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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Georgia on
Q: What if a car turns left and it’s late at night and hits a car that has no lights on.

The car that did not have lights on was a black car therefor the other car didn’t see it.

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Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 16, 2019

A Georgia attorney could answer in the best manner, but your question remains open for three weeks. As a general matter, without regard to state-specific elements of law, claim representatives in similar situations could amicably agree to apportion damages between the two policies. This is often... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law for Virginia on
Q: What in the constitution provides for congress subpoenaing documents from POTUS. I already read congress authority to

investigate certain entities and activities, and while it is fairly broad, it does have some restrictions. I am just a dumb electrical engineer trying to understand aspects of the constitution, but I am trying.

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Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 16, 2019

It's not one of the enumerated powers in Article One, Section 8 (i.e., collecting taxes, borrowing money, establishing post offices, maintaining a navy, etc.). It's inherent and implied in its powers to investigate matters.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I need a civil rights attorney

I was denied the right to a fair hearing I have strong evidence

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Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 16, 2019

This isn't really a lawyer referral service; it's just a question-answer board. If you need an attorney, you could look one up in the Find-a-Lawyer section of this site, or conduct your own independent search for one. You could also check if the Oklahoma Bar Association's resources could help you... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts on
Q: If I receive a letter of demand from a law firm by email, is replying via email a valid response?

The letter of demand does not include a time frame in which they expect a response nor do they ask for a response. It only demands I take certain actions.

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Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 16, 2019

For general correspondence, it is usually acceptable to respond in the manner and form of the letter received. For exchanges of a formal legal nature, those could be governed by codes of civil procedure. It's up to you, but based on the significance of the situation, one option you have is to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Agricultural Law and Landlord - Tenant on
Q: How can I get a deed of sale from a dead person I only Have A written agreement with the owner without a notarized

The Heirs of the Owner Don't want to cooperate anymore.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 16, 2019

Your question remains open for four weeks. It looks like something that a Probate attorney could have insight into. You could repost and add Probate to your categories, or contact one of the Probate/Estate Planning attorneys on this site or one you find through your own searches. Good luck... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability for District of Columbia on
Q: Can I sue a storage company for losing my items?

I am a student in the UK and during the summer I usually store my personal belongings in student storage here because they are cheap and effective. This year, however, I have been returned two out of the three items that I have placed in their custody, the third and last remaining item I had been... Read more »

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Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 16, 2019

First look at the terms of your agreement. It's possible that they have provisions that outline the remedies of a customer. As a general matter, such agreements sometimes limit the forum to arbitration, or if they do accept civil suit, the venue is limited to the courts of a certain county, or the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Tennessee on
Q: Do I suppose to receive any money from a car accident I was in even though I wasn't hurt
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Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 15, 2019

A Tennessee attorney could answer you best, but your question remains open for a week. If you were not hurt, you do not receive money. That's the simple answer. If you were not hurt but were driving your vehicle, and the other vehicle was liable, you could have the right to bring a claim for... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Georgia on
Q: A nurse made inappropriate comments to me that offended me when asking how many children I have I told her 3 when asking

If any of my kids were c section babies I told her yes all 3 she laughed at me and made the comment that I cheated.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 15, 2019

There wasn't a question here, but you posted in the Medical Malpractice category and the post remains open for two weeks. If you were wondering if the nurse's conduct creates the basis for a lawsuit, it's difficult to see it. You could check with a Georgia attorney whether they view the matter... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Q: i fell in a grocery store should i open a liability claim

i fell because there was water on the floor i hurt my knee and hip it happened oct 2nd it still hurts

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 15, 2019

A Pennsylvania attorney could advise you in the best manner, but your question remains open for a week. You're the one who must decide whether you choose to open a claim. Whether your claim has strong merit is something you could better determine by consulting with an injury attorney in... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for Florida on
Q: Is this worth sueing?

