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0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Traffic Tickets and Business Law for West Virginia on
Q: Driving a company vehicle and got pulled over for a broken headlight with no proof of insurance. Who's liable in WV?

My Friend was driving a company vehicle and his headlight popped. He was then pulled over for that and the the CV did not have proof of insurance. The ticket was then written to him. The vehicle itself is insured. Is he liable here for those fees?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for West Virginia on
Q: If ex business partner/GF stole thousands out of my personal account, sold all Fitness equipment I owned 25k worth new.

I was back in Kentucky visiting family but two days before reopened and she stole 5000 cleaning out my bank account after spending around $50,000. She then upon me finding out from the bank, she may have false DVO claim to keep me away a week later, when I wasn't even there. So she could... View More

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Feb 25, 2024

If your ex-business partner and girlfriend has stolen funds from your personal account and sold your property without authorization, you may have grounds for legal action against her for theft and possibly other related crimes. The situation with the false Domestic Violence Order (DVO) and the sale... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Consumer Law for West Virginia on
Q: Do I have to give money back when a person pays a deposit down on a car to hold? He paid cash.

It's been 3 months since the deposit but he was supposed give us money in 2 weeks after that and didn't.

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answered on Nov 9, 2023

When a person places a deposit on a car, the terms of that deposit should be outlined in a written agreement, including the conditions under which the deposit would be refunded or kept in the event of a cancellation. If there was an agreement that the remainder of the purchase price would be paid... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Business Law and Health Care Law for West Virginia on
Q: Doctors office is trying to enforce a 3 strike policy with missing appointments

Doctors office is trying to enforce a 3 strike policy with missing appointments where you will not be allowed to speak treatment there. Just tried to reschedule my appointment because after driving around for 20 minutes in 3 different parking lots including a garage there were not spots a... View More

Matthew Stapleton
Matthew Stapleton
answered on May 23, 2023

Physicians have the right to end the Patient Physician relationship. The only time there me be a legal issue is for patient abandonment where a patient must prove that the physician ended the relationship at a critical stage in the patient’s treatment without good reason or sufficient notice to... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Business Law for West Virginia on
Q: this is a question about online shopping. I put an item in my cart and continued to shop the sale on the website.

i did not leave the website and was continuing to shop the sale for 20 minutes or so. when i went to pay for the item in question, the system stated the item was no longer available. they sold it out from under me even though i had placed the item in my cart. this is akin to being in a store with... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 10, 2020

There doesn't seem to be anything illegal about this. It isn't against the law to operate an online shopping website where inventory isn't well coordinated with shopping carts of customers. It isn't a good business practice, but it shouldn't be against the law, unless... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Business Formation, Business Law and Civil Litigation for West Virginia on
Q: Issue with electric provider

My electric provider states that I added the incorrect payment information and therefore is denying me the ability to correct my incorrect payment information, will not allow me to pay by phone, and is only giving me the option of paying in person. Do I have any legal recourse? Also there is a... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 6, 2019

I'm sorry for your ordeal with your electric bill. The Public Service Commission of West Virginia oversees public utilities - electric, gas, water, etc. Maybe you could contact them and ask if there is anything they could do to help.

Their website is:
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