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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Business Law, Civil Rights and Energy, Oil and Gas for Pennsylvania on

Q: I'm Not getting overtime paid right

90.50 at 27 an hr an 50.50 at 13.50

Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 24, 2018

not knowing your overtime rate it's hard to tell what your figures are but the wage hour division of the US Department of Labor would have information on filing a complaint.

Suggest if you haven't already save your check stubs as those should show the hours you worked each week which would...
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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability and Energy, Oil and Gas for Pennsylvania on

Q: Judge rules for motion to compel interrogatory response on personal, private matters. How to disobey legally? Defense?

How to properly ask the judge after decision made to reconsider. Other side asking about current health issues and history because we want to opt out of a dangerous smart meter technology.

Peter N. Munsing answered on Mar 26, 2018

You have to give the responses. You can appeal later.

1 Answer | Asked in Energy, Oil and Gas and Patents (Intellectual Property) for Pennsylvania on

Q: Can I get this re-instated to a full utility patent? -had no idea about the maintenance fees and it has apparently lapse

Patent #8148841

Kevin E. Flynn answered on Feb 6, 2018

Fortunately, this particular error is a well-trod path and the USPTO is fairly generous in allowing you to fix this situation.

So in addition to the regular maintenance fee, and the small late fee for not paying in the first half of the year-long window, you will need to pay a fee to...
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Q: Do I have a case against West Penn Power?

I own a house that my son lives in. On June 13th a branch took out the power lines. My neighbors n I called and a couple hours later it was back on. My son never told me they left the line in the yard. Went down today with my boyfriend and saw the line. Instead of removing the branch and lifting... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 7, 2017

If fortunately nothing happened, and they have put it right no. You can only make a claim for what happened, not what could have happened.

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