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1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for Texas on
Q: I received settlement from Bayer/Monsanto for my husband's non Hodgkin'lymphoma. After they offered me the initial sett

Settlement they then asked me if I could hold out for a larger settlement as my husband passed away from his Roundup exposure. It is now been 2 years and still no settlement they say keep holding out if possible is this normal?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Mar 17, 2024

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. I'm very sorry for the loss of your husband. Your attorney would be in the best position to answer this, but based on the timeline you describe, one possibility is that your law firm added the wrongful death element... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Wrongful Death for Texas on
Q: How much to ask for as it relates to pain and suffering?

Spouse was diagnosed with stage four cancer at 47. He worked in contaminated train yard for 17 years. The contamination was unknown at time of diagnoses.

He said, come to his injuries and leave behind one spouse of 20 years, who he intended to send back to college because she was a stay at... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Mar 14, 2024

I'm very sorry for the loss of your husband. I agree with my colleague on the pain and suffering element. It would depend on the nature, duration, and severity. You may already be represented by counsel, but if not, please keep in mind that if the railway entity you mention has public elements... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Wrongful Death for Texas on
Q: How much to ask for as it relates to pain and suffering?

Spouse was diagnosed with stage four cancer at 47. He worked in contaminated train yard for 17 years. The contamination was unknown at time of diagnoses.

He said, come to his injuries and leave behind one spouse of 20 years, who he intended to send back to college because she was a stay at... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Mar 8, 2024

Pain and suffering is a non-economic damage to compensate your spouse for the conscious physical pain he endured as a result of his exposure which caused his cancer up to the time of his death. It is recoverable by the personal representative of his estate in a survival action. How much to ask... View More

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Q: Can asking who pays your property taxes be a form of intimidation in a deposition?

Or the question do you keep your garage locked?

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Sep 9, 2023

It doesn’t sound intimidating.

In a deposition, you should answer all questions as truthfully and briefly as possible. In many instances, a person not trained in law may not understand the relevance of a particular question or why it may lead to the discovery of admissible evidence....
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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Products Liability for Texas on
Q: My loved one was hurt due to an adverse reaction to a medication would he be able to push the case in a different state?

Aprox early 2018 he had a severe adverse reaction to a medication he was prescribed and only recently has become mentally cognizant enough to realize how badly he was hurt. He wishes to push a case forward against the manufacturer but every lawyer we've talked to has had completely differing... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Apr 13, 2023

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. The type of case you describe is sometimes handled as part of a multidistrict litigation (involving various courts nationwide). These cases are sometimes complex in terms of venue (the issue of which district court a... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability and Wrongful Death for Texas on
Q: I'm in a wrongful death lawsuit with Bayer. Can their history of government fines be construed as a "pattern of behavior

Bayer has been fined and sanctioned by the Justice Dept. and other government agencies any number of times, including recent ones regarding various products they produce and which have caused harm.

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Mar 7, 2023

Bayer makes a lot of different products from pharmaceuticals to seeds.

I would think to establish a pattern relevant to a particular suit the fines would need to involve the same product and the same or similar behavior as in your pending lawsuit.

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Q: Can I walk away from a course that i havent paid for in full yet if im not happy with the services?

I signed a contract for four months pertaining to real estate course. The many things that I was promised would be part of the course, I am not happy with. The course includes phone calls,texts with the coaches, messages with the coaches. Many of my messages go unanswered. The phone calls feel... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 22, 2024

The first thing to check would be the agreement or contract in registering for the course. Look into whether there are any sections that deal with cancellation, withdrawl, refunds, etc. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Public Benefits, Consumer Law, Products Liability and Business Law for Texas on
Q: What are some things I can do to increase the importance of hygiene and QC at my local tobacco shop as a member/buyer.

I have a local cigar shop that's produces all in house. Tons of boxes all around of future cigar binders, fillers and wrappers. I've seen mold a hand full of times. Not cigar bloom but clear as day mold on the ends or twisted tips. Many times I'll grab the multi packs off the display... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 7, 2024

It's possible that there could be technical solutions, since you seem to like the place and its owners and don't want them to be hurt - dehumidification, air conditioning, etc. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability for Texas on
Q: Has the statute of limitations past for Suboxone tooth decay in Texas? Both daughters severely affected

They have taken the strips since about 2015 or 2016 and still on it. Just recently heard about law suits, teeth are completely gone for one and severely rotted for other daughter

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Mar 6, 2024

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. One option could be to contact law firms that may be handling such cases. Such product liability firms often hold themselves out for specific prescription medications or medical products. If you search online and... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Family Law, Products Liability and Small Claims for Texas on
Q: My sister will not return her phone

I have a plan with Verizon and my sister is on my account. She hasn’t paid her portion of the bill in a few months, so I have been paying so the service won’t be disconnected. We are both still paying off our phones, it’s about $700 left to pay off per phone. Ive suspended her line but she... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Feb 19, 2024

After paying Verizon, you can sue your sister for the money she owes you in small claims court.

