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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law and Environmental for North Carolina on
Q: My house was sprayed with the wrong chemicals for termites and now I can no longer live in my house can I sue?

Received a community grant for home repairs. General contractor hired someone to spray my house for termites. This was Oct of 2017 and I have not been able to live in my house since. The chemicals cause me to cough, wheezing, eyes watering, and headaches. Call state in it was determined the wrong... Read more »

Bill Powers
Bill Powers answered on Mar 8, 2018

You need help from a CIVIL LAW attorney, preferably someone experienced handling Breach of Contract and Negligent Performance of a Contract legal issues.

Sorry to hear about your house!

Bill Powers

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Environmental for North Carolina on
Q: My partner and i want to introduce new paint in usa. Question is if it needs to be subjected to any standardized test
Gregory Andrews Cade
Gregory Andrews Cade answered on Jun 11, 2017

Section 5 of Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) mandates anyone who plans to manufacture or import a new chemical substance for a non-exempt commercial purpose to provide the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with prior notice. This pre-manufacture notice, or PMN, must be submitted at least 90... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Environmental for North Carolina on
Q: If a seller knowingly does not disclose info on the Disclosure form does the current owner have any recourse?

We purchased a home in NC and the seller did not disclose that the kitchen sink, dishwasher and washing machine gray water is pumped into the woods not the septic and our inspector did not catch it. We only found out by accident through a local farmer. Our house is over 50 years old and is... Read more »

Gregory Andrews Cade
Gregory Andrews Cade answered on Apr 19, 2017

The first step is to contact the seller through your realtor and explain the situation to look for an equitable solution first. In case you decide to sue, you have to start out by going after every single party involved, then different parties will be removed as they're exonerated. Good luck.

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