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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Energy, Oil and Gas for New Jersey on
Q: Can we sue our solar panel installer for a system that is not working?

We bought solar panels about 2 years ago. Everything has been working fine. We realized about 3 months ago that the system was not working. When we called the solar company (the installer), they said they were aware of it (they never told us), and were waiting for a part for the inverter. They also... Read more »

Morris Leo Greb
Morris Leo Greb answered on May 21, 2022

Whether you can sue or must go the arbitration depends on the Agreement you signed. The agreement may include a mandatory arbitration provision and waiver of trial. So a careful reading of your agreement is required. In any event you may proceed to file a claim in any forum that is consistent with... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Energy, Oil and Gas and Landlord - Tenant for Georgia on
Q: If I was told that by Friday I need to pay $80 to the power company for my utilities or it will get shut off and I call

I called the utility place and they said I need account number I'll call my renter landlord and she will not give me that information saying that she wants me out due to police activity over here which she has no proof of me doing anything

1 Answer | Asked in Energy, Oil and Gas and Environmental for Maryland on
Q: Is owner of rowhouse with 2 mth old oil spill in basement responsible for adjacent rowhouse being unlivable due to smell

The rowhouse homeowner was doing renovations & hired a contractor to remove the old oil tank in the basement. They dropped the tank and oil spilled on basement floor. The smell permeated the walls of the adjacent rowhouse causing an overpowering smell. The dog began throwing up. The 6-month-old... Read more »

Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley answered on May 16, 2022

I assume you meant St. Charles, Maryland, and not Missouri. First, try calling the county department of the environment or health department to report the toxic spill and contamination affecting neighboring properties and health.

Second, call your homeowner's insurance company and...
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0 Answers | Asked in Energy, Oil and Gas for Texas on
Q: My apartments is back charging me for last year utilities. They been inconsistent in the bills. Can i do something?

My current lease with then started january of this year before my last wad from febuary till january. I went through my last utilitie bills and the next billing cycle has a very similar charge from the last. I didnt recive actuall utilitie break down in the past only now i got one. Thats where i... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Energy, Oil and Gas for Oklahoma on
Q: my wifes sister wont sign a oil lease allowing the inherited oil to go to waist what can we do we are in oklahoma?

my wife and her sister have a oil lease and her sister is fighting us on signing the oil lease and letting it go to waste.

James Tack Jr
James Tack Jr answered on May 12, 2022

Unless the interest is held in a trust, corporation, LLC, or other entity requiring both of their signatures, your wife can sign the lease for her interest without her sister's signature. If her sister doesn't sign, the oil company can force pool the sister's interest in a force... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Energy, Oil and Gas on
Q: My Grandfather died in WV. I inherited mineral rights. I live in MI. Do I use MI Heirship Affidavit to get notarized?

Do I use MI Heirship Affidavit form or West Virginia Heirship Affidavit form to get notarized? I live in Michigan and my Grandfather died in WV.

0 Answers | Asked in Energy, Oil and Gas, Consumer Law, Products Liability and Lemon Law for Florida on
Q: Hello, I recently put gas from Costco in my car and it started functioning poorly. I filed a complaint with the FDACS

Hello, I recently put gas from Costco in my car and it started functioning poorly. I filed a complaint with the FDACS and they confirmed the gasoline was tainted after lab testing. The dealership I took my car to said there is a string of cars that have come with bad gas that have all stemmed from... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Energy, Oil and Gas for Louisiana on
Q: The mayor of Winnfield LA is making us give customers a warning for tampering with utilities. Instead of charging them.

Does the mayor have that right are is he required to fallow state laws? How do we force them to pay when we aren't allowed to turn the power off?

0 Answers | Asked in Collections and Energy, Oil and Gas for Alabama on
Q: My father passed away he lived in a rental house and the power Co wants me to pay his bill I didn't live there then

The landlord agreed to let me come live there now and has drawn up a lease on my name. My father had no will and no assets or anything left behind just debt

0 Answers | Asked in Energy, Oil and Gas for Oklahoma on
Q: Can I as an individual hook up natural gas appliances for anyone in the state of Oklahoma

As an appliance delivery person

0 Answers | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Business Law and Energy, Oil and Gas for Texas on
Q: Can I sue my solar company for misleading sales tactics in Texas?

