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1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Business Law and Consumer Law for Hawaii on

Q: I was tricked into wiring nearly $60K of my retirement money to JP Morgan Chase Bank in New York. Will Reg. E help me?

I've notified all appropriate government agencies about the "theft." Research tells me Regulation E may cover me under these circumstances but I need an attorney's advice. Is there an attorney on the Big Island that I can consult about consumer bank law?

Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on May 13, 2019

You should use the Find a Lawyer tab located at the top of every page here on Justia.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Copyright and Intellectual Property for Hawaii on

Q: do I need a music licence to play music spotify in the restaurant i own?

is a music licence required for me to play any type of streaming audio at my establishment?

Benton R Patterson III answered on Jun 28, 2018

Yes, you must have a license to play streaming audio publicly.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law, Contracts and Personal Injury for Hawaii on

Q: Do I need to have insurance if my online personal training client signs a liability release form and informed consent?

I am starting an online personal training and nutrition programming business, I am wondering which legal documents are required to protect me and if I need insurance if I have the client sign the correct documents.

Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 6, 2017

I hope you had a professional in insurance defense look at your release and waivers. The problems inherent in your business if you are doing nutrition, excercise, don't necessarily review doctor reports, especially if you don't have a degree in either are daunting. Insurance, being a P.C. or... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury, Insurance Defense and Business Law for Hawaii on

Q: Is licensure required to practice Biomechanics, particularly Forensic Biomechanics, in the state of Hawaii?

Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 16, 2016

Depends on what the person is doing. For many aspects of engineering you don't need to be a licensed P.E.

As to "forensics" that will depend on whether a Court recognizes the individuals training, experience and background.

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Q: I believe I was wrongfully removed from an LLC without my knowing. I was a 50% member of the LLC. What are my options?

Adam Studnicki answered on Feb 4, 2016

Talk to a local business litigation lawyer about the details.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is impossible to...
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