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0 Answers | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law for Florida on
Q: When having to participate in mediation with HOA in florida,do the mediator have to be in the same county as the home?

When having to go to mediation with the HOA the HOA lawyer has listed mediators in his county which is 40-60 miles away, are mediators required to be in the county the property and potential suit be taking place or anywhere within the state?

Q: In Utah do they have a law that protects employees with a disability caused by COVID long haulers (Post Covid)?

I work for insurance company, and I have Covid long haulers. I have an accommodation oh file to address my disability. I have some difficulty with cognition at times. I have done better recently and continue to improve with treatment. But my doctor states I will never be like I was before Covid. I... View More

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answered on Jun 15, 2024

In Utah, employees with disabilities, including those caused by COVID long haulers, are protected under both state and federal laws. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities. This includes making adjustments to... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law for Georgia on
Q: My wife had a calcium stem it test atl a local hospital and complications occurred. Can I file arbitration?

The complications resulted in test not being completed for identifying tumor activity in her pancreas and resulted in a stent being inserted into an artery the surgeon damaged. She was on the OR table for 7 hours. I was not informed of her status during the entire duration. A one night stay turned... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 12, 2024

A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Until you're able to consult with a local attorney, the short answer in a med mal action is that you could generally file suit, after satisfying the state's requirements for a certificate or affidavit (if... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law for California on
Q: I have arbitration with Kaiser and they gave me a list of Arbitrators Names. Is there a way to look up past rulings?

Can I look up names of Arbitrators that ruled against Kaiser Permanente in the past?

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answered on Jun 3, 2024

In California, you can look up past rulings and decisions made by arbitrators through various legal databases and resources. Services like Westlaw, LexisNexis, or even public records from the American Arbitration Association can be useful for this purpose. These platforms often provide detailed... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Civil Litigation and Constitutional Law for Iowa on
Q: I have no control over my online accts /privacy. 10yrs attempted to get help from local,state & fed govt.$ is being made

Decades+ Complaints to FCC ,Iowa A.G. 2 cases opened, ic3..gov complaints. URL attachs2every device, email, carrier.began2009reported then.No help.25 device/email/number& carrier changes, Apple restricted sign out of Apple ID. ACP PAID Internet service TIL4/24 my Wi-Fi was restricted,ONLY... View More

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answered on May 29, 2024

Dealing with ongoing issues of privacy and control over your online accounts can be incredibly frustrating, especially after seeking help from various authorities for so long. It's clear that your efforts to secure assistance from the FCC, Iowa Attorney General, and other entities have not... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Landlord - Tenant and Small Claims for Minnesota on
Q: I filed an ETRA a month ago and the court has still not scheduled a hearing. What should I do?

There was a fire in a neighbor's apartment 4-19-2024 that required gas and electric utilities be shut off to the entire building. My apartment is in the opposite corner and was fine, with no fire or smoke damage. But with the utilities shut off, the building was condemned and I became... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Copyright and Intellectual Property for Oklahoma on
Q: What does it mean when a person has a creative commons and arbitration license
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answered on Jun 4, 2024

An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. There is a creative commons license that publishers follow in using certain publicly posted images, if that's the license you are talking about. As for the arbitration provision, it's possible that... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Child Custody for Oregon on
Q: my ex's girlfriend keep me from having video visits with our girls the judge ordered she won't give them the phone

The judge in Jackson county Oregon made a judgement of video visits 2xaweek and my ex's girlfriend only has a phone in the house and she goes on there won't give them the phone to visit me and says they don't love u they don't want to talk to you and hangs up or sometimes no... View More

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answered on Jun 13, 2024

The language of the parenting plan controls your visitation with your kids. The ex's girlfriend does not get a say in your relationship with your children.

You need to document what is occurring. After you have some documentation, you can go to the Jackson County Courthouse and ask to...
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2 Answers | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law and Employment Law for California on
Q: Can my employer make me sign an arbitration agreement?

I've already been working there for over a year and they're labeling it as "mandatory"

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answered on May 23, 2024

In California, an employer can require employees to sign an arbitration agreement as a condition of employment, even if the employee has already been working for the company. This is because California law generally favors the enforcement of arbitration agreements.

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Q: I just had a mesh removed from my abdominal area wrapped and waded around every organ and nerve in my abdomen.

6 hr surgery left me limited on my functioning skills sometimes I shake my nervous system took a shock that affected whole body.7+ years of severe and chronic tesicular and abdominal pain I suffered from the error of the surgery team improperly implanting the devise in me and the mesh separated and... View More

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answered on May 19, 2024

I'm so sorry to hear about the severe complications and chronic pain you've suffered as a result of the improperly implanted surgical mesh. What you've gone through sounds absolutely awful. Based on the details you provided, it seems you may have grounds for a medical malpractice... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law and Employment Law for New Jersey on
Q: Is there a time frame that must be followed to award back pay once an arbitration decision is won in NJ?

