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  • Q
    Do I have a case?
    Litigation  |  Jul 12th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If you actually took somethng that did not belong to you? No, you are thief at that point and unfortunately you dont get to determine whether its a big deal or not, when the starting point is it wasnt yours to take. 
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    Do I have a case?
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    If you actually took somethng that did not belong to you? No, you are thief at that point and unfortunately you dont get to determine whether its a big deal or not, when the starting point is it wasnt yours to take. 

  • Q
    My tattoo artist is saying he and I had sex to some of his other clients. We did not have sex and really do not know him. What can I do?
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Jul 12th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   I think the pertinent question is "what is your place of business" that you are waving his entry fee to and what do you do for a living? Depending on that answer, there may or may not be damage to your reputation, and assuming there is you would need to decide whether its worth spending thousands of...
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    My tattoo artist is saying he and I had sex to some of his other clients. We did not have sex and really do not know him. What can I do?
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    I think the pertinent question is "what is your place of business" that you are waving his entry fee to and what do you do for a living? Depending on that answer, there may or may not be damage to your reputation, and assuming there is you would need to decide whether its worth spending thousands of dollars on legal fees to sue him over his comments, knowing you might not see any money unless he wins the lottery. If so - then you simply need to hire a lawyer at an hourly rate/retainer and  take him to task. 

  • Q
    Is this misconduct? How do I find out if the detective has been imvestigated before for not follow rules?
    Police Misconduct  |  Jul 13th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not misconduct if your husband had ANY cocaine on him period. If he chose not to be an informant for some leniency, he chose to take the charges and thats what he got. The date of arrest is likely of no consequence to ICE/INS.
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    Is this misconduct? How do I find out if the detective has been imvestigated before for not follow rules?
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    Not misconduct if your husband had ANY cocaine on him period. If he chose not to be an informant for some leniency, he chose to take the charges and thats what he got. The date of arrest is likely of no consequence to ICE/INS.

  • Q
    Auto accident no personal bodily injury just vechicle damage
    Automobile Accidents  |  Jul 14th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You learned the hard way that this is NOT the way to handle such issues and sadly why lawyers exist
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    auto accident no personal bodily injury just vechicle damage
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    You learned the hard way that this is NOT the way to handle such issues and sadly why lawyers exist

  • Q
    How to terminate a signed contract after the initial expiration of term if it stated that it will renew automatically?
    Contracts  |  Jul 15th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   As this is a commrical contract, this is something that you wil need to hire a lawyer as a business expense to address. Something you shoudl have done before you enteed into the deal at the start. 
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    How to terminate a signed contract after the initial expiration of term if it stated that it will renew automatically?
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    As this is a commrical contract, this is something that you wil need to hire a lawyer as a business expense to address. Something you shoudl have done before you enteed into the deal at the start. 

  • Q
    I was living with my sis who didnt charg me rent. she died 6 months ago no will,. i'm told by my niece the house is in probate? Do I have any rights?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Jul 16th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No rights really, as the home is not yours. The exception would be if you were left the property in a will or had some legal interest in it.Otherwise if the PR says get out, you will have to leave. 
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    I was living with my sis who didnt charg me rent. she died 6 months ago no will,. i'm told by my niece the house is in probate? Do I have any rights?
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    No rights really, as the home is not yours. The exception would be if you were left the property in a will or had some legal interest in it.Otherwise if the PR says get out, you will have to leave. 

  • Q
    I took out a title loan (first mistake), them I lost my job. They repossessed my car and told me I had to pay 7500 to get it back help?
    Collections  |  Jul 16th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   I bet I know who the title loan company is, and it has a fishy name. There is no title loan that is legitimate that should have a $7500.00 payoff with a 4,000.00 loan in a 3 week period. Problem is suing such a company civilly is expensive and high risk. You shoudl make a complaint with the Attorney...
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    I took out a title loan (first mistake), them I lost my job. They repossessed my car and told me I had to pay 7500 to get it back help?
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    I bet I know who the title loan company is, and it has a fishy name. There is no title loan that is legitimate that should have a $7500.00 payoff with a 4,000.00 loan in a 3 week period. Problem is suing such a company civilly is expensive and high risk. You shoudl make a complaint with the Attorney General and the OFR,and see if that gets any result. You might not be able to avoid to issue about the repo as you have no means to repay the loan under its terms, but you can certainly address them skiming extra money from you over the money and interest the woud be entitled to for the 1 month loan. 

  • Q
    Live Bug in Food
    Consumer Law  |  Jul 16th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Sure if it occurred in the restaurant. If it occurred at home or elswhere with take out? Not likely. Either way its not as much a good legal case as it may be a complaint to the health department. 
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    Live Bug in Food
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    Sure if it occurred in the restaurant. If it occurred at home or elswhere with take out? Not likely. Either way its not as much a good legal case as it may be a complaint to the health department. 

  • Q
    My friend was arrested as she was visiting someone at the Sarasota County Jail, but clerk error stated on report
    Police Misconduct  |  Jul 17th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Civil trial lawyer is what she need to talk to. This might be a "wrongful arrest" type case and she'll need to have the records sealed. 
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    My friend was arrested as she was visiting someone at the Sarasota County Jail, but clerk error stated on report
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    Civil trial lawyer is what she need to talk to. This might be a "wrongful arrest" type case and she'll need to have the records sealed. 

  • Q
    Uhaul hits loading dock gate because clearance discrepancies...Do I have a case?
    Automobile Accidents  |  Jul 19th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You might have a case - though its not likely financially worth the legal expense.
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    Uhaul hits loading dock gate because clearance discrepancies...Do I have a case?
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    You might have a case - though its not likely financially worth the legal expense.

  • Q
    My employer told me if I resign she will ruin me. Further stating Sarasota is small and I would need to move.
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Jul 19th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not sure what the question actually is. While there is a threat - there is no action and defamation by definition described. 
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    My employer told me if I resign she will ruin me. Further stating Sarasota is small and I would need to move.
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    Not sure what the question actually is. While there is a threat - there is no action and defamation by definition described. 

  • Q
    I would like to know if I could sue the police department for negligence on their investigation of Grand Theft of my house.
    Police Misconduct  |  Jul 11th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   There are a WHOLE lot of disconnected issues at play in this fact pattern so its simply impossible to provide a response other than  - generally no, you cannot sue the police because they dont move fast enough or investigate hard enough. It sounds like there was a theft that was not reported un...
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    I would like to know if I could sue the police department for negligence on their investigation of Grand Theft of my house.
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    There are a WHOLE lot of disconnected issues at play in this fact pattern so its simply impossible to provide a response other than  - generally no, you cannot sue the police because they dont move fast enough or investigate hard enough. It sounds like there was a theft that was not reported until the items were found in the aunts house and an obvious family controversy going on that simply make this even more complicated. You will likely need to sue the aunt. 

  • Q
    Can i get paid for environmental personal injury
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Jul 10th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not likely as the first issue that will be raised is why did you stay in the rental for 5 years in such conditions. Fla. Stat. 83.56(1) provides you the primary remedy of terminating the tenancy and leaving. 
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    can i get paid for environmental personal injury
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    Not likely as the first issue that will be raised is why did you stay in the rental for 5 years in such conditions. Fla. Stat. 83.56(1) provides you the primary remedy of terminating the tenancy and leaving. 

  • Q
    How do i sue someone with no bodily coverage
    Insurance  |  Jul 11th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will likely have to pay a lawyer an hourly rate to do so. 
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    how do i sue someone with no bodily coverage
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    You will likely have to pay a lawyer an hourly rate to do so. 

  • Q
    I need a lawyer for wrongful shooting of my dog by cops
    Animal Law  |  Jul 6th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This will all revolve around WHY the police were at your property and whether you want to spend the money out of pocket to sue over such case as it is not likely a contingent fee case. 
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    I need a lawyer for wrongful shooting of my dog by cops
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    This will all revolve around WHY the police were at your property and whether you want to spend the money out of pocket to sue over such case as it is not likely a contingent fee case. 

  • Q
    My car engine died while the body shop had it. Who's responsible for the cost of replacing the engine?
    Consumer Law  |  Jul 9th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Unless you can show the body shop destroyed the engine thet are not liable. There is nothing a body shop would usually do that affects the engine so unless it was a newer car with properly maintained engine this may just be coincidence. 
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    my car engine died while the body shop had it. Who's responsible for the cost of replacing the engine?
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    Unless you can show the body shop destroyed the engine thet are not liable. There is nothing a body shop would usually do that affects the engine so unless it was a newer car with properly maintained engine this may just be coincidence. 

  • Q
    Unhappy w/ rental car experience. Charges for “loss damage waiver” not clearly explained. Airport rental environment difficult for q & a. Can u help
    Consumer Fraud  |  Jul 9th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Being at "a disadvantage" or "a loud environment" is not a basis to avoid the consumer responsibility of reading and understanding what you sign and agree to. The remedy is not to sign and to look elswhere for more accomodating company.
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    Unhappy w/ rental car experience. Charges for “loss damage waiver” not clearly explained. Airport rental environment difficult for q & a. Can u help
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    Being at "a disadvantage" or "a loud environment" is not a basis to avoid the consumer responsibility of reading and understanding what you sign and agree to. The remedy is not to sign and to look elswhere for more accomodating company.

  • Q
    Can a landlord give you a 24 hour eviction notice in a RV park if you pay rent by the month
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Jun 22nd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   There is a HUGE difference between a mobile home park under Fla. Stat. 723 and a transient RV park. You may need to hire a lawyer to determine what you are dealing with and then what to do about it. Bottom line is if you have an RV, it shoud be mobile and you should be able ot move ASAP to avoid any...
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    Can a landlord give you a 24 hour eviction notice in a RV park if you pay rent by the month
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    There is a HUGE difference between a mobile home park under Fla. Stat. 723 and a transient RV park. You may need to hire a lawyer to determine what you are dealing with and then what to do about it. Bottom line is if you have an RV, it shoud be mobile and you should be able ot move ASAP to avoid any controversy if you dont have the funds to hire a lawyer. 

  • Q
    I’m handicapped n was injured in handicapped room getting into high bed using ottoman w wheels. Hit rib cage on corner of bed table going down. Case
    Personal Injury  |  Jun 26th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not likely sufficient damages to warrant any type of injury case here.
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    I’m handicapped n was injured in handicapped room getting into high bed using ottoman w wheels. Hit rib cage on corner of bed table going down. Case
    Answer

    Not likely sufficient damages to warrant any type of injury case here.

  • Q
    I received a Final Judgment 5/6/2013 against an individual who was at fault in an auto accident. How difficult would it be to collect on this matter?
    Collections  |  Jun 26th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Good luck......there is reason why lawyers wont pursue such cases absent highly collectible defendants. 
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    I received a Final Judgment 5/6/2013 against an individual who was at fault in an auto accident. How difficult would it be to collect on this matter?
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    Good luck......there is reason why lawyers wont pursue such cases absent highly collectible defendants. 

  • Q
    A small claims judgement against me as landlord to return security deposit was ordered in florida.Can the tenant lien my primary residence?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Jun 27th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Possibly - all depends on the issues related to those assets. Things that should have been thought about BEFORE getting involved in such litigation. 
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    A small claims judgement against me as landlord to return security deposit was ordered in florida.Can the tenant lien my primary residence?
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    Possibly - all depends on the issues related to those assets. Things that should have been thought about BEFORE getting involved in such litigation. 

  • Q
    If you rent a lot in a mobile home park is it the owners responsibility to provide a safe living environment
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Jun 27th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Nope - landlord are not responsible to sort out hatfields v. mccoys issues with residents. 
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    If you rent a lot in a mobile home park is it the owners responsibility to provide a safe living environment
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    Nope - landlord are not responsible to sort out hatfields v. mccoys issues with residents. 

  • Q
    How can I get all or part of my deposit back from my land lord? Can the land lord charge me for rent even though I wasn't occupying the house?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Jun 28th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   MTM tenancies require 15 day WRITTEN notice to avoid this exact situation. 
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    How can I get all or part of my deposit back from my land lord? Can the land lord charge me for rent even though I wasn't occupying the house?
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    MTM tenancies require 15 day WRITTEN notice to avoid this exact situation. 

  • Q
    Cell phone
    Consumer Law  |  Jun 28th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   "Its not fair" and "I wanna cry" are not legal responses to the issue. If you cancelled the line and didn't pay attention to realize they did not andpaid the bills for several months, that is your responsibility equally, especially since you dont remember the day you called. You may want to check yo...
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    Cell phone
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    "Its not fair" and "I wanna cry" are not legal responses to the issue. If you cancelled the line and didn't pay attention to realize they did not andpaid the bills for several months, that is your responsibility equally, especially since you dont remember the day you called. You may want to check your phone bill as presumably this will show up in your call log. Other than that, pay the charge for the line, CONFIRM its been cancelled, takes notes and check your next bill to make sure. 

  • Q
    What book should I read to obtain a better grasp on responding to complex discovery requests?
    Civil Litigation  |  Jun 29th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If you are a legitimate paralegal, not one offering services illicitly as a "public paralegal", then your best bet is to ask this question of the lawyers in the firm you work for handling such cases. 
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    What book should I read to obtain a better grasp on responding to complex discovery requests?
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    If you are a legitimate paralegal, not one offering services illicitly as a "public paralegal", then your best bet is to ask this question of the lawyers in the firm you work for handling such cases. 

  • Q
    How do i get compensated for my trip that didn't happen?
    Consumer Law  |  Jun 29th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This all revolves around the terms and conditions of the booking agreement. You will need to review them thoroughly with a lawyer to determine who made the error and whether you are entitled to a credit or refund. 
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    how do i get compensated for my trip that didn't happen?
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    This all revolves around the terms and conditions of the booking agreement. You will need to review them thoroughly with a lawyer to determine who made the error and whether you are entitled to a credit or refund. 

  • Q
    Do I have to pay a penalty without a signed contract?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Jun 29th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Impossible to tell without reviewing the document and whatever "penalty" you are referencing. 
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    Do I have to pay a penalty without a signed contract?
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    Impossible to tell without reviewing the document and whatever "penalty" you are referencing. 

  • Q
    Can a company take your car even if you made all your payments on time?
    Breach of Contract  |  Jun 30th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will have to have a lawyer, at some expense, review your agreement and determine what the $1422 claimed is for and why you didnt pay it or resolve the issue short of a repo. 
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    Can a company take your car even if you made all your payments on time?
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    You will have to have a lawyer, at some expense, review your agreement and determine what the $1422 claimed is for and why you didnt pay it or resolve the issue short of a repo. 

  • Q
    I had a stable from a staple gun on my food
    Personal Injury  |  Jul 1st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to obtain a dental opinion, notify the store of the event, and make a claim for injuries. Achipped tooth is not a substantial case in general so you may do better trying to resolve the claim on your own if lawyer are not interested. 
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    I had a stable from a staple gun on my food
    Answer

    You will need to obtain a dental opinion, notify the store of the event, and make a claim for injuries. Achipped tooth is not a substantial case in general so you may do better trying to resolve the claim on your own if lawyer are not interested. 

  • Q
    Car caught on fire
    Consumer Fraud  |  Jul 1st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Could have several potential claims depending on WHY the car caught fire. 
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    Car caught on fire
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    Could have several potential claims depending on WHY the car caught fire. 

  • Q
    Job offer
    Contracts  |  Jul 3rd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Possibly. Its called promissory estoppel. The real issue will revolve around the damages which absent a contract for employment may be limited. 
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    Job offer
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    Possibly. Its called promissory estoppel. The real issue will revolve around the damages which absent a contract for employment may be limited. 

  • Q
    I bought a car 20 days ago and I was scammed, what can i do? Can I return it?
    Consumer Law  |  Jul 3rd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No idea in a vacuum about what you can or cant do. It would all revolve around your documents you signed but dont have copies of. 
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    I bought a car 20 days ago and I was scammed, what can i do? Can I return it?
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    No idea in a vacuum about what you can or cant do. It would all revolve around your documents you signed but dont have copies of. 

  • Q
    Have my rights been violated?
    Legal Malpractice  |  Jul 5th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not from the facts presented. It seems you may have issue with the step-daughter - if the accusations are false. Not sure why you were re-arrested or the charges dropped and those facts could provide addditonal assessement. 
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    Have my rights been violated?
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    Not from the facts presented. It seems you may have issue with the step-daughter - if the accusations are false. Not sure why you were re-arrested or the charges dropped and those facts could provide addditonal assessement. 

  • Q
    Friend refusing to return my cat
    Animal Law  |  Jul 5th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is an issue about the terms of the "giving" the cat away. There is no "legal help" that will address such an issue absent some personal favor from a lawyer you know or the like. This sounds like there is more to this story from the other person that may also affect who did what to whom or for w...
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    friend refusing to return my cat
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    This is an issue about the terms of the "giving" the cat away. There is no "legal help" that will address such an issue absent some personal favor from a lawyer you know or the like. This sounds like there is more to this story from the other person that may also affect who did what to whom or for whom. 

  • Q
    Can I sue for neighbors dog escaping his home attacked me to ground while walking my dog he dnt nite me was trying get my small dog while my foot was
    Animal Law  |  Jun 22nd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Sounds like a viable animal attack case - the key is insurance and ability to collect on a claim.
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    Can I sue for neighbors dog escaping his home attacked me to ground while walking my dog he dnt nite me was trying get my small dog while my foot was
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    Sounds like a viable animal attack case - the key is insurance and ability to collect on a claim.

  • Q
    Is a chronic illness a sufficient reason to break a lease without penalty?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Jun 22nd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Nope - but you might have an ADA/FHA type claim if you can establish medical support for relocation to another comparable unit as a "reasonable accomodation."  If there is no reasonable accomadation, then you might find the LL willing to allow you out, but you will likely need to retain a lawye...
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    Is a chronic illness a sufficient reason to break a lease without penalty?
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    Nope - but you might have an ADA/FHA type claim if you can establish medical support for relocation to another comparable unit as a "reasonable accomodation."  If there is no reasonable accomadation, then you might find the LL willing to allow you out, but you will likely need to retain a lawyer to do this properly. 

  • Q
    Could I sue If I did favors for someone in return for a vehicle and then ended up not getting the vehicle because they did not want to release it.
    Civil Litigation  |  Jun 23rd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You dont have an enfroceable agreement for "favors" by definition. Without a wirtten agreement you are likely wasting money tryin to enforce the deal. This is what happens when you decide to "barter" services and dont have agreements in writing. 
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    Could I sue If I did favors for someone in return for a vehicle and then ended up not getting the vehicle because they did not want to release it.
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    You dont have an enfroceable agreement for "favors" by definition. Without a wirtten agreement you are likely wasting money tryin to enforce the deal. This is what happens when you decide to "barter" services and dont have agreements in writing. 

  • Q
    I signed an agreement to partially fund a bar for 55K. There is no bar and my funds were never repaid. How should I approach this? Thanks Bill C
    Breach of Contract  |  Jun 25th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to retain a lawyer to figure out what happened to the money. Investing in a business does not mean you get your money back if the business doesnt open as there could be expesnes and the like. For the amount you described you will likely need to file suit to gets some answers. 
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    I signed an agreement to partially fund a bar for 55K. There is no bar and my funds were never repaid. How should I approach this? Thanks Bill C
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    You will need to retain a lawyer to figure out what happened to the money. Investing in a business does not mean you get your money back if the business doesnt open as there could be expesnes and the like. For the amount you described you will likely need to file suit to gets some answers. 

  • Q
    A church member fabricating a lie (told to the pastor and others) to win an election against me. The lie involved accusations of theft against a forme
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Jun 25th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will most likely need to just invest the money needed to file a lawsuit and go from there. Most such cases don't get resolved with casual discussions unless there is public retraction
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    A church member fabricating a lie (told to the pastor and others) to win an election against me. The lie involved accusations of theft against a forme
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    You will most likely need to just invest the money needed to file a lawsuit and go from there. Most such cases don't get resolved with casual discussions unless there is public retraction

  • Q
    May i put a lien on my stepmother property for not paying for father burier
    Civil Litigation  |  Jun 21st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Nope. Not all on the facts presented.
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    May i put a lien on my stepmother property for not paying for father burier
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    Nope. Not all on the facts presented.

  • Q
    What can you do when a company is taking you to court for the business that has now closed down and you still have the merchadise.
    Breach of Contract  |  Jun 21st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If your being sued you need to hire a lawyer to defend the lawsuit and raise any such issues. 
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    What can you do when a company is taking you to court for the business that has now closed down and you still have the merchadise.
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    If your being sued you need to hire a lawyer to defend the lawsuit and raise any such issues. 

  • Q
    I worked in Hollywood, FL for a GC located in Sarasota, FL.
    Contracts  |  Jun 21st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Yoiu need to hire a constructon lawyer to address a constrution/mechanics lien
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    I worked in Hollywood, FL for a GC located in Sarasota, FL.
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    Yoiu need to hire a constructon lawyer to address a constrution/mechanics lien

  • Q
    My land Lord wand me tomorrow out but has no court order or post put on dirt an keek saying that the law will come out an change the locks but he work
    Foreclosures  |  Jun 21st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Nope - needs court order if you are a tenant. Fla. Stat. 83.67(1)
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    My land Lord wand me tomorrow out but has no court order or post put on dirt an keek saying that the law will come out an change the locks but he work
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    Nope - needs court order if you are a tenant. Fla. Stat. 83.67(1)

  • Q
    A psycho ex I divorced in 1993 stalked my wife’s FB page stole pics of me my wife and minor child and it up on a site called shesahomewrecker
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Jun 20th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   It hard to deal rationally with nut bags. You may have to spend a good deal of money on seeking enforcment of the stalking issue in the state she resides in. You may also want to hire a psychiatrist as an expert to see how they think you should handle this based on her psych profile. Sometimes, resp...
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    A psycho ex I divorced in 1993 stalked my wife’s FB page stole pics of me my wife and minor child and it up on a site called shesahomewrecker
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    It hard to deal rationally with nut bags. You may have to spend a good deal of money on seeking enforcment of the stalking issue in the state she resides in. You may also want to hire a psychiatrist as an expert to see how they think you should handle this based on her psych profile. Sometimes, responding to such people is the WORST thing to do. 

  • Q
    How long does one have to file a claim for defamation of character in the state of Florida?
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Jun 20th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   2 years. Not sure what the damages would be so it may not be a finanically viable case regardless. 
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    How long does one have to file a claim for defamation of character in the state of Florida?
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    2 years. Not sure what the damages would be so it may not be a finanically viable case regardless. 

  • Q
    How to get out of auto loan on a vehicle the was totaled in an accident
    Automobile Accidents  |  Jun 20th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Yep - you owe the loan value. You should have hired a lawyer to intervene when there was a dispute with the GAP carrier. Unless GAP pays, ....you do. 
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    How to get out of auto loan on a vehicle the was totaled in an accident
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    Yep - you owe the loan value. You should have hired a lawyer to intervene when there was a dispute with the GAP carrier. Unless GAP pays, ....you do. 

  • Q
    What are my options if I suspect my lawyer of being vested in the defendants interests? (The defendant is a large hospital)
    Medical Malpractice  |  Jun 19th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   "I was forced to take a pre-settlement loan in Feb. hoping to pay it off after depositions." to be clear  - this is false. NO ONE forced you to take out an extortive loan on your case. That was a choice, a poor choice, and one which most lawyers would urge you not to do for the exact reasons yo...
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    What are my options if I suspect my lawyer of being vested in the defendants interests? (The defendant is a large hospital)
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    "I was forced to take a pre-settlement loan in Feb. hoping to pay it off after depositions." to be clear  - this is false. NO ONE forced you to take out an extortive loan on your case. That was a choice, a poor choice, and one which most lawyers would urge you not to do for the exact reasons you describe. If you have been litigatinga case for 4 years there is simply no reason you should have realisitically belived that there would be a magical settlement event after depositions. Now - what you SHOULD examine - since you say the lawyer signed off on the loan, is WHO OWNS the lending company. There are some lawyers cheating the system making loans on cases with companies they own indrectly, such through a family member or close friend,  and that would provide motive for improper delay by the lawyer. Otherwise, the rest of your post sounds more like financial desperation not legal issues - and you should discuss that with your existing lawyer. 

  • Q
    What Kind of Lawyer do I need to get.
    Debtor and Creditor  |  Jun 16th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Consumer lawyer handling credit card defense cases. We handle such cases but thet are pay up front cases unfortunately. 
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    What Kind of Lawyer do I need to get.
    Answer

    Consumer lawyer handling credit card defense cases. We handle such cases but thet are pay up front cases unfortunately. 

  • Q
    My truck is in Body Shop and not being fixed what type of attorney do I need to have lawsuit against the owner
    Breach of Contract  |  Jun 18th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Youneed a consumer lawyer familiar with Fla. Stat. 559 called the Florida Motor Vehicle Repair Act. Not sue why you waited 14 months to address this but you will need to hire a lawyer ASAP to address this. Be prepared to pay up front for a lawyer as this is not likely a contingent fee case , though ...
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    My truck is in Body Shop and not being fixed what type of attorney do I need to have lawsuit against the owner
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    Youneed a consumer lawyer familiar with Fla. Stat. 559 called the Florida Motor Vehicle Repair Act. Not sue why you waited 14 months to address this but you will need to hire a lawyer ASAP to address this. Be prepared to pay up front for a lawyer as this is not likely a contingent fee case , though you may be able to get your legal fees reimbursed. 

  • Q
    Do you think you could help
    Personal Injury  |  Jun 18th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   As both a tenant and injury lawyer - there is no way to tell as you have mish mash of issues here Either you have a lease or proof of  month to month tenancy there to defend the eviction - or your dont. You will need to hire a lawyer or see if local legal aid can help. 
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    Do you think you could help
    Answer

    As both a tenant and injury lawyer - there is no way to tell as you have mish mash of issues here Either you have a lease or proof of  month to month tenancy there to defend the eviction - or your dont. You will need to hire a lawyer or see if local legal aid can help. 

  • Q
    Someone sue but I was never serve
    Breach of Contract  |  Jun 18th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to hire a lawyer to go to court and try and get the judgement set aside. 
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    someone sue but I was never serve
    Answer

    You will need to hire a lawyer to go to court and try and get the judgement set aside. 

  • Q
    How can I get a lawsuit from a doctor that doesn't have insurance and how can I find a good lawyer
    Medical Malpractice  |  Jun 19th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Believe it or not the problem likely is that the damages are not substantial enough to warrant a medical malpractice law suit, at least unless you are able to fund the tens of thousands of dollars that might be needed in expert testimony. The voters in the State of Florida got what they wanted - mak...
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    How can I get a lawsuit from a doctor that doesn't have insurance and how can I find a good lawyer
    Answer

    Believe it or not the problem likely is that the damages are not substantial enough to warrant a medical malpractice law suit, at least unless you are able to fund the tens of thousands of dollars that might be needed in expert testimony. The voters in the State of Florida got what they wanted - making it really hard to sue bad doctors for malpractice by making so lawyers can't get paid properly or the risks. You have a very short (2 years) statute of limitation to deal with so you have to act pomptly. 

  • Q
    I have been told by Verizon that they and Samsung have compromised my security. They have also been over charging me for services not delivered. Can y
    Breach of Contract  |  Jun 19th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Other than useless corporate speak  - not sure what you mean by creating a dialog. You can do that any time you like by calling customer service and complaining. It is not clear WHO compromised your security though it sounds like it was breached. What if anything needs to be done is dependant o...
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    I have been told by Verizon that they and Samsung have compromised my security. They have also been over charging me for services not delivered. Can y
    Answer

    Other than useless corporate speak  - not sure what you mean by creating a dialog. You can do that any time you like by calling customer service and complaining. It is not clear WHO compromised your security though it sounds like it was breached. What if anything needs to be done is dependant on that determination. 

  • Q
    Need a libel/defamation ATTORNEY asap. For my husband."Thanks
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Jun 19th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   We handle such cases. You can have your husband contact our office at 1-800-922-6442 at your conveninence. 
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    Need a libel/defamation ATTORNEY asap. For my husband."Thanks
    Answer

    We handle such cases. You can have your husband contact our office at 1-800-922-6442 at your conveninence. 

  • Q
    What kind of lawyer do I need to help with a credit union trying to collect a credit card debt.
    Collections  |  Jun 12th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   I am confused  - I thought you said that YOU breached your agreement in not paying on a credit card. Sounds like BOTH sides are not doing what they agree to. You may need to spend some money and hire a lawyer to help sort this all out. 
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    What kind of lawyer do I need to help with a credit union trying to collect a credit card debt.
    Answer

    I am confused  - I thought you said that YOU breached your agreement in not paying on a credit card. Sounds like BOTH sides are not doing what they agree to. You may need to spend some money and hire a lawyer to help sort this all out. 

  • Q
    Do I need to contact an outside party for help with a manufacturer dodging a warranty?
    Consumer Law  |  Jun 8th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You may need to hire a "lemon law" lawyer to address these issues as they usually handle "Magnusso-Moss" Warranty Act cases also. 
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    Do I need to contact an outside party for help with a manufacturer dodging a warranty?
    Answer

    You may need to hire a "lemon law" lawyer to address these issues as they usually handle "Magnusso-Moss" Warranty Act cases also. 

  • Q
    My siblings and I are equal owners for a property. I, thus far have been living in the property for 2 years. Can one person evict me?
    Civil Litigation  |  Jun 8th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Since there is an estate attorney you need to hire a lawyer ASAP to address this. There is no magic remedy on the internet. 
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    My siblings and I are equal owners for a property. I, thus far have been living in the property for 2 years. Can one person evict me?
    Answer

    Since there is an estate attorney you need to hire a lawyer ASAP to address this. There is no magic remedy on the internet. 

  • Q
    Need to confirm that Defendant has 10 days (+5) to respond to Amended Complaint.
    Civil Litigation  |  Jun 8th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   There is no US and you need to stop playing jail house lawyer for your friends before you cause him catastrophic damage. As there is a lawyer on the other side, your "friend" needs to retain a lawyer also. The other lawyer is technically wrong but "your friend" will not be gettng a default entered f...
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    Need to confirm that Defendant has 10 days (+5) to respond to Amended Complaint.
    Answer

    There is no US and you need to stop playing jail house lawyer for your friends before you cause him catastrophic damage. As there is a lawyer on the other side, your "friend" needs to retain a lawyer also. The other lawyer is technically wrong but "your friend" will not be gettng a default entered for other reasons. 

  • Q
    My bf stole my car wrecked it and my insurance company won't talk to me because he was the insured on the policy
    Civil Litigation  |  Jun 8th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Sounds like its his car and not yours. If there is an issue where you have title ownership of the car, you will need to retain a lawyer at some expnese to intervene as needed. 
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    My bf stole my car wrecked it and my insurance company won't talk to me because he was the insured on the policy
    Answer

    Sounds like its his car and not yours. If there is an issue where you have title ownership of the car, you will need to retain a lawyer at some expnese to intervene as needed. 

  • Q
    Which type of attorney can sue UPS with a "substantial" claim spanning 2 years?
    Consumer Law  |  Jun 9th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   A consumer or civil trial lawyer. To be clear, the facts described are not a "substantial" case and you will likely need to hire a lawyer at an hourly rate and retainer to pursue such an issue. 
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    Which type of attorney can sue UPS with a "substantial" claim spanning 2 years?
    Answer

    A consumer or civil trial lawyer. To be clear, the facts described are not a "substantial" case and you will likely need to hire a lawyer at an hourly rate and retainer to pursue such an issue. 

  • Q
    My son
    Civil Litigation  |  Jun 9th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to retain a lawyer directly to address this. There should not be public record for his arrest as a minor unless he was arrested and charged as an adult. 
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    My son
    Answer

    You will need to retain a lawyer directly to address this. There should not be public record for his arrest as a minor unless he was arrested and charged as an adult. 

  • Q
    Payday Loans that are Illegal?
    Consumer Law  |  Jun 10th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   "I was told" is never a good foundation for decision making. You need to retain a lawyer to review your situation for all the loans at issue 90% of online payday loans are illegal shams
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    Payday Loans that are Illegal?
    Answer

    "I was told" is never a good foundation for decision making. You need to retain a lawyer to review your situation for all the loans at issue 90% of online payday loans are illegal shams

  • Q
    If the warranty company approved my repair and didn't pay do I have to
    Breach of Contract  |  Jun 10th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   possibly though you may have a claim against the warranty company.
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    If the warranty company approved my repair and didn't pay do I have to
    Answer

    possibly though you may have a claim against the warranty company.

  • Q
    Do I have a claim?
    Slip and Fall  |  Jun 11th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Yes - you have a case though the open and obviousness of the concrete may be a defense for them. 
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    Do I have a claim?
    Answer

    Yes - you have a case though the open and obviousness of the concrete may be a defense for them. 

  • Q
    The credit card is in my name, I included my exfiance on the account with her name on the cards. We broke up she made about $12,000 in charges. Is
    Civil Litigation  |  Jun 11th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If she has a card on your account  - BOTH of you.
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    The credit card is in my name, I included my exfiance on the account with her name on the cards. We broke up she made about $12,000 in charges. Is
    Answer

    If she has a card on your account  - BOTH of you.

  • Q
    Can I sue Nordstrom Rack for allowing a male employee to be inside a women’s dressing room, when their policy is no men allowed in women’s fitting roo
    Consumer Law  |  Jun 12th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If you want to spend the thousands of dollars in expenses doing so sure, you can give it a shot. 
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    Can I sue Nordstrom Rack for allowing a male employee to be inside a women’s dressing room, when their policy is no men allowed in women’s fitting roo
    Answer

    If you want to spend the thousands of dollars in expenses doing so sure, you can give it a shot. 

