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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Employment Law, Family Law and Antitrust for Texas on
Q: If someone died suddenly with no will how does the heir find out who was Trustee or where can it be found

Can a company legally keep all important information about Benefits, deferred compensation retirement agreement from the widow he had been married to and still together when he was suddenly killed in an accident. Is it legal for the Company to hide investment accounts, employment agreement... Read more »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jun 7, 2023

Depending on the facts and circumstances, it is probably not legal for a company to hide the deceased employee’s private documents concerning such matters from his widow. It is more typical for an employer to release the employee’s personal effects and documents which the employee may have... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Gaming, Antitrust, International Law and Internet Law for Indiana on
Q: Is it legal for an online game to double prices for US players when local (Brazilian) players pay the same?

To give a little background, a game established a store to purchase various items for said game. Said game is based out of Brazil. For the last 8 months they charged US players at the currency exchange rate that was processed by PayPal. Now they have adjusted the prices (more than doubled them;... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Real Estate Law and Antitrust for Florida on
Q: How sue local Code Compliance and Building department for not enforcing their own laws?

Several City Departments working hand in hand with rich real estate developers at the expense of working class by not applying their own laws and ordinances for the former. We have proof of several violations and refusal to act. Willfully unadressed violations so far include Illegal tear down of... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on Apr 27, 2023

It's more of a political question than a legal one. Run for office or support a candidate with whom you agree on these issues.

1 Answer | Asked in Antitrust for California on
Q: How can a major website that is supposed to protect your financial information from fraud, yet commit fraud against you?

a major website that collects all your financial data, use that same data to open credit accounts in your name without your permission

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Mar 23, 2023

If a major website that is supposed to protect your financial information from fraud commits fraud against you, it could be due to a variety of reasons. Here are some possible scenarios:

Security Breach: The website may have suffered a security breach, which allowed hackers to gain access...
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1 Answer | Asked in Antitrust, Business Law, Gov & Administrative Law and International Law for California on
Q: Where do you find the threshold of antitrust being committed upon your client?
James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Mar 15, 2023

Determining whether antitrust laws have been violated and if your client has been harmed by anticompetitive behavior can be a complex legal analysis that involves a careful review of the relevant facts and legal standards.

In general, antitrust laws are designed to promote and protect...
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1 Answer | Asked in Antitrust and Employment Law for California on
Q: Are regulators (not employers / businesses) subject to antitrust laws?

In O’Bannon v NCAA, the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that the NCAA’s compensation rules were in violation of antitrust laws. However, in a later ruling of Dawson v NCAA from the same court, the panel ruled that the NCAA was a regulator and not an employer and therefore athletes... Read more »

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Mar 14, 2023

Yes, regulators are subject to antitrust laws. Antitrust laws are designed to prevent and punish anti-competitive behavior in the marketplace, and they apply to both private businesses and government entities, including regulators.

In the case of O'Bannon v. NCAA, the court ruled that...
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1 Answer | Asked in Antitrust, Business Law and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: Can I sue the County government for maintaining an unfair tax advantage for a former muni employee competitor in the CT

Am in the County. The City opened up and the first license went to the city community dev director that helped make the ord and a 6% tax advantage over me, after espousing prohibition for his career and a few months before speaking against me at my County planning hearing, which I go through every... Read more »

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Mar 10, 2023

If you believe that the County government is maintaining an unfair tax advantage for a former municipal employee competitor, you may want to consult with an attorney who specializes in tax law or government law. An attorney can review the details of your case and advise you on whether you have a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Antitrust for Texas on
Q: the allergy medicine Allegra and Allegra hives are the exact same except for the cost.

There's allergy medicine called Allegra then they have another and it's labeled Allegra hives and then there's another one called 24 hours these have the exact same ingredients the exact same amount of ingredients except Allegra hives cost more than the other two each one of... Read more »

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answered on Mar 4, 2023

It is not uncommon for different variations of a product to have different prices even if they have the same ingredients. This is often due to marketing strategies, target audience, packaging, and other factors that can affect the perceived value of a product. As long as the products are not... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Antitrust for Mississippi on
Q: I think I was lied to buy an obgyn. Is this considered Medical malpractice? Can I receive compensation?

I went to have my mirena iud removed @ the 5 year mark. The nurse practitioner could not find the strings, she used something she called a hook & other tools to find the them. Then I was sent for an ultrasound to check if the IUD was still in place. The obgyn then came in & used more tools... Read more »

Michael Greer
Michael Greer
answered on Dec 25, 2022

Yes, likely. You definitely have injuries and damages and it appears medical negligence caused it.

1 Answer | Asked in Antitrust and Civil Rights for California on
Q: Is it okay to write a letter to a judge to intervene so both sides of attorneys will stop delaying the case?

I have a class action law suit. Attorneys have agreed to go to mediation. However, the employer's attorney is angry the judge did not allow an email into the case as evidence so he is intentionally delaying the settlment. My attorneys have made me aware of this, but numerous times have... Read more »

Louis George Fazzi
Louis George Fazzi
answered on Oct 17, 2022

It is inappropriate for you to write the judge on a class action case in which you are represented by counsel. If you have a problem with the attorney(s) who are representing you, you must take that up with the lawyers yourself. Either that or retain another attorney to take up your representation... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Antitrust and Collections on
Q: Hello, I have had Scrubbi cleaners in my house for a while now. The girls that do the cleaning don’t have a clue.

