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Q: Do child restraint seats have an expiration date?
Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Jan 13, 2016

They are typically age-specific.

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Q: I purchased a home 3 months ago. The in-ground pool has a leak. Does the previous owner have any responsibility?
Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Oct 11, 2015

You can ask real estate lawyer to review the contracts and disclosures.

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Q: If there are no legal papers saying I am responsible for mortgage payments while my ex still lives in the home ?

She wanted the house over o u r son but still sees him I've given her $ for the payments 7 to be exact & she blew it on drugs and says I'm still responsible for future and past payments. I don't want to pay anymore what should I do?

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Sep 9, 2015

Look at the mortgage, it probably says that you are responsible to make payments. Was there a divorce? That may not say that you do not have to make the payments, and you cannot just change that mortgage unilaterally without the mortgage company's approval. In other words, you are most likely... Read more »

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Q: Do I have case ? Aye moldy chocolate

I just found mold on the bottom of chocolate bar I ate soon as I seen it I stopped and put it down and immediately took

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Aug 22, 2015

It depends on whether you were injured. Did you seek medical attention? And you should, of course preserve all evidence, including the chocolate bar, the wrapper, and proof of purchase.

But unless you experienced serious medical effects, it is doubtful that you have any sort of a case.

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Q: What can be the defense of a manufacturer against product liability?

If minors use a product (e.g., a basic/simple product such as a pail, bucket) without any parental supervision and they suffered physical injuries (e.g., carrying the bucket full of water in an inclined plane, and lost balance then fell) from using such product, can the minors actually sue the... Read more »

Robert D. Kreisman
Robert D. Kreisman answered on Dec 22, 2010

Defenses in product liability cases can range from misuse of the product by the injured party, to assumption of risk or that the product had been altered in a dangerous way by a third party since it was put into the stream of commerce. The defendant manufacturer would also attempt to prove that the... Read more »

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