way, I hope it works out for you.

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Q: Does this 9447159 patent cover all Fc heterodimeric cytokines with an antigen binding moiety (not just CEA-IL2)?

My question is whether this patent covers all heterodimeric immunoconjugates or immunocytokines as described in Claim 1. Specifically, cytokine could be any secreted growth factors that are not mentioned in the patent. Antigen binding moiety could mean any bivalent antibody although the patent... Read more »

Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Dec 15, 2021

You need to hire a patent attorney or expert in the field to do this analysis for you.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Small Claims for Oregon on
Q: So it turns out my stroke is directly linked to my use of Advil. I never knew how dangerous it was. Can you help?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Dec 14, 2021

An Oregon attorney could probably advise best, but your question remains open for a week. In terms of your question asking for help, a likely response may be that you would need to reach out to law firms to discuss in further detail. Firms that handle cases involving medications will look at an... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Patents (Intellectual Property) and Products Liability for Minnesota on
Q: Patent 7803360 protects a product that is degradable underwater.

Does this mean that no one is never allowed to make a bio degradeble lure other than this company? If one would be able to create something, they wouldn't be able to sell it? Not quite sure I understand how this patent works. Or is the patent designed to protect their formula, meaning if one... Read more »

Carl Massey Jr
Carl Massey Jr answered on Dec 8, 2021

To understand what exclusive right is possessed by the patent owner, it is necessary to read the claims of the patent. The patent only provides the exclusive right to practice what is specified in the claims. Claims 1, 21, and 22 in this patent are independent claims. Unless a possible infringer... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Products Liability and Business Formation for Florida on
Q: If I paid for a plastic surgery procedure in full and have a receipt can that company charge me extra if they increase…

Their prices?.. I paid for a plastic surgery procedure and decided to do the procedure at a later date when the date arrive the plastic surgery place stated that the price of the procedure have increased but I have already paid it in full at an earlier time do they have the right to charge me an... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Dec 4, 2021

A Florida attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. A basic doctrine of contract law that holds true nationwide is that the terms of a valid contract agreed upon by both sides will apply. But that is a general textbook principle. A Florida attorney who reviewed the... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability, Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Tennessee on
Q: Hi, I have recently put Christmas lights in the cabin of my car. Under TN law, is it illegal for me to have them on?

They are colored red, yellow, blue, and green. They have multiple modes like alternating blinking, slow fade, and constant.

Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills answered on Nov 29, 2021

There's a chance you could get stopped for unauthorized use of lights, especially blinking blue and red.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Employment Law and Products Liability for Michigan on
Q: Ok, my mom sold for Paparazzi Jewelry, under the guise of it being hypoallergenic, as well as nickle AND lead free;

She found out that it was a lie. They had nickle AND lead, and some have reported the lead is toxic. Now, I know MLMs are extremely hard to catch, but they tout these jewels, necklaces, bracelts, etc as LEAD AND NICKLE free to ALL consultants, AND customers. Is there ANYTHING my mom can do to sue... Read more »

Thomas. R. Morris
Thomas. R. Morris answered on Nov 29, 2021

This sounds like a breach-of-contract claim. The devil is in the details, and there are more details than I can list in this format. Who would be the defendant? Is there a written warranty by the seller regarding the merchandise? Where is the defendant? Is there jurisdiction here in Michigan?... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability and Business Law for Florida on
Q: Can a licensed esthetician in Florida preform teeth whitening services if certified?
Jane Kim
Jane Kim answered on Nov 27, 2021

You need to call your licensing board and ask.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Libel & Slander and Products Liability for California on
Q: Rebar of vehicle bent but the airbags didn’t deploy. Do I have a possible case since airbags should’ve deployed?
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Nov 21, 2021

more info is needed.

airbags don't deploy in every accident..........usually only rear enders and not T Bones.

suing the car manufacturer or the company that made the bags is a VERY expensive proposition. Unless there was a big upside, a lawyer will not invest their money on a...
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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Products Liability and Business Law for Tennessee on
Q: We bought a brand new camper from a dealership. It came from the factory missing some things and some items were in non

Working condition. The dealership assured us they would have all repaired/restored to new condition under warranty. It has now been 6 months and they have not. I have been making camper payments all this time and it has sat on their lot waiting to be restored. I want my money back and to be... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Nov 15, 2021

I recommend hiring a competent attorney to file an Action in Chancery for Rescission. You will not make any money but you should mitigate your losses.

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