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1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability for Washington DC on
Q: Can I sue a storage company for losing my items?

I am a student in the UK and during the summer I usually store my personal belongings in student storage here because they are cheap and effective. This year, however, I have been returned two out of the three items that I have placed in their custody, the third and last remaining item I had been... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 16, 2019

First look at the terms of your agreement. It's possible that they have provisions that outline the remedies of a customer. As a general matter, such agreements sometimes limit the forum to arbitration, or if they do accept civil suit, the venue is limited to the courts of a certain county, or the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Products Liability for Florida on
Q: Is this live?

Is this site live with a real lawyer?

Phillip William Gunthert
Phillip William Gunthert answered on Oct 9, 2019

No, not live, based on your question and topic a Florida Licensed Attorney may or may not answer your question as it is all basically volunteer time from attorneys in order to point you in the right direction, if you want more details or specifics you will have to follow-up with an attorney and... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability and Insurance Bad Faith for Georgia on
Q: Am I liable for a damage to the bathtub floor that broke when I was taking a shower
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 6, 2019

A Georgia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. As a general matter, you should not be held liable, unless you did something out of the ordinary to break the floor. From the sound of it, it appears to be a structural failure that would under most any circumstances... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Products Liability and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: I was flying my drone when officers pulled up to my house and took it from me with no reason give me given in they do

They said I was flying illegally when I told them that I was registered and licensed to fly and knew the rules and I was in the correct on Law they didn't know what to do and took my drone and laugh

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Oct 3, 2019

File a complaint with the Sheriff's Office.

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability for Kansas on
Q: A drunk driver totaled my parked car. Once the driver's insurance company pays the max amount for personal property

Damage which is only $10,000 in Missouri . Can I sue the individual for the extra expenses I incurred that his insurance didn't pay for. Down payment for a new car, sales tax, and registration.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 3, 2019

An attorney who practices in Kansas would be able to advise in the best possible manner, but your question remains open for a week. When you agree with the driver's insurance company on a settlement figure, they will ask you to sign a release. The language of the release will probably preclude your... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Products Liability for Washington on
Q: LG keep trying unsuccessfully to fix my refrigerator since May 8 but they refuse to refund or replace it. What can I do?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 30, 2019

Your question could involve state consumer law issues that a Washington State attorney would know best, but it remains open for four weeks. As a general approach for any jurisdiction, review the warranty information and other contract documentation. Bring your concerns about the number of attempts... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Products Liability for Colorado on
Q: Defective glue in Walmart Halloween false eyelashes made my eyelashes fall out overnight!!

The adhesive did not work, so after a few minutes I tried to rinse it off my eyelids but it did not come off. This morning I woke up with my eyelashes stubs or missing. It's going to cost me a lot of money and eyelash extensions and latisse plus the emotional harm of being a woman without... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 28, 2019

I'm sorry for your ordeal. As a starting point, you could consult with a Colorado attorney who handles injury cases. If there are any medical records for injuries, and I hope there were none, those would be relevant. Case or no case, if you have concerns about the impact of the toxic substances in... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law, Products Liability and Banking for Mississippi on
Q: If you didn't know about the crime ! Or anything , but you gave the criminal a ride hows that assasry after the fact ?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 26, 2019

You could repost this, adding Criminal Law to your categories. It looks like you're asking about "Accessory After the Fact." That's something a criminal defense attorney would know about. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Employment Law and Products Liability for Georgia on
Q: I was denied a job for taking CBD for my lupus. It was not labeled as having any THC. It did, and I failed my drug test.

Can I do anything about the employer or seller?

Ken Shigley
Ken Shigley answered on Sep 26, 2019

There are not enough facts here.

Re: the seller or manufacturer, determine whether they included warnings about the product potentially causing one to fail a drug test designed to detect marijuana, etc. If so, it's probably on you.

Re: the employer, this is a developing area of law...
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1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability for Oklahoma on
Q: Hello, I purchased a pack of cookies from Braum's. I began to eat one and it appeared to be a piece of glass in it.

What should I do ?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 22, 2019

What you should do would depend on whether you sustained any injuries. I hope you did not. But if you did, it's possible you could have the grounds for a claim. If you were injured, you should speak with an Oklahoma attorney and preserve the cookie(s) containing glass and remainder of the package.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Products Liability for Maryland on
Q: bought an ice pack product which seemed to leak. Daughter suffered multiple blisters and chemical burns.
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 20, 2019

I'm sorry for your daughter's ordeal here. You must speak with a Maryland attorney, but your question remains open for a week and you might be wondering what to do. Save records of any emergency medical care your daughter received and records of follow-up medical care. Save the ice pack and its... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Products Liability for Mississippi on
Q: can the passenger of a boat that caught fire 5 days before a recall letter about fire was sent, also sue?

