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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Environmental, Health Care Law and Small Claims for Maryland on
Q: Hi can you sue someone a free they knowingly let you in their house with flea infestation
Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
answered on Jun 5, 2023

Unless they intentionally planned to cause you to be infested with fleas without your realizing it, for some malicious reason or purpose, and you can prove that, then no. Same goes for suing someone because you caught a cold or the flu from them when they knew they were sick but failed to warn... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Environmental for Michigan on
Q: What are all the legalities/nuances on ipomea aquatica (water spinach/kangkung) in MI? Is a permit obtainable?

A friend of mine wanted to grow it, but I told them absolutely not. That said, I want clearance on all of the nuances. It is listed as a federal noxious weed, but is seemingly not listed on the Michigan invasive Species List.

I do have many questions:

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Environmental for Mississippi on
Q: How does an employee get help with working in a biased hostile work environment? M any issuer in the company.

Management tends to treat employees different when it comes to company policies only apply to the employees that speak up about issues or the ones that work hard and ask questions. When you go to the upper management, you get poorly treated. Management talks about personal information with all... Read more »

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II
answered on May 28, 2023

The complaints that you are making in your post sound like the working conditions in every corporate workplace in this country, so you are not alone. Favoritism based on providing sexual favors to management is prohibited by both Federal and State laws. While an employer cannot take adverse... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Environmental for Virginia on
Q: PBDE is also restricted in state RoHS with limitation 0.1%. how is about the limitation prohibited in WC law 701.405?

Repeated requirement for PBDE flame retardants laws- states RoHS and Washington Title 70A.405, limit in ROHS is 0.1%, in WC Title 70A.405, it is totally prohibited. worldwide manufacturers take general ROHS limitation 0.1% in their product compliance management. seems conflicted in those laws,... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Environmental for New York on
Q: I was just notified that I have an outstanding ticket from 10/28/2011 for trespass NY ECL 11-2113. Not sure what to do.

I found out due to not being able to renew my fishing license. Thinking back I remember the day. I was fishing in the same spot oin the Oswego river that I had for the past 25 years when A DEC officer approached and notified me that there was a change implemented by the operator of the dam and I... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Energy, Oil and Gas and Environmental for Pennsylvania on
Q: Who is responsible for repairing/replacing existing natural gas lines from the main line to the house?

I am located in Sharon Township, Potter County, PA. The local gas company says that they are not responsible for repairing/replacing the lines even though they admit the lines are their lines, but they haven't been used in several years, before I bought the property.

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Construction Law, Criminal Law and Environmental for Arkansas on
Q: I need to know what my options are and what laws the farmer violated?

In July of 2021 I purchased an old school building from an auction website A farmer owned it and he was aware that it contained alot of asbestos and didn't disclose this information. I was ignorant about asbestos or the dangers of it because the ordeal was before my time. My friend who was... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law, Environmental and Land Use & Zoning for New Hampshire on
Q: I bought a piece of land last year. If I did not alter it am I responsible for neighbors drainage and flooding?

Previous owner cleared it. Neighbor down the hill says the culvert needs to be bigger and better drainage put in. Although they have no evidence of flooding on their property. Just a grudge with the previous owners. They also started digging a trench on my property a few months ago without... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Environmental and Land Use & Zoning for New Jersey on
Q: Are these certain requirements that s town must fulfill before putting up a four way stop sign in New Jersey? L

This is a soon to be four way stop intersecting with a dead end. Traffic will soon back up to blocking my garage not to mention the pollution and noise that will be generated. They took down a tree and will greatly affect my quality of life. I don’t believe they conducted traffic studies... Read more »

Morris Leo Greb
Morris Leo Greb
answered on May 12, 2023

The steps necessary for matters involving street signage are governed by NJDOT. What can be done is determined by the street classification.

0 Answers | Asked in Environmental, Land Use & Zoning and Real Estate Law on
Q: new buyer of a 100x50 foot lot tries to place a new sewer line inside another established property over an oil tank.

This property's west boundary lies within a county designated road that has never been used. New buyer wants to drive sewer line inside 30 feet of this boundary line

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Environmental on
Q: Please help

I grew up across the river from tek cominco in Trail BC. They lost a case in the United States where they admitted to dumping toxic chemicals directly into the Columbia river. My life was directly impacted by these actions also. It has been proven that exposure to the chemicals involved cause... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 11, 2023

This is something you'd need to discuss with an attorney in Canada. This forum deals mainly with legal actions in U.S. courts. Good luck

0 Answers | Asked in Environmental, Landlord - Tenant and Small Claims for Georgia on
Q: Need advice on which direction to go with issue with property management group and the owner of the rental property

ook over my mother's lease in her rental when she died quickly from lung cancer. I had felt something was wrong with the condo for some saw a black dusting like substance on EVERYTHING so I'd decided I'd paint to try and fix it. 2 weeks later...back...vents completely... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Environmental for California on
Q: I am filing a writ of mandate against the California Air Resources Board. Can I file in Los Angeles Superior Court

They have an office in El Monte. Can I file here or do I have to file in Sacramento

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on May 6, 2023

If you are filing a writ of mandate against the California Air Resources Board, you can generally file in any superior court in California. However, it is recommended that you consult with an attorney or do your own research to determine the most appropriate venue for your specific case.

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0 Answers | Asked in Environmental on
Q: I need to find a lawyer that is familiar with prices pit water contamination in egg harbor township.

My whole family has had major medical problems We just figured out what the cause was-- we had contaminated water- I dont know if there is anything that can be done to help my family or not. We are talking about major medical problems --

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Environmental and Small Claims for New York on
Q: There's a small furniture store that has been running a loud generator and disturbing the neighborhood in their alleyway

My backyard and home is directly next to the alleyway. They have been running the generator since October 2022, its loud and annoying and is usually on for 7-8 hours daily. The odd thing is, the store is usually closed but the generator is turned on daily. I have lived in my home for nearly 30... Read more »

Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel
answered on Apr 1, 2023

Call 311 in NYC. The Department of Buildings can issue a violation.

1 Answer | Asked in Agricultural Law and Environmental for California on
Q: Why are bees fish?

In the case of Almond Alliance vs Fish and Game Commission, what is the difference between bees having to be fish and insects having their own section in the CESA? Why not file for an amendment for the CESA to have a section for them?

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Mar 16, 2023

Bees are not fish, and it is unclear why this question is being asked in the context of agricultural law and environmental law for California. The Almond Alliance vs Fish and Game Commission case likely does not involve the classification of bees as fish.

As for the issue of insects having...
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