  • Q
    Won a default judgement. what do I file next to collect and the app. cost
    Collections  |  Jun 10th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Now you get to see why lawyers dont take cases against individuals on a contingent fee. Getting a default judgment is one thing, collecting, and collecting cost effectively, is another. 
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    won a default judgement. what do I file next to collect and the app. cost
    Answer

    Now you get to see why lawyers dont take cases against individuals on a contingent fee. Getting a default judgment is one thing, collecting, and collecting cost effectively, is another. 

  • Q
    Do we have recourse from a car manufacturer's defect 27 months after purchasing the car?
    Consumer Law  |  Jun 10th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   YOu can hire a mold assessor at your expense and pursue mold remediation under the warranty and make a lemon law claim. Thats the most cost efficient path to travel. 
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    Do we have recourse from a car manufacturer's defect 27 months after purchasing the car?
    Answer

    YOu can hire a mold assessor at your expense and pursue mold remediation under the warranty and make a lemon law claim. Thats the most cost efficient path to travel. 

  • Q
    I asked a question and I got no help .
    Breach of Contract  |  Jun 10th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to hire a consumer lawyer. This is likely an out of pocket/retainer type case based on breach of contract or some form of deceptive trade practice. Bear in mind that such cases often have two way legal fees if you lose. 
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    I asked a question and I got no help .
    Answer

    You will need to hire a consumer lawyer. This is likely an out of pocket/retainer type case based on breach of contract or some form of deceptive trade practice. Bear in mind that such cases often have two way legal fees if you lose. 

  • Q
    I have a question
    Civil Litigation  |  Jun 10th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not effectively if you have no contract, mortgage or deed interest. You certainly have no right to posses the property from the facts presented. You will need to hire a real estate lawyer. 
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    I have a question
    Answer

    Not effectively if you have no contract, mortgage or deed interest. You certainly have no right to posses the property from the facts presented. You will need to hire a real estate lawyer. 

  • Q
    I bought a new car ($34,000) with 12 miles on it broke down at 283. The dealer does not want to cancel the contract but fix the defective car instead.
    Consumer Law  |  Jun 11th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is a warranty/lemon law issue. Not a cancel the purchase issue on the facts presented. 
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    I bought a new car ($34,000) with 12 miles on it broke down at 283. The dealer does not want to cancel the contract but fix the defective car instead.
    Answer

    This is a warranty/lemon law issue. Not a cancel the purchase issue on the facts presented. 

  • Q
    I was hospitalized for 2 days in 2017 and my Insurance is refusing to pay my claims and stating that it’s past 6 months.
    Insurance  |  Jun 7th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Why was there a delay in submission and why did the health care provider not submit the bills and claim?
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    I was hospitalized for 2 days in 2017 and my Insurance is refusing to pay my claims and stating that it’s past 6 months.
    Answer

    Why was there a delay in submission and why did the health care provider not submit the bills and claim?

  • Q
    What kind of attorney do i need of i gave someone 100k and they are not returning it
    Breach of Contract  |  Jun 7th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Probably a civil trial lawyer. Plan on paying legal fees out of pocket if this is a lawsuit against an individual. 
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    What kind of attorney do i need of i gave someone 100k and they are not returning it
    Answer

    Probably a civil trial lawyer. Plan on paying legal fees out of pocket if this is a lawsuit against an individual. 

  • Q
    Hello I shop at a store where I need to use a membership to shop at this store. I watched another lady shop with no membership . I feel descriminated
    Breach of Contract  |  Jun 5th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Customer service. 
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    Hello I shop at a store where I need to use a membership to shop at this store. I watched another lady shop with no membership . I feel descriminated
    Answer

    Customer service. 

  • Q
    Do I report body shop taking my car for 100+ mile test drive?
    Automobile Accidents  |  Jun 5th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   I am handling a similar case with a corvette joy ride on dash cam video. There is no crime to call law enforcement, thoguh you can try. This is baliment case and maybe negligent repair issue. Unfortunately, they are typically hourly rate retainer cases so you have to decide whether it worth the expe...
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    Do I report body shop taking my car for 100+ mile test drive?
    Answer

    I am handling a similar case with a corvette joy ride on dash cam video. There is no crime to call law enforcement, thoguh you can try. This is baliment case and maybe negligent repair issue. Unfortunately, they are typically hourly rate retainer cases so you have to decide whether it worth the expense to sue the over this. Oftentimes thety will make settlement concessions in a lawsuit to avoid the exposure of some bad employee but often the damages is not worth the expense beyond a matter of principle. 

  • Q
    I NEED TO TALK WITH A CIVIL ATTORNEY ABOUT MY CASE THE PERSON THAT HIT ME DID NOT HAVE BODILY HARM INJURY I WAS ON A BIKE WHO DO I TALK WITH
    Civil Litigation  |  Jun 5th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Lawyers wont take such cases unless they are assurd of getting paid for thier legal work. Without insurance thats a highly unlikely proposition. UNless you are willing to pay for the legal fees out of pocket - or the person that hit you has a lot of attachable assets and wont file bankruptcy - you a...
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    I NEED TO TALK WITH A CIVIL ATTORNEY ABOUT MY CASE THE PERSON THAT HIT ME DID NOT HAVE BODILY HARM INJURY I WAS ON A BIKE WHO DO I TALK WITH
    Answer

    Lawyers wont take such cases unless they are assurd of getting paid for thier legal work. Without insurance thats a highly unlikely proposition. UNless you are willing to pay for the legal fees out of pocket - or the person that hit you has a lot of attachable assets and wont file bankruptcy - you are likely SOL beyond PIP benefits. 

  • Q
    Any legal ramifications for a claims firm stalling the acceptance of my auto claim? Kept claiming it wasnt one for them to take. In fact it was.
    Insurance  |  Jun 6th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not much can be done about a short delay on a first party claim from a legal angle. Unless you want to spend several thousand dollars out of pocket to make a point. As a general rule, insurance carriers don't "provide" a rental - but rather reinburse your expenses for one.  If you were hurt in ...
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    Any legal ramifications for a claims firm stalling the acceptance of my auto claim? Kept claiming it wasnt one for them to take. In fact it was.
    Answer

    Not much can be done about a short delay on a first party claim from a legal angle. Unless you want to spend several thousand dollars out of pocket to make a point. As a general rule, insurance carriers don't "provide" a rental - but rather reinburse your expenses for one.  If you were hurt in the accident you REALLY need to retain a lawyer as you may experience much of the same jerking around and good lawyer can help you work through that and maximize your claim. 

  • Q
    Can my insurance company ignore or deny my request for ALE reimbursement?
    Insurance  |  Jun 6th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Thats what happens when you try to save money and hire a on-lawyer on issues involving legal matters. You may well have signed a release and waived any supplemental or later claims. You will now need to hire a lawyer, possibly at an hourly rate, to address this. 
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    Can my insurance company ignore or deny my request for ALE reimbursement?
    Answer

    Thats what happens when you try to save money and hire a on-lawyer on issues involving legal matters. You may well have signed a release and waived any supplemental or later claims. You will now need to hire a lawyer, possibly at an hourly rate, to address this. 

  • Q
    I'm on SSI and don't have money for a civil suit.
    Litigation  |  Jun 6th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Then the remedy is terminate the tenancy in proper fashion and move elsewhere. 
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    I'm on SSI and don't have money for a civil suit.
    Answer

    Then the remedy is terminate the tenancy in proper fashion and move elsewhere. 

  • Q
    Tickets went to collections, license suspended...how can I get license back?
    Collections  |  Jun 6th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Contact DMV and pay the tickets and and charges imposed is the most likely means,
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    Tickets went to collections, license suspended...how can I get license back?
    Answer

    Contact DMV and pay the tickets and and charges imposed is the most likely means,

  • Q
    Whos at fault here?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Jun 4th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Other than the electricity shut off - there is no right or wrong to a park management's view of the tenants. Its thier park and they can do as they choose within the bounds of the law. That stated, you need to be familiar with Fla. Stat 723 which deals with MHP tenancies. If they shut the electric o...
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    Whos at fault here?
    Answer

    Other than the electricity shut off - there is no right or wrong to a park management's view of the tenants. Its thier park and they can do as they choose within the bounds of the law. That stated, you need to be familiar with Fla. Stat 723 which deals with MHP tenancies. If they shut the electric off to force a constructive eviction this might be a more compelling issue. You may need to spend the money to retain a lawyer to address this at an early stage to try to keep it from being a debacle later. 

  • Q
    My mother who is now 80 signed up direct tv. she had requested and paid since 2000 for all local channels, she never receive the service or equipment
    Breach of Contract  |  Jun 4th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Its not "stolen" because you and you mother don't notice the issue nor raise complaint about it for over 18 years. That stated, it might be possible to sue for a refund, BUT, the expense and risk assciated with such a lawsuit may not be worth it and may be limited to only the pasy 5 years or so.&nbs...
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    My mother who is now 80 signed up direct tv. she had requested and paid since 2000 for all local channels, she never receive the service or equipment
    Answer

    Its not "stolen" because you and you mother don't notice the issue nor raise complaint about it for over 18 years. That stated, it might be possible to sue for a refund, BUT, the expense and risk assciated with such a lawsuit may not be worth it and may be limited to only the pasy 5 years or so. 

  • Q
    I Have an issue with Kia Motor Finance not providing documents to my Gap Insurance company
    Insurance  |  Jun 5th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You may need to hire a lawyer to intervene or possibly sue one or the other for damages. This is likely due the GAP insurance having issue with missed payments or a claim of remaining value that exceeds the amoritization schedule.
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    I Have an issue with Kia Motor Finance not providing documents to my Gap Insurance company
    Answer

    You may need to hire a lawyer to intervene or possibly sue one or the other for damages. This is likely due the GAP insurance having issue with missed payments or a claim of remaining value that exceeds the amoritization schedule.

  • Q
    My sister won't terminate the trust. My father instructions we're clear. This case involves fraud. She totally defrauded me. Please help. Need litigat
    Litigation  |  May 21st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   First  - no one made you sign anything short of a literal gun to the head. If you were distracted counting the cash thats on you. YOu need to take the cash and retain a trust/estate lawyer ASAP to help you address the issues and determine what if anything you need to sign. 
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    My sister won't terminate the trust. My father instructions we're clear. This case involves fraud. She totally defrauded me. Please help. Need litigat
    Answer

    First  - no one made you sign anything short of a literal gun to the head. If you were distracted counting the cash thats on you. YOu need to take the cash and retain a trust/estate lawyer ASAP to help you address the issues and determine what if anything you need to sign. 

  • Q
    Auto dealer ran my credit 18x,lost $1K towards closing cost,not to mention the over $10K loss due to % increased from .50 to .75 Can I dispute this?TY
    Consumer Law  |  May 22nd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Rule #1  - NEVER buy a house right after you buy a car. Causes way too many finanical issues. You will need a written statement from the lender specifically attributing the changes SOLELY to the pulling credit18 times as opposed to increasing debt to income ratio or other reasons..
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    Auto dealer ran my credit 18x,lost $1K towards closing cost,not to mention the over $10K loss due to % increased from .50 to .75 Can I dispute this?TY
    Answer

    Rule #1  - NEVER buy a house right after you buy a car. Causes way too many finanical issues. You will need a written statement from the lender specifically attributing the changes SOLELY to the pulling credit18 times as opposed to increasing debt to income ratio or other reasons..

  • Q
    collecting evidence in my case , not being an attorney missed my appeal thinking it would be heard in 30 days, not knowing I had 30 days to appeal.
    Civil Litigation  |  May 22nd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Oooopsss...the perils of playing lawyer rather than paying lawyer. If you lost and blew an appeal, your case be permanently over. You will need to actual hire a lawyer to review the case and see what options still remain. 
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    collecting evidence in my case , not being an attorney missed my appeal thinking it would be heard in 30 days, not knowing I had 30 days to appeal.
    Answer

    Oooopsss...the perils of playing lawyer rather than paying lawyer. If you lost and blew an appeal, your case be permanently over. You will need to actual hire a lawyer to review the case and see what options still remain. 

  • Q
    I want to cancel my contract of a timeshare that I bought on March 37, 2018, which is a fraud made of pure lies and I would like to hire their service
    Contracts  |  May 22nd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to retain a lawyer to review the agreement you made and go from there. This is the problem with time shares, they sound good during the sales pitch and not so much later - costing  a bunch of money in legal fees to try and get out. 
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    I want to cancel my contract of a timeshare that I bought on March 37, 2018, which is a fraud made of pure lies and I would like to hire their service
    Answer

    You will need to retain a lawyer to review the agreement you made and go from there. This is the problem with time shares, they sound good during the sales pitch and not so much later - costing  a bunch of money in legal fees to try and get out. 

  • Q
    Can a landlord force you to pay rent on line in Florida?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Jun 1st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Yes - the LL dictates the means of payment. not the tenant. 
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    Can a landlord force you to pay rent on line in Florida?
    Answer

    Yes - the LL dictates the means of payment. not the tenant. 

  • Q
    I sold my company The new owner by contract was to pay the balance of a business loan my house is collateral. They stopped paying The bank is forclosi
    Breach of Contract  |  Jun 2nd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is why you HIRE lawyers to handle such transactions. What you saved skimping on legal fees you just lost 10x in controversy. If you are asking about some breach of contract issue, you will need to fnd the means to hire a lawyer to handle this issue ASAP.
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    I sold my company The new owner by contract was to pay the balance of a business loan my house is collateral. They stopped paying The bank is forclosi
    Answer

    This is why you HIRE lawyers to handle such transactions. What you saved skimping on legal fees you just lost 10x in controversy. If you are asking about some breach of contract issue, you will need to fnd the means to hire a lawyer to handle this issue ASAP.

  • Q
    Sexual assault
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Jun 3rd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No one can tell what your issue is or who you spoke with. 
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    Sexual assault
    Answer

    No one can tell what your issue is or who you spoke with. 

  • Q
    Does a Davie police officer have the right to threaten a innocent animal and owner even though that the dog has medical issues
    Animal Law  |  Jun 3rd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   There is no answer to such a question without details. Other than that there are many times where homeless people run afoul of law enforcement and other than media driven events, they are what they are. You an file complaint with the agencies internal affairs if you choose. 
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    Does a Davie police officer have the right to threaten a innocent animal and owner even though that the dog has medical issues
    Answer

    There is no answer to such a question without details. Other than that there are many times where homeless people run afoul of law enforcement and other than media driven events, they are what they are. You an file complaint with the agencies internal affairs if you choose. 

  • Q
    What can I do about landlord harassing me about unpaid rent?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Jun 4th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Someone is wrong. If the rent was FULLY paid this would be a FCCPA violation and you need to contact a lawyer ASAP. Why is it that the PM claims no payment was made when you show them proof full payment was made?
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    What can I do about landlord harassing me about unpaid rent?
    Answer

    Someone is wrong. If the rent was FULLY paid this would be a FCCPA violation and you need to contact a lawyer ASAP. Why is it that the PM claims no payment was made when you show them proof full payment was made?

  • Q
    Do I have to pay back money that was originally intended for a trip, even though they said they were going and now they are not?
    Civil Litigation  |  Jun 4th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   There is no clean answer to this issue. You organzied thetrip,  under whatever agreement there was, and now there is a controversy. You have to decide whether refunding money is worth the hassle. Candidly, this sounds likea bunch of cihildren on this trip and not adults. It may be worth the ref...
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    Do I have to pay back money that was originally intended for a trip, even though they said they were going and now they are not?
    Answer

    There is no clean answer to this issue. You organzied thetrip,  under whatever agreement there was, and now there is a controversy. You have to decide whether refunding money is worth the hassle. Candidly, this sounds likea bunch of cihildren on this trip and not adults. It may be worth the refund to diasvow them as freinds and move on. 

  • Q
    Does this qualify for a civil suit?
    Civil Litigation  |  May 31st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This could be a tortious interrerence in a contract type case. Its simply a matter of ivsting the money in legal fees to take the Park management to task for their conduct. 
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    Does this qualify for a civil suit?
    Answer

    This could be a tortious interrerence in a contract type case. Its simply a matter of ivsting the money in legal fees to take the Park management to task for their conduct. 

  • Q
    I bought yogurt from Publix Supermarkets in Homosassa Fl. today. When I got home I took one to eat and realized that it had expired 5 days ago.
    Consumer Law  |  May 31st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No - you have no damages to warrant a lawsuit. Return them with your reciept and they should refund you. 
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    I bought yogurt from Publix Supermarkets in Homosassa Fl. today. When I got home I took one to eat and realized that it had expired 5 days ago.
    Answer

    No - you have no damages to warrant a lawsuit. Return them with your reciept and they should refund you. 

  • Q
    Which kind of lawyer could help when I was separated from the corporation me and my husband have?He threatened me and made me sign my separation.
    Civil Litigation  |  May 25th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   First no one can "make" you sign anything short of a literal gun to your head. This sounds more like a buyers remourse issue where you made a deal to keep the car and give up rights to the corppration after you "left the job" the judge said you had to maintain emplyment at in soem fashion. That stat...
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    Which kind of lawyer could help when I was separated from the corporation me and my husband have?He threatened me and made me sign my separation.
    Answer

    First no one can "make" you sign anything short of a literal gun to your head. This sounds more like a buyers remourse issue where you made a deal to keep the car and give up rights to the corppration after you "left the job" the judge said you had to maintain emplyment at in soem fashion. That stated, you will need to hire a lawyer at some expense to figure out what you did and what was agreed to and why to provide any meaningful guidance on this issue. 

  • Q
    My landlord was aware of a black mold situation 2 years prior to me moving into the unit she never disclosed it to me I ended up getting extremely sic
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  May 25th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   There is no means to "realize its black mold" let alone in a bathroom setting where mildew could equally be the issue, and with either the remedy being a squirt of bleach water. You will need to hire at some expense a licensed mold assessor to determine if there is in fact health implicated mold and...
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    My landlord was aware of a black mold situation 2 years prior to me moving into the unit she never disclosed it to me I ended up getting extremely sic
    Answer

    There is no means to "realize its black mold" let alone in a bathroom setting where mildew could equally be the issue, and with either the remedy being a squirt of bleach water. You will need to hire at some expense a licensed mold assessor to determine if there is in fact health implicated mold and if so then a separate mold remediator to determine what needs to be done to correct it. Inthe mean time if you are willing to take the risk that it IS some form of toxic mold, then for health reasons move out ASAP. BUT you must accept if its NOT toxic black mold you will be undoubtedly bearing the expense of both living expenses. If there is black modl, you can then hire a tenant lawyer to help you terminate the tenancy and then seek damages separately for any medical claims. 

  • Q
    What can I do about my employer not honoring our agreement?
    Breach of Contract  |  May 26th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Unless the entity is a US company - and its sounds like this is a Chinese entity, you likely SOL and such is the risk of dealing with international entities to work in a Communist country. The amount in dispute alone renders any legal action impractical. 
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    What can I do about my employer not honoring our agreement?
    Answer

    Unless the entity is a US company - and its sounds like this is a Chinese entity, you likely SOL and such is the risk of dealing with international entities to work in a Communist country. The amount in dispute alone renders any legal action impractical. 

  • Q
    Can I sue the person who made theses False/Slander/Discriminationa and Libel?
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  May 26th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   False statements about your age are unlikely to amount a defamation in a vacuum. You woould need much more tha posted to havea legitimate claim otherwise. 
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    Can I sue the person who made theses False/Slander/Discriminationa and Libel?
    Answer

    False statements about your age are unlikely to amount a defamation in a vacuum. You woould need much more tha posted to havea legitimate claim otherwise. 

  • Q
    If one party wants out of a business contract without good reason, what can the other party do?
    Contracts  |  May 27th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   While you may feel you "must have rights" dealing with such issues is why there are business lawyers that you retain to help you respond to such situations. There are many moving pats here including the potential of negative impact on your business trying to enfroce a contract agaiunst a customer. Y...
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    If one party wants out of a business contract without good reason, what can the other party do?
    Answer

    While you may feel you "must have rights" dealing with such issues is why there are business lawyers that you retain to help you respond to such situations. There are many moving pats here including the potential of negative impact on your business trying to enfroce a contract agaiunst a customer. You need to find a local business lawyer to help you. 

  • Q
    I got pulled over they found a gram of meth never have I don’t meth didn’t know it was there never had a drug charge I’m 32 what could be the outcome
    Police Misconduct  |  May 27th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to retain a crminal lawyer nad have the charges dismissed or an axquittal before any such claims are even remotely considered from a civil angle. 
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    I got pulled over they found a gram of meth never have I don’t meth didn’t know it was there never had a drug charge I’m 32 what could be the outcome
    Answer

    You will need to retain a crminal lawyer nad have the charges dismissed or an axquittal before any such claims are even remotely considered from a civil angle. 

  • Q
    I am being sued for selling a car and now the person who bought wants me to pay the fix of the car now I sold the car by craiglist as is
    Civil Litigation  |  May 27th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If you are being sued you will need to retain a lawyer to address the issue. You can use the find a lawyer feature here to locate a lawyer in your area. 
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    I am being sued for selling a car and now the person who bought wants me to pay the fix of the car now I sold the car by craiglist as is
    Answer

    If you are being sued you will need to retain a lawyer to address the issue. You can use the find a lawyer feature here to locate a lawyer in your area. 

  • Q
    Hurricane damage insurance claim - public adjuster is not performing well
    Insurance  |  May 29th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Then you will now likely need to hire the lawyer you probably shoudl have hired from the start. They can assist in addressing any claim made by the PA. 
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    hurricane damage insurance claim - public adjuster is not performing well
    Answer

    Then you will now likely need to hire the lawyer you probably shoudl have hired from the start. They can assist in addressing any claim made by the PA. 

  • Q
    Small claims against Moving company
    Breach of Contract  |  May 29th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to hire a lawyer to handle what is called a CARMACK case - if you have a move across the country I doubt this will be a small claims case. 
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    Small claims against Moving company
    Answer

    You will need to hire a lawyer to handle what is called a CARMACK case - if you have a move across the country I doubt this will be a small claims case. 

  • Q
    What's the status of limitation for a civil suit
    Collections  |  May 29th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Depend on the nature of the lawsuit but on an closed bank account over draft likely 5 years. 
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    What's the status of limitation for a civil suit
    Answer

    Depend on the nature of the lawsuit but on an closed bank account over draft likely 5 years. 

  • Q
    Falsely accused at work
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  May 18th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Because its not gradeschool or college with safe spaces and crying rooms with stuffed animals or teachers to run to when you feel bullied. Its the real world, with real people and somes times people just suck. Learning to deal with and recognize such situations is the skill set to be learned in the ...
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    Falsely accused at work
    Answer

    Because its not gradeschool or college with safe spaces and crying rooms with stuffed animals or teachers to run to when you feel bullied. Its the real world, with real people and somes times people just suck. Learning to deal with and recognize such situations is the skill set to be learned in the business enviroment so focus on this being a learning opportunity and a means to grow your ability handle such issues in a mature fashion.

  • Q
    My pot bellied pig was stolen, tortured and subsequently murdered by the leasing company from which I rented a mobile home, Justice for Harley
    Personal Injury  |  May 14th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Unless you have actual evidence that the leasing company took and killed your pig, not accusations, hard evidence, there is no real case here.
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    My pot bellied pig was stolen, tortured and subsequently murdered by the leasing company from which I rented a mobile home, Justice for Harley
    Answer

    Unless you have actual evidence that the leasing company took and killed your pig, not accusations, hard evidence, there is no real case here.

  • Q
    Knowing my rights
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  May 14th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If you lost in court and have no reciepts or records, then it is what it is in the eyes of the court.
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    Knowing my rights
    Answer

    If you lost in court and have no reciepts or records, then it is what it is in the eyes of the court.

  • Q
    I have a problem about 2yrs ago i purchased a vehicle fro Mike Erdmam toyota in August of 2016 brand new corola le standardWell they
    Consumer Fraud  |  May 15th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   It makes no sense that you would rely on a car dealer to tell you about what car insurance you have or need to maintain for a finance agreement. Its your job to maintain the proper insurance coverage andif you dont thebank will get "forced coverage" andbill you out the wazoo for it. 
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    I have a problem about 2yrs ago i purchased a vehicle fro Mike Erdmam toyota in August of 2016 brand new corola le standardWell they
    Answer

    It makes no sense that you would rely on a car dealer to tell you about what car insurance you have or need to maintain for a finance agreement. Its your job to maintain the proper insurance coverage andif you dont thebank will get "forced coverage" andbill you out the wazoo for it. 

  • Q
    Insurance
    Insurance  |  May 15th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to hire a lawyer to handle this. If the accident was someone elses fault, yand you were injured, ou need an injury lawyer. They will often take cases on a contingent fee. Otherwise, you will need to pay for a lwyer out of pocket to intervene and addres this issue. 
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    insurance
    Answer

    You will need to hire a lawyer to handle this. If the accident was someone elses fault, yand you were injured, ou need an injury lawyer. They will often take cases on a contingent fee. Otherwise, you will need to pay for a lwyer out of pocket to intervene and addres this issue. 

  • Q
    We have a dog that has been getting medication for heart worm every month and has now tested positive for heart worm do we have any legal actions
    Animal Law  |  May 16th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not prectically form a variety of reasons, as ordering such meds on line means you werent getting them from a vet with regular visits and check ups. So there is no one to support that you gave the dog the meds as required. Uless you wanted to spend thousands of dollars on legal fees out of pocket th...
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    We have a dog that has been getting medication for heart worm every month and has now tested positive for heart worm do we have any legal actions
    Answer

    Not prectically form a variety of reasons, as ordering such meds on line means you werent getting them from a vet with regular visits and check ups. So there is no one to support that you gave the dog the meds as required. Uless you wanted to spend thousands of dollars on legal fees out of pocket that sinply wont get very far. 

  • Q
    Is this eviction legal
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  May 17th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No way to tell without seeing ALL the issues. You need to report this to your section 8 liason and they can tell you about the legality of whatever you were doing or agreed to. 
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    Is this eviction legal
    Answer

    No way to tell without seeing ALL the issues. You need to report this to your section 8 liason and they can tell you about the legality of whatever you were doing or agreed to. 

  • Q
    What is the best way to put my rent into an escrow account or registry?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  May 17th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Hate to tell you but the landlords home owners insurance will not cover your personal items and losses as renters from a hurricane claim. Not sure what bluff you called, I suspect you are working yourself into an evicton proceeding with the landlord over this issue. The simple answer to this issue a...
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    What is the best way to put my rent into an escrow account or registry?
    Answer

    Hate to tell you but the landlords home owners insurance will not cover your personal items and losses as renters from a hurricane claim. Not sure what bluff you called, I suspect you are working yourself into an evicton proceeding with the landlord over this issue. The simple answer to this issue and the one provided by Fla. Stat. 83.56(1) is a 7 day letter, terminate the tenancy if repair that LL is reponsible for are not made and then move out on the 8th day to some other place thats more suitable. There is no practical withild rent or put it in escrow without baiting an eviction lawsuit,where you end up with an eviction on your record win lose or draw. 

  • Q
    Rental car company
    Consumer Fraud  |  May 9th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   She may need to hire a lawyer to help her with an FCRA dispute and potential lawsuit. 
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    Rental car company
    Answer

    She may need to hire a lawyer to help her with an FCRA dispute and potential lawsuit. 

  • Q
    Hit and run
    Automobile Accidents  |  May 10th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If this is a phantom vehicle case - they will ALWAYS treat the insured like they are scamming them -  because statistically there is a signifcant percentage of that in such claims. 
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    Hit and run
    Answer

    If this is a phantom vehicle case - they will ALWAYS treat the insured like they are scamming them -  because statistically there is a signifcant percentage of that in such claims. 

  • Q
    How can I sue to coverage hospital bill for pet that wasn't needed.
    Animal Law  |  May 10th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to hire an expert to support that the surgery was "not needed".X-Rays are not perfect and if they supported surgical intervention properly, the fact that nothing was there when they went in is not inherently an "unneeded" procedure. Once you have an opinion inwriting otherwise, then yo...
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    How can I sue to coverage hospital bill for pet that wasn't needed.
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    You will need to hire an expert to support that the surgery was "not needed".X-Rays are not perfect and if they supported surgical intervention properly, the fact that nothing was there when they went in is not inherently an "unneeded" procedure. Once you have an opinion inwriting otherwise, then you have something to work with. 

  • Q
    Lead poisoning
    Personal Injury  |  May 10th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   They will need to get with a personal injury lawyer and gather up the medical records associated with the diagnosis ASAP. 
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    lead poisoning
    Answer

    They will need to get with a personal injury lawyer and gather up the medical records associated with the diagnosis ASAP. 

  • Q
    We need help
    Consumer Fraud  |  May 11th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is likely am issue of confusion or mistake as opposed to "fraud" as a starting point. Regardless, you may be able to seek "recission" of the agreement. If the selller will not agree t this voluntarily,you will likely need to retain a lawyer at some expense to intervene and address this accordin...
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    We need help
    Answer

    This is likely am issue of confusion or mistake as opposed to "fraud" as a starting point. Regardless, you may be able to seek "recission" of the agreement. If the selller will not agree t this voluntarily,you will likely need to retain a lawyer at some expense to intervene and address this accordingly.

  • Q
    Breach of contract/demand for payment without proof of breach 4 times the amount of contract (extortion)
    Contracts  |  May 11th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not sure where that amount came from but you will need to HIRE a lawyer to deal with this issue not merely "consult" with some or gather blurbs on the internet. As this is likely to some level of contract defense case, this is an issue where you will be paying out of pocket to defend the allegations...
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    Breach of contract/demand for payment without proof of breach 4 times the amount of contract (extortion)
    Answer

    Not sure where that amount came from but you will need to HIRE a lawyer to deal with this issue not merely "consult" with some or gather blurbs on the internet. As this is likely to some level of contract defense case, this is an issue where you will be paying out of pocket to defend the allegations, extortive or not. 

  • Q
    How do i get a good rental reference as promised?
    Civil Litigation  |  May 11th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You would need to have it in writingthat you were entitled to such for some reason as a practical start. 
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    how do i get a good rental reference as promised?
    Answer

    You would need to have it in writingthat you were entitled to such for some reason as a practical start. 

  • Q
    I would like to discuss a case, I have started researching information in regards to a school I attended I would like to submit a claim, where?
    Civil Litigation  |  May 11th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You would need to retain a civil trial or personal injury lawyer to address this issue. 
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    I would like to discuss a case, I have started researching information in regards to a school I attended I would like to submit a claim, where?
    Answer

    You would need to retain a civil trial or personal injury lawyer to address this issue. 

  • Q
    I live in Florida. Can a process server come to my work place to deliver a subpoena for my husband.
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  May 11th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Nope. This is price of a free society. You can discuss this with UPD about the security aspects of doing so, but there is no lawsuit here and any effort to push the envelope on such would entail you spending thousands of dollars in legal fees simply to make a point. 
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    I live in Florida. Can a process server come to my work place to deliver a subpoena for my husband.
    Answer

    Nope. This is price of a free society. You can discuss this with UPD about the security aspects of doing so, but there is no lawsuit here and any effort to push the envelope on such would entail you spending thousands of dollars in legal fees simply to make a point. 

  • Q
    I broke my tooth yesterday with pit inside libbys fruit cocktail can i sue them.
    Personal Injury  |  May 12th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not generally no. This is a clear assumption of risk issue combined with low damages. Unless YOU wantedto spend the thousands of dollars necessary to file such a lawsuit, to make a point or out of principle, this is likely a customer service issue at best. 
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    i broke my tooth yesterday with pit inside libbys fruit cocktail can i sue them.
    Answer

    Not generally no. This is a clear assumption of risk issue combined with low damages. Unless YOU wantedto spend the thousands of dollars necessary to file such a lawsuit, to make a point or out of principle, this is likely a customer service issue at best. 

  • Q
    Sue HOA they retained atty even though I was in constant contact and was not notified or threatened with atty ontervention
    Consumer Fraud  |  May 12th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   There is no obligation that the HOA threaten attorney intervention. You need to lawyer up at this point with a lawsuit pending or have your BK lawyer address this with you. 
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    sue HOA they retained atty even though I was in constant contact and was not notified or threatened with atty ontervention
    Answer

    There is no obligation that the HOA threaten attorney intervention. You need to lawyer up at this point with a lawsuit pending or have your BK lawyer address this with you. 

  • Q
    A TITLE CO. MADE AN ERROR YEARS AGO WHEN WE WANTED TO PUT MY DAUGHTER ON THE DEED FOR RIGHT OF SURVIORSHIP, INSTEAD THEY US A LIVING TRUST
    Civil Litigation  |  May 12th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Since YOU signed all that paperwork, there is likely an equal amount of fault on your part, especially if you didnt have a real estate lawyer to hande this. You will now need to hire a real etsate lawyer to address this ASAP. 
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    A TITLE CO. MADE AN ERROR YEARS AGO WHEN WE WANTED TO PUT MY DAUGHTER ON THE DEED FOR RIGHT OF SURVIORSHIP, INSTEAD THEY US A LIVING TRUST
    Answer

    Since YOU signed all that paperwork, there is likely an equal amount of fault on your part, especially if you didnt have a real estate lawyer to hande this. You will now need to hire a real etsate lawyer to address this ASAP. 

