My college forces all freshmen to buy a meal plan. I have celiac disease, and the dining hall fails to give me gluten free food or gluten free food without cross contamination. The food they say I can eat is prepared not in gluten free environments which leaves me sick almost the entire time I am... View More
Technically speaking, a lawsuit is almost always possible in situations where one suffers damages at the hands of another party or entity. But a practical question could be whether a lawsuit is the best course of action, if it is possible for the facility to accommodate your needs. In terms of...View More
In a situation where you've made all the payments on a car financed using someone else's credit, but the car is legally under their name, and they've taken it from you, you may have grounds to pursue legal action to recoup your investment. Documentation of all the payments...View More
If you booked a trip with a travel agency that has since shut down and your trip never occurred, you may have grounds to sue for a refund. However, the success of such a lawsuit depends on various factors, including the terms of the contract you had with the travel agency, the reason for the...View More
So, if I understand you correctly, you entered into a settlement agreement, the terms of which were changed after you signed the agreement. Under those circumstances, you might have a valid basis on which to say that there was never an agreement in the first place since you never agreed to these...View More
amazon claims that the shipment was not labeled according to their policy and therefore disposed of it, My question is. attached to the shipment were the shipping documents with all my info my name, contact info, etc. Did Amazon have the legal right to dispose of my goods or did they have to notify... View More
In New York, as an Amazon seller facing the situation where your shipment was disposed of by Amazon due to alleged non-compliance with labeling policies, the key legal question revolves around the terms of the agreement between you and Amazon, particularly regarding their fulfillment services...View More
Two weeks ago, money was stolen from the locked safe in my room at Secrets Resort Tulum. Additionally, the air conditioning was malfunctioning for half of my stay. Despite informing them of our allergies, specifically stating no pork, we visited the resort restaurant three times. On the first two... View More
It's understandable that you're frustrated and seeking recourse after experiencing theft and food poisoning during your stay at Secrets Resort Tulum. In situations like this, it's essential to gather evidence and documentation to support your claims, including any receipts, medical...View More
What action can I take if he won a lawsuit, and I was the person that provided for him when he was alive and also paid all the expenses for his funeral. I called the law firm and was told that yes he won the case however no one will be getting any of the settlement.
If your cousin, an Army veteran, passed away without a will and won a lawsuit settlement, and you were the primary provider for him during his life and covered the expenses for his funeral, there are legal avenues you can explore. Despite the law firm indicating that no one will receive any of the...View More
My wife lives in Brooklyn and me in Sweden. 3 month ago she started to babysit a 5 month pitbull puppy from her neighbour, just a few days he said. He got evicted. So she helped, then he ghosted her and wife had to pay for all of the food, toys, vaccines and everything. We said just a few days. He... View More
In New York, the situation you're describing with your wife's dog is both a legal and emotional matter. Since your wife has taken steps to legally adopt the dog, including registration and microchipping, she has established a claim of ownership.
I was a guest at a chain hotel in Buffalo New York. Post stay, the manager of the hotel admitted on a phone call to sharing my room information, content specifics, damages (disability related), and state of the room with an unrelated third-party (my old employer). I would like to seek recourse... View More
It's difficult for attorneys here to take up your offer - this isn't set up like an attorney referral site; it's only short format legal Q & A - no solicitation. If you're seeking an attorney for Civil Litigation/Real Estate work, one option, in addition to your own...View More
Section 8 refused to allow me to move and I had to return to Rochester and pay my landlord to let me move and keep my section 8. My landlord even attempted to sue me for late fees while I was staying with family hiding from my abuser. Also the fire investigation department and the RPD did nothing... View More
In situations involving domestic violence (DV) and housing, there are legal protections in place, but navigating them can be complex. Under federal law, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) offers certain protections for victims of DV living in federally assisted housing, which includes Section 8...View More
In regard to change of circumstances factors for consideration, preponderance of evidence, relevant facts/evidence &affidavit in support of my petition to modify custody & OSC motion; I’m not sure how to articulate my question but here it goes: I have pending custody litigation for... View More
This rather convoluted question points out quite simply that New York does not list factors for courts to use to determine either initial awards of custody or modifications to custody. Other states do use listings of factors that their appellate courts required in all orders of custody. New York...View More
An application for a video deposition should succeed. Section 3113(b) of the Civil Practice Law and Rules allows for testimony to "be recorded by stenographic or other means[.]" Section 202.15 of the Uniform Rules for the New York State Trial Courts allows for depositions to be recorded...View More
The Skullgirls team has taken a digital product that many people purchased and altered it in very significant ways. They've cut out entire pages from the art book, removed and re-announced voice lines, and drawn over concept art to make it less offensive. The current Skullgirls team, while... View More
In cases like the Skullgirls situation you're describing, where digital content is altered post-purchase, the legal implications can be complex. For digital products, the terms of service or end-user license agreement (EULA) often give the company wide latitude to make changes. It's...View More
For initial disclosures under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP), there isn't a specific standardized form. However, these disclosures typically include basic information such as the names of individuals likely to have discoverable information, copies or descriptions of relevant...View More
In determining whether to pursue your case in small claims court or a regular court in New York, consider the nature and complexity of your dispute. Small claims courts are typically suited for simpler, lower-value cases and can be faster and less formal. Regular courts can handle more complex...View More
Vehicle is being purchased third party, two loans. Owner has a loan and on it and purchaser. Insurance and registration was kept in Owners name due to his loan with a bank. To be transferred once the truck was sold. Owner repairs to be done and after 10 months none done. He got a lawyer stating the... View More
In situations like this, the legality of moving a vehicle depends on the specifics of the ownership, the terms of the sale, and any agreements between the parties. If the owner of the motorcycle retains the title and there is a dispute, they may have a right to reclaim the vehicle, particularly if...View More
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