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Q: Hello I received a check from Wells Fargo because a few years ago they messed up and car was impounded.

I have a letter that explains it not sure if I could get more money?

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Q: I went into a abounded building with my friends and i’m being charged with trust passing and i was wondering

if there’s a way to get it off of my transcript if the school does charge me. I am a minor by the way

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Q: Hi am in my last year of high school and I just wanted to ask if the English major would best prepare me for law school
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 18, 2022

There are many good undergrad majors for law school. It's difficult to recommend one over another. It comes down to a personal decision about one's interests. If the major is something the person could excel in and get good grades in, that would be valuable - law schools look at undergrad... Read more »

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Q: Is it against patients rights to be denied accommodating living environment due to neglecting to use air conditioning.

Heat intentionally turned up in Hast to punish patients

Jack Mevorach
Jack Mevorach
answered on Jul 4, 2022

Have a free telephone consultation with counsel.

Jack

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Q: Hi, Recently I got an issue related to theft act. Before moving out, I was throwing away my stuffs on May 11th in early.

While doing so, I put all my stuffs outside of my apartment to organize and throw away some of them that I feel I do not need anymore.

After organizing and throwing away some of my stuffs, I realized I could not find one dresser. I put the important stuffs inside of one dresser that is a... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 13, 2022

I'm sorry this happened to you. It looks like you already did many of the things that could be done. If you have a renter's insurance policy, check its provisions for personal property loss. But keep in mind that there could be a deductible. I hope it turns up and you get it back. Good luck

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Q: I'm on short term disability. Payments went from 170 to 117 per week. Not getting help, can't afford help.

HR at work not helpful. I'm very confused and financially strained. Have cancer diagnosis and being treated. Can't even afford my co pays. Medical bills even with insurance is high. I also have to pay my insurance premium that disability doesn't take out for. I don't seem to... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Apr 14, 2022

This is something that a disability/employment attorney would probably have the best insight into, but your question went unnoticed for four weeks. I'm sorry for your difficult situation. You could repost under Employment Law and Social Security Law. There's no guarantee all questions are... Read more »

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Q: can a case be brought against pacemaker company after dr stating i had a faulty pacemaker originally placed ?

had a pacemaker placed in 2019, just this paced Feb 2022 i was called into the Drs. office due to the pacemaker monitor signaling a problem, I was told the lead wire needed to be replaced. I was then admitted into hospital and had to have the pacemaker COMPLETLY replaced not just what I went in... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Mar 7, 2022

I'm very sorry this happened to you and wish you a healthy recovery from your ordeal. There are cases bought under the legal theory you describe. You are saying it is not the surgeon (which would have otherwise been a medical malpractice case), but rather the device itself. When it is the... Read more »

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Q: My dad left me a property in PR and stepmom has the house (free disposition)do I have rights to it?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Mar 6, 2022

I'm sorry your question remains open for two weeks. This looks like something that the attorneys in the Probate, Estate Planning, Real Estate sections could have insight into. There's no guarantee all posts are ultimately answered, but you could try reposting under the Probate, Estate... Read more »

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Q: Is it illegal for personal trainers to not be paid if they have no clients and spend hours in the gym each week?

I am a certified personal trainer and got hired at a gym. I get $15 a day for 4+ hour days that I go in for. Once I have clients I’ll make commission based on how many clients I have, but I’ve been there for weeks and don’t have clients yet. I’ve been there for 40+ hours total and am going... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Mar 14, 2022

I'm sorry your question remains open for three weeks. You could repost under Employment Law. There's no guarantee every post here gets picked up, but you might have better chances under that category. Good luck

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Q: Could you please find me the same lawyer that represented this case as I have encountered similar situations.
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 22, 2022

The case you mention may have gotten left off in uploading your question. If you don't see the law firm's name appear in online court documents, but you know the geographic region or city of the attorney, you could try the Find-a-Lawyer tab above. Good luck

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Q: If I win a case for 45,000 and my lawyer gets a third of it, how much is he actually getting?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 11, 2022

The simplest answer is $15,000, one-third of $45,000. But it is seldom this simple, and no one could say exactly how the figure is computed without seeing your file. There could be deductions for out-of-pocket disbursements. These could include court costs, pre-trial expenses such as deposition... Read more »

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Q: If I bought a vehicle and I have a bill of sale and the signed title can seller file for a new title and take it back
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jan 20, 2022

There's no stopping someone from trying to file for title of a vehicle that does not rightfully belong to them. But there would be little point in someone doing that if the rightful owner holds a legitimate title and bill of sale, and other measures to evidence rightful ownership of the... Read more »

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Q: What are the reperocussions for falsifying a covid test and could you press charges?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Dec 20, 2021

It depends on context. In a civil setting, such as medical background in a personal injury tort action, it could be treated as fraudulent claims practices. Depending on the setting - employment screening, tort action, travel... penalties could range from disqualification to criminal investigation.... Read more »

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Q: How long can I hold rent for repairs until I'm evicted?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Nov 19, 2021

Your question remains unanswered in this category. There's no guarantee all posts are ultimately picked up, but if you wanted to repost and add Landlord-Tenant and Real Estate as categories, you could have better chances of a response. Good luck

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Q: I need some regulations for "insurance from liability of the owner of the boat for damage caused to third persons"

I'm from Croatia and i'm a law student.

I have to write a research comparing regulations (on "insurance of liability of the owner of the boat for the damage caused to third persons") of other coutries with croatian regulations. If you could give me some links for that... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Nov 9, 2021

If you're asking in the sense of basic INSURANCE COVERAGE for the liability of vessel owners, that would essentially be general insurance regulations. They can differ by region or nation. If you're asking about the concept of PROTECTING or LIMITING the exposure of a vessel owner following... Read more »

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Q: My husband passed away unexpected and I am not listed on the credit union acct and I need to access the money.
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 17, 2021

I'm sorry for your loss, and that your question remains unanswered in your time of need. This is not my area of practice, but you could try reposting under Probate and Estate Planning if the credit union can't offer guidance in terms of beneficiaries/alternate beneficiaries. Attorneys in... Read more »

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Q: What steps should I take if I have been impacted by two of the listed products via Johnson Johnson lawsuit

I have been using biotin collagen shampoo and conditioner for a couple of years now. I have suffered scalp irritation and hair loss over the years and could not figure out what it was and now this news comes out.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 20, 2021

I'm sorry for your ordeal. You are describing what appears to be a matter that could involve product liability legal theories. There are many firms that handle product-based cases, but some specialize in certain areas - pharmaceuticals, consumer products, or other goods. You could research... Read more »

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Q: Am I entiled to pain & suffering for long term Covid results? (lost toes L foot)
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 25, 2021

I'm sorry this happened to you. It could depend on the nature of the claim and other factors. Some types of injury claims do not generally provide for pain and suffering. Additionally, COVID is introducing new territory in some settings. You could reach out to attorneys to discuss in further... Read more »

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Q: My suitcase is lost thru taxi curb how do I find it
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 23, 2021

Did you pay through an app or other digital means? Maybe that info could be help locate driver and vehicle to ask if they have the suitcase. Another approach might be through the TLC - here's a link for Lost Property through the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission:... Read more »

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