They don’t show up on time, they are to clean for 2 and a half hours. You are lucky if they are there 2 hours. I had one girl there for 45 minutes. We have a doorbell that times people when they are coming and going which is on our cell phones.

Barry W. Kaufman
Barry W. Kaufman
answered on Sep 10, 2022

You didn't ask a question. Sounds like a customer service issue.

1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith, Personal Injury, Antitrust and Collections for West Virginia on
Q: I need pointed in right direction for mental anguish claim
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Sep 2, 2022

The right direction is to contact a personal injury lawyer in your area, set up a consultation, specifically discuss the specifics of your situation and determine your options. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Antitrust, Appeals / Appellate Law and White Collar Crime for Tennessee on
Q: my lawyer was impersonating as a lawyer and got caught stealing money from clients.i was convicted of a crime under him.

what should i do?

Henry Ambrose
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answered on Aug 11, 2022

Its hard to answer this without lots more detail, but you need to talk to a good lawyer right away.

This absolutely casts serious doubt on your conviction and it may be that you are entitled to a new trial. You need a real lawyer now, do not wait. If you can't afford a lawyer write or...
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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Family Law, Workers' Compensation and Antitrust for Oklahoma on
Q: what is my fiancé started lying about every of my rights and progress both emotionally
Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Jun 13, 2022

There doesnt seem to be a question.

Q: Has Workers Compensation in California been sued and charged for murder or attempted murder?

Workers Comp Adjusters attend physician/doctor appointments and direct medical care. Those directions and restrictions on medical care are serious enough to cause death.

E.g. not authorizing evaluation and treatment for a serious skull and brain injury that is known to cause death if left... Read more »

Gary Alan Jackson
Gary Alan Jackson
answered on Jun 7, 2022

GET AN ATTORNEY! you cant fight back when you don't know the rules of engagement.

1 Answer | Asked in Antitrust, Business Formation, Employment Law and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: Can I Email a judge? Or how do I contact the judge who presided over a hearing? He is a Admin. Law Judge.

The hearing was done remotely, and I have no idea how to ask for further review

my appeal was granted, but compliance has not been what was ordered. There are a few other concerns I need him to be aware of. I've tried all other ways to resolve the issues, but nothing is working. I feel... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
answered on Jun 3, 2022

It is NEVER proper to directly communicate with a judge by email or any other form of communication. You need to get an attorney involved before you really get yourself in trouble.

Good luck to you.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Family Law and Antitrust for Virginia on
Q: Trustee of my Grandfathers will is dodging paying anything out of account to those entitled to its benefits. help

My grandfather setup a trust within his will that will pay for my college courses/apartment while im enrolled at an university. I have been trying to get him to follow through and help me get money from this account. In the 5 emails I have with him it feels like i have been negotiating to get what... Read more »

James H. Wilson Jr.
James H. Wilson Jr.
answered on Mar 30, 2022

The answer to your question depends on the provisions of the testamentary trust. These trusts sometimes are set up as spendthrift or discretionary trusts. This gives the trustee the right to make disbursements purely at his or her discretion, in order to protect the corpus of the trust from... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Antitrust and Internet Law for Louisiana on
Q: My parents will has nothing in it about my mothers jewelry. However my father split his guns with my 2 brothers yrs ago.

I'm the only girl and the baby. It was always known that I was to inherit mother's jewelry collection. My oldest brother is the exacutor of my trust and was the beneficiary of my parents estate for past 7 years. Mother died n November and dad in 2018. We are at the end of the succession... Read more »

Douglas Lee Bryan
Douglas Lee Bryan
answered on Feb 11, 2022

You need to contact an attorney who handles successions and estate matters as soon as possible to file the proper pleadings to review the pleadings filed, protect your interest and to object to the inventory your brother has likely filed, if it does not have your mother's jewelry listed.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Antitrust and Civil Rights for South Carolina on
Q: Is it against the law for a officer who wasn't at the incident on scene to write a false statement as if he was there?

The officer who wrote the incident report in my case wrote it out like he was there the whole time, which isn't true.

Also the inital thing I was being pulled over for was damage to personal property. i was charged with traffecking meth, possession of weed and ecstacy. Although I... Read more »

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Jan 17, 2022

Officer cannot write false statements. On the other hand this is personal to you and I would suggest that you have someone else, perhaps a lawyer you might hire, review the reports and see if his review reaches a conclusion which is the same as yours.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Antitrust and Environmental for Missouri on
Q: Work comp

If im working at a none livable hoirly wage and get an inspection that Takes my lifes work away because they understamated me what do i do

Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
answered on Dec 13, 2021

I suggest you revise your post because it is hard too follow and too vague to answer. I assume you meant you received an "injury" rather than an "inspection." If you were injured at work, contact a workers' compensation attorney to evaluate the situation.

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