I was on a boat that caught on fire with a friend.. She owns the boat. We both had to jump off into the water and be pulled away before it went completely up in flames. 5 days after this happens, my friend receives a recall letter advising of a problem that could cause overheating and boat to catch... Read more »

Ronald Dean Gresham
Ronald Dean Gresham answered on Sep 18, 2019

What were the injuries of the occupants of the boat?

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Products Liability for Mississippi on
Q: can the passenger of a boat that caught fire 5 days before a recall letter about fire was sent, also sue?

I was on a boat that caught on fire with a friend.. She owns the boat. We both had to jump off into the water and be pulled away before it went completely up in flames. 5 days after this happens, my friend receives a recall letter advising of a problem that could cause overheating and boat to catch... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 19, 2019

Yes, it's possible you could sue, based on your injuries. I hope the two of you are okay, but keep records of any injuries sustained in the fire, in abandoning the vessel, and awaiting rescue in the water, if applicable. This could include emergency room visits, follow-up doctor visits, etc. If you... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Environmental for California on
Q: Do hotels have to follow certain level certain guidelines How they handle big emergencies? I feel i am being wronged.

I just cant get up and leave so easily. I've been at hotel for a year. I have a few things in my hotel room that will take me several trips to relocate. Its not just my luggage and lets go. Hotel knows my bathroom been leaking and their maintenace guy quit they barely got a new guy. Now the pipe... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Sep 17, 2019

much more info needed.

is there some kind of lease?

if you feel you have been wronged consider small claims where you can sue for up to $10k.

this may be more of a policy issue than legal.

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Small Claims on
Q: Product bought that leaked chemicals that caused sever burns and scarring.

Ice pack product purchased. Applied per instructions was one for about 15 minutes. Suffered chemical burns and blistering as well as significant scarring. I'm assuming product was not sealed properly.

Ronald Dean Gresham
Ronald Dean Gresham answered on Sep 16, 2019

I am sorry to hear about this. Can you provide me with more information? Do you still have the product and the instructions? Do you have photos of your injuries? Thanks,

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2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Products Liability for Arizona on
Q: Bought a product that expired three months prior to purchase from big grocery chain. Wife is now sick, do we have a case

My wife consumed a food item purchased at Frys Food and Drug store yesterday and is now feeling ill. After checking the container, we discovered the expiration date of the product is for three months prior to purchase. We have both the receipt and the container to prove time of purchase and the... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 13, 2019

I'm sorry about your wife's illness and the ordeal this has created for the both of you. It's difficult to say whether you have a case at this point. It would depend on what the medical determination is and what investigation of the product reveals. I hope your wife is okay and recovers well. But... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability and Small Claims for Tennessee on
Q: Didn't sign my whole name on both parties sheet, stamp was not done at time of signing, did not sign notary jornal

Leave in Tennessee is this notary valid

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Sep 12, 2019

Probably not a problem. Journal entry is not required and the Seal can be affixed later, but needs to be there prior to the instrument being used or relied upon. Notaries should sign their full names, but often do not.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Products Liability for California on
Q: I got sick from a vaping cartridge that I was told cannot be fake because it came perfectly packaged. today I found

on an online search their packaging for sale along with brand new unfilled cartridges. did they make me sick or did they sell their packaging on the black market? i suspect a supply chain insecurity.

My Question is are they liable?

William John Light
William John Light answered on Sep 11, 2019

Unclear why you think that product was counterfeit. Plenty of people get sick from genuine vaping products.

As to whether they are liable, who is "they" and liable for what? You don't state what your injury is, whether you needed medical attention, or will continue to need medical...
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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Products Liability for Florida on
Q: I don’t know if I have anything here. But thought I would ask. Better to ask then always wonder and wish I'd of asked.

My child was diagnosed with pneumonia 9/9/19. The prescription of Azithromycin was filled at a CVS pharmacy. I gave her a dose Monday and Tuesday. When I went to give her a dose today I noticed the expiration date was 5/19. I had been giving my 6 year old child an expired drug for 2 days. How... Read more »

Spencer Aronfeld, Esq.
Spencer Aronfeld, Esq. answered on Sep 11, 2019

Horrible. I don’t know where you are but if you’re in Florida you can report them to the Department of Health.

If you child had become ill because of the expired drug you might have a case against CVS.

Thank you for your question.

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1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability, Business Formation and Patents (Intellectual Property) for Florida on
Q: can you help me find the seed money to make my parent 7571681 presentable? I need a Angel investor? A Grant wrighter?

My only income is my SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY CHECK I AM OPEN TO ALL POSSIBILITIES.

ERIC TRUMP EVEN ASKED ME TO SEND HIM A BUSINESS PLAN Based on my patent 7571681 four patent in one.

RR Tie replacement on the run

Recycling the old RR ties

Recycling the spikes... Read more »

Kevin E. Flynn
Kevin E. Flynn answered on Sep 10, 2019

Raising money is a skill. Most patent attorneys do not have that skill. You may want to get some free advice and some introduction from this state agency...http://floridasbdc.org

I hope this helps

Kevin E Flynn

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