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1 Answer | Asked in Environmental, Consumer Law, Products Liability and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: , I pay a environmental fee Monthly on my water bill that cost more Then water usage

we’re in a crisis situation due to our water but we pay for an environmental fee every month that cost more than usage

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jun 27, 2022

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Business Law for Washington on
Q: I got a personal hyperbaric oxygen chamber. Is it legal to rent it out from my apartment with no medical qualifications?

I have a hyperbaric oxygen chamber. I required a prescription to get it (in addition to about $10k) but it was easy to get. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy does not claim any official benefits and is done at anti-aging clinics, among other places. Can I run a business where people rent my chamber by the... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 26, 2022

A Washington attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. The responses on this Q & A board are limited to brief general formats. This could be something for which you'd want to consider a more thorough consult with an attorney to address various issues, such... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability and Business Law for Idaho on
Q: Do we have to have general liability insurance for our go karts or can we just have customers sign waivers?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 22, 2022

An Idaho attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you're able to arrange a meaningful consult with a local attorney, it's worth noting that nationwide, liability waivers are not a substitute for insurance. They can have limitations. You could... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability on
Q: My daughter, a professional, destroyed by a drug, is now disabled.. Denied jury trial, defendant lied to judge . Help

This is a very well-published case and thousands of women have contacted us ..I am the mother and have handled it from day one as daughter was totally destroyed. Is there an Attorney who has the ability to stand up for the law,. I have all the evidence written evidence to change this but do not... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 18, 2022

A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for five weeks. I'm very sorry for what happened to your daughter. What you describe appears to be a product liability cause of action, which you already realize from your selection of categories. The burden is upon the... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant, Personal Injury and Products Liability for California on
Q: Hello, I have a property that I am renting out for a event. Need help with a release of liability form.

I want to make sure that I the owner is release of liability. Right now the way it is written doesn't seem to include me or my name.

Scott Richard Kaufman
Scott Richard Kaufman
answered on Jun 15, 2022

You do not want to 'talk' to strange lawyers on the net. Have your attorney re-do what s/he did to get it right.

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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Products Liability, Civil Rights and Intellectual Property for Florida on
Q: What can I do I signed POA to boyfriends mother to get my car out of impound. How do I get my car back?

While my now ex boyfriend and I was in jail. A friend got my car impounded. I could have sold it but I didn’t want to. My daughter’s grandma was even offering to get it out. To give to my daughter but she wanted to put it in her name. I didn’t want to sell it so my boyfriends mom said she... Read more »

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Jun 15, 2022

Whether there is something you can do that would have very good odds in your favor depends on the powers you specifically gave her in the POA. Was the power strictly limited to removing the vehicle from impound in order to give it to you, or was it more general? Either way, a good first step... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability and Small Claims for Maryland on
Q: Trying to buy a Service Vehicle: Car got loaned out while I am waiting to finish the purchase. What do I do??

Trying to buy a Service Vehicle: Car got loaned out while I am waiting to finish the purchase.

I went to buy a service vehicle from Annapolis Hyundai. I liked the car decided to continue with the purchase. I signed a printed paper with the cars VIN, price, and other details. No sentences... Read more »

Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
answered on Jun 15, 2022

Express your dissatisfaction to the sales manager; ask for a discount for the extra miles and wear and tear on the car; or cancel the purchase if whatever you signed allows you to cancel (it is unclear whether you signed a binding contract to purchase or not). Maybe ask to purchase a different car... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Products Liability and Car Accidents for California on
Q: According to car rent agreement (CA), I am responsible for damage, but not collision?

I am responsible for damage that occured after I returned a rental car outside of business hours, according to the California car rental agreement. There was no damage to the car when I returned it, so it must have occurred between the time I returned it and the time it was inspected. But according... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Jun 14, 2022

as is the case with most legal questions, there is a need to learn more.

the contract should control........did you get permission to drop off after hours?

the challenge is that retaining a lawyer may be as costly as the PD.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Real Estate Law for Florida on
Q: If I purchase a model home from the builder who wants to lease it back for 6-7 months what insurance should he carry?

I'm struggling to find a home policy that will cover my liability during the builder lease back period as they say residence is being used for commercial purposes. In the tenant policy they have this but is that enough to protect me?

18. RISK OF LOSS/INSURANCE.

A. Landlord and... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jun 7, 2022

I'm sorry your question remains open for three weeks. This could be something that an insurance professional would be in a better position to advise on than an attorney. An insurance broker would probably want to discuss the situation more thoroughly than is possible in the brief question... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Products Liability for California on
Q: I sold a truck on payments now Thay won't pay

We have a signed contract she made 3 of 6 payments sold the truck not telling me an now won't talk or tell me anything

Scott Richard Kaufman
Scott Richard Kaufman
answered on Jun 4, 2022

You can refuse to give them title to the vehicle.

BUT, as described this is not a criminal matter.

Instead, it's a civil matter, a breach of contract.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Products Liability for Kentucky on
Q: Hello, I'm an 18 year old highschool student and have stole 70 dollars worth of food from Walmart and was caught.

