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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Employment Law for Oklahoma on
Q: I was rear ended in company car while working. I am suing the trucking company that hit me. Should I sue Work Comp too.

The Attorney I hired for the personal injury, referred me to a workers comp attorney as well. I have reached MMI after a lumbar fusion but I still have a pinched nerve in my neck from whiplash that causes complications . My comp attorney is acting like I should just take what WC offers and has not... Read more »

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Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 27, 2021

MMI is a bogus concept invented by insurance companies. Be guided by what the injury attorney has to say. It sounds like you have signficant issues, and fusions are never mmi as the person can develop pain and other issues as the fusion puts more strain on the discs above and below the point of... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for South Carolina on
Q: When a person "gets in my face" because of road rage, could that be prosecuted as assault or attempted murder,
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Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 27, 2021

The likely charges would depend on what they did, and those are up to the police & the DA. Possible charges would be disorderly conduct, threatening, others.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Public Benefits for Texas on
Q: I used trial size Biotin shampoo and conditioner on vacation and my scalp is itchy and burning since, is this a symptom?

Bought travel size biotin shampoo and conditioner for my vacation in California June 18-28th and used over there. My scalp has been itching and burning ever since although I have not used since I returned and am now using my regular shampoo and conditioner I continue to have itchy burning scalp.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 16, 2021

You would need to talk to a dermatologist, not an attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: Does a boat trailer with no serial number need a license in Pennsylvania
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 16, 2021

If it meets the definition of a trailer, yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Pennsylvania on
Q: Should I fight a ticket for no point with being change from 81 to 5 over the speed limit?

I am from NJ.

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Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 16, 2021

If its no points why?

The officer is cutting you a break, and yes, it costs money but that beats points.

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Pennsylvania on
Q: I rent a apartment inside my landlords home. It is a private 2nd floor full 2 bedroom apartment with a private entrance

Several times I have found her at the top of the steps outside my door listening to conversations when I have company. She has also brought up many things that she should not know about but has learned from eavesdropping. I live in PA. What can I do?

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Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 16, 2021

Not much other than to say she has to understand that for you to feel comfortable staying there she has to not be listening in. At the same time, don't have conversations of any private nature in the room where the door to the hallway is, or drape an elegant curtain over that door with an... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: If I’m put on unpaid suspension, can my boss make me work my next scheduled shift, then start my suspension?

I am an hourly employee in the state of Pennsylvania. I was told I was suspended on a Wednesday or Thursday, and that I needed to work my Saturday shift, then my suspension starts Sunday.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 16, 2021

If it's your normal shift they are "unsuspending" you so yes, you would have to work that shift.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: Looking to know if this is something that is possible.

I have a friend who is currently incarcerated in a Pennsylvania county prison. In 2019 he was released after serving 4.5 years of an 10 year sentence. Only after about 8 month he picked up another charge for the same thing which is firearms he did not operate the firearm just got caught with them.... Read more »

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Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 16, 2021

He has a problem if he is a repeat offender for the same offense--judges will assume he didn't get the message so they need to really whack him. He needs to speak with a public defender.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Pennsylvania on
Q: Should I fight a ticket that has wrong info on it? Is it worth it?

I had to get the ticket in the mail because "their system was down" when I got pulled over. The ticket is only for 5mph over the limit although he said he got my speed at 81mph in a 65 zone and was doing me a favor. He also could have said something that my inspection was a few days out... Read more »

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Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 16, 2021

Small things like the color of the car won't get you off the hook. Only 5 over, is something you can fight though if the Judge gets the idea you were actually going 16 over they may sock it to you. You have to look at it from a points perspective--are you better off taking the 5 over or... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Pennsylvania on
Q: Can I get in trouble if I call the police on a dealer that came to my hotel and stole everything of mine when I slept

I gave him money got the stuff but when I passed out he took EVERYTHING. TOILETRIES AND ALL.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 16, 2021

U would suggest you contact an attorney who handles criminal defense as it's a case where 1) yes you can make the call but 2) explaining why could implicate you.

However, the big problem I see is that unless you know who it was who took your things, for sure not guessing, the Police...
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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Kentucky on
Q: Can I sue for malpractice?