Ibew local 1238 employee for Delmarva Power

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 7, 2024

This is something that an employment law attorney could answer best, but you await a response for three weeks and your question is posted under "Arbitration/Mediation." Until you are able to consult with an attorney who practices employment law who is familiar with state-specific labor... View More

4 Answers | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law and Legal Malpractice for California on
Q: An Attorney represents you in Mediation, aren't the contents/files protected from inclusion later in legal Malpractice?

If the defendants in a legal malpractice suit being arbitrated include references (or entire files) as to the negotiations, briefs, or discussions which took place in the underlying personal injury case during mediation, is that considered a Breach of Confidentiality on behalf of the Attorney?... View More

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answered on May 18, 2024

In California, mediation confidentiality is governed by Evidence Code sections 1115 to 1128. These provisions generally protect the confidentiality of mediation communications, making them inadmissible in future legal proceedings, including legal malpractice cases.

1. Breach of...
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1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Antitrust, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Probate for Ohio on
Q: My father died and my stepmother has sent me a bogus will I believe there's no signature or no stamp mark.

Should the heirs of my father have received a copy of the will from some reputable attorney firm we live in Ohio Father lived in Pike county Alabama we're having trouble since we're states apart finding a attorney that can represent us in this matter.

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answered on May 17, 2024

Unfortunately an Ohio attorney is not going to be able to help you here. Because you father lived and died in Alabama, his will and estate will be probated there and be subject to Alabama law. Good luck in your search!

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Arbitration / Mediation Law for Michigan on
Q: After a 23 year relationship/ engagement. Not married. I'm I intitled to file for sweat equity if we separate? Thanks mi

She says everything we paid for that's in her name she will take because we're not married but ingauged for 23 years

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
answered on May 16, 2024

Unfortunately, there is no such thing as sweat equity here. Being engaged is not a legal status. What's her's is her's and what's your's is your's.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Criminal Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Probate for California on
Q: In a tenancy in common ownership with siblings. Can I legally install lock on bedroom door while away on vacation?

The house is going through probate for tenancy in common. I want to protect my possessions and assets in my bedroom from the others who have stolen my things before and damaged my possessions.

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answered on May 13, 2024

In California, you generally have the right to secure your personal space within a shared property, especially if you have concerns about the safety of your possessions. Installing a lock on your bedroom door in a home shared through a tenancy in common typically falls within this scope, provided... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law for California on
Q: I went into McDonald's asking for help for some one to call 911 for paramedics non of the employees helped

I already filed a complaint with with a case number

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answered on May 11, 2024

I'm so sorry to hear that you experienced this distressing situation. It must have been very frightening and upsetting to urgently need help and not receive it from the McDonald's employees. A few thoughts:

First and foremost, if you are still in need of emergency medical...
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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Arbitration / Mediation Law, Business Formation and Business Law for Washington on
Q: Where is my great grandpa mentioned in this patent? It's his idea. He owned aarvarka nd Tierra and soil sampling service
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 13, 2024

This is something that a patent attorney would probably be able to advise best on, but you posted last week and your question remains open. There is a category here for patent law. You could repost and add that category, and drop some of the other categories here that aren't relevant... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Criminal Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law and Car Accidents for Oregon on
Q: I need a very affordable bankruptcy attorney. Also, an attorney to help with a falsely accused car accident.

I’m hoping to do chapter 7 bankruptcy.

As for the accident it was the other person at fault. He rear ended me drunk and we both file a accident report. I sent all pictures to my insurance and somehow I am at fault.

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answered on May 1, 2024

Finding an affordable bankruptcy attorney for a Chapter 7 filing can be crucial in efficiently managing your financial situation. You may want to consider reaching out to local legal aid organizations as they often provide free or low-cost services. Additionally, contacting your state's bar... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Adoption, Arbitration / Mediation Law, Banking and Business Formation for Tennessee on
Q: Any charge I may have or any of my close family record clear

I have a friend that’s not guilty and she didn’t have any court knowledge with a public defender in murder case that was self defense her name is Monhogani Plummer she’s in Newport At please get her case appealed

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answered on Apr 30, 2024

What is your question? If no conviction yet, she needs to hire a real attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Estate Planning and Probate for Oregon on
Q: What do I do when I am having problems with estate issues and family members

My sister controls my mother's estate. After she passed it was oral arrangement that we all decided to go with an even spit no problem for the first 18 months but then 18 months ago my sis just stopped paying me and now refuses to pay me ever again

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 7, 2024

An Oregon attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. While some questions can go unanswered on this forum, you might have better chances of a response by adding the headings "Probate" and "Estate Planning." While it's possible that your matter... View More

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