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2 Answers | Asked in Products Liability and Construction Law for South Carolina on
Q: Want release from retainer agreement and no longer owe lawyer. Can i send letter of release or do motion to be released

I want to be released from current attorney and hire a new attorney. I signed a retainer agreement but no longer owe the attorney any money. Can I send the current attorney a letter of release or do I have to go through the courts and do a motion to be released?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Dec 5, 2017

Ask the new attorney how it is best handled. You need to ask for your file, and you may discharge them.

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1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability, Business Formation, Business Law and Lemon Law for South Carolina on
Q: I've bought a used car and the next day the transmission stops. Anything legal I can do? I purchased as is but one day?

Warranty doesn't cover the issue and salesman is not helpful at all

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Mar 18, 2017

If the warranty covers drive train it should. You want to find out what the problem was. If it'something they have to know about, then you can go after them. File a complaint with better business bureau, with the attorney General;s office of consumer affairs.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Products Liability for South Carolina on
Q: When a case is in settlement discussions what does that mean?

A friend of mine has a case against a manufacturer because she was hurt and she asked how her case was going and the secretary responded with the case is in settlement discussions but she is not sure what that means. I hate to tell her something and it be totally different.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jan 18, 2017

Depends on the situation. Means ususally that there are calls back and forth, and the pace is dictated by the parties willingness to cut to the chase. It means people are talking, but early stages from what I see. Product cases are complicated, the Republicans made it very difficult to sue... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Business Formation, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability for South Carolina on
Q: I am a Paramedic in SC. I want to start my own business selling 1st aid kits. Any liability if I include medications?
John Roland Lund
John Roland Lund answered on Sep 25, 2016

Dispensing medication is highly regulated as you likely understand. If you are thinking about including things like prepackaged ibuprofen or other OTC medicines and you provide them in packaging containing all of the manufacturer's labeling and warnings, then I think you'd be in fairly... Read more »

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Q: I am presently taking leuprolide( leupron) and believe this is why I am insomniac do I have a case?

I am a veteran, have been on the drug for 5 years, yes my PSA is down but I suffer with depression, anxiety, insomnia, 24 hour sweats and apnea, is there a class action case against the pharmaceutical company or how do I go about this.

Robert D. Kreisman
Robert D. Kreisman answered on Oct 15, 2014

I assume you mean Lupron. If that is the case, I haven't seen any cases where depression, anxiety, insomnia is one of the side effects. More importantly to your concern is that you should report this to your doctor(s) if you haven't already. There more than likely will be an... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Products Liability for South Carolina on
Q: Yaz injuries, can i use my lawyer for lawsuit
Ronald V. Miller Jr.
Ronald V. Miller Jr. answered on Mar 8, 2013

Of course you can hire any lawyer in your jurisdiction to handle your Yaz claim.

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