I got hurt back in February and the doctors kept telling me I was okay I went and got a bunch of mri’s through the course of February through the end of school before I left my campus and through the football season the doctor kept telling me I was okay so I had to keep playing football until the... Read more »

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Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 16, 2021

A lot depends on what was shown. It's possible that going into the MRI's you had a predisposing condition. following the additional playing, that might have been the tear, but the question is what was shown when. You may have a case, you may have a case against the school--a lawyer would... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Pennsylvania on
Q: I rent and the tenants above me have been smoking indoors. The smoke odor is coming in to my apartment through the vents

I have reached out multiple times to the leasing office, but they have not helped. It's becoming unlivable for me - giving me a constant headache - and the smell is seeping into my furniture and clothes. What can I do?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 16, 2021

You need to read your lease. If you rented a smoke free premisis, you have a material change in conditions. If it wasn't smoke free, then the fact it becomes something undesirable but permitted by law is a question that will depend on the working of the lease.

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2 Answers | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: I was acquitted of a crime on appeal. I had been order to pay restitution.

What is the controlling case law or statue in Pennsylvania that requires the court to return the money to the Defendant.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 16, 2021

Ask your attorney.

The Probation office should have procedures for you to request the restitution. If not , then you need to contact the Pennsylvania Civil Liberties Union, ask to speak with the prison rights project, then ask them your question and if they don't know ask if they can...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Wrongful Death for California on
Q: After death threats by a gang of inmates my son died in San Quentin. What can I do?

After death threats when Johnny got to San Quentin he was put in a dorm with 100 inmates. When he died he was wearing metal ankle restraints, defenseless. He had 100x the lethal dose of fentanyl in his system. All his property was missing. After the passing of SB 1437 Johnny had petitioned the... Read more »

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Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 8, 2021

Contact the California Civil Liberties Union Prison Rights Project. Ask for the names of some of their "cooperating attorneys." They may be able to assist you or not depending on the detailed facts.

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability for Texas on
Q: What if my hair has falling out from Johnson and Johnson shampoo and condition?

Biotin and Collagen Shampoo and condition has made my hair fall out. Can I get a lawyer to sue .

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 8, 2021

An experts opinion that this was the reason and the only reason would be needed. You would likely want to speak with a doctor anyway. Don't say you are interested in a claim or the doctor will clam up--they are worried about being "dragged into a legal case."

Then contact...
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1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Pennsylvania on
Q: If it would cost me more to probate a will than I would actually get, am I required to do so? What are the implications?

My mother passed away last year, and we didn’t have any issues with inheritance, except for a 1099 showing dividends from an employee stock plan. The account is very small, so it would be more expensive to probate it then it’s actually worth. We’d like to simply ignore it, but we know we’ll... Read more »

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Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 8, 2021

No but before you decide not to did you look under unclaimed money on the Treasurer's website? Look under both her married and maiden names.

https://www.patreasury.gov/unclaimed-property/

Also if she had a car you want to pass title to, a house you would need to open a simple...
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1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability for North Carolina on
Q: I am an 18 year old male who has experienced the negatives of the product. Can I get compensation for my hair loss?

My hair is thinning and I have a bald spot that recently appeared. Prior to some hair loss my scalp has been irritated whenever I touched my hair. This concerns the recent lawsuit involving Johnson & Johnson.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 8, 2021

At your age you may wish to consider that having hair loss from whatever origin is unusual and you may want to consult an M.D. expert. Do not say you are interested in a case. Doctors don't like to be involved and you need a good diagnosis.

However to make a claim you need some reason...
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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Indiana on
Q: My car got keyed. And the person who did it said over text I should watch out for my car. Is that enough evidence?
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Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 7, 2021

The police might want more. If there is surveillance footage that would be useful. But why not ask them?

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Colorado on
Q: My dad passed away in 2006. He did not have any money. There was no estate. Can I sue on his behalf for a tort?

The statute of limitations has not expired for a personal injury lawsuit against another party. I would like to file a lawsuit on his behalf. How do I represent him. Do I go to probate court to become the executor of his estate?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 7, 2021

I'm not a Colorado attorney but the statute of limitations for any claim of his would appear to be long gone. Even a contract claim has a six year statute of limitations.

Check with a Colorado attorney as to the statute of limitations for whatever claim you have in mind, but before...
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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Colorado on
Q: A car made a Uturn at a two way stop. I avoided hitting him turned my wheel hit the curb damaged the front right side.

Police were called, but did not show up to the scene due to the fact that the other car had no damage. Police called me back and informed me just to exchange information with other party and file a claim.

Who is at fault?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 7, 2021

See if the intersection had a camera or if any businesses did and ask them to keep the video and if you can have a copy.

The person pulling the U is at failt.

You have a claim, but easiest thing is if you have collision, run it through your company, let them go after the other...
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