  • Q
    What are my chances of winning my eviction?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  May 13th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Unfortunately "work with me" and "fight agressively for my children' are simply opposite concepts in the landlord tenant arena. You can try legal aid if you qualify but as the old saying goes "beggars can't be choosers" so do not expect "aggressive" representation as opposed to buying you some time ...
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    What are my chances of winning my eviction?
    Answer

    Unfortunately "work with me" and "fight agressively for my children' are simply opposite concepts in the landlord tenant arena. You can try legal aid if you qualify but as the old saying goes "beggars can't be choosers" so do not expect "aggressive" representation as opposed to buying you some time to move, etc. You can contact your Section 8 liason and see what they say, but generally a landlord is not required to rent to you past the point of your lease, as the extenuating circumstances are yours not thiers. Otherwise, you will need to find the means to hire a tenant lawyer if you expect to oppose an eviction, whcih may entail borrowing the money, etc. Do NOT wait until the eviction is filed as there is only 5 days to respond and you wont find lawyers charging lessfor last minute cases. 

  • Q
    Can I fire my roofer for abandoning the job
    Breach of Contract  |  May 14th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to hire a lawyer to review your contract and then go from there. There is no simple resolution to this, especially if you paid the roofer and look to recover money. 
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    Can I fire my roofer for abandoning the job
    Answer

    You will need to hire a lawyer to review your contract and then go from there. There is no simple resolution to this, especially if you paid the roofer and look to recover money. 

  • Q
    I have a contract executed in Brevard County by a representative of a company that recruited me to open a school in Africa (now defunct) not paid.
    Breach of Contract  |  May 8th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You are likely to find that the ability to collect money from fraud scammers or just shady defendents is very difficult anda task most any competent lawyer will decline if you are expecting a contingent fee arrangement where the lawyer gets a percentage of the funds collected, an 40% of o 0 = 0. You...
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    I have a contract executed in Brevard County by a representative of a company that recruited me to open a school in Africa (now defunct) not paid.
    Answer

    You are likely to find that the ability to collect money from fraud scammers or just shady defendents is very difficult anda task most any competent lawyer will decline if you are expecting a contingent fee arrangement where the lawyer gets a percentage of the funds collected, an 40% of o 0 = 0. You will need to decide whether you want to spend money out of pocket hiring a civil trial lawyer to sue the entity and its operators to try and recover your payment and possibly expose the sham you describe

  • Q
    My name is Donna, are you an attorney who would you be willing to take a negligent chiropractor case? I have support from med exp. and other drs, thx
    Medical Malpractice  |  May 8th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Its possible that a case lies here BUT such cases are VERY difficult to establish and often do not have sufficient financial damages to warrant the expense and investment needed by most lawyers handling such cases. You will need expert testimony and affidavits and will need to hire a malpractice law...
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    My name is Donna, are you an attorney who would you be willing to take a negligent chiropractor case? I have support from med exp. and other drs, thx
    Answer

    Its possible that a case lies here BUT such cases are VERY difficult to establish and often do not have sufficient financial damages to warrant the expense and investment needed by most lawyers handling such cases. You will need expert testimony and affidavits and will need to hire a malpractice lawyer, and possibly bear the expense of securing experts on such a case, so be prepared for that. 

  • Q
    I ordered $150 dollars worth of good from uk at jcpenny, spent 100 hours calling and they cang give me back my money, its been a year plus.i need help
    Legal Malpractice  |  May 9th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   To spend 100 HOURS trying to recover $150.00 is nonsensical. That stated, your other option would be to hire a lawyer at even mor expense to file a lawsuit to seek a judgment for the $150.00 which makes no financial sense but it IS your right to do so outof porincple if you choose. 
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    I ordered $150 dollars worth of good from uk at jcpenny, spent 100 hours calling and they cang give me back my money, its been a year plus.i need help
    Answer

    To spend 100 HOURS trying to recover $150.00 is nonsensical. That stated, your other option would be to hire a lawyer at even mor expense to file a lawsuit to seek a judgment for the $150.00 which makes no financial sense but it IS your right to do so outof porincple if you choose. 

  • Q
    My 14 year old daughter being suspended for over a week from her school for a peck kiss to a boy
    Civil Litigation  |  May 4th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Yeah......there is a LOT more to this than the facts provided. You will need to actually need to RETAIN a lawyer to examine ALL the actual facts, not the selective ones, for this incident. As to the illicit taping, its possible violation occurred here due to the children being minors and potential i...
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    my 14 year old daughter being suspended for over a week from her school for a peck kiss to a boy
    Answer

    Yeah......there is a LOT more to this than the facts provided. You will need to actually need to RETAIN a lawyer to examine ALL the actual facts, not the selective ones, for this incident. As to the illicit taping, its possible violation occurred here due to the children being minors and potential issues with Fla. Stat. 934. Withtout the rest of the facts, its imposibel to tell to what ends that would matter however.

  • Q
    If the car was 13000 but because of finance it went to 20000 and so far we paid 13000 how could the rate just go up how do I still owe 12000
    Contracts  |  May 4th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Maybe - you will need to actually hire a lawyer or CPA  to review your contract terms. There is no proper answer you will get on an internet blurb.
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    If the car was 13000 but because of finance it went to 20000 and so far we paid 13000 how could the rate just go up how do I still owe 12000
    Answer

    Maybe - you will need to actually hire a lawyer or CPA  to review your contract terms. There is no proper answer you will get on an internet blurb.

  • Q
    Can I sue someone for writing to my company that I treat Latin American different than blacks when it's not true
    Civil Litigation  |  May 5th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Its a potntial defamation case. They are expensive, complicated and combative to pursue but its possible if you want to spend the oney to do it. 
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    Can I sue someone for writing to my company that I treat Latin American different than blacks when it's not true
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    Its a potntial defamation case. They are expensive, complicated and combative to pursue but its possible if you want to spend the oney to do it. 

  • Q
    Discrimination by a police officer
    Civil Litigation  |  May 6th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If the officer ACTUALLY ADMITTED to lying on the report, then you might have something useful to work with. Otherwise this starts as the classic domestic dispute where parties want to sue everyone that doesnt go thier way, and as such you will likely spend a great deal of money on legal fees simply ...
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    If the officer ACTUALLY ADMITTED to lying on the report, then you might have something useful to work with. Otherwise this starts as the classic domestic dispute where parties want to sue everyone that doesnt go thier way, and as such you will likely spend a great deal of money on legal fees simply railing against the system but to little effect. If you had a crimnal defense lawyer involved - the best bet is to apporach them about such issues or possible a referal to a civil trial or civil rights lawyer. 

  • Q
    I have an ongoing issue with a roofing company that was suppose to Re-Roof my House 11 months ago. They have made several mistakesHow can you help me?
    Contracts  |  May 7th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is what happens when dealing with family and freinds, things get sloppy. You and your siblings need to retain a lawyer to sue the contractor for the money paid  - if they wont return it and you thnk they have it to pay. Otherwise its a $10,000.00 learning lesson which will be terrible.&nbs...
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    I have an ongoing issue with a roofing company that was suppose to Re-Roof my House 11 months ago. They have made several mistakesHow can you help me?
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    This is what happens when dealing with family and freinds, things get sloppy. You and your siblings need to retain a lawyer to sue the contractor for the money paid  - if they wont return it and you thnk they have it to pay. Otherwise its a $10,000.00 learning lesson which will be terrible. 

  • Q
    I need a lawyer for police brutality please contact me for details I am in allot of pain thanks to cops
    Police Misconduct  |  May 7th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to hire a civil rights lawyer at some expense to review this. Other than that, it seems you intervened in a controversy that resulted in law enforcement being called to a domestic violence scene between two mentally chalenged people. They are not there to play "Dr. Phil".....when law e...
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    I need a lawyer for police brutality please contact me for details I am in allot of pain thanks to cops
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    You will need to hire a civil rights lawyer at some expense to review this. Other than that, it seems you intervened in a controversy that resulted in law enforcement being called to a domestic violence scene between two mentally chalenged people. They are not there to play "Dr. Phil".....when law enforcement is called to resolve such an issue - they are typically there to effect arrest and keep the perpretrators from harming others and that gets taken in to account also. You need to see if there were any videos associated with any prosecution or charges filed as that will be useful also. 

  • Q
    Testing false positive or false negative on a urinalysis drug screen
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  May 7th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Probably a general civil trial lawyer to address such an issue. Be prepared to pay out of pocket for such a lawyer as this is not likely a contingent fee case. 
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    Testing false positive or false negative on a urinalysis drug screen
    Answer

    Probably a general civil trial lawyer to address such an issue. Be prepared to pay out of pocket for such a lawyer as this is not likely a contingent fee case. 

  • Q
    What can I do about racist, harassing texts, authorized recorded phone calls and voicemails defaming our character by my fiancees ex girlfriend?
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  May 1st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Other than securing law enforcement intervention or trying to secure a restraining order, you are left with bearing the expense of a civil lawuit or trying find a way to de-escalate the issues until you get off her radar. There is no magical - just make her stop - option. I wish there was I would re...
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    What can I do about racist, harassing texts, authorized recorded phone calls and voicemails defaming our character by my fiancees ex girlfriend?
    Answer

    Other than securing law enforcement intervention or trying to secure a restraining order, you are left with bearing the expense of a civil lawuit or trying find a way to de-escalate the issues until you get off her radar. There is no magical - just make her stop - option. I wish there was I would recommend to all of my clients in the social media/internet defamation lawsuits we routinely see. 

  • Q
    What is the statue of limitations on collecting a judgment of small claims awarded to you?
    Collections  |  May 1st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Generally 20 years
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    What is the statue of limitations on collecting a judgment of small claims awarded to you?
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    Generally 20 years

  • Q
    In 2013 I co-signed a Student Loan for a relative
    Contracts  |  May 2nd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You simply don't. Co-signing is like vouching for someone in the mob. The lender made the loan because YOU promised to back the borrower and pay if they didn't. Like mafia, if the borrower turns out to be a rat, you get the cement shoes along with them for vouching for them. You may need to consult ...
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    In 2013 I co-signed a Student Loan for a relative
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    You simply don't. Co-signing is like vouching for someone in the mob. The lender made the loan because YOU promised to back the borrower and pay if they didn't. Like mafia, if the borrower turns out to be a rat, you get the cement shoes along with them for vouching for them. You may need to consult with a bankruptcy lawyer. 

  • Q
    Can i be charged for a death due to car accident
    Automobile Accidents  |  May 3rd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Possibly - its not in your control - so no need to worry about that aspect. You can talk to your insurance defense lawyer fo the civil case about the potential issues. 
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    Can i be charged for a death due to car accident
    Answer

    Possibly - its not in your control - so no need to worry about that aspect. You can talk to your insurance defense lawyer fo the civil case about the potential issues. 

  • Q
    My car was only 17000 so far I paid 13351 and the dealership saying I still owe 12000
    Breach of Contract  |  May 3rd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Life is unfair. The problem here is that you dont seem to unerstand how financing and calculations of interst work. If you finance 16,000.00 and pay 13,000.00 over 2 years - you do NOT just owe $3,000.00. You may want to bring your finance agreement to a CPA and them explain it to you. 
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    My car was only 17000 so far I paid 13351 and the dealership saying I still owe 12000
    Answer

    Life is unfair. The problem here is that you dont seem to unerstand how financing and calculations of interst work. If you finance 16,000.00 and pay 13,000.00 over 2 years - you do NOT just owe $3,000.00. You may want to bring your finance agreement to a CPA and them explain it to you. 

  • Q
    1 year severence pay discontinued if employment secured during time period - does consulting/per diem work apply
    Contracts  |  May 3rd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Possibly yes - you will need to retain a lawyer and be prepared to address this issue financially if yo are attempting to double dip. 
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    1 year severence pay discontinued if employment secured during time period - does consulting/per diem work apply
    Answer

    Possibly yes - you will need to retain a lawyer and be prepared to address this issue financially if yo are attempting to double dip. 

  • Q
    How do I cancel a Home improvement contract after passing 3 day right of recision window. 10 days into contract I started the request to cancel.
    Consumer Law  |  May 4th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Your best bet is to spend some additional money to hire a lawyer to help you work this issue out. 
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    How do I cancel a Home improvement contract after passing 3 day right of recision window. 10 days into contract I started the request to cancel.
    Answer

    Your best bet is to spend some additional money to hire a lawyer to help you work this issue out. 

  • Q
    Can landlord in mobile home park take rights to my title during eviction process?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Apr 30th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   They may have a lien on your mobile home for the past due rent or damages owed. You will need to retain a lawyer to determine how to handle this. 
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    Can landlord in mobile home park take rights to my title during eviction process?
    Answer

    They may have a lien on your mobile home for the past due rent or damages owed. You will need to retain a lawyer to determine how to handle this. 

  • Q
    Settled a case. Then found out that the lawyer lied about filing discrimination
    Legal Malpractice  |  Apr 26th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   I have little doubt that was NOT the explanation provided by your laywer and no one would accept such a silly statement as a client even if a lawyer were to say something so absurd. Moreover, not sure what the damages would be if you actually entered into a settlement for some reason or other in the...
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    Settled a case. Then found out that the lawyer lied about filing discrimination
    Answer

    I have little doubt that was NOT the explanation provided by your laywer and no one would accept such a silly statement as a client even if a lawyer were to say something so absurd. Moreover, not sure what the damages would be if you actually entered into a settlement for some reason or other in the cause. If you seriously expect tp pursue such an issue you will need to spend money to retain a lawyer as an expert to review the file and determine if there was some level or malpractice or merit to your factual claim. 

  • Q
    OPEN MVA CASE
    Litigation  |  Apr 27th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Yes - this is a question to pose to your existing lawyer. Thats what they get paid for. 
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    OPEN MVA CASE
    Answer

    Yes - this is a question to pose to your existing lawyer. Thats what they get paid for. 

  • Q
    Having trouble getting landlord to fix repairs
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Apr 27th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You're best bet is to spend the money and hire a tenant lawyer to address the issue properly. 
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    Having trouble getting landlord to fix repairs
    Answer

    You're best bet is to spend the money and hire a tenant lawyer to address the issue properly. 

  • Q
    HOW TO BE MADE WHOLE AFTER PERSONAL LOAN TO DISABLED VETERAN for depective trade practices?
    Breach of Contract  |  Mar 28th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Thats what happenes you you play bank.......you can try to sue the DV - problem is he is likely judgment proof and you are stuck paying to protect your credit. Poor choice to loan money to anyone that you cant just wanlk away from. Keep that in mind in the future. 
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    HOW TO BE MADE WHOLE AFTER PERSONAL LOAN TO DISABLED VETERAN for depective trade practices?
    Answer

    Thats what happenes you you play bank.......you can try to sue the DV - problem is he is likely judgment proof and you are stuck paying to protect your credit. Poor choice to loan money to anyone that you cant just wanlk away from. Keep that in mind in the future. 

  • Q
    Company in Maitland FL owes our company 135,000 in consulting fees but refuses to pay? Recommend a Strategy?
    Breach of Contract  |  Mar 29th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This question has been asked several times over several weeks in various forums. That you STILL have not retained an attorney to pursue this is simply silly. Unles syou can afford to eat $135,000.00 every day you waste not getting this sorted out cost you more money. 
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    Company in Maitland FL owes our company 135,000 in consulting fees but refuses to pay? Recommend a Strategy?
    Answer

    This question has been asked several times over several weeks in various forums. That you STILL have not retained an attorney to pursue this is simply silly. Unles syou can afford to eat $135,000.00 every day you waste not getting this sorted out cost you more money. 

  • Q
    HelloMy name is Judy Guzman. Can I sue the bank for negligence?. Because of them My children will be in the street next week. I don’t have place to
    Consumer Law  |  Apr 26th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not sure I see bank negligence herein as much as financia lissues on your part. You may want to contact a local shelter or legal aid to see if they can help you sort things out. 
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    HelloMy name is Judy Guzman. Can I sue the bank for negligence?. Because of them My children will be in the street next week. I don’t have place to
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    Not sure I see bank negligence herein as much as financia lissues on your part. You may want to contact a local shelter or legal aid to see if they can help you sort things out. 

  • Q
    DUE TO FAMILY PERIL MAINTENANCE WAS NOT KEPT UP WITH VEHICLE IN TIME. DO I HAVE RIGHTS TO RESTORE MY WARRANTY?
    Civil Litigation  |  Mar 28th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   NO idea what you are describing with a "bird dog". Such warranties are covered under the Magnuson Moss Warranty Act. Whether your warranty was voided in some fashion simply needs to be addressed by hiring alawyer at some expense to review the situation and go from there. 
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    DUE TO FAMILY PERIL MAINTENANCE WAS NOT KEPT UP WITH VEHICLE IN TIME. DO I HAVE RIGHTS TO RESTORE MY WARRANTY?
    Answer

    NO idea what you are describing with a "bird dog". Such warranties are covered under the Magnuson Moss Warranty Act. Whether your warranty was voided in some fashion simply needs to be addressed by hiring alawyer at some expense to review the situation and go from there. 

  • Q
    Liquidating a storage unit
    Consumer Law  |  Mar 29th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is an isues to be addressed under Fla. Stat. Chap. 83/715. if they failed to compmy with the notice provisions and dispose of the property properly, they may owe you damages for the losses you can prove. Unfortunately, such cases are not often contingent fee cases so you may need to plan on spe...
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    Liquidating a storage unit
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    This is an isues to be addressed under Fla. Stat. Chap. 83/715. if they failed to compmy with the notice provisions and dispose of the property properly, they may owe you damages for the losses you can prove. Unfortunately, such cases are not often contingent fee cases so you may need to plan on spending money out of pocket on a lawyer and look to get your money reimbursed if you win.  

  • Q
    What kind of case is this?
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Mar 29th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   In theory this would be a malpratice case if negligent and likely some other form a case if done intentionally as you allege. Bottom line is such a case would rarely be a contingent fee case and you would need to willing to spend money out of pocket to address this issue effectively for a variety of...
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    What kind of case is this?
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    In theory this would be a malpratice case if negligent and likely some other form a case if done intentionally as you allege. Bottom line is such a case would rarely be a contingent fee case and you would need to willing to spend money out of pocket to address this issue effectively for a variety of reasons. 

  • Q
    Hi! Trying to find a lawyer because my job dropped my pay and I didn’t sign anything or talk to anyone from corporate so I don’t understand.
    Animal Law  |  Mar 30th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Absent a written empoloyment contract - the employer can change wage rates as they choose.
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    Hi! Trying to find a lawyer because my job dropped my pay and I didn’t sign anything or talk to anyone from corporate so I don’t understand.
    Answer

    Absent a written empoloyment contract - the employer can change wage rates as they choose.

  • Q
    Both names joined by and on car title
    Civil Litigation  |  Mar 30th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Possibly  - you will need to hire a lawyer to review the title and to address claims by the others as you cannot depreive themnof thier rights without repercussion. 
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    Both names joined by and on car title
    Answer

    Possibly  - you will need to hire a lawyer to review the title and to address claims by the others as you cannot depreive themnof thier rights without repercussion. 

  • Q
    Is there a statue of limitations on court orders re. legal costs
    Collections  |  Mar 30th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Porbably - judgments are good for 20 years and most such debts are reduced to judgment when you lose. 
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    Is there a statue of limitations on court orders re. legal costs
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    Porbably - judgments are good for 20 years and most such debts are reduced to judgment when you lose. 

  • Q
    Breach of contract on a house sell
    Breach of Contract  |  Apr 20th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   As its unlikely you hired a real estate attorney to handle the transaction from the start, you will likely now need to spendmore to hire such a lawyer to sort out the mess you made. Hire a real estate lawyer ASAP. 
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    Breach of contract on a house sell
    Answer

    As its unlikely you hired a real estate attorney to handle the transaction from the start, you will likely now need to spendmore to hire such a lawyer to sort out the mess you made. Hire a real estate lawyer ASAP. 

  • Q
    How do I take legal action against an authorized retailer that sold me stolen phone
    Consumer Law  |  Apr 20th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will likely need to sue them with a lawyer, at some expense, do to such allegations. Odd that AT&T wouldnt address the issue directly though. 
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    How do I take legal action against an authorized retailer that sold me stolen phone
    Answer

    You will likely need to sue them with a lawyer, at some expense, do to such allegations. Odd that AT&T wouldnt address the issue directly though. 

  • Q
    Car payments
    Consumer Law  |  Apr 20th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This sounds like some stipulation from a lawsuit with "being of record". That stated, the loan agreement is the deal, anything else other than a written change to the agreement is a courtesy. If you can't pay for the car and they wont budge, they will likely repossess the car. 
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    Car payments
    Answer

    This sounds like some stipulation from a lawsuit with "being of record". That stated, the loan agreement is the deal, anything else other than a written change to the agreement is a courtesy. If you can't pay for the car and they wont budge, they will likely repossess the car. 

  • Q
    What recourse do I have when a creditor I had for 10 years, sends an erroneous report to the Credit Bureau that caused my score to drop 65 points?
    Consumer Law  |  Apr 20th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to challenge this under the FCRA with the credit reporting agencies and the finance company. 
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    What recourse do I have when a creditor I had for 10 years, sends an erroneous report to the Credit Bureau that caused my score to drop 65 points?
    Answer

    You will need to challenge this under the FCRA with the credit reporting agencies and the finance company. 

  • Q
    Where can i find a good lawer for a consultation for lawsuits
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Apr 21st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Defamation cases as described are hourly rate/retainer cases. You will likely need to be willing to pay for legal services up front to obtain a lawyer on such a case. 
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    where can i find a good lawer for a consultation for lawsuits
    Answer

    Defamation cases as described are hourly rate/retainer cases. You will likely need to be willing to pay for legal services up front to obtain a lawyer on such a case. 

  • Q
    My husband and I have shared well rights with a renatl property, we own ours, and the the tenant cut the pipe that leads to our home's water supply?
    Breach of Contract  |  Apr 21st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   if you are hiring a lawyer monday, presumably they will address this with you. 
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    my husband and I have shared well rights with a renatl property, we own ours, and the the tenant cut the pipe that leads to our home's water supply?
    Answer

    if you are hiring a lawyer monday, presumably they will address this with you. 

  • Q
    Can i file a claim against direct tv
    Consumer Fraud  |  Apr 24th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Why have you been paying for 2 years on a service that has bnever been installed? That simply makes no sense.
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    can i file a claim against direct tv
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    Why have you been paying for 2 years on a service that has bnever been installed? That simply makes no sense.

  • Q
    Is it legal for insurance companies to move my pre authorized drugs to a higher tier to avoid avoid paying benefits?
    Consumer Fraud  |  Apr 25th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   All depends on the terms of the insurance contract. Generally there would be an issue if they did it during the pendency of the policy period but can surely do so on renewal. 
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    Is it legal for insurance companies to move my pre authorized drugs to a higher tier to avoid avoid paying benefits?
    Answer

    All depends on the terms of the insurance contract. Generally there would be an issue if they did it during the pendency of the policy period but can surely do so on renewal. 

  • Q
    The house I rent was sold to a new Rental Agency. Do I have to pay a new move in charge if I was already a tenant under a 1 year lease.
    Contracts  |  Apr 25th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If you have an existing lease - the current lease terms control the rental whenthe property is sold. 
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    The house I rent was sold to a new Rental Agency. Do I have to pay a new move in charge if I was already a tenant under a 1 year lease.
    Answer

    If you have an existing lease - the current lease terms control the rental whenthe property is sold. 

  • Q
    The other lawyers have asked to settle six times and im ready but my lawyer will not let me. What can i do and is this malpractice? I am broke!
    Legal Malpractice  |  Apr 26th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If the reasons are ridiculous then consider hiring a different lawyer.
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    The other lawyers have asked to settle six times and im ready but my lawyer will not let me. What can i do and is this malpractice? I am broke!
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    If the reasons are ridiculous then consider hiring a different lawyer.

  • Q
    Can I sue my ex girlfriend for taking the engagement ring I never gave her?
    Litigation  |  Apr 26th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You mean on the ring BOTH of you bought? since she is on the same credit card and owes equally? This is a classic co-mingled debt issue with unmarried people. You will need to sort this out between you or take her to court to have a a judge address it. In the mean time make sure you dont miss your p...
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    Can I sue my ex girlfriend for taking the engagement ring I never gave her?
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    You mean on the ring BOTH of you bought? since she is on the same credit card and owes equally? This is a classic co-mingled debt issue with unmarried people. You will need to sort this out between you or take her to court to have a a judge address it. In the mean time make sure you dont miss your payments.

  • Q
    Is the eviction process the same for someone renting a mobile home and someone who owns it and just paying lot rent?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Apr 26th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No - this a Fla. Stat. 83 vs. 723 issue. From the facts presented you will need to retain a lawyer to handle this immediately. 
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    Is the eviction process the same for someone renting a mobile home and someone who owns it and just paying lot rent?
    Answer

    No - this a Fla. Stat. 83 vs. 723 issue. From the facts presented you will need to retain a lawyer to handle this immediately. 

  • Q
    How can I let them know I'm serious
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Apr 26th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is an issue where they claim they send the deposit to you at an old addressbecause you likely didntgive them the new one. This takes the issue out of Fla. Stat. 83.49(3) if they legitimately mailed the check to you. You may need to check with the post office about the status of forarding your m...
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    How can I let them know I'm serious
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    This is an issue where they claim they send the deposit to you at an old addressbecause you likely didntgive them the new one. This takes the issue out of Fla. Stat. 83.49(3) if they legitimately mailed the check to you. You may need to check with the post office about the status of forarding your mail 

  • Q
    I was verbally assaulted by an 2 employees at Walmart. It has affected me emotionally and physically
    Consumer Law  |  Apr 13th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is a clearly histrionic explanation as had you legitimately feared for your life you would have sceamed for help, dialed 911 or simething along those lines. If being called a "smart ass" is as you described the basis for such fear and reaction, this likely entails a need for evaluation by a psy...
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    I was verbally assaulted by an 2 employees at Walmart. It has affected me emotionally and physically
    Answer

    This is a clearly histrionic explanation as had you legitimately feared for your life you would have sceamed for help, dialed 911 or simething along those lines. If being called a "smart ass" is as you described the basis for such fear and reaction, this likely entails a need for evaluation by a psychologist or psychiatrist as there is clearly a reaction to the events described that suggests some anxiety disorder or other circumstance may be involved. This is not intended to be critical of you but simply an objective opinion about your situation as described. In the mean time, take your business elsewhre and dont shop at Walmart if they treated you poorly. 

  • Q
    The owner of a home we rented and moved from 3/31/18 agreed to many financial things via texts. Are these agreements legally binding ?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Apr 5th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You may have a contract that enforceable and possibly a bad check case to pursue. The issue is whether you want to spend money on hiring a lawyer to pursue the issues and try to recvoer your legal fees under the lease or through Fla. Stat. 83.48.
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    The owner of a home we rented and moved from 3/31/18 agreed to many financial things via texts. Are these agreements legally binding ?
    Answer

    You may have a contract that enforceable and possibly a bad check case to pursue. The issue is whether you want to spend money on hiring a lawyer to pursue the issues and try to recvoer your legal fees under the lease or through Fla. Stat. 83.48.

  • Q
    How can I find an attorney who will take a very serious, good, solid Police Misconduct, Brutality, In or Near Brevard County, Florida
    Police Misconduct  |  Apr 6th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If you are willing to spend the money to pay legal fees and costs to fund the case you describe - there are likely any number of lawyers that might be able to assist you. Funding such cases is always the biggest issue to deal with. 
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    How can I find an attorney who will take a very serious, good, solid Police Misconduct, Brutality, In or Near Brevard County, Florida
    Answer

    If you are willing to spend the money to pay legal fees and costs to fund the case you describe - there are likely any number of lawyers that might be able to assist you. Funding such cases is always the biggest issue to deal with. 

  • Q
    How can my husband and I get out of a lease agreement?
    Contracts  |  Apr 6th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will likely need to retain a lawyer to review the contract and see what can be done to return the puppy and get out of the deal. This may cost you more than the the contract to address if they aggressively defend the issue. 
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    How can my husband and I get out of a lease agreement?
    Answer

    You will likely need to retain a lawyer to review the contract and see what can be done to return the puppy and get out of the deal. This may cost you more than the the contract to address if they aggressively defend the issue. 

  • Q
    Can the amount on a closed off account increase ?
    Debtor and Creditor  |  Apr 6th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You owe what you owe at the interest rate contracted for unfortunatey. Giving the car back does nothing to stop the accrual of interest on a debt you havent paid off. 
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    Can the amount on a closed off account increase ?
    Answer

    You owe what you owe at the interest rate contracted for unfortunatey. Giving the car back does nothing to stop the accrual of interest on a debt you havent paid off. 

  • Q
    Personal injury lien question
    Personal Injury  |  Apr 7th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If this issue is over $1,000.00 depending on the case value this may or may not be worth creating a controversy over. I fyou feel the lawyer botched htings up you can make a complaint with the Florida Bar about the issue and see if they can help resolve it. 
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    Personal injury lien question
    Answer

    If this issue is over $1,000.00 depending on the case value this may or may not be worth creating a controversy over. I fyou feel the lawyer botched htings up you can make a complaint with the Florida Bar about the issue and see if they can help resolve it. 

  • Q
    Can my attorney hold back my lien money?
    Personal Injury  |  Apr 7th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Actually you have no right at all to be in the lawyers office client or not. Keep that in mind so you dont find yourself arrested. That stated, obviously, you have a bad relationship with the lawyer and it is likely that you will need to retain a new lawyer, likely at some exepense out of pocket to ...
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    Can my attorney hold back my lien money?
    Answer

    Actually you have no right at all to be in the lawyers office client or not. Keep that in mind so you dont find yourself arrested. That stated, obviously, you have a bad relationship with the lawyer and it is likely that you will need to retain a new lawyer, likely at some exepense out of pocket to intervene and figure out how to address the issues with the first lawyer. Unforunately, complaining about overisghts and issues AFTER a settlement, and worse, if you are demanding some form of fee reduction or consideration is always problematic and the source of controversy. IN the future address these issues during thecase. 

  • Q
    Can I sue the hospital for bad services
    Medical Malpractice  |  Apr 8th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is not a lawsuit issue at this point - but clearly an issue that needs to be documented and addessed and brough the attemtion of the nursng staff. 
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    Can I sue the hospital for bad services
    Answer

    This is not a lawsuit issue at this point - but clearly an issue that needs to be documented and addessed and brough the attemtion of the nursng staff. 

  • Q
    I have my hoa a letter for my dog stating that she is a emotional support animal signed my a therapist but they won't except it what can I do
    Animal Law  |  Apr 11th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You likely need to hire a lawyer to address this lawsuit and part of that may be a counter-suit for FHA/ADA violations. Sounds like the HOA thinks the ESA status is a sham to circumvent no pet rules. If they are worng it can cost them a good deal in legal fees, and if they are corect, possibly the o...
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    I have my hoa a letter for my dog stating that she is a emotional support animal signed my a therapist but they won't except it what can I do
    Answer

    You likely need to hire a lawyer to address this lawsuit and part of that may be a counter-suit for FHA/ADA violations. Sounds like the HOA thinks the ESA status is a sham to circumvent no pet rules. If they are worng it can cost them a good deal in legal fees, and if they are corect, possibly the othe wa round. 

  • Q
    Can I be evicted?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Apr 12th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No way to tell who can do what about you tenancy without reviewing the documents completely. That stated, one cannot properly file for eviction if you have already surrendered the propery but they can still sue for damages, etc. You may need to hire a tenant lawyer to address this properly. 
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    Can I be evicted?
    Answer

    No way to tell who can do what about you tenancy without reviewing the documents completely. That stated, one cannot properly file for eviction if you have already surrendered the propery but they can still sue for damages, etc. You may need to hire a tenant lawyer to address this properly. 

  • Q
    Unfished work day hired painter
    Civil Litigation  |  Apr 15th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Your best bet is to simply move on and hire a new LICENSED and reputable painter that you check reviews on ro get by recommendation. It is likely not worth the expense trying to chase after the guy for the money at issue as he may not have it or have other problems that prevent him from performing.&...
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    Unfished work day hired painter
    Answer

    Your best bet is to simply move on and hire a new LICENSED and reputable painter that you check reviews on ro get by recommendation. It is likely not worth the expense trying to chase after the guy for the money at issue as he may not have it or have other problems that prevent him from performing. 

  • Q
    Looking for a type of lawyer to help us collect unpaid invoices from services provided since last November. What type of lawyer do I need to look for?
    Breach of Contract  |  Apr 16th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You needto talk to a "collections" laywer. Be prepared for a lack of interest unless you are paying up front fees, or a big chunk of collected funds as most collection law firms are not excited about hard to collect "one off" accounts. IN the future NEVER let a customer/client get deeper into your p...
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    Looking for a type of lawyer to help us collect unpaid invoices from services provided since last November. What type of lawyer do I need to look for?
    Answer

    You needto talk to a "collections" laywer. Be prepared for a lack of interest unless you are paying up front fees, or a big chunk of collected funds as most collection law firms are not excited about hard to collect "one off" accounts. IN the future NEVER let a customer/client get deeper into your pocket financially than you can afford to walk away from. 

  • Q
    Retained attorney for $350 to represent me during a deposition. Received invoice for $2275 with no mention of my deposit. Is this legal/ethical?
    Legal Malpractice  |  Apr 16th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   I dont know any lawyers that charge flat rate for peicemeal attending deposition at such a low rate so there may well be issues in communication here unless this was a ministerial depo of an hour or less. There shoudl be a written contract,letter or some documentation about the retention and that wo...
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    Retained attorney for $350 to represent me during a deposition. Received invoice for $2275 with no mention of my deposit. Is this legal/ethical?
    Answer

    I dont know any lawyers that charge flat rate for peicemeal attending deposition at such a low rate so there may well be issues in communication here unless this was a ministerial depo of an hour or less. There shoudl be a written contract,letter or some documentation about the retention and that would be critical to the issue. 

