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0 Answers | Asked in Products Liability for Maryland on
Q: Can Ford replace my car engine on a vehicle that has had a few recalls and the turbo in the engine is bad???

I have a 2015 Ford Focus SE that has had a few recalls on it and a year ago the car needed a turbo change in the motor I was told by the dealership for $2700 parts and labor for the repair. I didn't have $2700 dollars at the time for the repair.

I brought the vehicle to a trusted car... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Products Liability for Tennessee on
Q: A car lot sold me a car with a blown head gasket which I didn't know and said I can't return it. What can I do?

Bought the car Saturday noticed it had coolant all over the engine Sunday morning took it to a shop and they said it has a blown head gasket. Dealer is telling me I can't return it. Bought in Mississippi but I live in Tennessee

0 Answers | Asked in Collections and Products Liability for Kansas on
Q: Does IRS Tax Collection Statute Expiration Date (CSED) apply to Motor vehicles. Locked in title dispute.

Classic high value car inoperable and non registerable

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability, Business Formation and Business Law for Wisconsin on
Q: Body sculpting courses promote entrepreneurial paths. In Wisconsin can an entrepreneur get trained and start a business?

I have been promised that a certificate of completion in body sculpting training, an llc, a buisness license, a commercial location or office space, materials needed for ultrasonic cavitation, radio frequency and LED laser lipolisys as well as buisness insurance is sufficient to offer clients body... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Products Liability and Banking on
Q: Can a co signer ask bank to release funds from primary account when it's not a joint account ( 2 separate accounts).

Co signer and Primary bank accounts are not connected, live in different communities

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Products Liability for New Jersey on
Q: May a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization file class action complaints?

Please assume that Rule 23(a) and its 4 conditions would be met through membership, and certain members, in our organization.

Our org exists to enforce access to safe products, water, food, and environment. We are headquartered in NJ but membership is nationwide.

(1) Could our... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Products Liability and Construction Law for Virginia on
Q: Customer threatening to sue general contractor if not refunded for work

I’m a general contractor and did concrete driveway/sidewalk resurfacing. Work came with 5 year warranty materials/labor. After resurfacing, hairline cracks developed in the resurfacer in 3 areas. I and my conc. sub attempted multiple times to repair said cracks under warranty, but cracks... Read more »

Thomas H. Roberts Esq
Thomas H. Roberts Esq
answered on Aug 6, 2022

HIRE AN ATTORNEY - there are a number of overlapping issues. What is the actual warranty? Did the Customer's action improperly and tortiously interfere with your contractual relationship with Thumbtack? What liability if any does the manufacturer have? etc.

The response above is a...
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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability, Real Estate Law and Probate for Alabama on
Q: My grandmother passed away September 2021. Myself and another relative are both executors over her probate. Her house

was to be sold and split. I verbally agreed to buy the house and started living in the house before probate was closed. On April 8th, the house burned down due to hoverboard board exploding.

My question is can I sue hoverboard if the house wasn't in my name at the time of the fire or... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery
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Anthony M. Avery
answered on Jul 1, 2022

The cause of action for Product Liability, Negligence, etc. is arguably personal property of the Estate. But usually the devisees own the real property when the Will is Probated. To prevent an insurance defense lawyer from dismissing the suit for lack of standing, Both Co-Executors and... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Environmental, Consumer Law, Products Liability and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: , I pay a environmental fee Monthly on my water bill that cost more Then water usage

we’re in a crisis situation due to our water but we pay for an environmental fee every month that cost more than usage

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jun 27, 2022

What is your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Business Law for Washington on
Q: I got a personal hyperbaric oxygen chamber. Is it legal to rent it out from my apartment with no medical qualifications?

I have a hyperbaric oxygen chamber. I required a prescription to get it (in addition to about $10k) but it was easy to get. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy does not claim any official benefits and is done at anti-aging clinics, among other places. Can I run a business where people rent my chamber by the... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 26, 2022

A Washington attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. The responses on this Q & A board are limited to brief general formats. This could be something for which you'd want to consider a more thorough consult with an attorney to address various issues, such... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant, Personal Injury and Products Liability for California on
Q: Hello, I have a property that I am renting out for a event. Need help with a release of liability form.

I want to make sure that I the owner is release of liability. Right now the way it is written doesn't seem to include me or my name.