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Products Liability and Real Estate Law for Texas on
Q: deca zenith

Greetings, I am interested in engaging in a discourse regarding the solar system that has been implemented at my place of residence. I have faced a predicament with the company, as they have made inaccurate assertions pertaining to the financial advantages of the system. Precisely, when entering... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Oct 23, 2023

You may find this pending litigation helpful:

https://dockets.justia.com/docket/florida/flsdce/0:2023cv61463/651578

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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Small Claims for Texas on
Q: Can i sue if their social media says the product gives no ___ & on the website it says reduced __?

Can i sue a company if they have on their social media pages saying that the product gives no ___ and then on the website and other places, it says reduced ___? On their posts and everything it says without the ____

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 5, 2023

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. It sounds like you're raising the issue of misrepresentation. In answering your question about suing, it's possible you could, but an issue that will arise is the extent of damages you may have suffered. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Employment Law, Estate Planning and Products Liability for Texas on
Q: Is MTV Networks now officially headquartered on Broadway street?

Why was it moved from Avenue of the Americas?

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on May 22, 2023

MTV moved in 2009. According to news reports in 2009:

Landlord SL Green has put the space on the market, saying it could go retail or to another broadcast, but Viacom didn't renew the studio's lease. He told the paper, "We're taking it back from MTV at end of year....
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1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability and Business Law for Texas on
Q: Do i have a case against the dealership?

Back in 2020 a friend asked me if I would co-sign for her to get a car. When I went to the dealership the employee asked for my information for the car she was purchasing. This included my Insurance and when I asked why they stated that it was because the associate stated they needed it for their... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jan 9, 2023

How have you been harmed by the dealership?

You co-signed.

So you and your friend are jointly liable for the purchase price of the car.

If anything, you have a claim against your friend for wrecking the car.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Products Liability for Texas on
Q: What happens if we stop paying TECHNU for our 51 solar panels that haven’t worked in five months?? No response from comp

We were promised “Will not receive bill from electric company”. Panels sat for 6 months before learning still need electric company and solar plan. Started solar plan with TXU. Then lights and all appliances started arching. Turning off and on. Burning out everything. No one assumes... View More

Jaime Victor Papa
Jaime Victor Papa
answered on Oct 24, 2022

This may constitute a breach of contract. I would need to review the details. However, in the event it is a breach you will be able to take legal action.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Civil Litigation for Texas on
Q: Is 8 yrs a bit much for a civil suit to carry on with a pharmaceutical company & little communication with the lawyer?

I am not even aware if he put me on my own suit or lumped me into a class action. Only communication ever is me emailing a inquiry once a year to them and usually the same reply. Waiting for negotiation. How many years does this take and shouldn't I hear about this from the attorney? Be... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 16, 2022

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. These cases could take longer than other types of injury cases, such as less complex car accident cases. An individual case could become one of hundreds in ongoing multidistrict litigation. Cases could be reassigned from... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury and Products Liability for Texas on
Q: I was injured by a Razor scooter, caused by a dangerous design issue with the electric drive system. Need help!

I recently suffered a fractured radius (radial head fracture), persistent painful nerve damage, and deep tissue bruising in my arm, and lower leg. (calf/ankle area). I have been treated by the ER, and referred to an orthopedic specialist by my PC. I'm hesitant to go because I'm worried... View More

Leroy Scott
Leroy Scott
answered on Apr 1, 2022

Unfortunately, although scooters are fun and convenient, I've seen a number of these claims where riders are thrown from scooters due to various faulty designs. At this point, (and this is probably easier said than done) your top priority should be your health. However, please understand that... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Products Liability for Texas on
Q: I saw this case on this shampoo? I am shocked. I have been using this shampoo for years.. I still have some I’m using

I have two bottles of This shampoo ? I need answers my hair has been thinning for years since I started using it …

Justin Charles Roberts
Justin Charles Roberts
answered on Feb 3, 2022

There's always a possibility that you have a case. However, you will want to consider a two key questions: damages and causation. First, as to damages, many personal injury suits have damages such as medical bills, lost income, etc. Therefore, the key question is whether your injury, presuming... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability, Insurance Bad Faith and Insurance Defense for Texas on
Q: I've Amica insurance for both home & auto & my son hit house. Amica says to cover home on home policy, not auto. Fair?
Leroy Scott
Leroy Scott
answered on Nov 12, 2021

That sounds about right. Your auto policy probably covers damage to the vehicle itself (collision or comprehensive coverage) and damage that you cause to other people’s property (liability/property damage coverage). While your home policy covers damage to the home itself and may cover injuries to... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability and Small Claims for Texas on
Q: Who do i message about the Johnson and Johnson conditioner and shampoo. If i want to sue for significant hair loss.
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 1, 2021

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. You could go online to find out whether there are current and pending actions involving the product(s), and whether law firms are accepting clients. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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