  • Q
    Hello I got a question about if I can get a case started
    Medical Malpractice  |  Apr 19th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If you wanted ti fund such a case possibly, as its a variation of a defamation type case. Other than that, not likely any lawyer would take such a case on a contingent fee where they get paid if and when they win. 
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    Hello I got a question about if I can get a case started
    Answer

    If you wanted ti fund such a case possibly, as its a variation of a defamation type case. Other than that, not likely any lawyer would take such a case on a contingent fee where they get paid if and when they win. 

  • Q
    I evacuated Irma to New Orleans and was cited for having my dogs in my car for 40 mins, at night at 65 degrees, by themselves.
    Animal Law  |  Apr 19th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to hire a Louisiana lawyer to address that charge. 
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    I evacuated Irma to New Orleans and was cited for having my dogs in my car for 40 mins, at night at 65 degrees, by themselves.
    Answer

    You will need to hire a Louisiana lawyer to address that charge. 

  • Q
    Do I have any standing ground here?
    Automobile Accidents  |  Apr 16th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is not a small claims case but likely one that requires a family law attorney for several reasons.
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    Do I have any standing ground here?
    Answer

    This is not a small claims case but likely one that requires a family law attorney for several reasons.

  • Q
    I agreed to terms for payment on a hospital bill. I have been sending payments but they send them back. Now I am in trouble for non payment What do i
    Debtor and Creditor  |  Apr 10th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If you have a lawyer you need to address this with them. 
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    I agreed to terms for payment on a hospital bill. I have been sending payments but they send them back. Now I am in trouble for non payment What do i
    Answer

    If you have a lawyer you need to address this with them. 

  • Q
    I ran a tab at a bar and when my credit card was declined they took my driver's license. Do I have to pay the tab to get it back?
    Debtor and Creditor  |  Apr 2nd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Why would you ask this question unless your intentions are to simply stiff the bar on the bill - which is stupid as they have your DL and can easily ID you
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    I ran a tab at a bar and when my credit card was declined they took my driver's license. Do I have to pay the tab to get it back?
    Answer

    Why would you ask this question unless your intentions are to simply stiff the bar on the bill - which is stupid as they have your DL and can easily ID you

  • Q
    Do I have the basis of a lawsuit?
    Contracts  |  Apr 2nd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This all revolves around the terms of the written agreement. You will need to spend some money to hire a lawyer to review documents to determine if there is something to pursue. 
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    Do I have the basis of a lawsuit?
    Answer

    This all revolves around the terms of the written agreement. You will need to spend some money to hire a lawyer to review documents to determine if there is something to pursue. 

  • Q
    Do I have a right to know from my direct family if my mom suddenly becomes ill and passes away while the siblings are present.
    Civil Litigation  |  Apr 4th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Hire a probate lawyer to represent you and go from there. 
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    Do I have a right to know from my direct family if my mom suddenly becomes ill and passes away while the siblings are present.
    Answer

    Hire a probate lawyer to represent you and go from there. 

  • Q
    VW dealer changed my contract to higher finance amount and signed my name without my knowledge. My contract dosent match the one he submitted.
    Consumer Fraud  |  Apr 5th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You need to retain a lawyer ASAP to address this and likely you want to undo the deal as you dont know what elese they were cheating you on. 
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    VW dealer changed my contract to higher finance amount and signed my name without my knowledge. My contract dosent match the one he submitted.
    Answer

    You need to retain a lawyer ASAP to address this and likely you want to undo the deal as you dont know what elese they were cheating you on. 

  • Q
    Do I have a case????
    Civil Litigation  |  Apr 5th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Possibly - depends on several issues. The real problem is ther doesnt seem to be much in the way of damages.
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    Do I have a case????
    Answer

    Possibly - depends on several issues. The real problem is ther doesnt seem to be much in the way of damages.

  • Q
    Hi good afternoon. I need help with an online school that have me in collections. never did classes with them. however, i did register
    Consumer Fraud  |  Apr 5th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will likely need to hire a lawyer to address this issue. There may be statute of limitation defenses and collections violations or this could simply be a fraud scam. 
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    Hi good afternoon. I need help with an online school that have me in collections. never did classes with them. however, i did register
    Answer

    You will likely need to hire a lawyer to address this issue. There may be statute of limitation defenses and collections violations or this could simply be a fraud scam. 

  • Q
    Is there anything I can do legally to recoup my money I spent to join a Travel Club membership for 5 years?
    Breach of Contract  |  Apr 3rd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Its difficult at that price point as legal expense for a lawsuit would likely be more. You would need to hire a lawyer to review the paperwork to address any means of getting out of the agreement or to determine any future expsoures. 
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    Is there anything I can do legally to recoup my money I spent to join a Travel Club membership for 5 years?
    Answer

    Its difficult at that price point as legal expense for a lawsuit would likely be more. You would need to hire a lawyer to review the paperwork to address any means of getting out of the agreement or to determine any future expsoures. 

  • Q
    On 3/26/18 my checking account had 6 charges from straight talk wireless for nearly 440$ each. I do not and never did have an account with this compan
    Civil Litigation  |  Apr 3rd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You may need to hire a lawyer if this is an ID theft issue. 
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    On 3/26/18 my checking account had 6 charges from straight talk wireless for nearly 440$ each. I do not and never did have an account with this compan
    Answer

    You may need to hire a lawyer if this is an ID theft issue. 

  • Q
    If someone posts something on Facebook that could really harm your reputation and you can prove it’s not true can they be sued and forced to apologize
    Civil Litigation  |  Mar 29th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Yes. This is called a defamation lawsuit.We handle such cases - including social media defamation.
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    If someone posts something on Facebook that could really harm your reputation and you can prove it’s not true can they be sued and forced to apologize
    Answer

    Yes. This is called a defamation lawsuit.We handle such cases - including social media defamation.

  • Q
    Contractor refuses to finish job
    Contracts  |  Mar 27th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to hire a lawyer to address this issue if you cant get it resolved on your own. 
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    contractor refuses to finish job
    Answer

    You will need to hire a lawyer to address this issue if you cant get it resolved on your own. 

  • Q
    How can we (as tenants) ensure a lease is mutually broken after receiving a text from our landlord? Once signed, can we pursue further action?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Mar 26th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will likely need to hire a tenant lawyer at an hourly rate/retainer to address such an issue. You need to hire a lawyer ASAP. We handle such cases for tenants. 
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    How can we (as tenants) ensure a lease is mutually broken after receiving a text from our landlord? Once signed, can we pursue further action?
    Answer

    You will likely need to hire a tenant lawyer at an hourly rate/retainer to address such an issue. You need to hire a lawyer ASAP. We handle such cases for tenants. 

  • Q
    My husband was the victim of an attack last night and and the attacker is in jail and his dog that also attacked my husband is with animal control
    Animal Law  |  Mar 20th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to retain a personal injury lawyer to address the issues as described if they are factually accurate. 
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    my husband was the victim of an attack last night and and the attacker is in jail and his dog that also attacked my husband is with animal control
    Answer

    You will need to retain a personal injury lawyer to address the issues as described if they are factually accurate. 

  • Q
    What are my rights against a dispute with a disaster clean up company?
    Litigation  |  Mar 21st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   There is always a chance - but lets not be silly - thats NOT what you are asking. You are slyly asking if you will win. THAT cannot be answered without actually retaning a lawyer to examine the issues and address them, starting with the negotation of the check being an issue. 
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    what are my rights against a dispute with a disaster clean up company?
    Answer

    There is always a chance - but lets not be silly - thats NOT what you are asking. You are slyly asking if you will win. THAT cannot be answered without actually retaning a lawyer to examine the issues and address them, starting with the negotation of the check being an issue. 

  • Q
    I need a lawyer to handle a Directv lawsuit involving billing
    Breach of Contract  |  Mar 21st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   The issue here will be paying for the legal services at issue. Breach of contract cases are usually hourly rate/retainer cases with reimbursement of legal fees to the winning party from the loser. 
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    I need a lawyer to handle a Directv lawsuit involving billing
    Answer

    The issue here will be paying for the legal services at issue. Breach of contract cases are usually hourly rate/retainer cases with reimbursement of legal fees to the winning party from the loser. 

  • Q
    Mom wants me to come and stay or visit but my younger brother attacks me now. He has issues. She is of sound mind. He is afraid of death. she is 88
    Civil Litigation  |  Mar 24th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   YOu need to retain a lawyer to address this as a family issue. You will not find blurbs on the internet to address this. 
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    Mom wants me to come and stay or visit but my younger brother attacks me now. He has issues. She is of sound mind. He is afraid of death. she is 88
    Answer

    YOu need to retain a lawyer to address this as a family issue. You will not find blurbs on the internet to address this. 

  • Q
    Should I cash a check sent me from EverBank for a refund that I "may be" entitled to?
    Litigation  |  Mar 24th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No one can answer this without knowing the details of what the refund is for or why. 
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    Should I cash a check sent me from EverBank for a refund that I "may be" entitled to?
    Answer

    No one can answer this without knowing the details of what the refund is for or why. 

  • Q
    Sue an apartment complex for not returning my deposit
    Contracts  |  Mar 21st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This can be done but without actually hiring a lawyer is a huge waste of time becuase your BEST case scenario s simply spending inordinate amoutn of time to get your own money back and the landlord loses nothing making you go to trial. 
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    Sue an apartment complex for not returning my deposit
    Answer

    This can be done but without actually hiring a lawyer is a huge waste of time becuase your BEST case scenario s simply spending inordinate amoutn of time to get your own money back and the landlord loses nothing making you go to trial. 

  • Q
    Dodge will not cover my warranty at other dealership
    Breach of Contract  |  Mar 22nd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Something is missing here. You need to hire a lawyer to review than figure out whats going on. The manufacturer has the warranty and the authorized dealers do the work. Its never location specific. 
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    Dodge will not cover my warranty at other dealership
    Answer

    Something is missing here. You need to hire a lawyer to review than figure out whats going on. The manufacturer has the warranty and the authorized dealers do the work. Its never location specific. 

  • Q
    What can I do about getting monies returned from a company that took a deposit and when terminated did not return the deposit?
    Breach of Contract  |  Mar 17th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will likely have to sue them for damages and look to recover legal fees from either your sales contract or some statutory scheme if available. 
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    What can I do about getting monies returned from a company that took a deposit and when terminated did not return the deposit?
    Answer

    You will likely have to sue them for damages and look to recover legal fees from either your sales contract or some statutory scheme if available. 

  • Q
    Does duress and/or coercion apply to a case when a traveller is pulled over by police and police are told, "I do not want to conduct business with you
    Police Misconduct  |  Mar 18th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   ahhhh the old "traveller" or PT concept right that lands right next to the cest a qui trust issues. There is no option to refuse "to do business" with law enforcement. Presumably there is more to this than related, but no there is no duress or coecion issue as by definition an arrest is coercive and...
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    Does duress and/or coercion apply to a case when a traveller is pulled over by police and police are told, "I do not want to conduct business with you
    Answer

    ahhhh the old "traveller" or PT concept right that lands right next to the cest a qui trust issues. There is no option to refuse "to do business" with law enforcement. Presumably there is more to this than related, but no there is no duress or coecion issue as by definition an arrest is coercive and against your will. 

  • Q
    I believe my neighbors are conspiring to have me thrown out of the mobile home I own in an RV resort. I may lose my home. I need help.
    Civil Litigation  |  Mar 20th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   One of the risks of "feuding" with people is you end up losing the fight. You now will likely have to hire a lawyer at some expense to defend these issues or likely accept that you will have to move elsewhere. 
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    I believe my neighbors are conspiring to have me thrown out of the mobile home I own in an RV resort. I may lose my home. I need help.
    Answer

    One of the risks of "feuding" with people is you end up losing the fight. You now will likely have to hire a lawyer at some expense to defend these issues or likely accept that you will have to move elsewhere. 

  • Q
    YES I AM WONDERING WHAT IS THE BEST KIND OF LAWYER I CAN GET TO REPRESENT ME IN A CASE THAT I FOUNDED A FOREIGN OBJECT IN A CAN OF FOOD I BOUGHT
    Products Liability  |  Mar 19th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Depends on the nature of the "foreign object" and how much for settlement depends on a variety of factors including what the other side is willingto provide. 
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    YES I AM WONDERING WHAT IS THE BEST KIND OF LAWYER I CAN GET TO REPRESENT ME IN A CASE THAT I FOUNDED A FOREIGN OBJECT IN A CAN OF FOOD I BOUGHT
    Answer

    Depends on the nature of the "foreign object" and how much for settlement depends on a variety of factors including what the other side is willingto provide. 

  • Q
    My parents live on a dirt road, then county put down lime rock , they both have medical lung problems now , they have letter from there drs
    Civil Litigation  |  Mar 14th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not likely - hey are protected by soverign immunity to start with. 
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    my parents live on a dirt road, then county put down lime rock , they both have medical lung problems now , they have letter from there drs
    Answer

    Not likely - hey are protected by soverign immunity to start with. 

  • Q
    I Moved out of a leased house, gave proper notice and my new address, they sent the certified mail from their inspection to my old address?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Mar 15th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to hre a tenant lawyer to address this. There may be several issues that the landlord has donethat can help get your deposit back. We offier free consultations at 1-800-922-6442 in regard  setting establishing fees etc for retention. 
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    I Moved out of a leased house, gave proper notice and my new address, they sent the certified mail from their inspection to my old address?
    Answer

    You will need to hre a tenant lawyer to address this. There may be several issues that the landlord has donethat can help get your deposit back. We offier free consultations at 1-800-922-6442 in regard  setting establishing fees etc for retention. 

  • Q
    How long can i sue for illegal evictions
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Mar 15th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   4 years generally
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    how long can i sue for illegal evictions
    Answer

    4 years generally

  • Q
    I am a victim of identity theft due to a port out scam on my T-Mobile cell phone. Are there any lawyers in Fl representing people for this?
    Consumer Law  |  Mar 12th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   We handle such cases - the issue will revolve around whether its on a contingent fee, hourly rate/retainer or some blended fee structure. This will be determined on what fault T-Mobile had in the porting and the nature of the ID theft issues, especially in regard to the life threat issues, which sug...
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    I am a victim of identity theft due to a port out scam on my T-Mobile cell phone. Are there any lawyers in Fl representing people for this?
    Answer

    We handle such cases - the issue will revolve around whether its on a contingent fee, hourly rate/retainer or some blended fee structure. This will be determined on what fault T-Mobile had in the porting and the nature of the ID theft issues, especially in regard to the life threat issues, which suggest an "inside job" so to speak. You can call our office at 1-800-922-6442 for a free telephone consult. 

  • Q
    I was injured on a RCC. I was burned with 2nd° Burns from a shower with a work order in to be fixed. I still have Issues.. Do I have a case?
    Personal Injury  |  Mar 14th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Possibly - but the damages appear to be minimal from the description and they tend to have all kinds of waivers etc. As this is an admiralty case you will need to hire a lawyer that handles such cases. 
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    I was injured on a RCC. I was burned with 2nd° Burns from a shower with a work order in to be fixed. I still have Issues.. Do I have a case?
    Answer

    Possibly - but the damages appear to be minimal from the description and they tend to have all kinds of waivers etc. As this is an admiralty case you will need to hire a lawyer that handles such cases. 

  • Q
    FHP Negligent
    Wrongful Death  |  Mar 14th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You generally cannot as an individual, at least from a civil perpective. You will have to hire a propbate lawyer to open an estate and be appointed personal representative. The PR can then hire an injury lawyer, such as we are,  to pursue any "wrongful death" claim assuming there is evidence of...
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    FHP Negligent
    Answer

    You generally cannot as an individual, at least from a civil perpective. You will have to hire a propbate lawyer to open an estate and be appointed personal representative. The PR can then hire an injury lawyer, such as we are,  to pursue any "wrongful death" claim assuming there is evidence of fault on the part of the vehicle driver and insurance coverage or assests to pay for the loss. This needs to be done ASAP as too much time has passed already. 

  • Q
    If I was never served with an eviction and was already moved out before it was filed is this legal?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Mar 12th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If you can show that you vacated the property and the landlord was aware of it  - then an eviction was improper. You will like have to hire a lawyer and send some money on legal fees trying to get the eviction judgment set aside and then possibly address the public record filing. 
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    If I was never served with an eviction and was already moved out before it was filed is this legal?
    Answer

    If you can show that you vacated the property and the landlord was aware of it  - then an eviction was improper. You will like have to hire a lawyer and send some money on legal fees trying to get the eviction judgment set aside and then possibly address the public record filing. 

  • Q
    Paid landlord 40,000 for an 8 year lease, rental agreement, immediately after payment david hunter has tried to have me arrested, evicted now no heat
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Mar 10th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to hire a tenant lawyer to handle this issue. Unfortunately, you already made the foolish choice to hand someone $40,000.00 in advance rent on a property rental  - but that is water under the bridge. You need to hire a lawyer ASAP before they evict you as the mistakes hhemade with...
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    paid landlord 40,000 for an 8 year lease, rental agreement, immediately after payment david hunter has tried to have me arrested, evicted now no heat
    Answer

    You will need to hire a tenant lawyer to handle this issue. Unfortunately, you already made the foolish choice to hand someone $40,000.00 in advance rent on a property rental  - but that is water under the bridge. You need to hire a lawyer ASAP before they evict you as the mistakes hhemade without a lawyer will not likely be repeated with one. 

  • Q
    Do I need a personal injury lawyer?
    Personal Injury  |  Mar 12th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Probably need to hire a lawyer - if one will take the case under the facts presented. Mutual combat/physical attack cases between patrons are very tough cases and absent an arrest and some serious injuries from a collectable defendant, most lawyer will have little interest. 
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    Do I need a personal injury lawyer?
    Answer

    Probably need to hire a lawyer - if one will take the case under the facts presented. Mutual combat/physical attack cases between patrons are very tough cases and absent an arrest and some serious injuries from a collectable defendant, most lawyer will have little interest. 

  • Q
    Why is it diffult finding a Mold Injury Attorney when I have all proof they need, including Property Damage proven by Violations by the Bdg Dept.
    Personal Injury  |  Mar 12th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will probably find that the problem is that you filed suit"pro-se" or an earlier lawyer withdrew  and are claiming catastrophic injury damages that may be very very hard and very expensive to try to relate to a mold issue, such as "brain growths" and tumors. This will bemademore problematic...
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    Why is it diffult finding a Mold Injury Attorney when I have all proof they need, including Property Damage proven by Violations by the Bdg Dept.
    Answer

    You will probably find that the problem is that you filed suit"pro-se" or an earlier lawyer withdrew  and are claiming catastrophic injury damages that may be very very hard and very expensive to try to relate to a mold issue, such as "brain growths" and tumors. This will bemademore problematic if you are, as typical,  looking for millions of dollars in damages.  You may have to hire a lawyer at an hourly rate/retainer to pursue such a claim or you are going to have to handle the case on your own. 

  • Q
    Can we
    Consumer Fraud  |  Mar 8th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You can always fight for it - whether you win or not will be determined through the court process. 
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    Can we
    Answer

    You can always fight for it - whether you win or not will be determined through the court process. 

  • Q
    Escrow account for flood added to my mortgage 12 months after the policy date and now want me to pay for and are threatening foreclosure. land vacant
    Breach of Contract  |  Mar 8th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You simply need to use the finad lawyer feature here to locate a lawyer, probably a civil trial, insurance or real estate lawyer and go from there. 
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    escrow account for flood added to my mortgage 12 months after the policy date and now want me to pay for and are threatening foreclosure. land vacant
    Answer

    You simply need to use the finad lawyer feature here to locate a lawyer, probably a civil trial, insurance or real estate lawyer and go from there. 

  • Q
    Case Dismissed
    Personal Injury  |  Mar 8th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not inherently. Tickets havenothing to do with fault or liability. The facts are what matter. 
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    Case Dismissed
    Answer

    Not inherently. Tickets havenothing to do with fault or liability. The facts are what matter. 

  • Q
    My airbag didn't deploy in a front end collision. Do I have any recourse?
    Automobile Accidents  |  Mar 8th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   " I wasn't injured".....that essentially eliminates any legal consiuderation of a contingent fee case. So unless you are willing topay legal fees out of pocket as a matter of principle, and it would be a lot of fees, you don't have a viable legal case. 
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    My airbag didn't deploy in a front end collision. Do I have any recourse?
    Answer

    " I wasn't injured".....that essentially eliminates any legal consiuderation of a contingent fee case. So unless you are willing topay legal fees out of pocket as a matter of principle, and it would be a lot of fees, you don't have a viable legal case. 

  • Q
    Car Theft
    Collections  |  Mar 7th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will likely need to hire a lawyer, at soime expense, to sort this out. Generally paying the past due amout AFTER repo does not get your carback - you will have to pay repo fees and other charges and sometimes the whole loan.
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    Car Theft
    Answer

    You will likely need to hire a lawyer, at soime expense, to sort this out. Generally paying the past due amout AFTER repo does not get your carback - you will have to pay repo fees and other charges and sometimes the whole loan.

  • Q
    What are the redemption rules in Hillsborough County, Florida?
    Foreclosures  |  Mar 7th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Then your best bet is to look for a property elsewhere if the owner won't "go quietly" unless you have the expense and exposure built into the purchase price. Not sure why you are asking about "redemption rules" unless you actually expect the owner/occupant to pay off the mortaage out of the blue.
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    What are the redemption rules in Hillsborough County, Florida?
    Answer

    Then your best bet is to look for a property elsewhere if the owner won't "go quietly" unless you have the expense and exposure built into the purchase price. Not sure why you are asking about "redemption rules" unless you actually expect the owner/occupant to pay off the mortaage out of the blue.

  • Q
    I've been served an eviction notice
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Mar 7th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You still owe the rent for the time you remain but the LL is not obligated to continue to accept late rent andnow no rent. Whether the eviction is proper is dependant on whether the landlord issued the proper notices. Unfortunately, now you will have an evictionon your record which is even harder to...
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    I've been served an eviction notice
    Answer

    You still owe the rent for the time you remain but the LL is not obligated to continue to accept late rent andnow no rent. Whether the eviction is proper is dependant on whether the landlord issued the proper notices. Unfortunately, now you will have an evictionon your record which is even harder to get new rentals in the future. 

  • Q
    Do I need a lawyer to file a restraining order on someone who lives in another state that is threatening me via texts, phone messages and email?
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Mar 6th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   These issues are very difficult to handle from a variety of angles. Civil suits are but one means and criminal prosecution another, with changing your number and disconnecting from her yet a third. All have various risks and exposures. You may need to spend some money on hiring a lawyer to help you ...
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    Do I need a lawyer to file a restraining order on someone who lives in another state that is threatening me via texts, phone messages and email?
    Answer

    These issues are very difficult to handle from a variety of angles. Civil suits are but one means and criminal prosecution another, with changing your number and disconnecting from her yet a third. All have various risks and exposures. You may need to spend some money on hiring a lawyer to help you sort outthe options you want to puruse and go from there. There is no easy answer to the situaiton you created. 

  • Q
    How do you stop a writ of wage garnishment?
    Collections  |  Mar 6th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You generally don't if its a legitimate garnishment. Your remedies are to assert an exemption if you have one OR of thereis a problem with judgment such as bad service, seek to set it aside,but the garnishment marches on until one of those events happens. 
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    How do you stop a writ of wage garnishment?
    Answer

    You generally don't if its a legitimate garnishment. Your remedies are to assert an exemption if you have one OR of thereis a problem with judgment such as bad service, seek to set it aside,but the garnishment marches on until one of those events happens. 

  • Q
    I am a small business owner and the company gave an employee a $2500 loan. The employee was terminated and is refusing to pay back the loan. Help.
    Breach of Contract  |  Mar 7th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   There is no practical help for poor business decisions. The "loan" you made was simply foolish and you should NEVER loan money you cannotwalk away from. It will cost you more than the money lent to sue the guy and even then you get a fancy IOU called a judgement and may never see a dime if the ex em...
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    I am a small business owner and the company gave an employee a $2500 loan. The employee was terminated and is refusing to pay back the loan. Help.
    Answer

    There is no practical help for poor business decisions. The "loan" you made was simply foolish and you should NEVER loan money you cannotwalk away from. It will cost you more than the money lent to sue the guy and even then you get a fancy IOU called a judgement and may never see a dime if the ex employee doesn't have it to pay. This is likely an expensive lesson learned in business management. 

  • Q
    Nearly in a vehicle accident because of a reckless driver( see explanation and video)
    Automobile Accidents  |  Mar 6th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   First, from a practical purpose, confronting the individuals at issue was a very poor choice whether its an opporuntity to "advise them of a poor decision or not" as this is how conforntations esclate into chalk lines. Second, be careful posting videos on social media or contacting employers as you ...
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    nearly in a vehicle accident because of a reckless driver( see explanation and video)
    Answer

    First, from a practical purpose, confronting the individuals at issue was a very poor choice whether its an opporuntity to "advise them of a poor decision or not" as this is how conforntations esclate into chalk lines. Second, be careful posting videos on social media or contacting employers as you may find yourself gettin sued should you get what you want such as them getting fired or the company losing business. Third, its a grey area under Fla. Stat. 934 to record an audio with a cell phone video. Social media does not provide a cloak of immunity. Your better bet would have been to document the offending event and turn it over to law enforcment. Other than that- unless you want to spend an inordinate amount of money out of pocket to make a point somehow, there is no viable claim or lawsuit for following you home and some aggressive body language.

  • Q
    We were scammed by a cosmetic company offering free samples. Just pay shipping. Was charged 200 plus and only received a small portion back
    Consumer Fraud  |  Mar 1st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You would have a weak claim under Fla. Stat. 772.11. IN the future remember NOTHING is for free.
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    We were scammed by a cosmetic company offering free samples. Just pay shipping. Was charged 200 plus and only received a small portion back
    Answer

    You would have a weak claim under Fla. Stat. 772.11. IN the future remember NOTHING is for free.

  • Q
    Is the exhibit a attached to a debt collection summons their only proof against you?
    Debtor and Creditor  |  Mar 1st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Noone can possibly tell in an internet blurd. What IS clear is eveidence is not usually attached to a Complaint nor is it required to be so. 
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    Is the exhibit a attached to a debt collection summons their only proof against you?
    Answer

    Noone can possibly tell in an internet blurd. What IS clear is eveidence is not usually attached to a Complaint nor is it required to be so. 

  • Q
    LOOKING FOR LAWYER
    Legal Malpractice  |  Mar 1st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will have a difficult time getting any lawyer to take such a case on a contingent fee and the fees expended on a lawyer fighting over a fee dispute lawsuit with another lawyer may be counter-productive. That stated - since you are being sued - you will either have to hire a lawyer to handle that...
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    LOOKING FOR LAWYER
    Answer

    You will have a difficult time getting any lawyer to take such a case on a contingent fee and the fees expended on a lawyer fighting over a fee dispute lawsuit with another lawyer may be counter-productive. That stated - since you are being sued - you will either have to hire a lawyer to handle that aspect at some expense, or magically become knowledgeable about handling litigation and trial matters, which typically is a severe disadvantage when a lawyer is on the other side.

  • Q
    A New car dealership added a third party warranty to my vehicle deal without my knowledge. It was changed by someone at the dealership once I left.
    Consumer Fraud  |  Mar 1st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This may be a Fla. Stat. 501.976 or TILSA violation depending on how all this occurred.If you don't want the warranty, presumably you can contcat the warranty company in the meantime and at least recieve a partial refund. If the dealer won't address this you may need to hire a lawyer to sue them for...
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    A New car dealership added a third party warranty to my vehicle deal without my knowledge. It was changed by someone at the dealership once I left.
    Answer

    This may be a Fla. Stat. 501.976 or TILSA violation depending on how all this occurred.If you don't want the warranty, presumably you can contcat the warranty company in the meantime and at least recieve a partial refund. If the dealer won't address this you may need to hire a lawyer to sue them for a refund or damages and to determine what actually happened with the paperwork.

  • Q
    Do I need to hire an attorney and if so can I sue for attorney fees and court costs?
    Breach of Contract  |  Mar 5th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Yes. YOU cannot recover legal fees that you did not expend or are not obligated for. A second factor is hiring a lawyer not only adds the benefitsof having a lawyer, but if there is an attorney's fee recovery provision, equally adds a substantial threat to the other party that they would have to spe...
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    Do I need to hire an attorney and if so can I sue for attorney fees and court costs?
    Answer

    Yes. YOU cannot recover legal fees that you did not expend or are not obligated for. A second factor is hiring a lawyer not only adds the benefitsof having a lawyer, but if there is an attorney's fee recovery provision, equally adds a substantial threat to the other party that they would have to spend more than just giving you your own money back, as they could be expsoded to reimbursing your legal fees.

  • Q
    Have a $3500.00 small claims case My company filed for failure to remit payment. Do we need an attorney?
    Collections  |  Mar 1st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   asking this AFTER you filed a lawsuit is simply poor business decision making. The answer is likely yes....unless you know how to ry a case in court. 
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    Have a $3500.00 small claims case My company filed for failure to remit payment. Do we need an attorney?
    Answer

    asking this AFTER you filed a lawsuit is simply poor business decision making. The answer is likely yes....unless you know how to ry a case in court. 

  • Q
    Is it legal for a law firm to take 87% of settlement award?
    Legal Malpractice  |  Mar 1st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   if there is a separatre legal fee asessment or award - or significant cost, its possible. You need to sit down with the lawyers and ask for a breakdown you understand and refiuse to sign setltement papers until its explained. 
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    Is it legal for a law firm to take 87% of settlement award?
    Answer

    if there is a separatre legal fee asessment or award - or significant cost, its possible. You need to sit down with the lawyers and ask for a breakdown you understand and refiuse to sign setltement papers until its explained. 

  • Q
    My mom was arrested on a lie and the case was thrown out do we have a case for malicious prosecution?
    Civil Litigation  |  Mar 2nd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   I can assure you that there is far far more to this than the facts presented. Your mom, not you, needs to hire a lawyer, likely at some expense to review the ACTUAL facts and go from there. 
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    my mom was arrested on a lie and the case was thrown out do we have a case for malicious prosecution?
    Answer

    I can assure you that there is far far more to this than the facts presented. Your mom, not you, needs to hire a lawyer, likely at some expense to review the ACTUAL facts and go from there. 

  • Q
    Can my landlord come into my house to show prospective buyers without me being there after 24hr notice?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Mar 2nd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Technically not on bare notice - BUT you being there is not a requirement and you must provide reasonable access. Other than that unless you want to spend money on lawyers fighting with your LL or deal with an eviciton proceeding - you have to pick and choose your fights.
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    Can my landlord come into my house to show prospective buyers without me being there after 24hr notice?
    Answer

    Technically not on bare notice - BUT you being there is not a requirement and you must provide reasonable access. Other than that unless you want to spend money on lawyers fighting with your LL or deal with an eviciton proceeding - you have to pick and choose your fights.

  • Q
    I need help please
    Automobile Accidents  |  Mar 2nd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You'll need to spend some money on a ticket/criminal lawyer to addess that issue. There is no "my bad" confessional with accident forgiveness with DMV.
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    I need help please
    Answer

    You'll need to spend some money on a ticket/criminal lawyer to addess that issue. There is no "my bad" confessional with accident forgiveness with DMV.

  • Q
    Total loss 2003 Honda Civic EX coupe
    Automobile Accidents  |  Mar 2nd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will likely need ot hire a lawyer to challenege them. They are gambling you wont spend the money. 
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    Total loss 2003 Honda Civic EX coupe
    Answer

    You will likely need ot hire a lawyer to challenege them. They are gambling you wont spend the money. 

  • Q
    Looking at a car with a rebuilt title but two different VIN numbers are listed?
    Consumer Law  |  Feb 28th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No way to tell for sure- but the answer is simple - walk away from the deal as its clearly shady.
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    Looking at a car with a rebuilt title but two different VIN numbers are listed?
    Answer

    No way to tell for sure- but the answer is simple - walk away from the deal as its clearly shady.

  • Q
    Warranty Contract (issue)...
    Consumer Fraud  |  Feb 28th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This all revolves around the paperwork signed. You will need to hire a laywer, at some expense to reiew the paperwork and go from there. 
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    Warranty Contract (issue)...
    Answer

    This all revolves around the paperwork signed. You will need to hire a laywer, at some expense to reiew the paperwork and go from there. 

  • Q
    I have an eviction case thats been going on for 9 months and my attorney is just dragging this case wich I'm losing 2K+ Can I sue him for malpractice?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Feb 28th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not likely on the facts presented. As a tenant lawyer I can tell you that if you have a resourceful tenant and opted to be a landlord without landlord lawyer oversight of your rentals, ANY properly contested eviction can be a nightmoe for a LL. BY example, you did yourself ZERO favors by delaying FI...
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    I have an eviction case thats been going on for 9 months and my attorney is just dragging this case wich I'm losing 2K+ Can I sue him for malpractice?
    Answer

    Not likely on the facts presented. As a tenant lawyer I can tell you that if you have a resourceful tenant and opted to be a landlord without landlord lawyer oversight of your rentals, ANY properly contested eviction can be a nightmoe for a LL. BY example, you did yourself ZERO favors by delaying FIVE MONTHS before starting an eviction process, and this clearly damages your claim of expectation of immediare result by the LL lawyer as he old saying of "lack of dilegence on your part doe snot make an emergency on mine." Morevoer, 99% of LL don't want to spend the money needed to have a lawyer aggressively pursue a combative tenant and no lawyer is doing $10k woth of legal work for $1,000.00 in fees  - hence the usual complaint that things arent going fast enough. The aggressiveness of the lawyer effort on your side is usually related to money issues. You should sit down with you lawyer and tell him you need this moving or simply find a new lawyer, spend the money you need to spend and get the case going.