What should I do?

Leland Hulbert
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Leland Hulbert
answered on May 19, 2022

I would not admit to any wrongdoing on a public Internet website. If you have a pending case and you have been charged I would contact an experienced criminal defense attorney.

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1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability, Civil Rights and Health Care Law for California on
Q: Can someone direct a law firmMedical condition from vaccine deleted records Clinical trial without consent Have prof

Can someone direct me to a law firm Asked about vaccine I received then records got deleted I have prof

I wanted the full name of the vaccine I received

I got letter from my doctor specialist of my condition informing the vaccine I received caused it

Then I wanted to know... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 10, 2022

Only a California attorney could advise under applicable California laws, but your question remains open for four weeks. You ask to be directed to a law firm. This site doesn't operate like an attorney referral service. There are sites out there that do. If you're looking for a law firm,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Small Claims for Oregon on
Q: I used a hair product that burnt and dried out my scalp it’s still healing weeks later. Can I look into a lawsuit?

It’s a shampoo and conditioner company. I’ve looked into some of the ingredients to find out some are toxic and even cause cancer. Bedsides that I’m very upset about this product completely ruining and hurting my head. No warning on label that show possible dryness, irritant burning, or hair... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 3, 2022

An Oregon attorney (or a class action attorney) could probably advise best, but your question remains open for a week. You describe a product liability cause of action. That means injury from a defective product. Here, you are alleging a defect based on "failure to warn."

On an...
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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability, Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death for California on
Q: Paralyzed by lumbar fusion surgery,aorta cut,renal artery severed,metal cage on iliac artery can kill me any moment hel

DAMAGES TO PATIENT 

1.The surgeon was not prepared for her anatomy and could not individualize approach

2.Patient did not know and was not given informed consent to the procedure or the risk she would incur. ... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
answered on Apr 24, 2022

CONTACT A MED MALPRACTICE LAWYER ASAP...

LET HIM OR HER SPEND THEIR TIME GATHERING THE EVIDENCE TO WHICH YOU ALLUDE.

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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Products Liability for Florida on
Q: On April 13 2022 I opened a sealed 5 lb tub of butter and I found a very hard piece of plastic laying on/in the butter

I took picture and video of it. Who do I contact, the company that made it or the store...hire an attorney?

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on Apr 16, 2022

Why hire an attorney? Assuming you didn't eat the plastic, you didn't suffer any damages.

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability on
Q: I opened a can of Libby’s peaches and inside is corn my grandson has allergies too corn and I have bought 5 cans of thiu

Do I have a case here

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Apr 11, 2022

I hope your grandson is okay and did not eat the corn, unless you meant "corn syrup" that such fruits sometimes come in. If you detected the corn and he did not eat it and there were no damages, it does not seem like there would be a case. But that is only one opinion. You could reach out... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Products Liability, Consumer Law and Small Claims for Georgia on
Q: My car was damaged by an automatic car wash machine. The damage was caused by broken device. Are they negligent?

The attendant said that they are not liable for damage to vehicles over ten years in age. Some solid device smashed into the side of the car and busted the driver's side outside mirror assembly. They even stopped the automatic conveyor machine because they heard the loud "POP" sound... Read more »

Zachary Taylor Beck
Zachary Taylor Beck
answered on Apr 8, 2022

If the car wash had warning signs (essentially liability waivers) in reasonable view, then you likely assumed the risk of damage to your vehicle by using the car wash. Thus, the car wash is not liable.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Products Liability for Arizona on
Q: I would like a legal review of a release authorization form I've drafted up.

Looking to have a legal review of a 1-2 page release authorization form I've drafted. Please let me know the best way to send a copy.

Thank you.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Apr 8, 2022

An Arizona attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. The format here is limited to general legal questions. It isn't set up to handle review of documents or make attorneys referrals. To have a document reviewed, you could search attorneys on your own or use the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability for California on
Q: how to consolidate a federal court case with a state county court case in CA?

which court is it to file a motion to consolidate a federal court case with a state county court case in CA?

are both cases after combined to be transferred to one court only?

Dan Rowan Cortright
Dan Rowan Cortright
answered on Apr 5, 2022

The consolidation motion will most likely need to be filed in federal court if the reason for federal jurisdiction still exists (e.g. diversity of citizenship of the parties) after the consolidation. Except in certain circumstances, state courts do not generally have jurisdiction over out-of-state... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice and Products Liability for California on
Q: Do i have a legal malpractice case or a product liability cade?

I fell from a ladder at work, I believed the ladder to be defective due to the way it sprung and tipped over so easy. I hires an attorney and filed a comp claim. I was told by my attorney not to worry about the ladder right now lets focus on the comp case. I need neck surgery which I still have not... Read more »

Dan Rowan Cortright
Dan Rowan Cortright
answered on Apr 5, 2022

It certainly sounds like you may have a malpractice case against your former attorney for blowing the product liability

statute of limitations, but if the statute has run on the defective ladder case you will not be able to sue the manufacturer/distributor/retailer for the defect.

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