answered on Apr 12, 2020
It means someone filed for the trademark as "intent to use" and there was a failure to complete the registration because a statement of use was never filed. Here is the explanation from the USPTO https://www.uspto.gov/trademarks-application-process/abandoned-applications
We are thinking of making color "touch up" kits to sell to clients during the time we are closed due to social distancing. What are the liabilities associated with this as the business owners if something were to go wrong with either the color results , unexpected hair damage or personal... Read more »
answered on Apr 2, 2020
Liability will generally depends on whether a license is required to sell the product, and if so, there is probably a potential for liability.
answered on Mar 25, 2020
You should present this question to a criminal defense attorney. You are in the Product Liability category, which is about people who are injured by dangerous products. You could find criminal defense attorneys in or near your county listed on this site, or through your own independent searches, or... Read more »
I am a designer and what to create tshirts for women that say 'But...can you pay my bills, tho'?' or 'Can you pay my bills?'. It's for a line of clothing that I want to produce. Since it's a common phrase I figured it would not cause an issue but want to stay on... Read more »
answered on Mar 23, 2020
There are a couple considerations for what you're trying to do but the main consideration is if you would be able to protect it even if you used it. You may be able to use the first phrase without infringing on Queen Bey but that doesn't mean someone else doesn't have a registration... Read more »
pay them, even though they didn't tell you anything about the price when handing it to you?
I am a whistleblower working in a US based pharmaceutical company. I have highlighted potential non-compliance with cGMP requirement by the company to USFDA. USFDA has taken the issue seriously, issued many observations and followed by a warning letter. As of now, USFDA is not filed... Read more »
answered on May 15, 2019
Florida law prohibits licensed lawyers from collecting more than 40% on contingency basis. That is why most lawyers charge the maximum. However, on any other basis attorney fees are unlimited. So some lawyers also keep accurate time records so--if they win--they can calculate the fee both ways and... Read more »
I hired a subcontractor to do work for me in NY state. He hired an uninsured, unlicensed guy to do the actual work. This person he hired went outside the scope of instructed work and started pulling wires, cutting wires, and shutting off breakers in my clients facility. Once this was discovered, he... Read more »
answered on Mar 8, 2019
How do you know the sub was a non-employee. You can always contact the Department of Labor. That may not help you much but only the DOL can decide who is or who is not an employee. Even if everyone wanted to agree, in writing, that the unlicensed was independent. What both parties think is beside... Read more »
still sue over this?
answered on Jan 15, 2019
Short answer is that it depends. Often, the recall notice does not impact whether they are responsible. Many states still allow you to bring a claim under product liability law and hold the manufacturer strictly liable. However, there are limitations as to when you can bring a claim, so you should... Read more »
answered on Nov 10, 2018
In these cases, the damages are generally related to the severity of the harm. In that vein, similar to negligence-based personal injury cases, a court would examine the nature of injuries and disabilities, with a major factor being whether they are temporary or permanent.
Night of 10/14/18 once we arrived home from Mc'Donalds my son put his drink in the refrigerator before bed he went to grab his drink by the time he was finishing his drink he was screamy due to somthing slimy on his tongue pulled it out his straw and it was a large worm. I contacted the... Read more »
answered on Oct 28, 2018
If your son didn't need medical treatment chances are there is no case because you have to show the worm being there caused damage. Being revolting isn't enough to the law.
Contact a member of the NYState Trial Laweyrs Assn in your area--they give free consults.
answered on Oct 28, 2018
If you didn't get sick, complain, they'll give you a coupon. If you got sick contact a member of the NY State Trial Lawyers Assn.
Acorns withdrew $1,000 from my checking account. Said it was a "one-time investment", but i never withdrew anything manually or agreed to anything. I need an explanation for this. There's nowhere in the terms & conditions that state that this would happen. Is there any legal... Read more »
answered on Oct 5, 2018
I do not know what Acorns is. But you need to make a fraud complaint with the bank ASAP, and make a police report. You need to block this auto debit with the bank. Getting it back is problematic.
I am now 64 years old and at the age of 58 was diagnosed with severe Osteoporosis (i was told i have the bones of an 80 year old. I have seen several specialists who have no idea why I should have such a severe case. I do not smoke and i rarely drink. However, Scotia does fluoridate its water... Read more »
answered on Sep 25, 2018
These types of cases could be complex, because of the level of scientific and medical expertise required. If you yourself are contemplating legal action, a consultation with an attorney could enable you to learn, at the very least, time tables, deadlines, statutes of limitations, and notices of... Read more »
answered on Sep 10, 2018
Maybe the best place to start here would be to contact the manufacturer or dealer. I didn’t see anything in the facts as to what the product was, but if the recall was related to safety or an issue involving risk of injury, reputable companies would likely be interested in addressing the matter.
answered on Jul 5, 2018
Potentially. Depending if a doctor can confirm an ingredient in the product scarred your skin.
answered on Jun 11, 2018
If you prevail, in addition to recovering a financial award for pain and suffering, medical expenses, as well as lost earnings, are generally recoverable in products liability actions under New York law. However, to prove lost earnings a plaintiff will be required to demonstrate that the... Read more »
answered on Apr 4, 2018
If you are in New York, the maximum that can be charged is 1/3, and 40% is not allowed (if your case is about a personal injury).
I bought several computers from a person in NJ. He assured me over the phone and over text that 3 of the 4 computers were fully functional. After receiving them...none of the computers worked and they looked like they had come out of the garbage. I paid him $850. I live in NYC.
answered on Feb 3, 2018
You can sue in small claims in NJ or NY but collection is a definite issue.
There was a fire in my apartment building and tenants are not allowed in, the workers have already stolen from other tenants, if my laptop goes missing what should i do?
answered on Oct 3, 2017
File a police report for the stolen Macbook. Your renter's insurance should cover it.
She sent me texts complaining about not having money and needing a phone so I offered to help and she said she would pay her half of the bill then went to Verizon and bought a new phone with me there. Then lost her phone and went and bought another brand new iPhone and raised the bill to well over... Read more »
answered on Aug 14, 2017
Treat this as a valuable life lesson. Cut off that phone, asap.
Then, if you have the time, sue her in small claims court.
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