  • Q
    Am i responsible for rodent extermination
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Feb 26th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   THis simply depends on the lease terms and the provisions of Fla. Stat. 83.51. If pests are tenant obligation properly, it is your obligation to deal with them. If the LL, pests will include rats, and the LL would have the obligation. If there is a dispute about this you will need to retain a tenant...
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    am i responsible for rodent extermination
    Answer

    THis simply depends on the lease terms and the provisions of Fla. Stat. 83.51. If pests are tenant obligation properly, it is your obligation to deal with them. If the LL, pests will include rats, and the LL would have the obligation. If there is a dispute about this you will need to retain a tenant lawyer to help you address the issue properly to avoid an inadvertant eviction.  

  • Q
    If a home generator is improperly installed by a company that the city gave a permit for, how can we get the company/city to move it?
    Products Liability  |  Feb 23rd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   I am pretty sure that he city did not single you out to tell you not to use your generator by a personal email  - as opposed to a mass email or TXT to everyone not to use portable generators inside the homes. Otherwise you will need to hire an engineer or similar contractor toexamine your insta...
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    If a home generator is improperly installed by a company that the city gave a permit for, how can we get the company/city to move it?
    Answer

    I am pretty sure that he city did not single you out to tell you not to use your generator by a personal email  - as opposed to a mass email or TXT to everyone not to use portable generators inside the homes. Otherwise you will need to hire an engineer or similar contractor toexamine your installation and go from there fixing any defects. 

  • Q
    My case is in florida need civil litigation attornet and not for inury
    Civil Litigation  |  Feb 24th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Our office handles gerneral civil litigation. HOwever if you have such an old case and issues with prior lawyers, most lawyers would not be inclined to take such a case on a "contingent fee" regardless of how collectable you claim the ex/GF  espectially if this is some form of civil theft issue...
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    my case is in florida need civil litigation attornet and not for inury
    Answer

    Our office handles gerneral civil litigation. HOwever if you have such an old case and issues with prior lawyers, most lawyers would not be inclined to take such a case on a "contingent fee" regardless of how collectable you claim the ex/GF  espectially if this is some form of civil theft issue. You can call for a free consult at 1-800-922-6442 if you like. 

  • Q
    An E.R. doctor brought religion into his decision to do an urgent D&C for an unborn child that was already dead inside me and killing me, can I sue?
    Medical Malpractice  |  Feb 24th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Unless this is an issue you want to spend money on out of pocket to make a political point or controversy, there are no damages described here to warrant a "medical malpractice" claim over a 4 hour period of time. You can file a complaint with the Department of Health for disciplinary reasons but th...
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    An E.R. doctor brought religion into his decision to do an urgent D&C for an unborn child that was already dead inside me and killing me, can I sue?
    Answer

    Unless this is an issue you want to spend money on out of pocket to make a political point or controversy, there are no damages described here to warrant a "medical malpractice" claim over a 4 hour period of time. You can file a complaint with the Department of Health for disciplinary reasons but thee are no real money damages here. 

  • Q
    How do I legally request a Car Dealership to mail me the Bill of Sale for my vehicle ?, when they say no verbally and will not reply by mail as to why
    Consumer Law  |  Feb 26th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will have to hire a lawyer in your area to walk you through this. Not sure why this is being pursued 9 years later wth apparently no records. 
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    How do I legally request a Car Dealership to mail me the Bill of Sale for my vehicle ?, when they say no verbally and will not reply by mail as to why
    Answer

    You will have to hire a lawyer in your area to walk you through this. Not sure why this is being pursued 9 years later wth apparently no records. 

  • Q
    Rental car accident
    Automobile Accidents  |  Feb 26th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is possible - you need to see if your car insurance will pay - if not may need to hire a lwyer to defend the lawsuit. 
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    Rental car accident
    Answer

    This is possible - you need to see if your car insurance will pay - if not may need to hire a lwyer to defend the lawsuit. 

  • Q
    Manufacturer Refuses to allow sofware to run on Windows 10
    Products Liability  |  Feb 25th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   There is no inherent remedy here.Your choice is to refuse to renew the license and buy a competing product. 
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    Manufacturer Refuses to allow sofware to run on Windows 10
    Answer

    There is no inherent remedy here.Your choice is to refuse to renew the license and buy a competing product. 

  • Q
    My elderly disabled vet Uncle Billy, was defrauded (I believe) by Regions Bank and National Union Fire Insurance Company (division of AIG)...
    Consumer Law  |  Feb 21st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   The problem is that business people arenot expected to make personal decisions or special considerations for others. That is the responsibility fo freinds and family. If your Uncle is that disabled that he cannot make proper decisons then he needs to get to a guardianship lawyer and have a guardian ...
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    My elderly disabled vet Uncle Billy, was defrauded (I believe) by Regions Bank and National Union Fire Insurance Company (division of AIG)...
    Answer

    The problem is that business people arenot expected to make personal decisions or special considerations for others. That is the responsibility fo freinds and family. If your Uncle is that disabled that he cannot make proper decisons then he needs to get to a guardianship lawyer and have a guardian appointed. That aside this will be a difficult as you are comng in after the fact, so your first issue is to presumably cancel the coverage. THEN you can retain a lawyer for your Uncle to review the situation and see whether there was some impropriety that occurred as its impossible to tell what you are basing "billed as an accident policy" and then called a "rebate program" as neither makes any sense in a vacuum, suggesting that this is all likely incorrect also. 

  • Q
    What is the litigation rate of success in cases of drywood termite infestation brought in when new kitchen cabinets were installed?
    Breach of Contract  |  Feb 20th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   I would expect low under the facts presented - with discovery 1 year later. This would require an expert entymologist to support such a claim. Other than that its a home owners claim to start. 
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    What is the litigation rate of success in cases of drywood termite infestation brought in when new kitchen cabinets were installed?
    Answer

    I would expect low under the facts presented - with discovery 1 year later. This would require an expert entymologist to support such a claim. Other than that its a home owners claim to start. 

  • Q
    GreetingsI would like to know can I due my ex for emotional distress?
    Personal Injury  |  Feb 21st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Beggars can't be choosers as the old saying goes. Absent a court order otherwise, your EX has NO OBLIGATION to support or care for you, period, let alone be sued because you because you don't like it. That why they are the EX. You probably need to contact social services and see what they can do to ...
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    GreetingsI would like to know can I due my ex for emotional distress?
    Answer

    Beggars can't be choosers as the old saying goes. Absent a court order otherwise, your EX has NO OBLIGATION to support or care for you, period, let alone be sued because you because you don't like it. That why they are the EX. You probably need to contact social services and see what they can do to help with any of several welfare programs you might be eligible for. 

  • Q
    I had a purchase agreement with an auto car dealership after making a a down payment he e keep the money her never gives me any car
    Contracts  |  Feb 22nd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to spend some money to retain a lawyer to address this. There is no magic internet answer. 
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    I had a purchase agreement with an auto car dealership after making a a down payment he e keep the money her never gives me any car
    Answer

    You will need to spend some money to retain a lawyer to address this. There is no magic internet answer. 

  • Q
    Can a motgage company deny you to short sale your property if property is in floreclosure
    Foreclosures  |  Feb 22nd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You have no entitlement to a short sale. Any impact on the foreclosure process shoul dbe address by the lawyer handling your foreclosure case. 
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    Can a motgage company deny you to short sale your property if property is in floreclosure
    Answer

    You have no entitlement to a short sale. Any impact on the foreclosure process shoul dbe address by the lawyer handling your foreclosure case. 

  • Q
    I am trying to recover $20K from a coat I had on consignment in another state.
    Litigation  |  Feb 20th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not gonna happen in any time soon to be candid. You made a foolish decision placing such a valuable item on consignment without better vetting and protecting yourself. You will likely need to hire a lawyer to sue the person, get a judgment if you win and try to get a replevin for return of the stole...
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    I am trying to recover $20K from a coat I had on consignment in another state.
    Answer

    Not gonna happen in any time soon to be candid. You made a foolish decision placing such a valuable item on consignment without better vetting and protecting yourself. You will likely need to hire a lawyer to sue the person, get a judgment if you win and try to get a replevin for return of the stole or money damages to try to collect. You will likely spend a good deal of money in such an effort due to the circumstances. You can also try to make a home owners claim if the stole is covered. 

  • Q
    Can/Should I Sue my Own Father?
    Breach of Contract  |  Feb 23rd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You are wasting your time. If is making six figures a year, why did he need YOu to buy a car, HE could have done so on his own if ANY of that were true, let alone BANKRUPTCY being a huge clue he is broke. The person to blame for your debacle is YOU not your deadbeat father. There could not possibly ...
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    Can/Should I Sue my Own Father?
    Answer

    You are wasting your time. If is making six figures a year, why did he need YOu to buy a car, HE could have done so on his own if ANY of that were true, let alone BANKRUPTCY being a huge clue he is broke. The person to blame for your debacle is YOU not your deadbeat father. There could not possibly be more warnings that you were being foolish. Take the car back, with a Sheriff if need be, its yours if its solely in your name.....then take the car and sell it or trade it in to miminize your losses. 

  • Q
    When hearing small claims eviction cases, do judges look at prior judgements?
    Civil Litigation  |  Jan 22nd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Nope - judges will not do a litigants dirty work for them. The litigants present the case in proper fashion and the court just rules on the proper evidence presented. If you have such little knowledge about the process you REALLY need to hire a landlord attorney to represent in that regard. 
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    When hearing small claims eviction cases, do judges look at prior judgements?
    Answer

    Nope - judges will not do a litigants dirty work for them. The litigants present the case in proper fashion and the court just rules on the proper evidence presented. If you have such little knowledge about the process you REALLY need to hire a landlord attorney to represent in that regard. 

  • Q
    Are there civil litigation attorneys in spring hill, fl that offer free consultations?
    Breach of Contract  |  Feb 7th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   I actually am currently handling a similar issue in court as we speak. Bear in mind that "feee consultations" are simply to establish whether you have a case and the expense and manner of retaining the lawyer to handle it. They are not educational seminars where lawyers dole out free advice on how t...
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    Are there civil litigation attorneys in spring hill, fl that offer free consultations?
    Answer

    I actually am currently handling a similar issue in court as we speak. Bear in mind that "feee consultations" are simply to establish whether you have a case and the expense and manner of retaining the lawyer to handle it. They are not educational seminars where lawyers dole out free advice on how to solve your problems for free, as unfortunately many people presume. You will likely need to plan on hiring a lawyer out of pocket, hiring an engineering expert and fighting over construction lien, arbitration provisions vs. court/jury trial issues as the starting point of any legal action. 

  • Q
    I need a new lawyer
    Personal Injury  |  Feb 7th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You can hire a new one if you like but you need to talk to current one to express your concerns as you may find few lawyers wanting to pursue a slip and fall in general let alone one that is either in litigation or will soon be as the statute of limitation is likely to run soon. 
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    I need a new lawyer
    Answer

    You can hire a new one if you like but you need to talk to current one to express your concerns as you may find few lawyers wanting to pursue a slip and fall in general let alone one that is either in litigation or will soon be as the statute of limitation is likely to run soon. 

  • Q
    Help with collecting settlement
    Breach of Contract  |  Feb 9th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Unfortunately, in large part YOU took advantage of you as being poor or on section 8 does not confer special consideration or privileges when you play lawyer in court. The most common problm with pro-se litigants is the get paper judgments or settlments and never collect the money after all the expe...
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    Help with collecting settlement
    Answer

    Unfortunately, in large part YOU took advantage of you as being poor or on section 8 does not confer special consideration or privileges when you play lawyer in court. The most common problm with pro-se litigants is the get paper judgments or settlments and never collect the money after all the expense and effort. That stated, you will likely need spend some money to HIRE a lawyer to review what you agree to as settlement and go from there. In the future waiting 2 years to address such an issue makes an emergency on your part now but not for anyone else. 

  • Q
    My son was injured in prison he was beaten while in confinement by another inmate he was beaten so bad that he needed Staples in his head.
    Personal Injury  |  Feb 9th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Unfortunately this is price paid when getting convicted of felony criminal conduct and going to prison with other convicted felons. While there ARE instances when the DOC can be held liable, such cases are rare and few and far between for a variety of reasons ranging from unsympathetic plaintiffs to...
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    My son was injured in prison he was beaten while in confinement by another inmate he was beaten so bad that he needed Staples in his head.
    Answer

    Unfortunately this is price paid when getting convicted of felony criminal conduct and going to prison with other convicted felons. While there ARE instances when the DOC can be held liable, such cases are rare and few and far between for a variety of reasons ranging from unsympathetic plaintiffs to juries to inability to control all inmates at all times by DOC to the convict code regarding snitching that forces many witness and victims to claim they fell in the shower to avoid retaliation. You will likely need to hire a lawyer at an hourly rate/retainer at some expense to meet with him and review the issues, see if he is willing ti pursue a civil case and go from there. There may also be some effort to seeka transfer to another wing or location if there are defined risks or exposures for some reason. 

  • Q
    What can we do
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Feb 9th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Well you can see that the self lawyering and trusting the old "oh ignore that" story has done nothing but get you in hot water. That stated, it clearly appears that you need to retain a lawyer immediately orbe prepared to move in short time. Being told an eviction is illegal is useless unless it com...
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    What can we do
    Answer

    Well you can see that the self lawyering and trusting the old "oh ignore that" story has done nothing but get you in hot water. That stated, it clearly appears that you need to retain a lawyer immediately orbe prepared to move in short time. Being told an eviction is illegal is useless unless it comes from a guy wearing a black robe called a Judge. Unfortantely, you well be spending some money to address this issue out of pocket which is the result of not have an actual signed lease for all those years. 

  • Q
    Bought some Hershey kisses at Walmart I got sick They were 2 1/2 years out of date. Went back to store found 3 more They took pic Any legal advi
    Consumer Law  |  Feb 13th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No real damages and the worst possible defendant for such claims dictate that this is a no starter for a proper injury claim. You can try to see what you can get from them - but most competent lawyers would not pursue such a claim on a contingent fee. 
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    Bought some Hershey kisses at Walmart I got sick They were 2 1/2 years out of date. Went back to store found 3 more They took pic Any legal advi
    Answer

    No real damages and the worst possible defendant for such claims dictate that this is a no starter for a proper injury claim. You can try to see what you can get from them - but most competent lawyers would not pursue such a claim on a contingent fee. 

  • Q
    My extended warranty company will not pay for my claim
    Consumer Law  |  Feb 13th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   "Fair" has nothing to do with contract obligations, as "fair"needs to be addresed BEFORE you sign an agreement or buy a product. You will need to retain a lawyer, probably at some initial expense, to review your warranty agreement and the situation, and probably file suit if the insurer won't abide ...
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    My extended warranty company will not pay for my claim
    Answer

    "Fair" has nothing to do with contract obligations, as "fair"needs to be addresed BEFORE you sign an agreement or buy a product. You will need to retain a lawyer, probably at some initial expense, to review your warranty agreement and the situation, and probably file suit if the insurer won't abide by the agreement. By example, not changing the timing belt would have little to do with replacing a covered window motor BUT could be serious and legitimate issue if there was engine damage caused by a bad timing belt or the engine being out of timing. This typically revolves around the details of the warranty agreement. 

  • Q
    How do I recover expenses for my damaged car
    Civil Litigation  |  Feb 13th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If there was no insurance on your car to cover the issue from YOU, then you likely have a CARMACK Amendment case which is a Federal  DOT rule that addresses interstate mover liabilty, disclosures and the like. These can be expensive and difficult cases to litigate if the mover crossed the T's a...
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    How do I recover expenses for my damaged car
    Answer

    If there was no insurance on your car to cover the issue from YOU, then you likely have a CARMACK Amendment case which is a Federal  DOT rule that addresses interstate mover liabilty, disclosures and the like. These can be expensive and difficult cases to litigate if the mover crossed the T's and dotted the I's so the expense of such litigation will need to be weighed against the value of the repairs. 

  • Q
    What type of lawyer do i need for getting my money back.
    Consumer Law  |  Feb 15th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Civil litigation lawyer most likely. 
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    what type of lawyer do i need for getting my money back.
    Answer

    Civil litigation lawyer most likely. 

  • Q
    I was recently admitted to a ER that treated and released with the wrong name and information on my wrist band. no one ever checked? do i have a case
    Medical Malpractice  |  Feb 16th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No - no damages. You can report it to the hospital risk management to make sure they investigate how that happened so that they don't make such a mistake with others. 
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    i was recently admitted to a ER that treated and released with the wrong name and information on my wrist band. no one ever checked? do i have a case
    Answer

    No - no damages. You can report it to the hospital risk management to make sure they investigate how that happened so that they don't make such a mistake with others. 

  • Q
    Who can I call for help
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Feb 16th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If you withhold rent you will likely be evicted and you cannot simply withhold rent for repairs. You need to retain a tenant lawyer to repesent you, though you will likely need to pay out of pocket for such. They can help you effect teh primary remedy in such situations which is to terminate the ten...
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    Who can I call for help
    Answer

    If you withhold rent you will likely be evicted and you cannot simply withhold rent for repairs. You need to retain a tenant lawyer to repesent you, though you will likely need to pay out of pocket for such. They can help you effect teh primary remedy in such situations which is to terminate the tenancy. 

  • Q
    What kind of lawyer do I need?
    Animal Law  |  Feb 16th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   General civil trial lawyer - be prepared for some hefty legal fee retainers on such a case as Hatfield v. McCoys cases can become very conentious and expensive if the escalate rather than de-escalate the issues. 
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    What kind of lawyer do I need?
    Answer

    General civil trial lawyer - be prepared for some hefty legal fee retainers on such a case as Hatfield v. McCoys cases can become very conentious and expensive if the escalate rather than de-escalate the issues. 

  • Q
    New park owners will not honor 13th mo. free when paying 1 yr. in advance on lot rent? What can be done?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Feb 16th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If its in writing ...likely yes, it would be enforceable against new owners. Otherwise, it will not be cost efficient to litigate a verbal agreement with a predeccesor owner/management group that was not disclosed to or agreed by the new one. 
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    New park owners will not honor 13th mo. free when paying 1 yr. in advance on lot rent? What can be done?
    Answer

    If its in writing ...likely yes, it would be enforceable against new owners. Otherwise, it will not be cost efficient to litigate a verbal agreement with a predeccesor owner/management group that was not disclosed to or agreed by the new one. 

  • Q
    Hurt at a gym
    Personal Injury  |  Feb 19th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Possibly - BUT you will need to have MEDICAL documentation that the poor instruction alone caused your injury and that there is a collectable entity or insurance that covers the claim. This would likely be a VERY difficult case to prosecute. 
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    Hurt at a gym
    Answer

    Possibly - BUT you will need to have MEDICAL documentation that the poor instruction alone caused your injury and that there is a collectable entity or insurance that covers the claim. This would likely be a VERY difficult case to prosecute. 

  • Q
    I have several cases in different states of Florida.Could 1 lawyer do cases in the different states
    Collections  |  Feb 19th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   I just left St. Maarten last week, I could have stopped by. LOL. That stated, you will likely need lawyers in EACH state or COUNTRY and have them coordinate, if there are any international issues, as it is unlikely one lawyer or even a law firm will be trully familiar with the laws of ALL ...
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    I have several cases in different states of Florida.Could 1 lawyer do cases in the different states
    Answer

    I just left St. Maarten last week, I could have stopped by. LOL. That stated, you will likely need lawyers in EACH state or COUNTRY and have them coordinate, if there are any international issues, as it is unlikely one lawyer or even a law firm will be trully familiar with the laws of ALL arenas. As to the various COUNTIES you describe you can hire one lawyer to address all of the cases collectivey most likely........ BUT be aware that for the amounts you described and small number of cases, most collection lawyers would be unwilling to take such cases on a contingent fee for collectability reasons and you will likely end up spending more in legal expenses tha you may recover, especially being a foreign national. 

  • Q
    Need expert attorney on invited guess that refuses to live claiming a tenant-landlord issue.
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Jan 26th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to hire a new lawyer ASAP and the issue will likely be unlawful detainer not an eviction. Be prepared to spend a good deal of money in the effort if the "guest" is an trained lawyer and there is a hotly contested legal case. While we normally handle tenant side cases, we may be able to...
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    need expert attorney on invited guess that refuses to live claiming a tenant-landlord issue.
    Answer

    You will need to hire a new lawyer ASAP and the issue will likely be unlawful detainer not an eviction. Be prepared to spend a good deal of money in the effort if the "guest" is an trained lawyer and there is a hotly contested legal case. While we normally handle tenant side cases, we may be able to help since we are familiar with the games tenants play to stick the landlords. The issue will be whether you are willing to bea the expense. 

  • Q
    Is it legal to cross out the rent amount on a lease, hand write a new amount, don't have the tenant sign it and not notify the tenant of the change?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Jan 27th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is not legal if there was a lease agreement and could be legal if this as a month to month tenancy. You will need to retain a tenant lawyer, likely at some expense, to review the paperwork and go from there. 
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    is it legal to cross out the rent amount on a lease, hand write a new amount, don't have the tenant sign it and not notify the tenant of the change?
    Answer

    This is not legal if there was a lease agreement and could be legal if this as a month to month tenancy. You will need to retain a tenant lawyer, likely at some expense, to review the paperwork and go from there. 

  • Q
    Three times I have been arrested on Battery/Domestic Violence charges. All three by the same corrupt police department, the first two by the same offi
    Police Misconduct  |  Jan 27th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   These are expensive and high risk cases to pursue - but if you are wiling to invest the money in legal fees we can assist you. Unfortunately these are not contingent fee type cases. 
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    Three times I have been arrested on Battery/Domestic Violence charges. All three by the same corrupt police department, the first two by the same offi
    Answer

    These are expensive and high risk cases to pursue - but if you are wiling to invest the money in legal fees we can assist you. Unfortunately these are not contingent fee type cases. 

  • Q
    Hit & Run?
    Automobile Accidents  |  Feb 7th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You should have reported it to the police right away. Ifyou have collision coverage report it to your insurance carrier and let them deal with it. Otherwise its simply a crap shoot dealing with this at this point and where it ends up. 
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    Hit & Run?
    Answer

    You should have reported it to the police right away. Ifyou have collision coverage report it to your insurance carrier and let them deal with it. Otherwise its simply a crap shoot dealing with this at this point and where it ends up. 

  • Q
    My friend is underwater with Wells Fargo on an auto loan. Carfax report says 4 owners and it was once a rental. Vehicle history says one owner..
    Consumer Law  |  Jan 29th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Little guys don't win when they make poor legal and finaincial decisions. While its laudable that she spends her money on others, that does not get her credit for her own debts or obligations. Not sure what the dealer is expected to do as Wells Fargo is the lender and they have control over the loan...
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    My friend is underwater with Wells Fargo on an auto loan. Carfax report says 4 owners and it was once a rental. Vehicle history says one owner..
    Answer

    Little guys don't win when they make poor legal and finaincial decisions. While its laudable that she spends her money on others, that does not get her credit for her own debts or obligations. Not sure what the dealer is expected to do as Wells Fargo is the lender and they have control over the loan. If she is seriously in debt she may want to consider bankruptcy. 

  • Q
    Late Fees
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Feb 4th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   yes its legal. This can all be avoided by simply paying rent on time. 
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    Late Fees
    Answer

    yes its legal. This can all be avoided by simply paying rent on time. 

  • Q
    I had a tattoo done yesterday for my son date of birth in Roman numeral on my forearm. 07-06-1994. The tattoo person did 07-06-1594 in Roman numeral!!
    Breach of Contract  |  Feb 4th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This a valid claim - but not likely a conitngent fee case for a variety of reasons, starting with most Tatoo artists are uncollectable unless they have "tatoo insurance". You may need to hire a lawyer to see if there is insurance coverage and then go from there. 
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    I had a tattoo done yesterday for my son date of birth in Roman numeral on my forearm. 07-06-1994. The tattoo person did 07-06-1594 in Roman numeral!!
    Answer

    This a valid claim - but not likely a conitngent fee case for a variety of reasons, starting with most Tatoo artists are uncollectable unless they have "tatoo insurance". You may need to hire a lawyer to see if there is insurance coverage and then go from there. 

  • Q
    I am a healthcare professional and I have been slandered by a coworker twice. The employer has done nothing about it. Are they obligates to do so?
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Feb 6th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Employer is not obligated to protect your reputation. You can sue the co-worker for defamation BUT they are expensive cases and yo uwill pay legal fees up front in most instances. 
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    I am a healthcare professional and I have been slandered by a coworker twice. The employer has done nothing about it. Are they obligates to do so?
    Answer

    Employer is not obligated to protect your reputation. You can sue the co-worker for defamation BUT they are expensive cases and yo uwill pay legal fees up front in most instances. 

  • Q
    Is an instruction to euthanize my pet (verbal, over the phone) valid when it was given under false pretenses by the veterinarian?
    Animal Law  |  Feb 6th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   There is something missing in this equation as that makes little sense as presented. If this is to be pursued you will likely need to retain a lawyer to sue civily, not criminally, for damages etc. You will need to accept that the expense of the lawsuit will likely exceed the financial damages as th...
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    Is an instruction to euthanize my pet (verbal, over the phone) valid when it was given under false pretenses by the veterinarian?
    Answer

    There is something missing in this equation as that makes little sense as presented. If this is to be pursued you will likely need to retain a lawyer to sue civily, not criminally, for damages etc. You will need to accept that the expense of the lawsuit will likely exceed the financial damages as this will bemore matter of prinicple. 

  • Q
    Do I have any recourse?
    Collections  |  Jan 29th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Possibly. If the company is a real company and not a scam. You need to consider shutting down the access to your account and changing accounts with your bank. You need to retain a lawyer to review this mess ASAP. 
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    Do I have any recourse?
    Answer

    Possibly. If the company is a real company and not a scam. You need to consider shutting down the access to your account and changing accounts with your bank. You need to retain a lawyer to review this mess ASAP. 

  • Q
    What kind of attorney do I need I've been to 2 civil rights attorneys they tell me there not a big enough Lawyer.
    Breach of Contract  |  Jan 30th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   To be candid, the "this is too big of a case for us little civil rights lawyers" is a politically correct way to say "thanks but no thanks, but call us when you have a GOOD case". There is no lawyer in America that is to small to take a great case, because they can always refer it out or bring in bi...
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    what kind of attorney do I need I've been to 2 civil rights attorneys they tell me there not a big enough Lawyer.
    Answer

    To be candid, the "this is too big of a case for us little civil rights lawyers" is a politically correct way to say "thanks but no thanks, but call us when you have a GOOD case". There is no lawyer in America that is to small to take a great case, because they can always refer it out or bring in bigger law firms "on a great case". To be clear a Nolle Prosse is NOT a declaration of your innocence regardless of movielore, but simply the States declining to prosecute for any of dozens of reasons. I fyou are inlcined to file a civil rights/malicious prosecution claim on the facts presnted, you will likely need to fund such litigation out of pocket as no conherentlawyer would take such a case on a contingent fee for any of a number of reasons. You simply need to get down to the business of hiring a lawyer with a retainer to handle this issue. You might want to ask your criminal lawyer for a referal if you cant find someone otherwise or use the find a lawyer feature here. 

  • Q
    Do I have a case
    Medical Malpractice  |  Feb 1st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Cmon now - you lost all those things from the heart attack itself not some  failure of a physician to magically anticipate a heart attack 2 days later and more than its your own fault you waited all week to seek care. Before you even make such a claim, you will need to have a cardiologist state...
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    do I have a case
    Answer

    Cmon now - you lost all those things from the heart attack itself not some  failure of a physician to magically anticipate a heart attack 2 days later and more than its your own fault you waited all week to seek care. Before you even make such a claim, you will need to have a cardiologist state in writing that the heart attack should have been diagnised and would been prevented. Otherwise this is just unforunate circumstance. 

  • Q
    Purchase counterfeit product online stating it was a PUMA product & it is not.
    Consumer Fraud  |  Feb 1st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   "Puma claims they do not exist & this has caused major problems for me i just need to ask questions and if possible seek help" Histrionics are simply not useful in legal issues. There are no "major problems" for you over this - period. That stated, its simply not worth the legal expense to addre...
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    Purchase counterfeit product online stating it was a PUMA product & it is not.
    Answer

    "Puma claims they do not exist & this has caused major problems for me i just need to ask questions and if possible seek help" Histrionics are simply not useful in legal issues. There are no "major problems" for you over this - period. That stated, its simply not worth the legal expense to address an online pair of shoes....as demonstrated by presuably your unwillingness to spend $400.00 an hour to ask a lawyer all the questions you need to that are specific to your issue. This is the risk of buying online, just as the same buying at a flea market or roadside stand. This is most likely a lesson learned in the perils of convenience. 

  • Q
    How to keep a equipment lease company from taking personal assets
    Breach of Contract  |  Feb 1st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You needto talk to a bankruptcy lawyer
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    How to keep a equipment lease company from taking personal assets
    Answer

    You needto talk to a bankruptcy lawyer

  • Q
    I do I get my utilities restored if my landlord try to legally evict me and turn off the power
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Jan 24th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is classic violatin of Fla. Stat. 83.67, you need to retain a tenant lawyer to handle this issue ASAP before this gets all messed up or more out of control. You can contact our office at 813-243-9233 if you woiuld like to retain our office to help. 
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    I do I get my utilities restored if my landlord try to legally evict me and turn off the power
    Answer

    This is classic violatin of Fla. Stat. 83.67, you need to retain a tenant lawyer to handle this issue ASAP before this gets all messed up or more out of control. You can contact our office at 813-243-9233 if you woiuld like to retain our office to help. 

  • Q
    I live in Manatee County, Florida but need to sue someone residing in Sarasota County, FL. Do I file in my county court or theirs?
    Civil Litigation  |  Jan 23rd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Your best bet is to hire a lawyer to address any litigation case. Even small claims is not Judge Judy - its real court. 
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    I live in Manatee County, Florida but need to sue someone residing in Sarasota County, FL. Do I file in my county court or theirs?
    Answer

    Your best bet is to hire a lawyer to address any litigation case. Even small claims is not Judge Judy - its real court. 

  • Q
    I have had credit card fraud committed against me. Having diff getting out of paying for charges I did not do. What type lawyer do I need. Tim
    Debtor and Creditor  |  Jan 23rd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will probably have to hire a lawyer at some expense to sort all this out and address it. It sound like there is some issue with the CC not believig the fraud claim. Typically this occurs when the CC use appears to be you or caused by your actions, etc. Only way to addres this is with a retained ...
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    I have had credit card fraud committed against me. Having diff getting out of paying for charges I did not do. What type lawyer do I need. Tim
    Answer

    You will probably have to hire a lawyer at some expense to sort all this out and address it. It sound like there is some issue with the CC not believig the fraud claim. Typically this occurs when the CC use appears to be you or caused by your actions, etc. Only way to addres this is with a retained lawyer to intervene and possibly sue the CC company over any collection effort. 

  • Q
    Mold infested apartment
    Civil Litigation  |  Jan 23rd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will likely need to actually HIRE a tenant lawyer to send proper notices to the LL and assist in terminating the tenancy if the LL doesn't do the proper repairs. 
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    Mold infested apartment
    Answer

    You will likely need to actually HIRE a tenant lawyer to send proper notices to the LL and assist in terminating the tenancy if the LL doesn't do the proper repairs. 

  • Q
    Having difficulty finishing case that have been mishandled . Are there reputable attorneys willing to take on a difficult case in the Orlando area?
    Personal Injury  |  Jan 23rd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Its usually very difficult for a new lawyer to come into a case where the first lawyer and the client got all the juice from the first 2 settlements and the new lawyer is expected to eat the rinds and do the heavy lifting. Your best bet is to get a complete copy of your file and hire a lawyer, proba...
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    Having difficulty finishing case that have been mishandled . Are there reputable attorneys willing to take on a difficult case in the Orlando area?
    Answer

    Its usually very difficult for a new lawyer to come into a case where the first lawyer and the client got all the juice from the first 2 settlements and the new lawyer is expected to eat the rinds and do the heavy lifting. Your best bet is to get a complete copy of your file and hire a lawyer, probably at an hourly rate and retainer of some sort, to review the case and figure out what you have to work with andgo from there.  

  • Q
    House burned 2 yrs ago. Insurance paid max. Gas pipe manf. was at fault and insr. co. settled. I have costs due to fire. So I sue gas pipe mnf. too?
    Products Liability  |  Jan 24th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You need to ask YOUR lawyer these questions as they would be in the best posotion to tell you how to handle this. 
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    House burned 2 yrs ago. Insurance paid max. Gas pipe manf. was at fault and insr. co. settled. I have costs due to fire. So I sue gas pipe mnf. too?
    Answer

    You need to ask YOUR lawyer these questions as they would be in the best posotion to tell you how to handle this. 

