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Q: How would someone get basic information (i.e. claimant name and payout amount) from the BP Oil Spill settlements?

Know that 2019 US Courts ruled that the information can now be viewed by the public.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Energy, Oil and Gas and Environmental for New York on
Q: how to get would settlement copies of documents from bp oil spill payout to specific claimant?
David H. Relkin
David H. Relkin
answered on Oct 4, 2022

If you are asking about the Deepwater Horizon, please let me know and I can answer the question.

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Q: Can the health dept keep my home condimed if they after allowing me into home to feed my iquana and clean it

If a drug raid took place and no drugs were found

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Q: According to Louisiana Law, do convenience stores have to have restrooms for the public?

The store is located outside of the Downtown Area, it's in Metairie, i get a lot of harassment from customers saying that it's their right to use the restroom, i want to know if by law i am forced to let then in the restroom, or i have the right to refuse.

0 Answers | Asked in Constitutional Law, Environmental, Land Use & Zoning and Municipal Law for Georgia on
Q: Can I be jailed for a messy yard?

I am disabled Vet. I cannot work a normal job due to an injury. In order to supplement my income, I scrap metal and recycle things for reuse that I find in dumpsters or along side hwys. This causes my yard to be pretty messy because I sort things in piles that consist of things to be repaired,... Read more »

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Q: What is the legality of maintaining a grave in a cemetery for someone?

I'm talking about cleaning it up, weeding around it, etc. If a cemetery isn't doing much other than mowing, can I go in and take care of the gravestone for someone? I'm thinking of starting a business where people could pay for me to make their loved one's grave look good if... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Environmental for Wisconsin on
Q: Is it legal for Liquid Driftable Pesticides and Herbicides to be Sprayed in High Winds in Excess of 15 to 34 or more mph

I have Security Camera Video Proof Of My Neighbors Lawn Pesticide Applicators Spraying On Days With High Winds. I have Extreme Chemical Sensitivity Illness with A Genomic Blood Test 16 pg Report Proving My Illness. Also Proving That every exposure is compounding my bodies Toxicity. Which I... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Civil Rights, Environmental and Landlord - Tenant for New York on
Q: Owner/Mgmt in breach of lease/ Warranty of Habitability at my senior bldg. Written notice. No response. Next step?

I live in a privately owned senior bldg. They accept HUD subsidies. In their lease, it clearly states, "no objectionable odors permitted to permeate from tenants' units". I have lived here 6 yrs on the ground floor. There are 4 floors. Never had a problem until about a yr ago. I... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Agricultural Law, Environmental, Gov & Administrative Law and Land Use & Zoning for Alabama on
Q: I own a tap house in Calhoun County, Alabama. I have a beer/wine license, but no health inspections, food permits, etc.

Can I allow patrons to bring food from other restaurants, order food for delivery, etc, and not be subjected to health department enforcement?

0 Answers | Asked in Agricultural Law and Environmental for Indiana on
Q: Can you hunt in railroad tracks?
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Q: Have something really wowed going on in my house some kind of thing bug don’t know what you want to call it most People

Don’t believe think that I’ve altered the tape I have footage and know where it’s coming from please help out tell me someone that can help please

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Q: Can a public high school, use an adjacent public park in the inner city). Bodered by Senior Housing for band practice.

This park is overused as is.

Special Law has been enacted were any "criminal act" is 2x (Civil Penalty).

Please see : ENVIROMENTAL PROTECTION ACT OF 2005

415 ILCS TITLE: VI/V (NOISE)

CH: 111

1/2 1023

SEC: 23 Read more »

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Q: I'm trying to find out how much trouble someone can get into for releasing balloons at a University football game.

What is South Carolina state law and water laws on that kind of pollution?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Personal Injury, Real Estate Law, Environmental and Municipal Law for Missouri on
Q: Franklin County, MO, municipality is negligent in maintaining alternative sewer system, creating health hazard.

The municipality signed an agreement with the original property owners in 2004. That they were installing a step septic tank system on their properties, that the village owned, was part of the village sanitary sewer system, would maintain, repair, and service. The system on our property was... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 1, 2022

A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for three weeks. This is a complex matter. Evaluation of the septic system could involve the expertise of civil engineers and wastewater experts. Assessment of contamination could involve sampling and lab analysis conducted by... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law, Environmental and Land Use & Zoning for New Mexico on
Q: I have a large cottonwood tree in my backyard. My neighbor is claiming that the roots broke his water line, am I liable.

They have also claimed that their foundation is cracking due to the roots.

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