I bought an item on letgo that was labeled like new condition. It doesn't work and after bringing to a shop they said it was opened and reassembled manually. Not only that they also said the item does not work so they confirmed it. The seller will not respond to chat about refund. I lost 80 dollars... Read more »

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Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 14, 2019

The decision is yours to make, but sometimes it comes down to a matter of how much time something going to cost to pursue. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: What kind of lawyer would take a severe medical record access delay by a patient?

I am disabled, very ill and trying to get my medical records from multiple physician specialty practices. Due to the complexity of healthcare expansions and electronic medical records that has taken place over the decades, it is now 4 months, over 100 phone calls, many signed releases and I’ve... Read more »

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Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 14, 2019

An attorney who handles health care matters should be able to help you. Good luck

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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Florida on
Q: I was in an auto accident that I am at fault, I have to sign an affidavit from the other party should I sign?

The affidavit is requiring me to give my personal details like my financial records, bank statements etc and I am scared to sign it. Will it give me a problem if I refuse to sign?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 14, 2019

Your insurance carrier has likely assigned an attorney to your defense. It would be advisable to have an attorney review anything that the other side is asking you to sign. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Government Contracts for Maine on
Q: Are road building contractors required to be certified by the state?

Contractor rebuilding a road in town, wondered if there are licensing or certification requirements?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 14, 2019

A Maine attorney could answer you best, but your question remains open for two weeks. You could check with the Maine Department of Transportation to see if they offer information/resources for contractors. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for South Carolina on
Q: How do I go about filing an artribation so that liability can be determined?

August 8-I was in an accident. The FR 10 form and Traffic Collisiom Report put the other party at fault

August 20- Other party agreed to pay for damages out of his pocket to avoid it going on his insurance (This is a conversation between the other party, the insurance agent and myself)... Read more »

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Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 13, 2019

A South Carolina attorney would be best suited to answer your question, but it remains open for three weeks. As a general matter, standard motor vehicle forms (depending on the jurisdiction - it's not a sure bet) sometimes contain information on their reverse sides on how to file for arbitration... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander for Georgia on
Q: A person who commits a civil wrong against another is liable for a ?

torts

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 13, 2019

That's right; you're correct.

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for Texas on
Q: Can a car dealership change my contract a week after I sign and drove off with the car?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 13, 2019

A Texas attorney could advise you the best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a general matter with most contracts, it's a done deal after both sides sign (unless the contract contains provisions that modify this basic premise). You could check with a Texas attorney if they see... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Arizona on
Q: If there is a death that looks like suicide is there an autopsy
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 13, 2019

An Arizona attorney could best advise about the conditions that govern autopsies and the grounds for next-of-kin objecting, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a general matter in civil cases, if determining the cause of death is necessary as evidence in a life insurance policy (or... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts for California on
Q: Is a contract void if you already signed a contract with another company?

I accidentally signed a new refuse service contract while still being under contract at another company. Due to termination fees, I am trying to have the new refuse service contract voided, as we were already contracted elsewhere. Are there any ways I can have this contract voided? Initial... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 12, 2019

A California attorney could best address your question, but it remains open for two weeks. As a general matter, without regard to jurisdiction, a second contract entered into under such circumstances is not generally voided as a matter of the operation of contract law. You could consult with a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Washington on
Q: Is it legal to take a shopping cart that has a store perminantly closed?

I'm in Washington state

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 12, 2019

No. The store may have closed its doors to the public, but whatever is going on in their operations, whether dissolution, bankruptcy proceedings, or other process, its assets do not become public property by default. They may have been sold, may be slated for auction, or other disposition by the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Nevada on
Q: Summary Judgement is not a decision to be taken lightly (by a court). is ther a case law that suppoerts this?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 12, 2019

Look at summary judgment in terms of what it means, and you'll realize on its face that it is a decision not to be taken lightly. When a party files a motion for summary judgment, they ask the court to reach a conclusion about the issue without trial. Under Rule 56 of the Federal Rules of Civil... Read more »

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