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It was a big chain that did my tire rotation also took my tire off to fill a nail hole. I heard a vicious knocking under my car floorboard a few weeks later and when I went to mechanic he tells me my left tire was close to falling off as they failed to tighten the tire. This could’ve caused a... Read more »
answered on May 31, 2023
I'm glad you weren't hurt! I had a wheel come off of my car while I was going 40 mph! Fortunately I wasn't hurt.
Regarding your question, almost certainly not. You would need to prove that you suffered damages (physical injuries and/or economic damages) AND that the big... Read more »
14 year old child has permanent resident card. Father in Connecticut does not want child in the home any longer and gave child all his documentation and bought child a ticket to travel back to Jamaica alone dropped him off at the airport in New York against the child’s will. There are at least... Read more »
Need help asap need appeals federal court case
answered on May 29, 2023
An attorney in those jurisdictions could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. If you don't have someone recommended professionally, you could run searches by going online, using the tab above (Find a Lawyer), or through attorney referral services of local bar... Read more »
WC denied case so I had to go on STD. My employer structured department. I now no longer have a job. I am still injured and need medical attention
answered on May 20, 2023
Depending on how the injury occurred, you may have a case. Consult with experienced attorneys.
Employee of USDA has been verbally harassing me , constantly messing with my cleaning items , his boss also harassing me . My depression has got to the point where I walked out of work. No support from NW Works.
answered on May 18, 2023
If you have not already filed an informal complaint with your agency, you should do so immediately. Under the Federal Sector regulations, which cover federal employees, you have 45 days to file an informal complaint of discrimination from the date that discrimination or the date of last retaliation... Read more »
I've been studying Portuguese using professional development funds at work to gain fluency and provide support in any work we may do in Brazil. I want to do an immersive program but my pro dev funds would only cover the Advance Parole fee. Can I make a case for this if my employer vouches for... Read more »
answered on May 2, 2023
As it would not be an official program, I do not think that would satisfy the educational purposes requirement. Also, if it is a private tutor, you would have to explain why you could not work with a tutor in the United States or work with that tutor in Brazil via zoom etc. You likely need to find... Read more »
So here is the situation, I was contact by IRS regarding payment on 1065 late filing charges. This is for multiple years and totals to about 45k. My business is going to suffer if I’m made to pay these and I need to figure what options are available to possible abate these penalties. It is a lot... Read more »
answered on Apr 21, 2023
There may be a few options available to you but more details would be necessary before advising you which might be best. I recommend speaking with a tax attorney. Most of us offer a free consultation. Just stay away from the places you see advertised on tv.
I got into an accident while working my driving job no fault was assigned at the time off accident I had slight injuries and was little damage to little vehicle a couple of days later my job fired me because they said the insurance was going to raise their rates
answered on Apr 8, 2023
If you are unable to work as a result of the injuries you sustained in the accident, you usually have a claim for loss wages against the other driver and their insurer. However, if you are not working due to being fired then you will likely not have a claim for lost wages. You normally will require... Read more »
i was charged with a misdemeanor DUI in 2010. i received a suspended sentence, i was an international student and i had to leave the us. Notified my parole officer. I was granted a visa by the US. Do i have an issue with the court? warrant?
answered on Apr 4, 2023
There is a possibility you may have an active warrant for a parole/probation violation due to absconding from supervision. You should contact the DC Superior Court Information Center and ask if there is an active warrant out. If you had prior counsel, you should contact them and inform them of your... Read more »
For the past two years, I have had continual bouts with sinus, bronchial, and bacterial infections, including headaches, brain fog, lightheadedness, and fatigue, plus other symptoms associated with mold exposure.
answered on Apr 4, 2023
If you believe that the mold in your 2020 Honda Accord is the direct cause of your health issues, you might have legal recourse through a product liability claim.
Product liability laws exist to hold manufacturers, distributors, and sellers responsible for defective or dangerous products.... Read more »
The house is old and I need fix many things,how to be sure that I will be only the one owner ?if she give me a title it mean I’m the one owner of house ?.and what if she decide to add my name there only then I still will be the owner ?or only her ?I want to be sure if I get title on house it mean... Read more »
answered on Mar 9, 2023
A real estate lawyer can create a sale of the property from her to you leaving in her the right to remain in the property for the rest of her life, assuming that’s what she wants. There are many ways to do this from irrevocable trusts to wills, depending on the objectives and the loan, and other... Read more »
I live on the property of the church I attend, and I also work here. I haven’t started paying rent yet, but I will be soon. Someone told the pastors that they smelled marijuana coming out of my apartment and the pastors showed up unannounced and demanded they come into my home without giving me a... Read more »
answered on Mar 11, 2023
As a resident on church property, you have the right to privacy and the right to deny entry to others, including pastors, without your consent or without a legal warrant. Just because your home is located on church property does not mean that your pastors have the right to enter your home without... Read more »
I'm 57 yrs old and suffered a medical emergency 3 yes ago. I have been homebound since.
answered on Mar 11, 2023
If you are a shut-in and unable to leave your home to obtain an ID, you may still be able to obtain one through alternative methods. One option is to apply for a state ID card by mail or online, if your state offers these options. You may need to provide certain documents, such as a birth... Read more »
The mother then moved without my knowledge to DC, has missed 5 visits and refuses all phone calls, I'm suing for full custody. What, if any, documentation do I need? Also, I live in New York City.
We were married in the states 5 years ago. Divorced finaled this year.
Is this... Read more »
answered on Mar 5, 2023
If the mother and child have lived in DC for 6 months, DC would have jurisdiction. You would need the Toronto custody order. You would sue for custody in the DC court asking the court to either accept and enforce the Toronto custody order or grant you custody based on the fact she moved to Dallas,... Read more »
I have stock dividends, interest payments on bonds and other funds in special non-resident bank accounts, known as Type C, now frozen due to Russian counter-sanctions against Western investors and bankers. What can be done in order to regain control of my money and return part of it to the USA?
answered on Mar 2, 2023
I’ve been asked a number of times about getting investment money out of Russia without violating US and EU sanctions and avoiding Russian monetary limitations enacted in response to the sanctions. Indeed, the topic appeared in a recent article in Bloomberg, but, handled correctly, this topic has... Read more »
answered on Feb 25, 2023
If a child's full name is not included in a motion for adoption, it could be considered a technical error. However, this does not necessarily mean that the motion is invalid or illegal. It is possible that the court could allow the motion to proceed and consider the child's identity and... Read more »
Hi, dear experts!
I am a Cameroon passport holder, and I entered the US with a B1 visa and then overstayed it because of circumstances I couldn't control. I was in the US illegally for approximately six months when my country became eligible for TPS. I applied for and received TPS, an... Read more »
answered on Feb 26, 2023
It is possible that your past overstay in the US could affect your eligibility for a G-4 visa. G-4 visas are typically issued to employees of international organizations, such as the United Nations, who are coming to work in the US. In order to be eligible for a G-4 visa, you will need to... Read more »
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