In November 2021 I had two salesmen from a solar company come to home to sell me solar. Their main selling point was that I will receive an $8000 refundable solar tax credit that I can apply toward my loan to keep my payments from increasing after 18 months. When I filed my taxes I was told by my... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Energy, Oil and Gas for Texas on
Q: I have mineral rights and I found out a company has been drilling on those right for years and I have never been paid

I have contacted the company that is drilling and they say there is royalties that have accrued but they haven't paid them. This is not the company that the lease was signed with also I have contacted the company that is drilling and they say there is royalties that have accrued but they... Read more »

James Tack Jr
James Tack Jr answered on Mar 18, 2022

Leases can be bought and sold many times before and after there is production so it is not uncommon for the operator of the well not to be the original lessee. Royalties are suspended because the operator can not mineral owner the owner or there is an issue with the title of the property that... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Energy, Oil and Gas for Illinois on
Q: I got two citation at the same time and need to show up at court on the date they specify.

On the citation papers, there is a sentence "Without admitting guilty, I promise to comply with the terms of this ticket and release." Why without admitting guilty? I am fully admitting that I was speeding and willing to comply (showing up in court) and willing to pay fine. So, ready to... Read more »

Theodore J. Harvatin
Theodore J. Harvatin answered on Mar 5, 2022

Signing the ticket avoids you’re having to post cash bond. Your signature is your promise to appear in court. They are explaining that by signing the ticket, you are not automatically admitting guilt. The time to admit guilt is when you are in front of the judge. You might consider asking for... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Energy, Oil and Gas, Environmental, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for New York on
Q: Was there any kind of settlement for the people in sugarcreek missouri for the ammaco oil refinery spill

I know at one point there was a letter sent to my grandmother in regards to a settlement but it was determined we wasn't zoned in. I understand we were zoned in at a later date. My grandmother and grandfather both died of cancer in that rachet town because of the oil spill and I feel justice... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Feb 4, 2022

I'm sorry for the loss of your grandmother and grandfather. You could search online for case records of individual claimants under the spill (or its associated clean-up and remediation efforts), or whether a class of plaintiffs was formed. If venue for the action was in Missouri, another... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Energy, Oil and Gas for Florida on
Q: I need a lawyer that is willing to take on Energy Solutions Direct regarding solar service.

I had solar panels installed 4 years ago and they have never worked. I have paid $300. monthly to the solar company and also pay high electric bills. I have been through the BBB with them and recently filed bankrupcy under chapter 7 due to the financial strain. I need someone that can help me get... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jan 25, 2022

It appears that you may have an adversary bankruptcy case, possibly a compulsory one. Also, if you "have been through the BBB with them", you may be able to enforce the results of arbitration, if any. Ask you bankruptcy attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Communications Law, Construction Law, Education Law and Energy, Oil and Gas for New York on
Q: can you help me sue my dead grandma

they dead

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jan 6, 2022

If this involves something with an estate or will, you might have better chances of a reply in the Probate or Estate Planning categories under New York. But in either case, it would be difficult for attorneys here to reach out to you to help with a lawsuit - this forum does not work like an... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law, Energy, Oil and Gas and Landlord - Tenant for New York on
Q: I own a Condo (which is on the 3rd floor) and the gas was shut off because of a gas leak

but the gas leak is not in my apartment or in the walls

it might be in the rizer from the ground floor to my apartment but my plumber could not find it

Question

who is responsible to fix that is it the condo owner

or the condo management board

Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel answered on Jan 5, 2022

Condo Management

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts, Collections and Energy, Oil and Gas for Texas on
Q: How do I get out of a bad solar contract?

We got ripped off by a solar company in 2020, when we were busy working 16+ hour days while taking care of kids at home. The salesperson said that the panels would cover 100% of our electric needs but it only covers 75% at best and the payments are as much as the electric costs without solar. The... Read more »

Aimee Hess
Aimee Hess answered on Dec 21, 2021

unfortunately, you can't simply "remove" a UCC financing statement. It has to be done either by court order after a lawsuit or by agreement of the parties. What your rights are regarding these representations depends in large part on what your contract with the solar panel company... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Energy, Oil and Gas for Texas on
Q: We need help knowing if we own mineral rights to property that we inherited recently. We are in the process of selling

I found the online paperwork for when my mom bought the property. There is language on there talking about the mineral rights but it is a bit confusing. I need help understanding what that says. I think that will help us know if we own the rights or not, but I know it can be tricky. Is there a way... Read more »

Aimee Hess
Aimee Hess answered on Dec 18, 2021

Whether or not you own the mineral rights depends not just on the language of your mother's deed, but by the history of the mineral ownership as shown in the county deed records. The only way to determine if your mother received mineral rights when she bought the property is to have a mineral... Read more »

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