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0 Answers | Asked in Environmental for Georgia on
Q: I’d like to know what’s the statue of limitations for wrongful expulsion in GA .

Not sure if you need me to get into detail about what the case was but it was a possession charge, about 2 years ago the school expelled me without knowing weather or not it was in fact the drug I was accused for having which ruined everything I was gonna graduate that year so I got expelled had to... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Environmental and Sexual Harassment for California on
Q: Is someone not us citizen not married on esta permition[polish nationality ] can apply for wave imigrant program

i am feeling treaten and in danger and i dont know what could i do .

I was offer place to stay and help with finding work and visa proces but now apart of that expect other things that was not in agreement i feel in danger and depend on them financialy but dont want to be forced by being... Read more »

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 Environmental for Illinois on
Q: Hey I have a question about renting parks and permits

I need legal information

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant, Real Estate Law and Environmental for Nevada on
Q: Will anyone help me black mold asbestos, no working bathroom illegal; eviction during a moratorium

Hello and thank you for taking the time to review this,

The events that I am about to go over happened in the middle of

0 Answers | Asked in Environmental for California on
Q: Am I required by law to let inspectors from the city to enter my home every 5 years for the renewal of septic permit?

I have received a letter from the city I live, that my operational septic tank permit has expired. I have to renew it every five years. It includes a city fee of 500$ and an inspection that cost around 1500$. I've lived in this house for 9 years During the last inspection they came inside my... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Environmental, Federal Crimes and Small Claims for Kansas on
Q: What Laws Are Broken If My Grandma Or Mom Forces Me To Take The CoVid Shot?

I Told My Grandma No Bout Getting Covid Shot And She’s Now Making Me Take One I Am 18 Years Old. She Says If I Don’t Get It She’s Kicking Me Out

0 Answers | Asked in Agricultural Law and Environmental for Arkansas on
Q: Are there specific laws against developing areas along the Mulberry River

Are there any ordinances prohibiting development along the Mulberry River in Arkansas

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Environmental, Insurance Bad Faith and Landlord - Tenant for Alabama on
Q: Apartment with black mold. Management agreed to remediate but dragging their feet. I'm a senior w/ asthma. Can you help?

This has been going on almost 6 months now. Have been consulting with Legal Services Alabama. But it seems we've reached an impasse. My biggest concern is whether apartment management will replace any items that must be discarded. But they're refusing to do that. And my renters insurance... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Apr 29, 2022

This is something that an Alabama attorney is best suited to advise about, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal with the mold and the mold-induced asthma. At this point, you could reach out to injury attorneys who handle mold cases. Each state can have... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Environmental and Landlord - Tenant for Maryland on
Q: Our tenant is requesting environmental testing of the house he is renting from us. He said he started getting sick.

We just received the below email: This email is to inform you of some serious and ongoing health issues I have been having since approximately October. After numerous appointments and extensive testing, as of last week, my doctor has concluded that there may be something in the house that could be... Read more »

Leonard A Englander
Leonard A Englander answered on Apr 5, 2022

As a CYA measure, I would seriously consider getting some form of testing out there. They may be blowing smoke, but if there is a real issue out there, you are going to want to know about it and get it checked ASAP. If you don't, you could be accused of being negligent and that is the point... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Environmental and Land Use & Zoning for Puerto Rico on
Q: My neighbor is doing major earthwork and excavation on my property without permits nor my permission. What do I do?

My neighbor is doing major earth work on his property for new construction. He excavated a natural drain and installed 32" subterranean pipes, roughly 100' of these pipes are on my property. He has also knocked down a coconut palm tree located on my property. He also excavated a bank... Read more »

Rafael  Pagan-Colon
Rafael Pagan-Colon answered on Mar 31, 2022

The quickest way would be for you should request an immediate "cease and desist" order from the Municipal Court of the town where your property is located, and request the courts to deliver the order to your neighbor. The Petition should be accompanied y evidence of your title ownership... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Environmental and Personal Injury on
Q: There is a Canadian company that was just found guilty in the US of knowingly polluting a water source where I grew up.

There is a Canadian company that was just found guilty of knowingly polluting a water source with raw mercury and lead slag (,the Columbia river). The toxic pollution was significant enough that it flowed into the United states. They were charged in an American court. I lived in the town that this... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Mar 31, 2022

This is something you should consult with an attorney in Canada about. I am very sorry you suffered this ordeal. In the U.S., venue for a lawsuit can be based on the location of the defendant, with additional tests applied to corporate defendants. An attorney in Canada should be able to advise on... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Agricultural Law and Environmental for Texas on
Q: I got a warning but no citation, do I have to appear in court?

I got a warning from a TPWD Game Warden for no hunter's safety certificate. I was told to email proof of completion to the local judge and the issue would be resolved, i wouldn't have to appear in court (I have already done so). There is a handwritten appearance date at the bottom, what do I do?

Penny Wymyczak-White
Penny Wymyczak-White answered on Mar 20, 2022

Call the court and make sure that you don't have to appear

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation and Environmental for Arizona on
Q: I am being exposed to cleaning chemicals at work, by a business next door to where I work. Can I take them to court?

They say they are allowed to dump there by the City of Sedona, I stand above the drainage pit all day for 9.5 hours every day, for 8 years, burning eyes, throat, lungs. I have complained to my boss, his boss, the business that's dumping, and the city of sedona, who says they are allowed to do... Read more »

Joel Friedman
Joel Friedman answered on Feb 25, 2022

Thank you for your inquiry. I see a couple of issues you want to follow up. I would first contact the Arizona Department of Occupational Safety and Health ( and the US Department of Occupational Safety and Health (I don't have a link to the federal form),... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Appeals / Appellate Law, Environmental and Land Use & Zoning for Florida on
Q: Live in a CDD, adjacent to StormWater Area & wetland. Purchased for privacy. Area behind my home is floodzone AE.

There's a "No Public Access" permit condition in deed restrictions, "no public access" sign at entrance. The plat illegally shows "RECREATION"

People ignored the sign, talking and disturbing me at all hours. Property Mgmt sent a letter stating the area... Read more »

Barbara Billiot Stage
Barbara Billiot Stage answered on Feb 19, 2022

You can use the “Find a Lawyer” link on this page. Lawyers cannot contact you first. The dismissal with prejudice seems very harsh just for not attaching the documents.

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 Environmental and Land Use & Zoning for New Mexico on
Q: What law pertains, Neighbor changed flow of storm water by blocking arroyo and thus causing damage to road and dwellings
Robert King Reges Jr.
Robert King Reges Jr. answered on Jan 31, 2022

The first question you have to answer is whether New Mexico treats an "arroyo" as a "watercourse" or as a mere "drainway" for precipitation. Most states disallow blockage of a "watercourse" (bed, banks and reasonably consistent source of water) unless... Read more »

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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