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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Connecticut on
Q: can I sue a doctor for misdiagnosis and wrong treatment?

Hi everyone. I just want to start off by saying this is a gynecological problem. So I had a gyno for almost a year and I was being treated for something I had on the outside of my woman parts. I was being treated by using ointments that would burn me so bad and wouldnt work. She even made me do it... Read more »

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Max Lavit Rosenberg answered on Nov 4, 2019

You have no permanent injuries and any misdiagnosis does not seem to have disadvantaged you in your medical treatment in any meaningful way. Thank goodness you switched doctors and trusted your instincts. Now if your new doctor states that you are suffering and may continue to suffer due to prior... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Connecticut on
Q: Arrested for shoplifting Oct 12 promise to appear Oct 16..no finger printing jail etc...the AMT is for $167 1st time

Suffering from PTSD bipolar social anxiety severe depression and inability to sleep... Have a hard time leaving house without someone with me...on disability and food stamps...also have service dog...was calm during the talk... I was so disconnected emotionally to the point of being present but... Read more »

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Max Lavit Rosenberg answered on Nov 4, 2019

You can either hire an experienced attorney to speak on your behalf and take care of the matter or you can speak with the state’s attorney before the hearing and explain your situation (Succinctly) and offer to do community service and ask for a withdrawal or nolly of the matter. Don’t panic.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Connecticut on
Q: statute 22-280 says no one but vets can be in possession of distemper vaccines for dogs, yet it is sold over the counter

Tractor supply sells distemper vaccines right in the store. How is this allowed?

Max Lavit Rosenberg
Max Lavit Rosenberg answered on Oct 30, 2019

They likely have written permission from the State Vet. See the statute, The statute is CGS 22-280(a). It reads as follows, “ Sec. 22-280a. Transporting and possession of vaccines and serums for dogs and cats. No antiserum, vaccine or other biological product for use in the control, prevention... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Connecticut on
Q: I can purchase a distemper vaccine over the counter for my dog but statute 22-280 says it is illegal?

You can buy these vaccines right at Tractor Supply. How can they be sold over the counter if there is a statute that says they can not be in possession of anyone but a vet?

Max Lavit Rosenberg
Max Lavit Rosenberg answered on Oct 30, 2019

The statute is CGS 22-280(a). It reads as follows, “ Sec. 22-280a. Transporting and possession of vaccines and serums for dogs and cats. No antiserum, vaccine or other biological product for use in the control, prevention or treatment of canine distemper, canine infectious hepatitis,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Civil Rights, Employment Discrimination and Health Care Law for Connecticut on
Q: Can a job offer be revoked due to me being a medical marijuana patient in Connecticut (not gov't job)?

I was offered a job a few months ago (contingent upon a drug screen and background check). I am a medical marijuana patient in the state of CT (PTSD sleep issues) and this job was located instate. I received an email from HR revoking the job offer due to a "failed drug test". When I replied... Read more »

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Max Lavit Rosenberg answered on Oct 30, 2019

Pursuant to a recent federal district court case (Noffsinger v. SSN Niantic Operating Co. LLC,) Connecticut employees who have received approval from the state agency to use medical marijuana outside of work cannot be fired just because they test positive for marijuana during a drug screening.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Business Law for Connecticut on
Q: a game store owner lets his dogs run around off leash, but I have a service dog and this interferes with her work? Help?

It’s a board game shop and they run Dungeons and dragons groups and other game groups. I want to go but I can’t because of the dogs. What do I do

Max Lavit Rosenberg
Max Lavit Rosenberg answered on Oct 30, 2019

Its likely a private establishment and the owner can allow the dogs to be there. You can’t force the owner to keep his dogs home or tied up in his own shop but you can ask him or her.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Environmental and Federal Crimes for Connecticut on
Q: Is the reticulated python legal in ct, I'm curious because they messed up in the scientific name of the animal?

In the document stated by the DEEP, they state multiple animals that are a illegal to keep in ct. I'm very concerned about this legality because they did not write the correct scientific name for the animal. I wonder about this legality because the same thing had happened with the burmese python... Read more »

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Max Lavit Rosenberg answered on Oct 30, 2019

They are definitely not legal in Connecticut to own as pets. The DEP has made sure to include this reptile in the language of their code. Under the new regs, animals are listed in four categories. Category one requires the owner to have a permit. Categories 2,3, and 4 are just not legal.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Connecticut on
Q: Should we pursuit abandonment or Summary Process if utilities are turned off and Section 8 is not paying as of 09/30/19?

Original Section 8 tenant died and son moved in to take care of kids. He was supposed to sign up with Sect 8 did not complete process. He moved and took kids with him a couple months now. No notice to owner. No response to Sect 8 letters. Electric and gas are off. Sect 8 made last payment for... Read more »

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Max Lavit Rosenberg answered on Oct 30, 2019

If the owner/ or last tenant has vacated and taken all of their things and given notice of their leaving, you should be ok to move forward with renting the unit. However, you would be well advised to contact a landlord/ tenant attorney for further elucidation and information. Please feel free to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Connecticut on
Q: Liquor laws in ct prohibits children under 18 to loiter at a bar alone, can they come in to grab a snack?

a club member is complaining because kids come at the bar to grab a snack during their golf round. Our Snack bar and Bar are in the same room because of space constraint, can they come in and grab a snack?