  • Q
    If i purch somthng nd on rceipt it sys "all sales final" nd the consumer calls sayng thy mde a mstke nd it actually costs more am i 2 pay the diff?
    Consumer Law  |  Jan 24th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Pretty sure they will be bound by the sale price just as a practical matter. You need to make sure that if the purchase was by CC that they don't try to claim a higher price with the CC company. 
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    if i purch somthng nd on rceipt it sys "all sales final" nd the consumer calls sayng thy mde a mstke nd it actually costs more am i 2 pay the diff?
    Answer

    Pretty sure they will be bound by the sale price just as a practical matter. You need to make sure that if the purchase was by CC that they don't try to claim a higher price with the CC company. 

  • Q
    What are my options?
    Consumer Fraud  |  Jan 24th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Nothing on the facts provided. You can return to the dentist to adjust the filing but a patient is not the arbiter of whether a root canal is appropriate. You would have to have a written opinion from another dentist to even raise the issue for something liek a refund. 
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    What are my options?
    Answer

    Nothing on the facts provided. You can return to the dentist to adjust the filing but a patient is not the arbiter of whether a root canal is appropriate. You would have to have a written opinion from another dentist to even raise the issue for something liek a refund. 

  • Q
    If I am past the 15 day mark prior to the end of the month on a month to month lease am I required to stay for the remainder of that next month?
    Contracts  |  Jan 24th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You're not required to stay but you are required to pay for the entire month of February. 
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    If I am past the 15 day mark prior to the end of the month on a month to month lease am I required to stay for the remainder of that next month?
    Answer

    You're not required to stay but you are required to pay for the entire month of February. 

  • Q
    Would this be considered an invasion of privacy?
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Jan 24th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Nope. Its just a sign that you either need to address it directly with the pastor or find a new church. 
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    Would this be considered an invasion of privacy?
    Answer

    Nope. Its just a sign that you either need to address it directly with the pastor or find a new church. 

  • Q
    Possible eviction. I have concerns of major leak that could have health and safety concerns
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Jan 19th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You can all out office at 1-800-922-6442 if you like. 
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    Possible eviction. I have concerns of major leak that could have health and safety concerns
    Answer

    You can all out office at 1-800-922-6442 if you like. 

  • Q
    Hello I have an ongoing civil matter taking place right now for defamation and I am not very happy about the attorney that's on it and I was hoping to
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Jan 20th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Its imposisble to really respond to this other than, you need to REALLY be satisfied that the current lawyer is not getting the job done or that you truly want to change counsel. Other than that, make sure you have another lawyer willing to take the case first, lest you find yourslef with no lawyer....
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    Hello I have an ongoing civil matter taking place right now for defamation and I am not very happy about the attorney that's on it and I was hoping to
    Answer

    Its imposisble to really respond to this other than, you need to REALLY be satisfied that the current lawyer is not getting the job done or that you truly want to change counsel. Other than that, make sure you have another lawyer willing to take the case first, lest you find yourslef with no lawyer. As a lawyer than routinely handles defamation cases, I can tell you that there are not many lawyer that do so. 

  • Q
    Pawn shop sold my item
    Consumer Law  |  Jan 21st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This ia Chap. 539 case. You will likely need to hire a lawyer to sue the pawn broker for damages and to recover legal fees paid. 
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    pawn shop sold my item
    Answer

    This ia Chap. 539 case. You will likely need to hire a lawyer to sue the pawn broker for damages and to recover legal fees paid. 

  • Q
    What Law firm would handle a case involving my Daughters death as a result of a Jacksonville area Hospital negligence?
    Wrongful Death  |  Jan 17th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Unless the is some level of financially dependant relationship adult parents or siblings cannot recover for loss of an adult child under the wrongful death act. 
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    What Law firm would handle a case involving my Daughters death as a result of a Jacksonville area Hospital negligence?
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    Unless the is some level of financially dependant relationship adult parents or siblings cannot recover for loss of an adult child under the wrongful death act. 

  • Q
    I need a good landlord/ tenant trial lawyer in st pete fl.im the landlord
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Jan 17th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Try Edward Fusillo. As a tenant lawyer I think he has a good handle on the landlordside. 
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    I need a good landlord/ tenant trial lawyer in st pete fl.im the landlord
    Answer

    Try Edward Fusillo. As a tenant lawyer I think he has a good handle on the landlordside. 

  • Q
    I need an attorney asap in naples fl
    Legal Malpractice  |  Jan 17th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   VICTIMS of crimes dont hire criminal lawyers. THIS is why its not effecient for people to shop for lawyers for others. Your freind needs to contact a local lawyer to address any options or get referrals. 
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    i need an attorney asap in naples fl
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    VICTIMS of crimes dont hire criminal lawyers. THIS is why its not effecient for people to shop for lawyers for others. Your freind needs to contact a local lawyer to address any options or get referrals. 

  • Q
    Do you give legal advice?! I need help.
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Jan 18th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   As a lawyer thats our primary function. Just not for free as you might imagine. We do handle social media defamation cases but they are hourly rate/retainer cases. 
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    Do you give legal advice?! I need help.
    Answer

    As a lawyer thats our primary function. Just not for free as you might imagine. We do handle social media defamation cases but they are hourly rate/retainer cases. 

  • Q
    If a customer and news channel broadcast a false report on you and your business can I sue them for defamation
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Jan 18th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   its possible but as to the reporter VERY expensive and VERY difficult case. Your better bet would be to target the customer for potential settlment breach and defamation damages since they are likely the source of that claim. If you are interested you can call our office at 813-243-9233 in Tampa.&nb...
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    If a customer and news channel broadcast a false report on you and your business can I sue them for defamation
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    its possible but as to the reporter VERY expensive and VERY difficult case. Your better bet would be to target the customer for potential settlment breach and defamation damages since they are likely the source of that claim. If you are interested you can call our office at 813-243-9233 in Tampa. 

  • Q
    Ineed a lawyer to represent me a car dealer is trying to sew me for a breach
    Breach of Contract  |  Jan 19th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Yep...thats how it works. You simply can't do that. Problem is it will cost you more in lawyer fees tha the money at issue to defend the case. 
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    ineed a lawyer to represent me a car dealer is trying to sew me for a breach
    Answer

    Yep...thats how it works. You simply can't do that. Problem is it will cost you more in lawyer fees tha the money at issue to defend the case. 

  • Q
    I recently purchased a car. I have had the car for almost a month and the dealership is calling to increase my rates. Who can I talk to?
    Breach of Contract  |  Jan 15th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Thiis is likely a Yo-Yo scam. You will need to hire a lawyer, at some expense generally, to intervene before this gets out of conroland becomes a repo issue. 
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    I recently purchased a car. I have had the car for almost a month and the dealership is calling to increase my rates. Who can I talk to?
    Answer

    Thiis is likely a Yo-Yo scam. You will need to hire a lawyer, at some expense generally, to intervene before this gets out of conroland becomes a repo issue. 

  • Q
    Article written about me online years ago accusing me of being a peeping Tom. It wasn't true and I wasn't convicted. Statute of limitations?
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Jan 16th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Two years is the time frame for defamation. BUT there may be issues if the article is continually republished. You will most likely have to hire a lawyer to some significant expense to sort this out if at all possible. 
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    Article written about me online years ago accusing me of being a peeping Tom. It wasn't true and I wasn't convicted. Statute of limitations?
    Answer

    Two years is the time frame for defamation. BUT there may be issues if the article is continually republished. You will most likely have to hire a lawyer to some significant expense to sort this out if at all possible. 

  • Q
    May I consider my Nationality as Intellectual Property when false identity is inflicted to defraud?
    Personal Injury  |  Jan 11th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Your question is difficult to understand, but the answer is you will likely need to hire a lawyer at some expense to review your transaction and then go from there. 
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    May I consider my Nationality as Intellectual Property when false identity is inflicted to defraud?
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    Your question is difficult to understand, but the answer is you will likely need to hire a lawyer at some expense to review your transaction and then go from there. 

  • Q
    How
    Breach of Contract  |  Jan 12th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This was a poor decision to start with, as I have little doubt that the money was NOT kept in a separate account in case the deal fell through. You probably need to hire a lawyer now to intervene and address this to get it resolved one way or the other. 
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    How
    Answer

    This was a poor decision to start with, as I have little doubt that the money was NOT kept in a separate account in case the deal fell through. You probably need to hire a lawyer now to intervene and address this to get it resolved one way or the other. 

  • Q
    During hurricane Irma we incurred some wind and water damage put claim with insurance we knew $1000 deductible over 6000 in damages we got nothing
    Insurance  |  Jan 12th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   The problem here is the WHY...I suspect you have more than a $1,000.00 deductible and thats what the insurance company said in the declination letter. You will need to hire a lawyer, possibleat some expense, to review your claim and policy to see why the insurance company has paid nothing. This need...
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    During hurricane Irma we incurred some wind and water damage put claim with insurance we knew $1000 deductible over 6000 in damages we got nothing
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    The problem here is the WHY...I suspect you have more than a $1,000.00 deductible and thats what the insurance company said in the declination letter. You will need to hire a lawyer, possibleat some expense, to review your claim and policy to see why the insurance company has paid nothing. This needs to be addressed ASAP as you are 5 months post event and not resolved this issue. 

  • Q
    How do I file a slander/defamation of Character against someone
    Civil Litigation  |  Jan 15th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to hire a lawyer to handle such a case as thety are very expensive and difficult cases in general. This is not a DIY type case. 
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    How do I file a slander/defamation of Character against someone
    Answer

    You will need to hire a lawyer to handle such a case as thety are very expensive and difficult cases in general. This is not a DIY type case. 

  • Q
    How to get a body shop to return money to a 3rd party if the owner of the vehicle decide not to use that business and no work has begun
    Automobile Accidents  |  Jan 12th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is what happens when you deviate from the normal resolution and start playing lawyer. This is now a big mess where there may arguably be a settlement or at least the other person wont likely pay a second time to someone else. This was handled badly from the start and there is no easy resolution...
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    How to get a body shop to return money to a 3rd party if the owner of the vehicle decide not to use that business and no work has begun
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    This is what happens when you deviate from the normal resolution and start playing lawyer. This is now a big mess where there may arguably be a settlement or at least the other person wont likely pay a second time to someone else. This was handled badly from the start and there is no easy resolution. Moreover the expense of hiring a lawyer over the value described is certainly counter productive at this late stage. Unless your son is willing to have the shop fix the car, he is likely paying for repairs himself or dealing with a controversy having made some sort of settlement agreement with the other driver. 

  • Q
    Can I sue a bar that my stepbrother fell off and died?
    Slip and Fall  |  Jan 12th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No you have no standing to make any claim. The direct family will need to get a probate lawyer. open and estate and hire a lawyer uder the wrongful death act to investigate and liability claim. 
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    can I sue a bar that my stepbrother fell off and died?
    Answer

    No you have no standing to make any claim. The direct family will need to get a probate lawyer. open and estate and hire a lawyer uder the wrongful death act to investigate and liability claim. 

  • Q
    How to remove my daughters name from my deed, she refuses to corporate
    Civil Litigation  |  Jan 13th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You don't. Depending on how the deed was drafted you will need to hire a lawyer to file a legal action for partition or possibly contribution. Otherwise maybe the lawyer can facilitate a settlment where oneside buys out the other to resolve the dispute. 
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    How to remove my daughters name from my deed, she refuses to corporate
    Answer

    You don't. Depending on how the deed was drafted you will need to hire a lawyer to file a legal action for partition or possibly contribution. Otherwise maybe the lawyer can facilitate a settlment where oneside buys out the other to resolve the dispute. 

  • Q
    I need advice about a case asap!
    Legal Malpractice  |  Jan 14th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is no malpractice of any type. The doctor owes you no duty to protect you from an elderly person you have issues with. Your remedy would be to have the elderly person removed or evicted if she lived with you in your house. The other issue syou describe may be criminal and you would need to cont...
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    I need advice about a case asap!
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    This is no malpractice of any type. The doctor owes you no duty to protect you from an elderly person you have issues with. Your remedy would be to have the elderly person removed or evicted if she lived with you in your house. The other issue syou describe may be criminal and you would need to contact law enforcement for that.

  • Q
    I have a problem with the failure of teacher/principal to protect my granddaughter from a culturally violent mexican DACA
    Civil Litigation  |  Jan 11th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Other than announcing "a problem" not sure what you are expecting to achieve, what your goal set is, etc. If you are wanting to "take on the system" and use this isntance as a cause to champion immigation reform, you'll need some super deep pockets to even start to entertain such an issue.
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    I have a problem with the failure of teacher/principal to protect my granddaughter from a culturally violent mexican DACA
    Answer

    Other than announcing "a problem" not sure what you are expecting to achieve, what your goal set is, etc. If you are wanting to "take on the system" and use this isntance as a cause to champion immigation reform, you'll need some super deep pockets to even start to entertain such an issue.

  • Q
    What can I do for this rental car insurance company for the following issue?
    Insurance  |  Jan 11th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will likely need to hire a lawyer to address this if the samages are substantial. Its impossible to tell what happened or whats covered without reviewing the documents. 
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    what can I do for this rental car insurance company for the following issue?
    Answer

    You will likely need to hire a lawyer to address this if the samages are substantial. Its impossible to tell what happened or whats covered without reviewing the documents. 

  • Q
    Citibank is trying to collect false charges about a credit card
    Debtor and Creditor  |  Jan 10th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Closed does nto mean that there is a ZERO balance. You need to review this account because if it was not properly closed or closed with an outstaning balance, you are hurting your credit or risking a lawsuit unnecessarily. 
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    Citibank is trying to collect false charges about a credit card
    Answer

    Closed does nto mean that there is a ZERO balance. You need to review this account because if it was not properly closed or closed with an outstaning balance, you are hurting your credit or risking a lawsuit unnecessarily. 

  • Q
    Will there be a warrant out for me if I don’t appear in small claims?
    Debtor and Creditor  |  Jan 10th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No warrant but you will lose and they will get a judgment against you on default. 
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    Will there be a warrant out for me if I don’t appear in small claims?
    Answer

    No warrant but you will lose and they will get a judgment against you on default. 

  • Q
    Can i hire a lawyer for this case
    Breach of Contract  |  Jan 11th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You need to hire a lawyer to address this. The problem is that its not likely a contingent fee to start and you will likely be paying out of pocket to sort this out. On on hand it seems liek a yo-yo cam on the other that there were misreprsentations re: your employment. 
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    Can i hire a lawyer for this case
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    You need to hire a lawyer to address this. The problem is that its not likely a contingent fee to start and you will likely be paying out of pocket to sort this out. On on hand it seems liek a yo-yo cam on the other that there were misreprsentations re: your employment. 

  • Q
    Can someone please tell me how to get a hold of a Live Person On LinkedIn Its Imperative, I have googled everywhere and no luck.
    Litigation  |  Jan 11th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will probably have to hire a lawyer to deal with this at some significant expense. Online services rarely do anything nor provide anything that involves them in litigatio of any type voluntarily. 
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    Can someone please tell me how to get a hold of a Live Person On LinkedIn Its Imperative, I have googled everywhere and no luck.
    Answer

    You will probably have to hire a lawyer to deal with this at some significant expense. Online services rarely do anything nor provide anything that involves them in litigatio of any type voluntarily. 

  • Q
    What form do I need to fill out to represent myself in court?
    Civil Litigation  |  Jan 9th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   None. You just file your pleadings Pro-Se. You may want to check out the 5 Hour law school. 
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    What form do I need to fill out to represent myself in court?
    Answer

    None. You just file your pleadings Pro-Se. You may want to check out the 5 Hour law school. 

  • Q
    Im a 50% deeded owner on a property but was never added to the insurance policy. We have a total loss fire claim now Am I covered?
    Insurance  |  Jan 4th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   In theory you should be - it will depend on the interest insured and the nature of the 50% interest as defined by the deed.
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    Im a 50% deeded owner on a property but was never added to the insurance policy. We have a total loss fire claim now Am I covered?
    Answer

    In theory you should be - it will depend on the interest insured and the nature of the 50% interest as defined by the deed.

  • Q
    Do I have any recourse against a bank that compromised my SSN?
    Consumer Law  |  Jan 5th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If you can show the bank employee in fact stole the SSN and ID thefted you, there may be some liability on bank. Its a very difficult case and not likely one lawyers will take on a contingent fee. Hopefully the employee was charged and convicted, as if this is just a suspicion it woud be an even mor...
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    Do I have any recourse against a bank that compromised my SSN?
    Answer

    If you can show the bank employee in fact stole the SSN and ID thefted you, there may be some liability on bank. Its a very difficult case and not likely one lawyers will take on a contingent fee. Hopefully the employee was charged and convicted, as if this is just a suspicion it woud be an even more difficult and expensive case. 

  • Q
    I just ate out with family and found hair baked into food that we brought home, that I ate. Some other members had upset stomach and so do I. Case ?
    Consumer Law  |  Jan 6th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Absent medical documentation supporting such - these cases go no where. If you do, you need to retain an injury lawyer ASAP to review this and go from there. 
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    I just ate out with family and found hair baked into food that we brought home, that I ate. Some other members had upset stomach and so do I. Case ?
    Answer

    Absent medical documentation supporting such - these cases go no where. If you do, you need to retain an injury lawyer ASAP to review this and go from there. 

  • Q
    Malpractice or Personal Injure?
    Medical Malpractice  |  Jan 6th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   First she needs to change pimary care physicians. Second, she needs to gather up ALL of her medical records and have them reviewed by an expert to make such a determination. She can do this inconjunction with a medical maplractice lawyer she hires to work with the medical expert. 
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    Malpractice or Personal Injure?
    Answer

    First she needs to change pimary care physicians. Second, she needs to gather up ALL of her medical records and have them reviewed by an expert to make such a determination. She can do this inconjunction with a medical maplractice lawyer she hires to work with the medical expert. 

  • Q
    Can I suit my hoa for harrassment, emotional distress, and false accusations.
    Civil Litigation  |  Jan 7th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If you have the money to invest in legal fees and expenses to do so, anyone can be sued for anything.Whether you win or not would revolve around the actual facts and details. 
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    Can I suit my hoa for harrassment, emotional distress, and false accusations.
    Answer

    If you have the money to invest in legal fees and expenses to do so, anyone can be sued for anything.Whether you win or not would revolve around the actual facts and details. 

  • Q
    A friend of mine is being harassed by federal law enforcement. This has been going on for years. He has lost his job, his family because of it. Help
    Police Misconduct  |  Jan 7th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Once a convict always a convict. There is no means to stop law enforcement from keeping tabs on convicted felons. This would have to arise tosome really invasive or abusive conduct and then your friend would need to spend a good deal ofmoney on a civil rights lawyer to take them to task over the iss...
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    A friend of mine is being harassed by federal law enforcement. This has been going on for years. He has lost his job, his family because of it. Help
    Answer

    Once a convict always a convict. There is no means to stop law enforcement from keeping tabs on convicted felons. This would have to arise tosome really invasive or abusive conduct and then your friend would need to spend a good deal ofmoney on a civil rights lawyer to take them to task over the issues. 

  • Q
    I need an honest answer as to whether or not I can win this case. I have never sued before.
    Contracts  |  Jan 7th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   YOU handling it on your own? Highly unlikely as 80-90% of pro-se litigants fail in court and 100% think they will be the sucessful 10%. If you are in the Tampa area you can check out the 5 Hour Law School as that can help a good deal to better the odds. 
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    I need an honest answer as to whether or not I can win this case. I have never sued before.
    Answer

    YOU handling it on your own? Highly unlikely as 80-90% of pro-se litigants fail in court and 100% think they will be the sucessful 10%. If you are in the Tampa area you can check out the 5 Hour Law School as that can help a good deal to better the odds. 

  • Q
    I would like to know the precise cause of death of my loved one. How do I go about obtaining an autopsy even after she has been put in the grave?
    Civil Litigation  |  Jan 8th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This would entail a BERY expensive process of exhuming a body for a foresnic examination and you would need to legitimately good cause as judges will not be inclined to order exhumation simply out of curiosity. 
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    I would like to know the precise cause of death of my loved one. How do I go about obtaining an autopsy even after she has been put in the grave?
    Answer

    This would entail a BERY expensive process of exhuming a body for a foresnic examination and you would need to legitimately good cause as judges will not be inclined to order exhumation simply out of curiosity. 

  • Q
    How can I do if a project done by a contractor had failed 4 times West Palm Beach city inspection?
    Consumer Law  |  Jan 8th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to retain a lawyer to help you address this. Its largely a mater of your contract terms. 
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    how can I do if a project done by a contractor had failed 4 times West Palm Beach city inspection?
    Answer

    You will need to retain a lawyer to help you address this. Its largely a mater of your contract terms. 

  • Q
    DoI have a case for reimbursement of funds incurred trying to save my dog's life?
    Breach of Contract  |  Jan 8th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Possibly, but if you didn't authorize the treatment, why did you pay for it and now seek reimbursement? Unfortunately, unless the sums are substantial or you want to sue for making a point, such cases are not generally economically viable. 
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    DoI have a case for reimbursement of funds incurred trying to save my dog's life?
    Answer

    Possibly, but if you didn't authorize the treatment, why did you pay for it and now seek reimbursement? Unfortunately, unless the sums are substantial or you want to sue for making a point, such cases are not generally economically viable. 

  • Q
    What happen if a driver hit Car a back side and he didn’t have insurance
    Automobile Accidents  |  Jan 8th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You generally won't for financial reasons. You hopefully have UM coverage and collision coverage on your insurance. If you have questions you can call our office for the free consult at 1-800-922-6442.
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    What happen if a driver hit Car a back side and he didn’t have insurance
    Answer

    You generally won't for financial reasons. You hopefully have UM coverage and collision coverage on your insurance. If you have questions you can call our office for the free consult at 1-800-922-6442.

  • Q
    My vehicle was parked off the street & was hit by an Airport Limo driver who was txting. ACV is not enough to buy a new vehicle - can I sue?
    Automobile Accidents  |  Jan 8th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No. The Florida Supreme Court made clear that ACV is what you are entitled to if your car is totalled.WHAT constitutes ACV may be debatable but it very difficult to fight over a property damage case unless the value is substantial to warrant spending money on legal fees. 
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    My vehicle was parked off the street & was hit by an Airport Limo driver who was txting. ACV is not enough to buy a new vehicle - can I sue?
    Answer

    No. The Florida Supreme Court made clear that ACV is what you are entitled to if your car is totalled.WHAT constitutes ACV may be debatable but it very difficult to fight over a property damage case unless the value is substantial to warrant spending money on legal fees. 

  • Q
    I want to know if I can sue Walmart for overcharge me three times my purchase
    Consumer Fraud  |  Jan 9th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If this occured this would be a potential collection practices act violation. You can contact our office at 1-800-922-6442 to address this further for  FREE consultation. 
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    I want to know if I can sue Walmart for overcharge me three times my purchase
    Answer

    If this occured this would be a potential collection practices act violation. You can contact our office at 1-800-922-6442 to address this further for  FREE consultation. 

  • Q
    Bought a dog at a pet shop in jax florida 6 days ago. ad states there is a one year guarantee the pet is free from congenital defects
    Animal Law  |  Dec 29th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   The question is are you in love the dog enough to spend thouands of dollars out of pocket in legal fees to force such payment from the pet shop? If the answer is NO, then you are likely caught in a finanical bind in enforcing a legal remedy you may have. Given you have had the dog 6 days, your bette...
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    bought a dog at a pet shop in jax florida 6 days ago. ad states there is a one year guarantee the pet is free from congenital defects
    Answer

    The question is are you in love the dog enough to spend thouands of dollars out of pocket in legal fees to force such payment from the pet shop? If the answer is NO, then you are likely caught in a finanical bind in enforcing a legal remedy you may have. Given you have had the dog 6 days, your better bet is to see if they give you your money back and then report the issue to animal control so they dont just sell the dog to another person. 

  • Q
    Hi I had hernia repair twice after the surgery I ended up gastroparesis paralysis of my stomach due to cutting my vagus nerve excruciating pain
    Medical Malpractice  |  Dec 29th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This sounds like a good start to a med mal case. The key is securing a written opinion from a qualfied surgeon that testifies that cutting the vagus nerve is malpractice as opposed to an acceptable complication. You need to gather ALL you medical records and see if a lawyer will take the case and pa...
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    Hi I had hernia repair twice after the surgery I ended up gastroparesis paralysis of my stomach due to cutting my vagus nerve excruciating pain
    Answer

    This sounds like a good start to a med mal case. The key is securing a written opinion from a qualfied surgeon that testifies that cutting the vagus nerve is malpractice as opposed to an acceptable complication. You need to gather ALL you medical records and see if a lawyer will take the case and pay to have it reviewed by an expert. If not, you will likely need to do so and then amed with a written opinion from an expert establishing medical malpractice seek out a lawyer to pursue the claim. 

  • Q
    I would like to file a claim against a doctor, who is guilty of medical malpractice, involving my hip surgery.
    Personal Injury  |  Dec 31st, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will first need to obatin a written opinion that the actions of the first doctor, which you attribute to "common knowledge" rise to the level malpractice from another qualified Orthopedic surgeon. That is the lynch pin for ANY med mal claim in Florida. Unfortunately a poor result or even bad cho...
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    I would like to file a claim against a doctor, who is guilty of medical malpractice, involving my hip surgery.
    Answer

    You will first need to obatin a written opinion that the actions of the first doctor, which you attribute to "common knowledge" rise to the level malpractice from another qualified Orthopedic surgeon. That is the lynch pin for ANY med mal claim in Florida. Unfortunately a poor result or even bad choice is not inherently actionable. 

  • Q
    What my liabilty when my dog bites another dog
    Animal Law  |  Dec 31st, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Likely slim to none  - but that doesn't mean the other dog owner wont sue or claim a different story. 
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    what my liabilty when my dog bites another dog
    Answer

    Likely slim to none  - but that doesn't mean the other dog owner wont sue or claim a different story. 

  • Q
    Can Verizon change your contract against your wishes when you get a new phone?
    Breach of Contract  |  Jan 1st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Its the "without our permission" part that will be problematic. There is no "right" to keep a contract or terms and use a service. Most instances when a new phone is bought or events dictate, the service provider can require whatever new contract terms it desires with the remedy of taking your busin...
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    Can Verizon change your contract against your wishes when you get a new phone?
    Answer

    Its the "without our permission" part that will be problematic. There is no "right" to keep a contract or terms and use a service. Most instances when a new phone is bought or events dictate, the service provider can require whatever new contract terms it desires with the remedy of taking your business elsewhere. That is an important point as many times the "correction" made or honoring of earlier terms is a CS issue not a contractual entitlement and when siging things to get new phones people oftem grant the permission in writing that they didnt read which supercedes and verbal claim otherwise. You will need to have a lawyer review ALL of the documents at issue if Verizon won't switch it back and then go from there, but it may not be worth the legal fee expense. 

  • Q
    Does a person have the right to take a dog from a minor say it's there's w/o proof on Christmas day take off with dog and asult me when trying to get
    Animal Law  |  Jan 1st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   I think this was answered in another post. As previously stated, I am not sure how you would know that the other person didn't own the dog prior or why or how they would single out your child and the dog for such a claim, but the remedy would be a "replevin" lawsuit with a lawyer which would likely ...
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    Does a person have the right to take a dog from a minor say it's there's w/o proof on Christmas day take off with dog and asult me when trying to get
    Answer

    I think this was answered in another post. As previously stated, I am not sure how you would know that the other person didn't own the dog prior or why or how they would single out your child and the dog for such a claim, but the remedy would be a "replevin" lawsuit with a lawyer which would likely be very expensive to pursue. Absent some issue like a "dog thief" ring using such a tactic this would likely be a heavily controverted lawsuit. 

  • Q
    I want my dog back and need to get him before it's to late
    Animal Law  |  Jan 1st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Seriously? Because we KNOW its not your dog to start, so its a higher chance its the other person's dog as a starting point. Your argument is like saying, i found this bicycle unlocked and looked everywhere for the owner didn't see them, so I took it, and added new handle bars and tires, and 2 month...
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    I want my dog back and need to get him before it's to late
    Answer

    Seriously? Because we KNOW its not your dog to start, so its a higher chance its the other person's dog as a starting point. Your argument is like saying, i found this bicycle unlocked and looked everywhere for the owner didn't see them, so I took it, and added new handle bars and tires, and 2 months later as I was riding it, some one assaulted me claiming it was thiers, but they had no proof, so I want MY bike back. Even Debo and Pee Wee Herman would find that concept troubling. That stated, unless you want to spend an inordinate amount of money on legal fees suing, which is your legal right, to get the dog back and forsing the other party to prove ownership - to what ever end results, you likely made a poor choice in this instance to presume that the dog is yours simply because it didn't have a chip. 

  • Q
    Purchased brand new RV that manufacture admits to glue supplier warranty issue. Will not honoring warranty because of damage. Only collateral swap.
    Consumer Law  |  Jan 1st, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is either a lemon law, mag-moss warranty, or a bit of both issue slapped on top of some other damage claim problem. You need to hire a lawyer to start sorting this out, but generally you can't have a vehicle totalled by a hurricane and then expect a collateral swap/replacement vehicle without a...
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    Purchased brand new RV that manufacture admits to glue supplier warranty issue. Will not honoring warranty because of damage. Only collateral swap.
    Answer

    This is either a lemon law, mag-moss warranty, or a bit of both issue slapped on top of some other damage claim problem. You need to hire a lawyer to start sorting this out, but generally you can't have a vehicle totalled by a hurricane and then expect a collateral swap/replacement vehicle without addressing the damages to your vehicle. There may be ways around this but it will be complicated and probably confrotnational in resolution. 

  • Q
    What’s next
    Consumer Law  |  Jan 2nd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If you pawned someone elses items, thats illegal and felony and there may be remedies under Fla. Stat. 539 that your husband has. You may need to retain a lawyer ro advise you on this, especially if this is a presursor to a diivorce event. 
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    What’s next
    Answer

    If you pawned someone elses items, thats illegal and felony and there may be remedies under Fla. Stat. 539 that your husband has. You may need to retain a lawyer ro advise you on this, especially if this is a presursor to a diivorce event. 

  • Q
    My ex girlfriend stole my cat, which was adopted in my name -- do I have legal right to it?
    Animal Law  |  Jan 2nd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Likely yes. You may have to sue her for "replevin" with a lawyer as most law enforcement will not intervene if she claims itsher cat and this a failed romatic relationship issue. 
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    My ex girlfriend stole my cat, which was adopted in my name -- do I have legal right to it?
    Answer

    Likely yes. You may have to sue her for "replevin" with a lawyer as most law enforcement will not intervene if she claims itsher cat and this a failed romatic relationship issue. 

  • Q
    Slander from condo board pres to other residents within 2 months of my moving in, implying criminal background (none)-asking their help "hiring detect
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Jan 2nd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Could be defamation case dependinbg on what was actually said and to whom. We handle these cases routinely, bu they are typically not contingent fee cases, require a fee retainer and can get expensive if the case devolves into a pissing contest on either side. YOu can call our office at 813-243-9233...
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    Slander from condo board pres to other residents within 2 months of my moving in, implying criminal background (none)-asking their help "hiring detect
    Answer

    Could be defamation case dependinbg on what was actually said and to whom. We handle these cases routinely, bu they are typically not contingent fee cases, require a fee retainer and can get expensive if the case devolves into a pissing contest on either side. YOu can call our office at 813-243-9233 for a FREE in office consultation to see how we can help. 

  • Q
    Sorry..Bulholtz in brandon fl & fl law group in orlando...plus oleary in portland or
    Litigation  |  Jan 2nd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This seems like you sent an email to the wrong address. If you are looking for a med-mal referal, we offer free in office consultations, to assist on such matters. You can call our office at 813-243-9233
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    Sorry..Bulholtz in brandon fl & fl law group in orlando...plus oleary in portland or
    Answer

    This seems like you sent an email to the wrong address. If you are looking for a med-mal referal, we offer free in office consultations, to assist on such matters. You can call our office at 813-243-9233

  • Q
    I am looking for an expert witness veterinarian to review medical records to pursue a case against a vet for malpractice.
    Animal Law  |  Jan 2nd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Looking on a legal advice site is not a good start. You need to contact a qualifed veteranian and be prepared to pay a substantial expert fee just for the evaluaton and opinion and more for testimonial events. 
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    I am looking for an expert witness veterinarian to review medical records to pursue a case against a vet for malpractice.
    Answer

    Looking on a legal advice site is not a good start. You need to contact a qualifed veteranian and be prepared to pay a substantial expert fee just for the evaluaton and opinion and more for testimonial events. 

  • Q
    Needed repairs after accident. Ins claim. Shop stated they painted door but did not. They also never had me sign a release. What can i do?
    Breach of Contract  |  Jan 3rd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You need to start with addressing this with your insurance company if they recommended the shop. Otherwise you have a contract suit that may not be fianancially viable to pursue. The "release" you reference is likely a Fla. Stat. 559 estimate disclsoure/waiver.  
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    Needed repairs after accident. Ins claim. Shop stated they painted door but did not. They also never had me sign a release. What can i do?
    Answer

    You need to start with addressing this with your insurance company if they recommended the shop. Otherwise you have a contract suit that may not be fianancially viable to pursue. The "release" you reference is likely a Fla. Stat. 559 estimate disclsoure/waiver.  

  • Q
    Can I sue AT&T for failing to provide service , sending my personal info to a another person ,
    Breach of Contract  |  Jan 3rd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Probably, but these are all contract type claims, typically meaning you will ned to pay for legal fees up front and seek to recover them if you win and may be exposed to paying thier legal fees if you lose. This also sounds like an ID theft issue so thats a separate can of worms. 
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    Can I sue AT&T for failing to provide service , sending my personal info to a another person ,
    Answer

    Probably, but these are all contract type claims, typically meaning you will ned to pay for legal fees up front and seek to recover them if you win and may be exposed to paying thier legal fees if you lose. This also sounds like an ID theft issue so thats a separate can of worms. 

