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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Intellectual Property and Libel & Slander for Georgia on
Q: Someone was using my IPad at church to run the church cameras. Then they took upon themselves to read all my texts and

show it to other people. Is this illegal? Is the computer invasion of privacy?

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Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 19, 2021

A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. It could be considered an invasion of privacy from a textbook basis. But from a practical standpoint, it could be difficult to arrange for the matter to be handled on a contingency basis - which could mean that a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Constitutional Law and Employment Discrimination on
Q: Storemanager at Woolies, pregnant ladies injured due to company not listening to my pleas, scapegoated out of company.

Store Manager at Woolworths in South Australia, Westlakes 5021. Store making ~ $800k-$1million/week. I was earning ~ $120,000/year

Pregnant ladies x3 had severe falls due to roof leaks. Did all in my power to address and ask for assistance. Woolworths higher ups blamed centre management,... Read more »

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Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 18, 2021

You may be losing valuable time here awaiting a response on this forum - your post remains open for two weeks. If the situation you describe does give way to any type of remedy/worker comp-type relief, it would probably be governed by the laws of Australia. The attorneys here generally advise on... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for North Carolina on
Q: I am looking for a lawyer that can help me with a problem with a Dr that did a surgery on my foot and messed it up

He also told us that the plate and the pins that he used did not work properly and he partially removed them. I spoke to one lawyer and he told me I did not have a case and recommended a different surgeon to fix my foot. I called another lawyer and spoke to her and she said that I definitely had a... Read more »

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Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 17, 2021

A North Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. You received two conflicting opinions as to the merits of your potential case. It is not uncommon for this to happen. However, your description does point out the fact that one of the firms does not handle... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Colorado on
Q: Had a tbone accident 6 months ago. 32 years of age & just started having lower back pain. Can this be a delayed injry

Only had a ct scan on my head and neck at the time of accident. After my neck and shoulder were rehabilitated then the back pain pain kicked in out of no where.

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Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 16, 2021

A Colorado attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. That's something requiring a medical opinion, based on the mechanics involved in the accident, earlier diagnosis and treatment, your medical history, and a current medical examination. An attorney couldn't... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents on
Q: I have discovery coming up from when a imparied crashed into me. Is it beneficial too write a statement and read it?
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Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 16, 2021

You do not mention a state or region. Discovery is too important a phase of a case to rely on general answers in the brief format of this textbox. If you have an attorney, they should be advising you here. The manner in which discovery is handled can impact the entire case. If you do not have an... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Georgia on
Q: how will you be charged
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Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 16, 2021

A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. If a car accident resulted in a criminal charge (or traffic violation), attorneys in those areas (Criminal Law or Traffic Tickets) would be able to advise better than accident attorneys, who are more involved with... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law and Personal Injury for Tennessee on
Q: herlp with idenity theft personal freedom violations forgery fraud illigeal financial transactions theft cryptocurtency

im west tn it is ongoing and expanding to point cell numbers emails stolen every sigle aspect my life affected hidden cam ease dropping- extensive.. point i am complete prisioner who would i contact to help stop and convict these individuals thanku respectfully jg MD

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Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 15, 2021

A Tennessee attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. You could reach out to attorneys who handle identity theft matters. It could also be worth considering reaching out to financial institutions who handle your banking and credit cards to find out if the identity... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for South Carolina on
Q: I backed into an illegally parked car in my neighborhood, HOA also states no overnight parking on street.

The car is facing the wrong direction and has been parked against the HOA bylaws for months. Am I at fault or are they.

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Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 14, 2021

A South Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. In virtually any jurisdiction, the fact that a car is parked improperly does not generally get the person who hit the car off the hook. The driver of the moving car is generally still liable, but they may... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law for Tennessee on
Q: How do I proceed (I am the renter) with the arbitration mandated in my apartment lease?
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Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 14, 2021

A Tennessee attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. You could consider reposting and adding Landlord-Tenant as a category, especially if the substantive law involved in your matter involves a L-T issue. You're correct in choosing arbitration as a heading, but... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Elder Law and Personal Injury for Nevada on
Q: It has taken almost 30 days for American Home shield to get air compressor fixed still broke is this legal?
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Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 13, 2021

A Nevada attorney could advise best. but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you're able to reach a local attorney, it could be worth noting that these types of settings are often governed provisions of the contract between the parties. Good luck

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Products Liability for New Jersey on
Q: My hair is falling out thanks to Johnson & Johnson shampoo & conditioner, Ogx ... what can I do ?