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Max Lavit Rosenberg answered on Oct 30, 2019

There should be no problem with them coming in to grab a quick snack if that is where the snack bar is. The club member is being a cantankerous old creep as some people can be. Unless the minors are causing some kind of disturbance of venturing over to the alcohol end of things, I think you... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Municipal Law for Connecticut on
Q: Was the trial judge right or wrong to cancel my Stay? And are my Lawyers being honest?

THE MOTION OF THE DEFENDANT-APPELLANT, FILED XXXXX, XXXX, FOR REVIEW, HAVING BEEN PRESENTED TO THE COURT, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT REVIEW IS GRANTED, BUT THE RELIEF REQUESTED THEREIN IS DENIED. my attorney said this meant that the appealt court agreed that our stay shouldn't be terminated and... Read more »

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Max Lavit Rosenberg answered on Oct 30, 2019

From the information you have provided, I would have a hard time answering this question. However, if you have trust issues specific to this attorney, you should really get to the bottom of it. You need to be able to have honest communication with your lawyer. Normally, my advice is to trust your... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Probate for Connecticut on
Q: Property left to me and 2 siblings. If Will authorizes me to sell the property do I still need court permission in CT.

Also, one sibling is still living in condo. Can he stop sale.

Max Lavit Rosenberg
Max Lavit Rosenberg answered on Oct 30, 2019

This will need to get probated in probate court if it is in Connecticut. I recommend consulting with an experienced probate attorney as soon as possible.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Connecticut on
Q: If a 16 year old went into a Walgreens and demanded money while holding a 3.5 inch pocket knife, what degree of robbery?

what degree of robbery would this be? 1,2,3? Nobody was hurt at all and this happened in CT.

Max Lavit Rosenberg
Max Lavit Rosenberg answered on Oct 25, 2019

First degree robbery.

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Small Claims for Connecticut on
Q: what happens if I ignore court letters from creditor I have been getting them one might have a court date i missed

the debt is about 1,700 Have not made any effort to contact them

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Max Lavit Rosenberg answered on Oct 30, 2019

If you ignore these notices they will eventually get a judgment against you. After that, they will garnish your wages, lien your property, and/or execute on your bank accounts. If you have not done so, you may wish to consult with an attorney. Good luck.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Connecticut on
Q: Is incest within 2 consentual adults illegal in the state of Connecticut?
Max Lavit Rosenberg
Max Lavit Rosenberg answered on Aug 8, 2019

Incest is defined in Connecticut code § 53a-19. It is a Class D Felony that can subject someone to imprisonment between 1 and 5 years and can be accompanied by a fine of up to $5,000.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Connecticut on
Q: Can I bring a 'quiet title petition' to a Ct. court similar to small claims court? Is there a form?

Is this best left to a lawyer?

Max Lavit Rosenberg
Max Lavit Rosenberg answered on Aug 8, 2019

This is definitely best left to a lawyer. It is not the most complex aspect of litigation that you might attempt to tackle, but if you want this done properly, do not represent yourself. There are plenty of firms, including my own, that have experience and interest in pursuing this type of... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice for Connecticut on
Q: Need a legal mal practice attorney near Norwalk CT

Need to sue my real estate attorney

Max Lavit Rosenberg
Max Lavit Rosenberg answered on Jul 19, 2019

I would be very interested in knowing more about your case. How did your attorney commit malpractice?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Connecticut on
Q: Is a Jazz trio of ind contractors, LLC in Vermont, required to register as a foreign LLC to play a series of gigs in CT?

The contract was made by an independent contractor on behalf of the LLC, and the order for services (playing the gig), required acceptance by the LLC out of state (as it's based in VT).

Max Lavit Rosenberg
Max Lavit Rosenberg answered on Feb 4, 2019

No. That would be absurd.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Connecticut on
Q: If a foreclosure does not show on the credit reports must/should it be included on a mortgage application?

A little over 2 years ago my wife & I filed bankruptcy (chapter 7) following a foreclosure. After 2 years of credit rebuilding we are now thinking of buying a town home. We now live in Ct, the foreclosure was in Fl.

Max Lavit Rosenberg
Max Lavit Rosenberg answered on Feb 4, 2019

You would be well advised to answer all questions honestly to avoid fraud.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Connecticut on
Q: I received a parking ticket in Bridgeport CT for parking too close to a crosswalk. other states say signage is key.

crosswalk that has not been painted (very faded) section behind my car is not there at all, and also no signage saying not to park there.

Max Lavit Rosenberg
Max Lavit Rosenberg answered on Feb 4, 2019

You can contest the ticket and take it to court. You may be able to persuade the state's attorney that you are correct.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Connecticut on
Q: If a foreclosure does not show on the credit reports must it be disclosed when applying for a mortgage?
Max Lavit Rosenberg
Max Lavit Rosenberg answered on Feb 4, 2019

You must absolutely fill out your application honestly. If you do not, you may be liable for fraud.

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