Scott Richard Kaufman
Scott Richard Kaufman
answered on Jun 15, 2022

You do not want to 'talk' to strange lawyers on the net. Have your attorney re-do what s/he did to get it right.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Products Liability, Civil Rights and Intellectual Property for Florida on
Q: What can I do I signed POA to boyfriends mother to get my car out of impound. How do I get my car back?

While my now ex boyfriend and I was in jail. A friend got my car impounded. I could have sold it but I didn’t want to. My daughter’s grandma was even offering to get it out. To give to my daughter but she wanted to put it in her name. I didn’t want to sell it so my boyfriends mom said she... Read more »

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Jun 15, 2022

Whether there is something you can do that would have very good odds in your favor depends on the powers you specifically gave her in the POA. Was the power strictly limited to removing the vehicle from impound in order to give it to you, or was it more general? Either way, a good first step... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability and Business Law for Idaho on
Q: Do we have to have general liability insurance for our go karts or can we just have customers sign waivers?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 22, 2022

An Idaho attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you're able to arrange a meaningful consult with a local attorney, it's worth noting that nationwide, liability waivers are not a substitute for insurance. They can have limitations. You could... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability and Small Claims for Maryland on
Q: Trying to buy a Service Vehicle: Car got loaned out while I am waiting to finish the purchase. What do I do??

Trying to buy a Service Vehicle: Car got loaned out while I am waiting to finish the purchase.

I went to buy a service vehicle from Annapolis Hyundai. I liked the car decided to continue with the purchase. I signed a printed paper with the cars VIN, price, and other details. No sentences... Read more »

Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
answered on Jun 15, 2022

Express your dissatisfaction to the sales manager; ask for a discount for the extra miles and wear and tear on the car; or cancel the purchase if whatever you signed allows you to cancel (it is unclear whether you signed a binding contract to purchase or not). Maybe ask to purchase a different car... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Products Liability and Car Accidents for California on
Q: According to car rent agreement (CA), I am responsible for damage, but not collision?

I am responsible for damage that occurred after I returned a rental car outside of business hours (yes, I had permission to return after hours), according to the California car rental agreement. There was no damage to the car when I returned it. According to CA Code, Civil Code - CIV § 1939.09,... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jun 14, 2022

as is the case with most legal questions, there is a need to learn more.

the contract should control........did you get permission to drop off after hours?

the challenge is that retaining a lawyer may be as costly as the PD.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Products Liability for California on
Q: I sold a truck on payments now Thay won't pay

We have a signed contract she made 3 of 6 payments sold the truck not telling me an now won't talk or tell me anything

Scott Richard Kaufman
Scott Richard Kaufman
answered on Jun 4, 2022

You can refuse to give them title to the vehicle.

BUT, as described this is not a criminal matter.

Instead, it's a civil matter, a breach of contract.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Real Estate Law for Florida on
Q: If I purchase a model home from the builder who wants to lease it back for 6-7 months what insurance should he carry?

I'm struggling to find a home policy that will cover my liability during the builder lease back period as they say residence is being used for commercial purposes. In the tenant policy they have this but is that enough to protect me?

18. RISK OF LOSS/INSURANCE.

A. Landlord and... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 7, 2022

I'm sorry your question remains open for three weeks. This could be something that an insurance professional would be in a better position to advise on than an attorney. An insurance broker would probably want to discuss the situation more thoroughly than is possible in the brief question... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Products Liability for Kentucky on
Q: Hello, I'm an 18 year old highschool student and have stole 70 dollars worth of food from Walmart and was caught.

What should I do?

Leland Hulbert
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Leland Hulbert
answered on May 19, 2022

I would not admit to any wrongdoing on a public Internet website. If you have a pending case and you have been charged I would contact an experienced criminal defense attorney.

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1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability on
Q: My daughter, a professional, destroyed by a drug, is now disabled.. Denied jury trial, defendant lied to judge . Help

This is a very well-published case and thousands of women have contacted us ..I am the mother and have handled it from day one as daughter was totally destroyed. Is there an Attorney who has the ability to stand up for the law,. I have all the evidence written evidence to change this but do not... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 18, 2022

A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for five weeks. I'm very sorry for what happened to your daughter. What you describe appears to be a product liability cause of action, which you already realize from your selection of categories. The burden is upon the... Read more »

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