I used this product 2x my scalp is burning... everyday I lose more hair..

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Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 13, 2021

You could check to see if there are any ongoing actions involving the products you used. When law firms handle product liability-based cases, some firms specialize in certain areas or certain product lines. You could also search attorneys independently on your own, or use the Find-a-Lawyer tab... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Admiralty / Maritime for California on
Q: So I did some work on a boat and the lady didn't pay the full Bill she gave me a portion and told me that's all I get

I have pictures witnesses of the whole ordeal

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Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 13, 2021

Vessel repairs could create the basis for a maritime lien. You could reach out to a California attorney to review the matter to determine what the best course of action would be. In some cases, such matters are handled as contract actions under state law. An attorney who reviewed the file should be... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Ohio on
Q: I was rear ended yesterday ..my tags and license had expired..and no insurance..i was not cited..i don't think the other

Driver was either only listed as at fault..will my license get suspended..am now current on tags and license..do i have any recourse for damages.

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Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 12, 2021

An Ohio attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. It's possible you could have a basis for recovery - but only an Ohio attorney could advise for certain what types of damages are included or excluded. In many jurisdictions, those violations on your part could... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Arizona on
Q: I tripped walking on a sidewalk. There was a square that is lifted making me trip and fall on my knife. Do i have a case

It was night and not very lit. So I couldn't see that the sidewalk lifted.

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Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 12, 2021

An Arizona attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. It could be difficult for an attorney to answer your question without additional details - severity of the defect, negligence on the part of the owner, dimness of lighting , nature of injuries, how knife was carried,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law on
Q: Assess the below proposition by writing a ‘legal note’ depicting its benefits and potential problems of being so.

‘ Mankind’s one of the fondest dreams is to be able to be in more than

one place at the same time; obviously a physical impossibility. But law

has found a way for men to do legally what cannot be done physically

and be in more than one place simultaneously. ’... Read more »

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Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 11, 2021

With virtual hearings, litigants have "appeared" in court without physically being in court through conferencing tools. If your business law studies include corporations, there can be provisions for proxy voting. These are only a couple of examples to get you started. Once you begin... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Georgia on
Q: How can my daughter sue a hospital and doctors for malpractice?

My daughter had double jaw surgery . There wasn’t suppose to be no scars on her face after the surgery. She came to the Recovery room with a bruise on her chin. It looked as if something had cut her. I was told it would heal. Weeks later scab appeared and then a permanent scar . She also have... Read more »

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Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 11, 2021

A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It would be difficult for any attorney to answer your question based on the description here. One option is to reach out to Georgia med mal attorneys. If an attorney felt that your daughter might have the basis for... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Q: I was in a car accident. I wasn't in the wrong but I still got a citation

And we didn't exchange insurance information. They pulled her car and mines

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Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 10, 2021

An Arkansas attorney should advise here, but your post remains open for two weeks. At the very least, if you haven't already, you could consider a consult with a traffic ticket defense attorney.

There's a lot to sort out here - What was the citation for? Are there plausible...
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Q: Workers compensation contract

I don't remember signing a workers compensation contract. And I didn't want to be under workers compensation. I got ran over by a garbage truck. One of the workers compensation clients must of came in and had me sign their contracts when I was at the hospital under the fluence when I was... Read more »

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Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 9, 2021

I'm not certain what it was that you signed while hooked up to IVs in the hospital, but I'll address the personal injury aspect of your question, since you posted under that category. If you were injured in the course of your employment, it's possible you could have the basis for a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Personal Injury, Real Estate Law and Civil Rights for South Dakota on
Q: We live in a 3 bed 3 bath apartment in vermillion SD. Another roommate and I have ESAS(2catts). No pets allowed complex

Landlords can't charge for ESA. In the contract it states if there's damages at the end of the year we pay for pee test(black light), carpet cleaning, and ventilation system cleaning. It's a really expensive bill. Our landlords are a wife and husband. They're shady and... Read more »

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Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 9, 2021

A South Dakota attorney should advise, but your question remains open for four weeks. You could try reposting and adding Landlord-Tenant as a category. There's no guarantee that all questions are ultimately picked up, but you might have better chances of a reply in that category. You could... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for New York on
Q: Can could sue a doctors billing department for summiting a claim to a different department and this going to collections

And submitted to credit bureaus and messing my score.

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Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 8, 2021

It could depend on the nature of the error, if this was your first notice of it, and other possible factors. You could reach out to attorneys to ask their opinions about handling the matter, given additional details. But if a law firm is not interested in handling the matter on a contingency basis,... Read more »

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