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Q: Can we the people of NJ sue the government to stop the industrialization of our oceans?

The surveying of our oceans during pre-construction is killing our marine life, fishing industry, property values tourism hurting human health and will cause our electric bills to sky rocket. No one wants them. Our NJ Governor Phil Murphy gave the Danish company $1 billion of our tax payers money... View More

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Sep 11, 2023

Certainly, concerned citizens have legal avenues to assert their rights and raise their grievances against government actions that they believe are harmful to the environment and the community. In the context of New Jersey and the actions of Governor Phil Murphy that you described, there are a... View More

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Q: Cruise ship injury from wind tunnel effect in stateroom.

balcony door and stateroom door was opened and the wind tunnel effect opened the closet door violently onto my head, face and eye. There was a sign on the door that indicated not to open both doors at the same time but nothing about the closet door opening and injuring someone. Closet door was very... View More

Michael A. Winkleman
Michael A. Winkleman
answered on Oct 14, 2019

We’ve handled dozens of injury cases on cruise ships involving the wind tunnel effect just like yours. As such the cruise line is on notice of the danger. Feel free to email me at and we can likely help.

Note that any case has to be filed in miami within one year of the...
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Q: how do I get a copy of the court papers and shipwreck arrest of the Andrea Doria by John Moyer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 2, 2019

There was a preliminary injunction filed for the wreck of the Andrea Doria in the United States District Court, District of New Jersey. It was referenced as 836 F. Supp. 1099 (1993) - Civ. A. No. 93-2377. It's hard to say how much of the file subsequent to that is digitized and online, as the... View More

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Q: If a person who has the salvadorian TPS marries a USA citizen does he has to leave the country in the state of Ohio
Leonard R. Boyer
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answered on Jan 26, 2018

Temporary Protected Status, a designation that allows certain nations' citizens to remain in America due to a variety of safety concerns. But that temporary status will end in 2019 for El Salvadorians, according to the Department of Homeland Security. The person does not have to leave the... View More

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Q: In N.J. can a Prosecutor draft the indictment 7 days after the hearing unsigned by a foreperson to quash a preliminary h

Hearing was held on the 3rd day of Jan. Indictment drafted and presented on the 10th day of Jan. The hearing on a warrant Gerstein v. Pugh 1975 requured within 48 hours of detainment to determine Probable Cause as arrest was on Sept 16, 2005 did not receive bail until C.J.P. COURT ON Sept 27 11... View More

Stuart Nachbar
Stuart Nachbar
answered on May 15, 2017

You are asking Warrant vs. Indictment. Indictment is fine as recited above, not a 4th Amendment Violation

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