California Environmental Questions & Answers

Q: Is the city responsible for property damage caused by limbs falling from the city trees? After a limb falling on my car.

1 Answer | Asked in Agricultural Law, Civil Litigation, Environmental and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Answered on Jan 14, 2019
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer
The property owner (be that the city or a private owner) may be liable if the limbs fell due to improper maintenance. You can report this to your car or home insurance for them to pursue against the owner of the property. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law...

Q: First time for concealed machete?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Environmental for California on
Answered on Jul 31, 2018
Wais Azami's answer
Was a there a question???

Q: Can you please show me where can I find out if workers compensation still owes me money from the state of California

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation and Environmental for California on
Answered on Feb 15, 2018
Steven James Foster's answer
You can look on the California State Controller's web site

https://ucpi.sco.ca.gov/UCP/Default.aspx

Q: Can I sue a company for mishandled regulated chemicals

1 Answer | Asked in Environmental for California on
Answered on Oct 29, 2017
Gregory Andrews Cade's answer
If you did not suffer a severe injury as a result of exposure to the chemicals on your roommate’s work clothes, taking legal action against the employer will most likely be a fruitless endeavor. Whether the practice of having workers clean their own uniforms is legal highly depends on what pesticides they handle during the job and how harmful these chemicals are to human health. Accordingly, laundering contaminated work clothes might be relatively safe as long as certain precautions are...

Q: My child is sick due to a roach infestation as a tenant I want to take legal action against landlord what are my option

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant, Environmental and Health Care Law for California on
Answered on Aug 9, 2017
Manuel Alzamora Juarez's answer
Call an attorney that can help you with your habitability problem. You nay have a breach of the warranty of habitability. You may be able to recover damages, especially if your son has developed medical complications. Best of luck!!!

Q: Can I get a license to grow and harvest marijuana on my farm in Nebraska?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Agricultural Law, Environmental and Land Use & Zoning for California on
Answered on Jun 1, 2017
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer
Contact a Nebraska lawyer. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.

Q: What is the procedure a landlord should follow when the hot water goes off for a unit?

1 Answer | Asked in Environmental and Landlord - Tenant for California on
Answered on Feb 27, 2017
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.'s answer
The landlord can shut off utilities for temporary service but should provide advance written notice. If it's for an extended period of time that the utilities are shut off, your landlord might have to provide alternative accommodations. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law...

Q: Should I get a lawyer to help me with this case?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Environmental, Health Care Law and Products Liability for California on
Answered on Aug 26, 2016
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Talk to a member of caoc who handles food cases. Because of what it takes to prove it, if you are totally well there's no shame in payment of your medical bills (which must include what your insurance company paid or your insurance may look to you for payment--so get them involved, especially if medical assistance)

Q: What does it mean by "to constitute a taking???"

1 Answer | Asked in Environmental for California on
Answered on May 7, 2012
Maxwell Charles Livingston Esq.'s answer
A taking occurs when the government takes land for public use. Government is said to take land either when it (1) strips the land of all beneficial use or value OR (2) there is any PERMANENT physical occupation (including putting a wire across the land permanently).

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