  • Q
    Dept of treasury is threating to withold part of my soc sec for non-pay of student loan
    Consumer Law  |  Jan 3rd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If it was a Federal guaranteed loan, they likely have that ability, an also can seize tax refunds. Since this was a long time ago, is there a reason why your presumably adult child doesn't pay back the loan?
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    dept of treasury is threating to withold part of my soc sec for non-pay of student loan
    Answer

    If it was a Federal guaranteed loan, they likely have that ability, an also can seize tax refunds. Since this was a long time ago, is there a reason why your presumably adult child doesn't pay back the loan?

  • Q
    Who can I get to represent me in an Animal Rights case involving a pit bull fighting ring.
    Animal Law  |  Jan 3rd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If you are being sued or charged with some crime over being an activist, the price to pay for activisim is that YOU not others will need to fund your legal defense when things go South. There are likely hundreds of lawyers can help, as long as you have the abillity and willingness to pay for thier s...
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    Who can I get to represent me in an Animal Rights case involving a pit bull fighting ring.
    Answer

    If you are being sued or charged with some crime over being an activist, the price to pay for activisim is that YOU not others will need to fund your legal defense when things go South. There are likely hundreds of lawyers can help, as long as you have the abillity and willingness to pay for thier services. 

  • Q
    Can I get my money back from a credit union that took it with out notice.
    Consumer Fraud  |  Jan 3rd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   "I am a disabled veteran an don’t have the best ability to think."  This issue esentially eliminates any credibility you would have in a "they told me that....." type of case. Additionally, 99% of banking institutions send various forms of monthy statememts on such accounts, so there was ...
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    Can I get my money back from a credit union that took it with out notice.
    Answer

    "I am a disabled veteran an don’t have the best ability to think."  This issue esentially eliminates any credibility you would have in a "they told me that....." type of case. Additionally, 99% of banking institutions send various forms of monthy statememts on such accounts, so there was likely numerous opportunities for you to address this issue if there was a misunderstanding. You can also review your account documents as they will say in writing how charges are assessed or waived for certain balances. If you have issues maintaining your accounts due to thinking difficulties, you may want to consider having someone you trust appointed as guardian or at least assist you with such issues. 

  • Q
    Neighbor disputes
    Civil Litigation  |  Jan 3rd, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   The answer is simple. Unless you want to soend an inordinate amount of money on legal fees addressing this issue, you are moving. That wil eliminate the problem. 
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    neighbor disputes
    Answer

    The answer is simple. Unless you want to soend an inordinate amount of money on legal fees addressing this issue, you are moving. That wil eliminate the problem. 

  • Q
    What is your interpretation of article 4 & 6 for a seasonal lease in Jupiter, Florida. I have a dispute on this issue
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Jan 4th, 2018
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   There is no legal interpretaton you will get by a lay person reciting an summary of a lease provision. Any competent lawyer will need to review the entire document and in this instance possibly your contract with your leasing agent. As an example and for a start, absent the agents being signing part...
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    What is your interpretation of article 4 & 6 for a seasonal lease in Jupiter, Florida. I have a dispute on this issue
    Answer

    There is no legal interpretaton you will get by a lay person reciting an summary of a lease provision. Any competent lawyer will need to review the entire document and in this instance possibly your contract with your leasing agent. As an example and for a start, absent the agents being signing parties, THEY likely can't violate a contract term they are not parties to. If there is an issue that you wish to pusue or get advice about you will need to retain a lawyer in proper fashion to do so and go from there. 

  • Q
    Can you appeal a case against animal services for dogs being accused of killing domestic animals?
    Animal Law  |  Dec 28th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   There is likely some sort of appeal process from an admistrative determination or some other legal action to intervene. Problem may be when ALL your neighbors claim its your dogs as proof issues may be a problem. 
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    Can you appeal a case against animal services for dogs being accused of killing domestic animals?
    Answer

    There is likely some sort of appeal process from an admistrative determination or some other legal action to intervene. Problem may be when ALL your neighbors claim its your dogs as proof issues may be a problem. 

  • Q
    Okay so i work at a store and i was wondering is it legal to record customers stealing or about to steal something without them knowing
    Consumer Fraud  |  Dec 29th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Likely allowable BUT you need to speak with your store management as to whether or not they want you doing such things. 
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    Okay so i work at a store and i was wondering is it legal to record customers stealing or about to steal something without them knowing
    Answer

    Likely allowable BUT you need to speak with your store management as to whether or not they want you doing such things. 

  • Q
    Not sure if it is comsidered defamation or slander
    Civil Litigation  |  Dec 28th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   "Insinuating that my spouse may not be the father of our child, for all he knows he could be the father. " THAT type of issue really goes to the core of the inquiry about "defamation" combined with the perhaps inadvertently omitted denial of the allegations of infidelity. To be clear, making al...
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    Not sure if it is comsidered defamation or slander
    Answer

    "Insinuating that my spouse may not be the father of our child, for all he knows he could be the father. " THAT type of issue really goes to the core of the inquiry about "defamation" combined with the perhaps inadvertently omitted denial of the allegations of infidelity. To be clear, making allegations alone is not actionable at all,  nor is telling the truth on someone, even with a mean spirit. Now assuming the allegation ARE FALSE then you would possibly have a defamation or some similar type of lawsuit against the ex-brother  in law. As such lawsuits are typically very expensive to fund, you will need to weigh the cost vs the situation as to whether such a lawsuit is viable. 

  • Q
    Is possible to sue a dentist...?
    Medical Malpractice  |  Dec 28th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Possible but not likely on a root canal case unless there are substantial if not catastrophic damages. 
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    Is possible to sue a dentist...?
    Answer

    Possible but not likely on a root canal case unless there are substantial if not catastrophic damages. 

  • Q
    Failed left patella tendon repair
    Medical Malpractice  |  Dec 29th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Possibility yes but not inherently. You will need to consult with a local malpractice lawyer and will need to retain a medical expert at some expense to make such a determination. Generally and unsuccessful srugery alone is NOT malpractice and the incoveneince of additional rehab is not suffiicent d...
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    Failed left patella tendon repair
    Answer

    Possibility yes but not inherently. You will need to consult with a local malpractice lawyer and will need to retain a medical expert at some expense to make such a determination. Generally and unsuccessful srugery alone is NOT malpractice and the incoveneince of additional rehab is not suffiicent damages for most lawyers to undertake a medical malpractice case. There generally needs to be some catastrophic injury. 

  • Q
    What steps do I make to sue my ex for breach of contract
    Breach of Contract  |  Dec 29th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to hire a lawyer to do so....lawsuits are NOT DIY projects regardless of who told you otherwise., 
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    What steps do I make to sue my ex for breach of contract
    Answer

    You will need to hire a lawyer to do so....lawsuits are NOT DIY projects regardless of who told you otherwise., 

  • Q
    My boyfriend agreed to make payments on a truck I bought and has now refused to do so
    Civil Litigation  |  Dec 21st, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Your likely going to have to spend a good deal of money on a lawyer to skip trace his guy and serve him with a "replevin" type lawsuit in conjunction with hiring a private repo agent to try to locate and repo the car. You can try reporting it stolen but under the facts presented law enforcement will...
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    My boyfriend agreed to make payments on a truck I bought and has now refused to do so
    Answer

    Your likely going to have to spend a good deal of money on a lawyer to skip trace his guy and serve him with a "replevin" type lawsuit in conjunction with hiring a private repo agent to try to locate and repo the car. You can try reporting it stolen but under the facts presented law enforcement will probably treat this as a "civil matter" not a crminal one

  • Q
    I'm being sued by a financial institution
    Debtor and Creditor  |  Dec 21st, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You may want to file bankruptcy or hire a BK lawyer to review your assests and you may be "judgment proof" if you are on SS, depending on your assets. Otherwise, if you have substantial assets, you will need to hire a lawyer to address this lawsuit and do damage control to aovid a ludgement being en...
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    I'm being sued by a financial institution
    Answer

    You may want to file bankruptcy or hire a BK lawyer to review your assests and you may be "judgment proof" if you are on SS, depending on your assets. Otherwise, if you have substantial assets, you will need to hire a lawyer to address this lawsuit and do damage control to aovid a ludgement being entered if possible. 

  • Q
    Can you refer me to an attorney who can force the three major credit reporting agencys to correct their information on me.
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Dec 22nd, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You need to puruse and action under the FCRA. We handle those cases, however, most are NOT handled on contingent fee, but require payment of legal fees up front and seeking reimbursement from the court later shoudl you prevail. 
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    Can you refer me to an attorney who can force the three major credit reporting agencys to correct their information on me.
    Answer

    You need to puruse and action under the FCRA. We handle those cases, however, most are NOT handled on contingent fee, but require payment of legal fees up front and seeking reimbursement from the court later shoudl you prevail. 

  • Q
    In the state of Florida, does a landlord have to give its tenants a written notice of a rent increase?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Dec 22nd, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If its a periodic tenancy, not a lease, just 1/2 the rent period advance notice in wiriting. So if its month to month, 2 weeks advance written notice. 
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    In the state of Florida, does a landlord have to give its tenants a written notice of a rent increase?
    Answer

    If its a periodic tenancy, not a lease, just 1/2 the rent period advance notice in wiriting. So if its month to month, 2 weeks advance written notice. 

  • Q
    Dealer lied about financing options and rates
    Consumer Fraud  |  Dec 23rd, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Hmmmmm.....there is a lot missing from these facts, starting with you being foolish enough to believe the dealer claiming "you bank reconsidered" on a pre-approval letter, without you even contacting the back to verify thats true. That stated there may be any number of TILA or Fla. Stat. 501.976 typ...
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    Dealer lied about financing options and rates
    Answer

    Hmmmmm.....there is a lot missing from these facts, starting with you being foolish enough to believe the dealer claiming "you bank reconsidered" on a pre-approval letter, without you even contacting the back to verify thats true. That stated there may be any number of TILA or Fla. Stat. 501.976 type violations here that could be used to seek whats called recission. The issue will be your willingness to spendmoney onlegal fees to try and undo the deal you made. 

  • Q
    Ex girlfriend took deadbolt apart and stole back my ring when I was not there and finally found pawn slip in her name this is ruining my credit
    Civil Litigation  |  Dec 25th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Short of having her arrested and convicted of theft and hiring a lawyer to pursue a proper Illegal Pawn case under Fla. Stat. 539, not much. There is no means that her actions should "ruin your credit" as you would be oblogated to pay for the ring regardles and Pawn items are not reported to credit ...
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    Ex girlfriend took deadbolt apart and stole back my ring when I was not there and finally found pawn slip in her name this is ruining my credit
    Answer

    Short of having her arrested and convicted of theft and hiring a lawyer to pursue a proper Illegal Pawn case under Fla. Stat. 539, not much. There is no means that her actions should "ruin your credit" as you would be oblogated to pay for the ring regardles and Pawn items are not reported to credit bureaus. Its matter of you spending money on legal fees  to recvoer the ring  from the pawn broker  - who are often weasles themselves. 

  • Q
    Need to call to court medical Doctor who claim i give permission to admit mom to hospice unit where she died but I never give consent for that as th
    Medical Malpractice  |  Dec 26th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   I can assure you that there is no "fear" in suing the hospital OTHER than the fear of financial loss or impact to a law firm if you are looking for a contingent fee case, where the lawyer does all the work and foots all the bills only to be paid if and when they "win". If you mother was elderly, the...
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    need to call to court medical Doctor who claim i give permission to admit mom to hospice unit where she died but I never give consent for that as th
    Answer

    I can assure you that there is no "fear" in suing the hospital OTHER than the fear of financial loss or impact to a law firm if you are looking for a contingent fee case, where the lawyer does all the work and foots all the bills only to be paid if and when they "win". If you mother was elderly, these are extremely difficult cases due to finanical limitations in the wrongful death and medical malpractice statutes. That stated, if you are intent on "having your day in court" and "seeking justice" the most likely scenario for that to occur under the facts presented will be for the family to fund a legal action or inquiry by personal representative of her estate. This will be an expensive endeavor so plan on committing $10-20,000.00 up front as a retainer for legal fees and costs. 

  • Q
    Can the electric company turn off power w/a elderly person in the house
    Debtor and Creditor  |  Dec 26th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Yep. No pay the bill - no service. YOu need to contact some charitable organizations or legal aid, and if there is a medical emergency without electricity, any local organizations that may be able to accept your husband as an indigent patient. 
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    Can the electric company turn off power w/a elderly person in the house
    Answer

    Yep. No pay the bill - no service. YOu need to contact some charitable organizations or legal aid, and if there is a medical emergency without electricity, any local organizations that may be able to accept your husband as an indigent patient. 

  • Q
    How can I get compensated for wrongful arrrest and wrongful imprisonment if I lost everything I owned and the state attorneys office nolprossed my cas
    Civil Litigation  |  Dec 21st, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Just because a case is Nolle Prossed does NOT mean it was a wrongful arrest. You will need to PROVE not allege that the charges were essentially fabricated for some evil motive. You will also need to PROVE how this event cause you to lose everything you owned, which seems exaggerated based on the fa...
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    How can I get compensated for wrongful arrrest and wrongful imprisonment if I lost everything I owned and the state attorneys office nolprossed my cas
    Answer

    Just because a case is Nolle Prossed does NOT mean it was a wrongful arrest. You will need to PROVE not allege that the charges were essentially fabricated for some evil motive. You will also need to PROVE how this event cause you to lose everything you owned, which seems exaggerated based on the facts. 

  • Q
    Medical malpractice
    Medical Malpractice  |  Dec 21st, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Nothing here for malpractice on the facts presented. You need to get your brother to the doctors office so they can address this or if need be have him Baker Acted. 
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    Medical malpractice
    Answer

    Nothing here for malpractice on the facts presented. You need to get your brother to the doctors office so they can address this or if need be have him Baker Acted. 

  • Q
    Do i have to be harassed by apartment mananger
    Animal Law  |  Dec 19th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is a classic histrionic bouncing ball tenant complaint, that makes little sense as posted. Bottom liine is if the LL is trying to evict you, you probably need to actually hire a tenant/renters rights lawyer to address such an issue in proper fashion. 
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    do i have to be harassed by apartment mananger
    Answer

    This is a classic histrionic bouncing ball tenant complaint, that makes little sense as posted. Bottom liine is if the LL is trying to evict you, you probably need to actually hire a tenant/renters rights lawyer to address such an issue in proper fashion. 

  • Q
    Attorney Disbarred what is the process for her Unpaid record storage files
    Breach of Contract  |  Dec 19th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to hire a lawyer to address this specifically if you dont have a corporate one already. As the records may contain private finanical informatin or HIPAA involved PHI, you don't want to get sued for some irresponisble disclsoure. 
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    Attorney Disbarred what is the process for her Unpaid record storage files
    Answer

    You will need to hire a lawyer to address this specifically if you dont have a corporate one already. As the records may contain private finanical informatin or HIPAA involved PHI, you don't want to get sued for some irresponisble disclsoure. 

  • Q
    Can I take any action to correct this?
    Consumer Law  |  Dec 19th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Do in the sense of what? This may be a violation of Fla. Stat. 501.976, but you will need a lawyer to pursue such case and its a matter of cost vs. value. 
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    Can I take any action to correct this?
    Answer

    Do in the sense of what? This may be a violation of Fla. Stat. 501.976, but you will need a lawyer to pursue such case and its a matter of cost vs. value. 

  • Q
    Dog barking trying to sell our home ask neighbor to keep her dogs quiet.
    Animal Law  |  Dec 20th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Nothing practical you can do. It is what it is and your best bet is to try to schedule viewings at times when the dogs aren't as yappy. 
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    Dog barking trying to sell our home ask neighbor to keep her dogs quiet.
    Answer

    Nothing practical you can do. It is what it is and your best bet is to try to schedule viewings at times when the dogs aren't as yappy. 

  • Q
    Total loss of my car on thanksgiving day. There was an engine malfunction on a 2015 Camaro, brand new. Insurance found nothing wrong, waiting on GM.
    Automobile Accidents  |  Dec 20th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Do you want answers or money? Because I am hearing one but seeing the other. Answers is easy, you hire an arson/fire investigator and possibly an automotive engineer, at some expense unfortunately, andhave them examine the vehicle. They should be able to give you some answer as to what caused this t...
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    Total loss of my car on thanksgiving day. There was an engine malfunction on a 2015 Camaro, brand new. Insurance found nothing wrong, waiting on GM.
    Answer

    Do you want answers or money? Because I am hearing one but seeing the other. Answers is easy, you hire an arson/fire investigator and possibly an automotive engineer, at some expense unfortunately, andhave them examine the vehicle. They should be able to give you some answer as to what caused this to occur. OTHER than that - the abiity to recover more money is limited to the facts and the insurance coverage available. If there is no more or the facts don't support other liablities, it is what it is. You may also want to check to see if you had GAP coverage on the purchase as that is separate and you need to make a separate claim. 

  • Q
    Can I sue a Breeder for not refunding the cost of a puppy that has now been diagnosed with joint disease at 9 months old.
    Animal Law  |  Dec 18th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to ask a Georgia lawyer. 
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    Can I sue a Breeder for not refunding the cost of a puppy that has now been diagnosed with joint disease at 9 months old.
    Answer

    You will need to ask a Georgia lawyer. 

  • Q
    I have a warranty the shop said the transmission needed to be replaced the warranty company said it did not now the transmission is out
    Contracts  |  Dec 18th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will likely have a warranty lawsuit to pursue. On a postive note, the legal fee you pay for such cases can usually be recovered from the warranty company if you win. 
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    I have a warranty the shop said the transmission needed to be replaced the warranty company said it did not now the transmission is out
    Answer

    You will likely have a warranty lawsuit to pursue. On a postive note, the legal fee you pay for such cases can usually be recovered from the warranty company if you win. 

  • Q
    Suggestions for handling a warranty scam
    Civil Litigation  |  Dec 13th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You'll need to hire a lawyer to handle this. Its a typical Fla. Stat. 501.976 type issue and a common scam.
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    Suggestions for handling a warranty scam
    Answer

    You'll need to hire a lawyer to handle this. Its a typical Fla. Stat. 501.976 type issue and a common scam.

  • Q
    Under Florida Statue, what exactly is Slander and defamation.
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Dec 14th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Defamation is a false statement of fact made that injures anothers reputation, libel being written and slander verbal. 
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    Under Florida Statue, what exactly is Slander and defamation.
    Answer

    Defamation is a false statement of fact made that injures anothers reputation, libel being written and slander verbal. 

  • Q
    I was scammed of $650 on the the e-commerce platform OpenBazaar
    Consumer Fraud  |  Dec 14th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If you want to spend the money to fund expensive litigation, you sue just about anyone. Its a matter of finanical decision as a starting point and you will spend far more than the $650.00 with any type of law suit. 
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    I was scammed of $650 on the the e-commerce platform OpenBazaar
    Answer

    If you want to spend the money to fund expensive litigation, you sue just about anyone. Its a matter of finanical decision as a starting point and you will spend far more than the $650.00 with any type of law suit. 

  • Q
    An OBGYN inserted an IUD in me when I was 5 weeks pregnant. Now my baby and I are both at risk.
    Medical Malpractice  |  Dec 15th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You would need a written opinin from another OB-GYN but I would venture no as there was no positive test for your preganacy as start. 
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    An OBGYN inserted an IUD in me when I was 5 weeks pregnant. Now my baby and I are both at risk.
    Answer

    You would need a written opinin from another OB-GYN but I would venture no as there was no positive test for your preganacy as start. 

  • Q
    Can I sue a commercial cat breeder?
    Animal Law  |  Dec 15th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Sure. Its possible if you want to spend the money on legal fees making the effort. There are several issues that can be addressed including the breeder statute requirements. 
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    Can I sue a commercial cat breeder?
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    Sure. Its possible if you want to spend the money on legal fees making the effort. There are several issues that can be addressed including the breeder statute requirements. 

  • Q
    We have a neighbor who has continued to harass us about our kids playing outside in our back own yard. They have called the city/police on the 6 y.o.
    Civil Litigation  |  Dec 16th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   " We have to put an end to this defamation of our character" You will probably need to hire a lawyer, albiet at some significant expense, to pursue a legal action against the neighbor if you feel this will resolve the conflict. Other than that - the remedy will be to find a way to move eslewher...
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    We have a neighbor who has continued to harass us about our kids playing outside in our back own yard. They have called the city/police on the 6 y.o.
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    " We have to put an end to this defamation of our character" You will probably need to hire a lawyer, albiet at some significant expense, to pursue a legal action against the neighbor if you feel this will resolve the conflict. Other than that - the remedy will be to find a way to move eslewhere. 

  • Q
    Can I sue emergency vet hospital for misdiagnosis
    Animal Law  |  Dec 17th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No. There are no real damages here. This is also simply what occurs when you have emergency late night care and quibble about the expense. They will claim they wanted to do proper testing but you squawked about the expense so they did what they could. You can file a complaint with the vet board and ...
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    Can I sue emergency vet hospital for misdiagnosis
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    No. There are no real damages here. This is also simply what occurs when you have emergency late night care and quibble about the expense. They will claim they wanted to do proper testing but you squawked about the expense so they did what they could. You can file a complaint with the vet board and they can deal with the professional propriety of it all but there is no finanically viable civil case here. 

  • Q
    A doctor that I had only seen twice prescribe me a very high dose of Klonopin
    Medical Malpractice  |  Dec 18th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not likely. This needs tp be addressed with the DUI lawyer as the toxicology report in this instance will be critical. 
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    A doctor that I had only seen twice prescribe me a very high dose of Klonopin
    Answer

    Not likely. This needs tp be addressed with the DUI lawyer as the toxicology report in this instance will be critical. 

  • Q
    how can I go about suing Google they charged my bank account without my approval then made me go buy $40 in gift cards to get my money back
    Consumer Law  |  Dec 17th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This doesnt sound like Google but some sort of scam. You need to stop and start examining this in detail before you do anything else and treat this like an ID theft. 
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    how can I go about suing Google they charged my bank account without my approval then made me go buy $40 in gift cards to get my money back
    Answer

    This doesnt sound like Google but some sort of scam. You need to stop and start examining this in detail before you do anything else and treat this like an ID theft. 

  • Q
    Car accident
    Civil Litigation  |  Dec 11th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is a dimuniton of value case. Very difficult and expensive to pursue and not usually worth the effort absent a substantial loss on an expensive car. 
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    Car accident
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    This is a dimuniton of value case. Very difficult and expensive to pursue and not usually worth the effort absent a substantial loss on an expensive car. 

  • Q
    I need a lawyer who handles veterinarian malpractice cases in largo fl
    Animal Law  |  Dec 11th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Those facts in and of themselves are not a basis for any type of legal claim. You will need to show that the Vet acted improperly and caused the animals death. Unfortunately, such cases ae typically not handled on a contingent fee by most lawyers so you will likely be paying out of pocket for legal ...
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    I need a lawyer who handles veterinarian malpractice cases in largo fl
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    Those facts in and of themselves are not a basis for any type of legal claim. You will need to show that the Vet acted improperly and caused the animals death. Unfortunately, such cases ae typically not handled on a contingent fee by most lawyers so you will likely be paying out of pocket for legal fees to prosecute such a case. On a positive note, if there are substantial damages, this can actually be a financil benefit if the defendants settle the claim early. 

  • Q
    Can I sue?
    Automobile Accidents  |  Dec 10th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not inherently. This would depend on a variety of factors, especially with an 11 year old car. You would need to show that the battery caught on fire for some specific reason that was not a maintenance failure on your part to start. This may require examination by an expert to testify
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    Can I sue?
    Answer

    Not inherently. This would depend on a variety of factors, especially with an 11 year old car. You would need to show that the battery caught on fire for some specific reason that was not a maintenance failure on your part to start. This may require examination by an expert to testify

  • Q
    Can my landlord look at my bank account?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Dec 11th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Absent you giving the LL access to your online banking or some documentation otherwise, there is no legitimate means for a LL to have access to such information. If you give them access voluntarily, then answer is yes. 
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    Can my landlord look at my bank account?
    Answer

    Absent you giving the LL access to your online banking or some documentation otherwise, there is no legitimate means for a LL to have access to such information. If you give them access voluntarily, then answer is yes. 

  • Q
    I was scammed of over $1000 in A Crypto Currency(bitcoin)
    Consumer Fraud  |  Dec 11th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Such cases are VERY expensive to litigate and difficult to handle effectively. If you are so inclined, and have the resources to pursue such a case, you simply need to retain a lawyer and move forward with it. You can also file claims with the AG or SEC but dont expect any refunds any time soon.
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    I was scammed of over $1000 in A Crypto Currency(bitcoin)
    Answer

    Such cases are VERY expensive to litigate and difficult to handle effectively. If you are so inclined, and have the resources to pursue such a case, you simply need to retain a lawyer and move forward with it. You can also file claims with the AG or SEC but dont expect any refunds any time soon.

  • Q
    What can I do about the problem I have where I live with my 2year old and my 2month baby .i have MOLE and my apartment what can i do
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Dec 11th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You move.....thats the solution.You can talk to your LL about terminating the tenancy and moving by agreement. If there is a dispute over this, you can hire a lawyer to help with a 7 day letter to create a basis for termination if the LL doesn't fix the mold problem. 
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    what can I do about the problem I have where I live with my 2year old and my 2month baby .i have MOLE and my apartment what can i do
    Answer

    You move.....thats the solution.You can talk to your LL about terminating the tenancy and moving by agreement. If there is a dispute over this, you can hire a lawyer to help with a 7 day letter to create a basis for termination if the LL doesn't fix the mold problem. 

  • Q
    How do I fight an insurance company?
    Insurance  |  Dec 11th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is a problem with third party property damage cases, especially for low end cars. They aren't worth spending money on to litigate over, the inurance carrier knows this and lowballs and lawyers won't take the cases on a contingent fee, again, not financially viable. This is why its critical ot h...
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    How do I fight an insurance company?
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    This is a problem with third party property damage cases, especially for low end cars. They aren't worth spending money on to litigate over, the inurance carrier knows this and lowballs and lawyers won't take the cases on a contingent fee, again, not financially viable. This is why its critical ot have collision coverage on your car. Your remedy is to file a lawsuit against the at fault driver for damages - though you may be throwing good money after bad doing so, unless the insurer capitulates. 

  • Q
    Is this a case that is worth pursuing?
    Automobile Accidents  |  Dec 12th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No way to tell from an internet blurb. They are likely raising an abuse or improper maintenance defense and you will have to prove otherwise with a mechanic expert, likely in a lawsuit. Depending on the vlaue of the car, you need to retain a lawyer to address this, especially if a law suit is needed...
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    Is this a case that is worth pursuing?
    Answer

    No way to tell from an internet blurb. They are likely raising an abuse or improper maintenance defense and you will have to prove otherwise with a mechanic expert, likely in a lawsuit. Depending on the vlaue of the car, you need to retain a lawyer to address this, especially if a law suit is needed. 

  • Q
    Please define "lifetime warranty"
    Consumer Law  |  Dec 12th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   First, this is a commerical issue and as such you cannot possibly use internet blurbs as a substitute for actually hiring legal counsel or corporate counsel. Second, such things are defined by the terms of the "warranty" itself. If a competitors marketing is at issue you may need to consider some me...
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    please define "lifetime warranty"
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    First, this is a commerical issue and as such you cannot possibly use internet blurbs as a substitute for actually hiring legal counsel or corporate counsel. Second, such things are defined by the terms of the "warranty" itself. If a competitors marketing is at issue you may need to consider some means of taking them to task though this may mean spending money on legal fees to address such an issue. 

  • Q
    I have a breach of warranty question involving an automaker
    Breach of Contract  |  Dec 12th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is essentially a Lemon Law or warranty issue. You will likely need to hire a lawyer to pursue such an issue and need to do so ASAP. 
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    I have a breach of warranty question involving an automaker
    Answer

    This is essentially a Lemon Law or warranty issue. You will likely need to hire a lawyer to pursue such an issue and need to do so ASAP. 

  • Q
    Need help, Mortgage Contract Breach and what happens. Contract signed by all parties. Seller does not want to move by closing date, no extension
    Breach of Contract  |  Dec 7th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You need to hire either a real estate transactional or civil litigation attorney to resolve this. 
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    need help, Mortgage Contract Breach and what happens. Contract signed by all parties. Seller does not want to move by closing date, no extension
    Answer

    You need to hire either a real estate transactional or civil litigation attorney to resolve this. 

  • Q
    When asked to add both home owners name to a civil suit, can one state they assign rights to the other without living stipulated this in the beginning
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Dec 7th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not sure what you are trying to accomplish other than delay and driving up legal fees you may find yourself paying with such a ploy. 
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    When asked to add both home owners name to a civil suit, can one state they assign rights to the other without living stipulated this in the beginning
    Answer

    Not sure what you are trying to accomplish other than delay and driving up legal fees you may find yourself paying with such a ploy. 

  • Q
    Do I have a case
    Medical Malpractice  |  Dec 6th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not on the word of a chiropractor - no. There are MANY means of fracturing a vertebra that are not catastrophic and for which there is no real remedy, and the fact that 1 year passed without documented incident simply reinforces that point. 
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    Do I have a case
    Answer

    Not on the word of a chiropractor - no. There are MANY means of fracturing a vertebra that are not catastrophic and for which there is no real remedy, and the fact that 1 year passed without documented incident simply reinforces that point. 

  • Q
    MY LANDLORD/OFFICE MGR WONT DO ANYTHING ABOUT UPSTAIRS ALSO EX EMPLOYEE
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Dec 5th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not sure what you expect them to actually do. Bottom line is if they are not responsive, unless you have a pile of money to devote to legal fees fighting with the LL/PM, when your lease is up, or if you are MTM, ......move elsewhere. 
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    MY LANDLORD/OFFICE MGR WONT DO ANYTHING ABOUT UPSTAIRS ALSO EX EMPLOYEE
    Answer

    Not sure what you expect them to actually do. Bottom line is if they are not responsive, unless you have a pile of money to devote to legal fees fighting with the LL/PM, when your lease is up, or if you are MTM, ......move elsewhere. 

  • Q
    CAN I SUE THEM?
    Automobile Accidents  |  Dec 5th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You can sue anyone you like.....but you are likely wasting your time unless they have the money to pay you. There is no ATM at the court house where you win and pick up your money. THAT is why insurance exists. For future reference, if you cannot accept such inconveninces, then you need to get bette...
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    CAN I SUE THEM?
    Answer

    You can sue anyone you like.....but you are likely wasting your time unless they have the money to pay you. There is no ATM at the court house where you win and pick up your money. THAT is why insurance exists. For future reference, if you cannot accept such inconveninces, then you need to get better insurance coverage to make sure you minimize such issues. 

  • Q
    My lawyer gave me false information that led to me accepting a settlement without proper information. Is this malpractice and/or can something be done
    Legal Malpractice  |  Dec 5th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   First, you have no business asking about such things on a legal website. You are a minor and have no say in the settlement of your case as this is controlled entirely by your parents - you are unfortunately NOT the decison maker at that level, so what you know or didn't know is not of consequence. T...
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    My lawyer gave me false information that led to me accepting a settlement without proper information. Is this malpractice and/or can something be done
    Answer

    First, you have no business asking about such things on a legal website. You are a minor and have no say in the settlement of your case as this is controlled entirely by your parents - you are unfortunately NOT the decison maker at that level, so what you know or didn't know is not of consequence. That stated - your parents need to address any such concerns with the lawyer and go from there. 

  • Q
    What is the statute of limitations on medical debts
    Debtor and Creditor  |  Dec 5th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Generally 4-5 years depending on the details. 
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    What is the statute of limitations on medical debts
    Answer

    Generally 4-5 years depending on the details. 

  • Q
    Do I have the right to hold the keys if I payed next months rent (December 1) if I want to move out but can't move out on the first of December?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Nov 26th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   As long as you are paying the rent, and not violating the lease, you have a right to remain in possessin of the property. 
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    Do I have the right to hold the keys if I payed next months rent (December 1) if I want to move out but can't move out on the first of December?
    Answer

    As long as you are paying the rent, and not violating the lease, you have a right to remain in possessin of the property. 

  • Q
    Failure To Protect Disabled Man Under Protective Custody
    Personal Injury  |  Nov 27th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Its possible - just a not a generally desireable case for civil damage for a variety of reasons starting with being incarcerated. As such unless the damages are substantial, approaching catastrophic, ala paralyzation, death, etc., you may need to hire a lawyer out of pocket to have them pursue such ...
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    Failure To Protect Disabled Man Under Protective Custody
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    Its possible - just a not a generally desireable case for civil damage for a variety of reasons starting with being incarcerated. As such unless the damages are substantial, approaching catastrophic, ala paralyzation, death, etc., you may need to hire a lawyer out of pocket to have them pursue such a case. 

  • Q
    What happens if my landlord goes to the court for an eviction without first serving me a 3 day notice to quit?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Nov 27th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You have a defense that you can raise if you can prove the allegation. Its a difficult task so you are best off hiring a lawyer to address the issue. 
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    What happens if my landlord goes to the court for an eviction without first serving me a 3 day notice to quit?
    Answer

    You have a defense that you can raise if you can prove the allegation. Its a difficult task so you are best off hiring a lawyer to address the issue. 

