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1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: Can I sue my place of business if I contract covid?

A couple months ago, my place of business started a mask policy, but never enforced it. There were only a few people who wore a mask. Many higher-ups, who even started the policy, didn't wear the mask and considered the virus to be a joke. Today, somebody in the company has tested positive and... Read more »

Kent Petry
Kent Petry answered on Oct 22, 2020

These are new questions facing the court, but depending upon your injuries or specific facts, one of two scenarios is likely. Either, (1) you can file a suit for something like negligence, personal injury, or wrongful death against the employer, or (2) you can file a workers' compensation... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Pennsylvania on
Q: My children's dad owe over seven thousand in child support and the court isnt doing nothing what can i do to get it
Kent Petry
Kent Petry answered on Oct 22, 2020

Speak to an attorney and have them enforce the relevant court order(s).

1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith for Pennsylvania on
Q: Can I sue a healthcare insurance company for lying about coverage to get me to sign up
Kent Petry
Kent Petry answered on Oct 22, 2020

Maybe! You can sue for a lot of things depending on your scenario...whether the claim has merit or a chance of success is another issue. You should speak to an attorney about your specific facts.

1 Answer | Asked in Small Claims for Pennsylvania on
Q: What is the statute of limitation to take somebody to small claims court?

I helped a friend pay for a very expensive cat surgery (3k) by using my credit. I only used my credit because we agreed they would help me in making payments. It's been 3 years and they have not helped me at all. They stopped talking to me and anytime I ask for assistance, I get ignored. My... Read more »

Kent Petry
Kent Petry answered on Oct 22, 2020

In Pennsylvania, the statute of limitations on a contract, oral or verbal, is four years. The same is true for unjust enrichment actions. You would likely bring suit under either or both of those causes of action, so from what you have said it appears you may be within the statutes of limitation... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Tax Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: Went to court in July for my house judge ordered a pay and stay we have done that every month

The property manager is trying to throw us out in 10 days by q constable when we called the judges office we were told we could appeal it is that right or no

Kent Petry
Kent Petry answered on Oct 22, 2020

Check your court paperwork, and if the judge's office told you that you were able to, you should certainly take advantage of that option. Without more information, it is difficult to speak to your specific situation, but at least in general there is a CDC issued stay on evictions for... Read more »

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