I was denied entry into a store for not wearing a mask. I do not wear a mask due to it giving me anxiety. I am wondering if I would be covered under Americans Disability Act and if there are any legal steps I can take towards this. Thank you.
There are attorneys who specialize their practice in ADA matters. There is not a section dedicated to ADA attorneys here, but they can be found on the Internet. As with disabilities in general, an attorney you consult with would likely want to know if medical documentation is available. Good luck...Read more »
I own a .com cosmetics website where users leave their personal information including age range, skin tone and skin concerns (acne, eczema etc) and they have an option to show or hide this information on their public profile. Giving them an option to hide this information is enough not to violate... Read more »
It end up destroying my engine. I was taking the owner to small claims court and he wanted to go through his insurance company to settle out of court and I accepted his offer. I gave him all the receipts and documentation to file the claim. A few months went by and I haven't had any word from... Read more »
Homeowner lost her job and couldnt pay mortgage for a few months. A servicer suggested that a mortgage modification is available if payments are made. The homeowner made the payments to the servicer, but the modification never occurred and now is at risk for foreclosure.
The defendants committed fraud and were a LLC when they defaulted by failing to provide discovery and did not show up for the trial the judge told us it would go back to the original complaint where each defendant and company was liable. The judge wanted a notarized assessment . During that time... Read more »
It is unclear to me what happened to you and what you want to happen now. To answer your direct question, a plaintiff must prove damages even if a case is uncontested. The proofs are uncontested but must exist and be cognizable under the law.
I would like to cancel my October wedding in New York due to the covid19 pandemic. The contract for our wedding venue includes a force majeure clause mentioning acts of god and governmental actions that says their only obligation is to reschedule within six months of the scheduled date, no refunds.... Read more »
As Mr. Siegel points out, it depends on the contract. It could depend on how certain terms or elements are defined or how they could be interpreted. One option to consider might be to explore the cost of a brief attorney consult to review the contract in its entirety. Unfortunately, this situation...Read more »
For example: the producer (A and Co) of a chair calls it "Destiny Chair" The third party site selling the chair puts it up on its site under and entirely different name i.e. "Rhodes Chair". This can prevent competition because if i were to look up the name "Rhodes... Read more »
You could try reposting your question in the Trademark and Intellectual Property sections. This isn't really a product liability matter (which is about injuries from dangerous or defective products) There's no guarantee that all questions are picked up, but it sounds like you're...Read more »
I have been involved in a bogus lawsuit with a former employer. The main defendant died of cancer in 2019. They originally filed a motion to remove him; then COVID-19 happened and everything was put on hold. Now they have filed a Motion of Order pursuant to CPLR 3217(b) permitting a voluntary... Read more »
Too many pronouns and not enough information. Are you a plaintiff or defendant? If a defendant, do you have counterclaims or crossclaims? There is a usual form for this, and in general, it is in your favor to have this happen. A lawyer could review everything for a few hundred dollars.
My orthodontist located on the upper east side in Manhattan is closed due to corona. However, people who wear Invisalign (like me) need our next set of trays. The orthodontist said they will mail all patients their trays to their home, but they will charge everyone a universal fee of $75.00 because... Read more »
You raise a valid point, but the office could argue they incur packaging, handling, and other costs as a result of the measures. Unlike standard fees for duplicating medical records, something like this might not be directly addressed by health laws. The recent crisis is creating new issues for...Read more »
We live on the 8th floor. Right next to our building is another building which has 6 floors and cell phone towers on the roof. One of the antennas is shooting right next into our apartment (its right across our windows, less than 50 yards). First we didn't pay attention to it but then we... Read more »
An attorney couldn't comment meaningfully on this data. An electrical engineer, microwave engineer, health professional, or other professionals familiar this field would be in a better position to have insight into this. Good luck
Now I gonna get hit with all these fees. My checks have the old routing number and were told that information was good and didn't need new checks. Fast forward now, after I was barely able to sign up for unemployment, I still have no money.
I'm sorry for your ordeal. Unfortunately, it has become difficult to conduct many ordinary banking operations because of the health crisis out there, with some banks maintaining lobby service, some drive-through only, and some only online or through appointment. Try to see if the bank could...Read more »
I hired a dress designer who gave me a deal on a dress where if I referred two people the dress would be half off. I did the promotion paid her $975 and she insisted i hadn’t completed the promotion and if I wanted the dress I would have to pay $825 more. She sent me a video of the dress and the... Read more »
Consider making arrangements for bringing the car back to New York for the meantime, because these disputes can take time and storage costs can pile up. Individual warranties can vary, but one defense that can confront the vehicle owner is that repairs are not covered because they fall under...Read more »
There are legal services to help if you qualify but you may have long waiting times! I highly advise speaking with a lawyer many have payment plans that can really help you! And make sure your case goes smoothly!
It could depend on the context. If the organization alleged that such use adversely impacted its reputation or other interests, it could object to the use or bring legal action. There's no way to predict what an organization would do. One option is to consult with an attorney familiar with the...Read more »
I am three months over due in my loans. My mom and I are members of the same credit union. She is not however, a cosigner on any of those loans. They took $500 out of her account to pay it. Upon calling about it, they stated I gave them permission. I most certainly did not, not even close! My mom... Read more »
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