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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Landlord - Tenant for Illinois on
Q: What should I do I rent an apartment and when I was walking down stairs the stair broke to where my foot went through.

Hurting my back and foot is swollen and bruised. Where should I go from here.

John S. Fotopoulos
John S. Fotopoulos answered on Apr 13, 2020

You should contact an attorney as soon as possible and discuss your options.

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3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: Am I allowed to pullover on the interstate for any reason like making a phone call, picking up something on side of road

Am I allowed to pullover on the interstate for any reason such as making a phone call or picking up something on the side of the road?

John S. Fotopoulos
John S. Fotopoulos answered on Apr 10, 2020

You are allowed to pullover on the expressway for an emergency. You are not allowed to pullover for purposes of using your cellphone for a non-emergency.

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1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI and Civil Rights on
Q: Can i get detained/arrested for refusing a breathalyzer test?

N/A

John S. Fotopoulos
John S. Fotopoulos answered on Apr 8, 2020

If you were requested to submit to a chemical test, you have already been arrested if this a DUI case. Typically, you have a right to refuse chemical testing for a DUI unless there has been a serious injury or death.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: I live in Illinois, I am a felon with violent charges. I’m curious if I can conceal carry an air gun. It it able to

Fire the following projectiles. Rubber balls, paintballs, and pepper balls. It shoots below 400 FPS via a normal .12 co2 cartridge. It is modeled after the Walther PPQ and is an exact replica. It cannot be modified. The distributor is Umarex and the manufacturer is T4E. The pepper balls do not... Read more »

John S. Fotopoulos
John S. Fotopoulos answered on Apr 8, 2020

I would not advise that.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: Someone drove by my home and shot a pistol into my living room. I dont think its being handled properly.

Last fall , a teenager got drunk at a party in our town. He drove his car past my house at 5am and shot his pistol thru my window while myself, my 2 yr old, and my fiance were asleep. He was arrested and bonded out. He now has another similar case in another county. We had to move, I owe my... Read more »

John S. Fotopoulos
John S. Fotopoulos answered on Apr 8, 2020

You are a witness in this pending case. You should contact the prosecutor handling the case and advise him/her of what was said to you.

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