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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Personal Injury, Real Estate Law and Civil Rights for South Dakota on
Q: We live in a 3 bed 3 bath apartment in vermillion SD. Another roommate and I have ESAS(2catts). No pets allowed complex

Landlords can't charge for ESA. In the contract it states if there's damages at the end of the year we pay for pee test(black light), carpet cleaning, and ventilation system cleaning. It's a really expensive bill. Our landlords are a wife and husband. They're shady and... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 9, 2021

A South Dakota attorney should advise, but your question remains open for four weeks. You could try reposting and adding Landlord-Tenant as a category. There's no guarantee that all questions are ultimately picked up, but you might have better chances of a reply in that category. You could... Read more »

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Q: In South Dakota, does the law provide for on option for medical leins to be waived or barred?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jan 24, 2021

A South Dakota attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a GENERAL matter nationwide, medical liens are not waived by operation of law. They COULD be waived at the discretion of the lienholder. For public agency liens such as Medicaid liens related to treatment in... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for South Dakota on
Q: Daughter cited for failure to yield. Other driver cited for invalid license for 2nd time. He hit her. Whose at fault

My daughters view was obstructed by vehicles parked illegally at intersection. She slowly proceeded into intersection for a clear view to her right. Didn't see vehicle so continued thru and got t-boned by driver heading west. She was heading north and was nearly thru before getting hit. Both... Read more »

Tyler Young
Tyler Young answered on Jul 31, 2020

Your question is a classic comparative fault question. First, your daughter who was the passenger may have a claim against her sister (collectable from her liability insurance) and the other driver. You should talk with an attorney about her rights.

However, South Dakota has a difficult...
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Q: What type of attorney handles disability discrimination/defamation/possible harassment suit against a university

My son attended and played football for a SD University until recently. In March of 2018 he began having problems with his disability, and in turn, issues with the head football coach. I contacted his coach during this time to inform him of the disability. Soon after our conversation the head coach... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Sep 12, 2018

You would look for a disability rights attorney; check the South Dakota Assn for Justice--they can tell you who in your general area handles those cases, and their members give free consults.

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Q: Can you sue a person who is aware they are infected with a STD and they knowingly or intentionally infect multiple peopl

This lady has been aware for years that she's had herpes simplex virus and as of today she has infected over 10 people

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Dec 28, 2015

Definitely worth having a personal injury lawyer look at the case. There may be a viable claim.

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