  • Q
    My question is does someone have the right to tell you that you cannot take an emotional dog into a office after you've been going there for 3 years
    Animal Law  |  Dec 5th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Yes. It depends on the issues and why, but if the dog is disruptive or causing issues its possible. 
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    My question is does someone have the right to tell you that you cannot take an emotional dog into a office after you've been going there for 3 years
    Answer

    Yes. It depends on the issues and why, but if the dog is disruptive or causing issues its possible. 

  • Q
    Medical Malpractice Claim Against Corizon Helath - $324K In Medical Bills For Follow-Up Corrective Treatments
    Medical Malpractice  |  Nov 27th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Unfortunately, if you have a history of criminal incaceration and laundry list of chronic conditions, claiming damage to your credit or access to housing or wage loss is likely a stretch. 
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    Medical Malpractice Claim Against Corizon Helath - $324K In Medical Bills For Follow-Up Corrective Treatments
    Answer

    Unfortunately, if you have a history of criminal incaceration and laundry list of chronic conditions, claiming damage to your credit or access to housing or wage loss is likely a stretch. 

  • Q
    I had tak e n my motorcycle to a shop for a. Personal loan and i made my first payment then the owner cam to me to wpr it off and wont honor his end o
    Breach of Contract  |  Nov 27th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Unfortunately, you will have a really hard time convincing anyone that such a deal was made. People dont bring vehicles to repair shops for loans and if thats what occurred there will be complicated story to unravel. 
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    I had tak e n my motorcycle to a shop for a. Personal loan and i made my first payment then the owner cam to me to wpr it off and wont honor his end o
    Answer

    Unfortunately, you will have a really hard time convincing anyone that such a deal was made. People dont bring vehicles to repair shops for loans and if thats what occurred there will be complicated story to unravel. 

  • Q
    What would be considered consumer fraud in Florida?
    Consumer Fraud  |  Nov 28th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Subjective dissatisfaction is not the same as fraud. There might be fraud - but you will likely start with a breach of contract issue and then go from there. This will likely require that you hire a lawyer to review your agreement, at some expense, and go from there. 
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    What would be considered consumer fraud in Florida?
    Answer

    Subjective dissatisfaction is not the same as fraud. There might be fraud - but you will likely start with a breach of contract issue and then go from there. This will likely require that you hire a lawyer to review your agreement, at some expense, and go from there. 

  • Q
    Do I have to refund a phone that I sold on Facebook?
    Contracts  |  Nov 29th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No way to tell what you did or not as far as legality. Its possible if you promised it would work and it didn't or its simply not "unlocked" then you may have issue to deal with. This is the peril of selling things on the internet. 
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    Do I have to refund a phone that I sold on Facebook?
    Answer

    No way to tell what you did or not as far as legality. Its possible if you promised it would work and it didn't or its simply not "unlocked" then you may have issue to deal with. This is the peril of selling things on the internet. 

  • Q
    I need to know if I can proceed legally... and how.
    Consumer Fraud  |  Nov 29th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This will probably need to hire a lawyer to review your paper work. Unless the truck was expensive it may not be worth the added expense for legal fees if it was purchased AS-IS, but thats a call for you to make. 
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    I need to know if I can proceed legally... and how.
    Answer

    This will probably need to hire a lawyer to review your paper work. Unless the truck was expensive it may not be worth the added expense for legal fees if it was purchased AS-IS, but thats a call for you to make. 

  • Q
    Do I file a small claims in Florida county the defendant is located or the county the plaintiff is located in?
    Collections  |  Nov 29th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If your legal knowledge base is that limited, its a clear sign that you need to retain a lawyer to take any action in court. Small claims court is NOT Judge Judy and i has a great deal of formality. 
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    Do I file a small claims in Florida county the defendant is located or the county the plaintiff is located in?
    Answer

    If your legal knowledge base is that limited, its a clear sign that you need to retain a lawyer to take any action in court. Small claims court is NOT Judge Judy and i has a great deal of formality. 

  • Q
    If someone puts something on facebook to ruin your reputation can you sue
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Nov 29th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Generally yes - there are a lot of variables but its possible if you want to spend the money to do so. Such cases are not inexpensive and can be very contentious as you might expect. 
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    if someone puts something on facebook to ruin your reputation can you sue
    Answer

    Generally yes - there are a lot of variables but its possible if you want to spend the money to do so. Such cases are not inexpensive and can be very contentious as you might expect. 

  • Q
    What are my options
    Breach of Contract  |  Dec 1st, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Neither from the facts presented. This is a contract dispute. You will likely need to hire a lawyer now, that you should have hired months ago. 
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    What are my options
    Answer

    Neither from the facts presented. This is a contract dispute. You will likely need to hire a lawyer now, that you should have hired months ago. 

  • Q
    Involved in MVA, Seatbelt yes, incurred a traffic infraction. Airbag from steering wheel never deployed. Possible head injury involving steering wheel
    Automobile Accidents  |  Dec 1st, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Sorry to hear......the question was?
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    Involved in MVA, Seatbelt yes, incurred a traffic infraction. Airbag from steering wheel never deployed. Possible head injury involving steering wheel
    Answer

    Sorry to hear......the question was?

  • Q
    Can your x husband sell a noble home you are on the title without you
    Contracts  |  Dec 1st, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If you signed papers of some sort - possibly. You will need to hire a lawyer to review this issue, at some expense, and figure out where to go from there. 
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    Can your x husband sell a noble home you are on the title without you
    Answer

    If you signed papers of some sort - possibly. You will need to hire a lawyer to review this issue, at some expense, and figure out where to go from there. 

  • Q
    What can I do to recover by deposit from a window contractor who never order windows from the supplier and now claims that he doesn't have any money?
    Consumer Fraud  |  Dec 1st, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to hire a lawyer to sue them and try to get a judgment or settlement. Collecting will be a problem but it may be worth spending some additional money in an effort to try to get reimbursement of the funds already paid. In the future NEVER pay for such services in advance. 
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    What can I do to recover by deposit from a window contractor who never order windows from the supplier and now claims that he doesn't have any money?
    Answer

    You will need to hire a lawyer to sue them and try to get a judgment or settlement. Collecting will be a problem but it may be worth spending some additional money in an effort to try to get reimbursement of the funds already paid. In the future NEVER pay for such services in advance. 

  • Q
    A friend is renting a room to a woman who has not paid the verbally agreed upon rent.
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Dec 1st, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Your freind needs to hire a landlord attorney to handle this at some expense. There is no shortcut. 
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    A friend is renting a room to a woman who has not paid the verbally agreed upon rent.
    Answer

    Your freind needs to hire a landlord attorney to handle this at some expense. There is no shortcut. 

  • Q
    I bite a piece of wood inside my taco bell burito what can I do
    Consumer Law  |  Dec 1st, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not unless you want to pay legal fees up front to pursue such an issue. There are no damages described so its not worth much financially. 
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    I bite a piece of wood inside my taco bell burito what can I do
    Answer

    Not unless you want to pay legal fees up front to pursue such an issue. There are no damages described so its not worth much financially. 

  • Q
    Is there a statute of limitations on "unpaid attorney fees?
    Debtor and Creditor  |  Dec 1st, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Yes - the same as any other contract.
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    Is there a statute of limitations on "unpaid attorney fees?
    Answer

    Yes - the same as any other contract.

  • Q
    I found something in my drink from dairy queeb
    Civil Litigation  |  Dec 3rd, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Unless the something is identified and causes harm......not sure what you are asking, but there is no legal case there. 
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    I found something in my drink from dairy queeb
    Answer

    Unless the something is identified and causes harm......not sure what you are asking, but there is no legal case there. 

  • Q
    Neighbor dispute
    Animal Law  |  Dec 3rd, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is a Hatfields vs. McCoys case. You will need to spend the money to retain a lawyer to address this and do so ASAP.
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    Neighbor dispute
    Answer

    This is a Hatfields vs. McCoys case. You will need to spend the money to retain a lawyer to address this and do so ASAP.

  • Q
    Is it ok to serve someone for libel defamation at their place of employment.
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Dec 3rd, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You can serve them where you find them relative to a summons. You can address this with your process server. 
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    Is it ok to serve someone for libel defamation at their place of employment.
    Answer

    You can serve them where you find them relative to a summons. You can address this with your process server. 

  • Q
    MAY I DEMAND MY LANDROLD FOR DESCONSIDERATION.
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Dec 3rd, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Unless there is an exclusivity or non-compete provisonin your lease, you will likely have a battleon your hands. You will ned to retain a lawyer ASAP as this is a commerical lease issue and they have a lot more latitude in the terms that residential leases. 
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    MAY I DEMAND MY LANDROLD FOR DESCONSIDERATION.
    Answer

    Unless there is an exclusivity or non-compete provisonin your lease, you will likely have a battleon your hands. You will ned to retain a lawyer ASAP as this is a commerical lease issue and they have a lot more latitude in the terms that residential leases. 

  • Q
    What would be the best way for me to get rent that is owed?
    Debtor and Creditor  |  Dec 3rd, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No such "best" way. Unless she is very wealthy, you are likely wasting your time with any type of lawsuit. This is the peril of "living together" and intertwining finanical issues. 
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    What would be the best way for me to get rent that is owed?
    Answer

    No such "best" way. Unless she is very wealthy, you are likely wasting your time with any type of lawsuit. This is the peril of "living together" and intertwining finanical issues. 

  • Q
    Automobile accident
    Automobile Accidents  |  Dec 4th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Yes - but its not lilkely worth the effort. There is no ATM at the courthouse when you win. You still have to legally collect the money. 
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    Automobile accident
    Answer

    Yes - but its not lilkely worth the effort. There is no ATM at the courthouse when you win. You still have to legally collect the money. 

  • Q
    Being served for nonpayment on credit card. What are my options?
    Collections  |  Dec 4th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You'll need to hire a lawyer to defend the lawsuit as you are getting sued in court. You cannot trust the collectors as they will take advanatge of you if they when you go to court on your own. 
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    Being served for nonpayment on credit card. What are my options?
    Answer

    You'll need to hire a lawyer to defend the lawsuit as you are getting sued in court. You cannot trust the collectors as they will take advanatge of you if they when you go to court on your own. 

  • Q
    Can something be done?
    Consumer Law  |  Dec 5th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No. If you miss your flight for what ever reason it is what it is. While the manager may have been rude, your remedy is to complain to customer service. 
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    Can something be done?
    Answer

    No. If you miss your flight for what ever reason it is what it is. While the manager may have been rude, your remedy is to complain to customer service. 

  • Q
    Can a dealer sign a contract for me ?
    Contracts  |  Dec 5th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Possibly. Depends on the issue and what the impact of a different contract entails. You may want to hire a lawyer to review this and see whether it impacts you at all. 
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    Can a dealer sign a contract for me ?
    Answer

    Possibly. Depends on the issue and what the impact of a different contract entails. You may want to hire a lawyer to review this and see whether it impacts you at all. 

  • Q
    Do they still have to fix our tv?
    Consumer Law  |  Nov 24th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   The problem here is that the expense of actually resolving this issue is likely going to be moe than the repair cost of the TV. Not sure how this account got sent to Aarons unless there was some sort of buy out, but in theory one or the other may be obligated to fix the TV. 
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    Do they still have to fix our tv?
    Answer

    The problem here is that the expense of actually resolving this issue is likely going to be moe than the repair cost of the TV. Not sure how this account got sent to Aarons unless there was some sort of buy out, but in theory one or the other may be obligated to fix the TV. 

  • Q
    Breach of contract group home turn key.
    Breach of Contract  |  Nov 24th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will simply need to spend more money in legal fees to sort this out. Moreover, BEFORE you spend another dime on these "consultants" you need to retain a lawyer to review this transaction and see what you have gotten yourself into.......this whole deal make little senss with the facts pesented.&n...
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    Breach of contract group home turn key.
    Answer

    You will simply need to spend more money in legal fees to sort this out. Moreover, BEFORE you spend another dime on these "consultants" you need to retain a lawyer to review this transaction and see what you have gotten yourself into.......this whole deal make little senss with the facts pesented. 

  • Q
    Can I do anything about being scammed ?
    Consumer Fraud  |  Nov 25th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Snowballs chance toever see that money again. Report the scam to local law enforcement and see what they can do. Be prepared to be told they will look into it and thats about it. 
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    Can I do anything about being scammed ?
    Answer

    Snowballs chance toever see that money again. Report the scam to local law enforcement and see what they can do. Be prepared to be told they will look into it and thats about it. 

  • Q
    Eviction of tenant in my home
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Nov 25th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You have no idea what you are doing as a landlord. You need to IMMEDIATELY hire a landlord attorney to represent you and help you address this situation properly before you find yourself sued. 
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    eviction of tenant in my home
    Answer

    You have no idea what you are doing as a landlord. You need to IMMEDIATELY hire a landlord attorney to represent you and help you address this situation properly before you find yourself sued. 

  • Q
    I'm on Section 8 trying to terminate lease early.
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Nov 24th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You dont get to terminate a lease because YOU decide you can't afford it anymore.  You need to speak with your section 8 counselor to see what they can do to help you. 
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    I'm on Section 8 trying to terminate lease early.
    Answer

    You dont get to terminate a lease because YOU decide you can't afford it anymore.  You need to speak with your section 8 counselor to see what they can do to help you. 

  • Q
    I am worried that a company will file a lawsuit against me for not paying a faudulent invoice
    Consumer Fraud  |  Nov 23rd, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You can always hire a lawyer if you are willing to pay for the legal fees. 
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    I am worried that a company will file a lawsuit against me for not paying a faudulent invoice
    Answer

    You can always hire a lawyer if you are willing to pay for the legal fees. 

  • Q
    Landlord kept entire security deposit. We think it was commingled & spent. Need to sue for civil theft= 3 times damages. Need contingency basis.
    Breach of Contract  |  Nov 23rd, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Most lawyers will NOT take such a case on a contingent fee basis in a vacuum and those that agree to you should be very wary of. While it is common that LL enage in such conduct routinely, the collection aspect is the most complicated as many small or single famly home LL are effectvively judgment p...
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    Landlord kept entire security deposit. We think it was commingled & spent. Need to sue for civil theft= 3 times damages. Need contingency basis.
    Answer

    Most lawyers will NOT take such a case on a contingent fee basis in a vacuum and those that agree to you should be very wary of. While it is common that LL enage in such conduct routinely, the collection aspect is the most complicated as many small or single famly home LL are effectvively judgment proof or more likely to run to file bankruptcy when hit with a substantial judgment. On a positive note, Fla. Stat. 83.48 allow you to get reimbursed for legal fees you expend in such a lawsuit and these get added to the judgment and typically would allow you to keep all the damages awarded. We handle such cases routinely and only represent tenants in that regard. 

  • Q
    Defamation Per Se? An ex told a 3rd party who had no interest in the case that I committed criminal activity connected to a Temp Injunction.
    Litigation  |  Nov 17th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Possibly - but this is  difficult case and not one to be pursued without a lawyer as there are waaaayyyy too many complications to be addressed. 
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    Defamation Per Se? An ex told a 3rd party who had no interest in the case that I committed criminal activity connected to a Temp Injunction.
    Answer

    Possibly - but this is  difficult case and not one to be pursued without a lawyer as there are waaaayyyy too many complications to be addressed. 

  • Q
    Looking for an attorney to write a letter for me 2A rip off travel agency
    Consumer Fraud  |  Nov 19th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   any number of lawyers can help you with such a letter. Its simply a matter of cost and you hiring a lawyer for that purpose. 
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    Looking for an attorney to write a letter for me 2A rip off travel agency
    Answer

    any number of lawyers can help you with such a letter. Its simply a matter of cost and you hiring a lawyer for that purpose. 

  • Q
    After an 8 year slip rental can we be evicted by ignoring a lease clause which we believe contradicts the letter and intent of FL statute 327.59?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Nov 20th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   "Marina is threatening $10.000 liquidated damages fine, eviction, etc." THAT is the issue as the statute allows them to impose reasonable charges for securing the boat and there is no statutory standard for such as you described. The real issue is whether they can refuse to lease to you if you won't...
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    After an 8 year slip rental can we be evicted by ignoring a lease clause which we believe contradicts the letter and intent of FL statute 327.59?
    Answer

    "Marina is threatening $10.000 liquidated damages fine, eviction, etc." THAT is the issue as the statute allows them to impose reasonable charges for securing the boat and there is no statutory standard for such as you described. The real issue is whether they can refuse to lease to you if you won't make such an agreement and then separately whether you want to spend the money to take them to task otherwise. 

  • Q
    Our Attorneys wife went to my husbands old job and informed his former co workers that my husbands case was resolved and exactly how much he got.
    Legal Malpractice  |  Nov 20th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Possibly. This would be more of a breach of confidentiality issue. Not sure what the damages would be and that would be the driving issue for a malpractice case as opposed to simple Florida Bar complaint. 
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    our Attorneys wife went to my husbands old job and informed his former co workers that my husbands case was resolved and exactly how much he got.
    Answer

    Possibly. This would be more of a breach of confidentiality issue. Not sure what the damages would be and that would be the driving issue for a malpractice case as opposed to simple Florida Bar complaint. 

  • Q
    Is it malpractice to leave a lodge tampon in the vagina after seeing it on a transvaginal ultrasound..
    Medical Malpractice  |  Nov 20th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No more than it would be for you to not realize you have a large tampon there in your hygene regimen. There simply are no damages you described hear that support a medical malpractice claim. You can make a complaint with the ultrasound tech facility but don't expect any legal case or settlement mone...
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    Is it malpractice to leave a lodge tampon in the vagina after seeing it on a transvaginal ultrasound..
    Answer

    No more than it would be for you to not realize you have a large tampon there in your hygene regimen. There simply are no damages you described hear that support a medical malpractice claim. You can make a complaint with the ultrasound tech facility but don't expect any legal case or settlement money. 

  • Q
    A Consulting Agreement between 2 parties. Is it a binding Agreement if 1 of the 2 parites DOES NOT sign the Agreement?
    Breach of Contract  |  Nov 21st, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not generalluy no.
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    A Consulting Agreement between 2 parties. Is it a binding Agreement if 1 of the 2 parites DOES NOT sign the Agreement?
    Answer

    Not generalluy no.

  • Q
    What constitutes deceptive practices by a retailer. I think Home Depot knowingly deceived me and other people.
    Consumer Fraud  |  Nov 22nd, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Delivery dates are RARELY associated with any guarantee and your subjective planning issues in a building project is likely either a unique event preventing any class consideration or likely not frequent enough for same depsite your belief otherwise. Moreover any guarantee is limited to its terms an...
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    What constitutes deceptive practices by a retailer. I think Home Depot knowingly deceived me and other people.
    Answer

    Delivery dates are RARELY associated with any guarantee and your subjective planning issues in a building project is likely either a unique event preventing any class consideration or likely not frequent enough for same depsite your belief otherwise. Moreover any guarantee is limited to its terms and conditons as a general rule - which often are limited to something like a discount, etc. You may want to cancel the order and order something in stock if timing is that important or simply make other arrangements to account for the delay. 

  • Q
    Was hit on my car rear, had therapy, doctor stated damage to my back, doctor recommended the attorney who has presented a counteroffer to the offende
    Automobile Accidents  |  Nov 17th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   That doesn't sound very productive. If you feel the need to change lawyers, you want to do this before you get to far into negotiations. You can call our office at 1-800-922-6442 for a FREE consultation at your convenience. 
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    was hit on my car rear, had therapy, doctor stated damage to my back, doctor recommended the attorney who has presented a counteroffer to the offende
    Answer

    That doesn't sound very productive. If you feel the need to change lawyers, you want to do this before you get to far into negotiations. You can call our office at 1-800-922-6442 for a FREE consultation at your convenience. 

  • Q
    For three years I’ve been being harassed by the Cocoa Police Dept in Brevard County Florida. Police misconduct and false police reports as well.
    Police Misconduct  |  Nov 17th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   There are simply too many disconnected facts to address this in a blurb. By example, it strains credibility that your dughter and her freind would saunter on down to the locl PD to "see if they are in trouble" and some how end up filing carges on you. That stated, absent spending a great deal of mon...
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    For three years I’ve been being harassed by the Cocoa Police Dept in Brevard County Florida. Police misconduct and false police reports as well.
    Answer

    There are simply too many disconnected facts to address this in a blurb. By example, it strains credibility that your dughter and her freind would saunter on down to the locl PD to "see if they are in trouble" and some how end up filing carges on you. That stated, absent spending a great deal of money on legal fees to investigate and address the issues you raise, you may want to consider simply moving out of the jurisidiction. 

  • Q
    Can a dealer change your income to put a car under your name when you were not the one purchasing?
    Consumer Fraud  |  Nov 11th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   NO. Bevause you would have to sign such an agreement and you would havebeen so foolish as to do so...right? and you would read everything in detail BEFORE sigining right? If not, NOW you will likely have to spend money on a lawyer to review what you agreed to in writing and go from there. 
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    Can a dealer change your income to put a car under your name when you were not the one purchasing?
    Answer

    NO. Bevause you would have to sign such an agreement and you would havebeen so foolish as to do so...right? and you would read everything in detail BEFORE sigining right? If not, NOW you will likely have to spend money on a lawyer to review what you agreed to in writing and go from there. 

  • Q
    Is there any defense to paying HOA atty fees after HOA accepted full payment and later changed existing rules to cover fees?
    Foreclosures  |  Nov 11th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   THIS is whathappens with self lawyering. YOu SHOULD have had a real estate lawyer handle the purchase transaction, which would have prevented the issue, and then the minute a lawyer was involved for the HOA rentained a real estate lawyer to address that issue, again to keep things under control with...
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    Is there any defense to paying HOA atty fees after HOA accepted full payment and later changed existing rules to cover fees?
    Answer

    THIS is whathappens with self lawyering. YOu SHOULD have had a real estate lawyer handle the purchase transaction, which would have prevented the issue, and then the minute a lawyer was involved for the HOA rentained a real estate lawyer to address that issue, again to keep things under control with good decision making. You need to hire a lawyer ASAP to adress this and try to get this issued resolved. 

  • Q
    How do i get my landord to replace my broken washer and dryer? i live in flordia.
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Nov 11th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   and you brought this on yourself by resigining a new lease. YOU COULD have moved - you just CHOSE not to. Now you get to spend money on a lawyer to sort this out or simply use the laundry mat. 
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    how do i get my landord to replace my broken washer and dryer? i live in flordia.
    Answer

    and you brought this on yourself by resigining a new lease. YOU COULD have moved - you just CHOSE not to. Now you get to spend money on a lawyer to sort this out or simply use the laundry mat. 

  • Q
    Am I able to sue an insurance company for rental car reimbursements
    Insurance  |  Nov 13th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Yes - but it wil cost more than the amount you are likely seeking. 
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    am I able to sue an insurance company for rental car reimbursements
    Answer

    Yes - but it wil cost more than the amount you are likely seeking. 

  • Q
    My insurance company made my repair check out to my finance company who is refusing to release the check; how can I get my check released for repairs?
    Insurance  |  Nov 16th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will probably need to sue your finance compmany and insurance company to get this straight. You need todo this ASAP. God thing is you should get you legal fees back if you win. 
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    My insurance company made my repair check out to my finance company who is refusing to release the check; how can I get my check released for repairs?
    Answer

    You will probably need to sue your finance compmany and insurance company to get this straight. You need todo this ASAP. God thing is you should get you legal fees back if you win. 

  • Q
    Valpak of Tampa, fl , didn't delivery my web/apps development project on time. refused to sign a guarantee of completion for extended time. No refund
    Breach of Contract  |  Nov 16th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This sounds like a standard commercial breach of contract case. In the future NEVER pay for all the work up front. Now you will have to spend more money hiring a lawyer to sue over the contract breach issue and go from there. You need to do this ASAP if they are not willing to resolve the issue.&nbs...
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    Valpak of Tampa, fl , didn't delivery my web/apps development project on time. refused to sign a guarantee of completion for extended time. No refund
    Answer

    This sounds like a standard commercial breach of contract case. In the future NEVER pay for all the work up front. Now you will have to spend more money hiring a lawyer to sue over the contract breach issue and go from there. You need to do this ASAP if they are not willing to resolve the issue. 

  • Q
    My son is being sued in civil court by a limo driver for my son hitting him in the face and breaking his orbital bone. He hit my son first.
    Personal Injury  |  Nov 16th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   The lawyer that should have been hired LONG ago when the suit was first filed. A civil trial lawyer. He needs to hire a lawyer - and it may cost him a good amountof money at this late stage, IMMEDIATELY.
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    My son is being sued in civil court by a limo driver for my son hitting him in the face and breaking his orbital bone. He hit my son first.
    Answer

    The lawyer that should have been hired LONG ago when the suit was first filed. A civil trial lawyer. He needs to hire a lawyer - and it may cost him a good amountof money at this late stage, IMMEDIATELY.

  • Q
    Do I have a case if my email and Facebook were hacked?
    Civil Litigation  |  Nov 15th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This all needs to be addressed by YOUR divorce lawyer as this is intertwined with that proceeding. 
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    Do I have a case if my email and Facebook were hacked?
    Answer

    This all needs to be addressed by YOUR divorce lawyer as this is intertwined with that proceeding. 

  • Q
    We have been served eviction notice and sent a written response
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Nov 15th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not unless the court or the LL allows it - not likely. You need to hire a lawyer. You may want to try local legal aid to see if they can help you. 
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    We have been served eviction notice and sent a written response
    Answer

    Not unless the court or the LL allows it - not likely. You need to hire a lawyer. You may want to try local legal aid to see if they can help you. 

  • Q
    I have a credit card with an agreement to pay up to $60 per month. They call me daily and sometimes twice a day if I'm late or short by $1. What to do
    Debtor and Creditor  |  Nov 7th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If you're late - they get to call. The remedy is pay on time. That stated they can't harrass you, call you at your job or call your cell phone if it imposes changes to you, absent you giving permission to do so. You may want to hire a lawyer to review the details for a collection violation case.&nbs...
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    I have a credit card with an agreement to pay up to $60 per month. They call me daily and sometimes twice a day if I'm late or short by $1. What to do
    Answer

    If you're late - they get to call. The remedy is pay on time. That stated they can't harrass you, call you at your job or call your cell phone if it imposes changes to you, absent you giving permission to do so. You may want to hire a lawyer to review the details for a collection violation case. 

  • Q
    When renting a vacation property for 3 months is the owner required to have a working phone incase the renter needs to dial 911.
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Nov 7th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not that I am aware of under Chap. 509. This would likely be addessed by local ordinance. You can contact the local housing authority or code enforcement and see what they say. 
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    when renting a vacation property for 3 months is the owner required to have a working phone incase the renter needs to dial 911.
    Answer

    Not that I am aware of under Chap. 509. This would likely be addessed by local ordinance. You can contact the local housing authority or code enforcement and see what they say. 

  • Q
    is it legal to change law firm 7 days prior to mediation. Then I have to wait even longer which it's been 2 years. Can I do ask for anything more
    Automobile Accidents  |  Nov 7th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is question to direct to your existing lawyer not strangers on the internet who have no real means of providing a meaningful response. 
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    is it legal to change law firm 7 days prior to mediation. Then I have to wait even longer which it's been 2 years. Can I do ask for anything more
    Answer

    This is question to direct to your existing lawyer not strangers on the internet who have no real means of providing a meaningful response. 

  • Q
    Is it worth fighting for my security deposit if the landlord is withholding it unlawfully?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Nov 8th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Normal wear and tear is NOT what security deposits are for. Most landlords just find excuses to steal the SD. Its often worth fighting over IF you hire a lawyer to do so as the issues are very techinical and favor the LL. The exposure of paying legal fees if the LL is cheating is what forces them to...
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    Is it worth fighting for my security deposit if the landlord is withholding it unlawfully?
    Answer

    Normal wear and tear is NOT what security deposits are for. Most landlords just find excuses to steal the SD. Its often worth fighting over IF you hire a lawyer to do so as the issues are very techinical and favor the LL. The exposure of paying legal fees if the LL is cheating is what forces them to stop. 

  • Q
    Can I sue car dealership for selling me a car I cannot pay for?
    Consumer Fraud  |  Nov 8th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Its VERY hard to complain they took advantage of you when you go thier store and decide to buy a car of any type. They are not responsible to determine "what you can afford" vs what you are willing to pay. Short of arguing a level of mental incapacity requiring a legal guardianship - poor decisions ...
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    Can I sue car dealership for selling me a car I cannot pay for?
    Answer

    Its VERY hard to complain they took advantage of you when you go thier store and decide to buy a car of any type. They are not responsible to determine "what you can afford" vs what you are willing to pay. Short of arguing a level of mental incapacity requiring a legal guardianship - poor decisions start with the buyer regardless of age. That stated, there is a point where a more predatory lending angle would arise - such as contracting to buy a car for a monthly payment value exceeding your actual monthly income - the issue then is how did this occur as no bank would likely finance such a vehicle absent some level of fraud by dealer. 

  • Q
    Can a person with a health disability who needs the help of a Service Dog have access to the Private Property of a Gated Golf Course Community?
    Animal Law  |  Nov 9th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Sure - you can present anything you want. The REAL issue is whether being "off leash" is necessary to provide the service needed, regardless of its training otherwise. Its an interesting question I havent seen addressed directly as it doesn't seem they are saying you can't have the animal with you.&...
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    Can a person with a health disability who needs the help of a Service Dog have access to the Private Property of a Gated Golf Course Community?
    Answer

    Sure - you can present anything you want. The REAL issue is whether being "off leash" is necessary to provide the service needed, regardless of its training otherwise. Its an interesting question I havent seen addressed directly as it doesn't seem they are saying you can't have the animal with you. 

  • Q
    Can I sue a dealership/manufacturer for selling me a 2016 with paint was altered on for almost $50,000 and they did not tell me when I purchased it?
    Consumer Fraud  |  Nov 7th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Possibly but you will need to hire a NJ lawyer to handle the issue up there. 
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    Can I sue a dealership/manufacturer for selling me a 2016 with paint was altered on for almost $50,000 and they did not tell me when I purchased it?
    Answer

    Possibly but you will need to hire a NJ lawyer to handle the issue up there. 

  • Q
    Is this grounds for a lawsuit? If so is this considered personal or work?
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Nov 7th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Possibly. This is boith a defamation and a landllord tenant dispute. 
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    Is this grounds for a lawsuit? If so is this considered personal or work?
    Answer

    Possibly. This is boith a defamation and a landllord tenant dispute. 

  • Q
    Can my lawyer pay for a personal service contract from my settlement
    Personal Injury  |  Nov 8th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This needs to be directed to your exisitng lawyer. 
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    Can my lawyer pay for a personal service contract from my settlement
    Answer

    This needs to be directed to your exisitng lawyer. 

  • Q
    Hi, I was involved in car accident and i was at fault
    Collections  |  Nov 8th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   It sounds like you are being sued for "subrogation". If your insurance doesnt cover this then you will need to hire either a personal injury lawyer or insuance defense lawyer to represent you if you expect to defend the issue. 
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    Hi, I was involved in car accident and i was at fault
    Answer

    It sounds like you are being sued for "subrogation". If your insurance doesnt cover this then you will need to hire either a personal injury lawyer or insuance defense lawyer to represent you if you expect to defend the issue. 

  • Q
    I keep getting calls concerning an ex-daughter in law and I have informed the called that she passed away several years ago but the calls haven't stop
    Debtor and Creditor  |  Nov 6th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You may need to call block them or hire a lawyer to sue them if its a debt collector, for violating the FDCPA.
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    I keep getting calls concerning an ex-daughter in law and I have informed the called that she passed away several years ago but the calls haven't stop
    Answer

    You may need to call block them or hire a lawyer to sue them if its a debt collector, for violating the FDCPA.

  • Q
    Lawyer in violation of agreement
    Legal Malpractice  |  Nov 6th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not opposing lawyers job to "do something" if you claim the agreement was breached. Its your job. 
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    lawyer in violation of agreement
    Answer

    Not opposing lawyers job to "do something" if you claim the agreement was breached. Its your job. 

  • Q
    Amex civil lawsuit
    Debtor and Creditor  |  Nov 6th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   He will probably need to hire a lawyer to represent him at some expense if he intends to dispute it. AMEX is notorious for adding in legal fees and costs to such suits which can make a 5l lawsuit a 10k judgment quickly. 
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    Amex civil lawsuit
    Answer

    He will probably need to hire a lawyer to represent him at some expense if he intends to dispute it. AMEX is notorious for adding in legal fees and costs to such suits which can make a 5l lawsuit a 10k judgment quickly. 

  • Q
    Can homeowner go into foreclosure if HOA not paid infull in Florida? They are attempting to raise our quarterly HOA $250 and nobody can afford here
    Foreclosures  |  Nov 6th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Generally yes, they can foreclose. Not sure how "the community" is outraged when the HOA  board is elected by the community and often have to vote on the raising of HOA dues. This needs to be addressed at a board meeting and those that are "outraged" may want to bind together to hire a collecti...
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    Can homeowner go into foreclosure if HOA not paid infull in Florida? They are attempting to raise our quarterly HOA $250 and nobody can afford here
    Answer

    Generally yes, they can foreclose. Not sure how "the community" is outraged when the HOA  board is elected by the community and often have to vote on the raising of HOA dues. This needs to be addressed at a board meeting and those that are "outraged" may want to bind together to hire a collective lawyer to address the issue and defer the expense. 

  • Q
    I was in an accident in my 1999 Acura 3.5 RL . The vehicle was totalled and the air bags did not deploy .
    Products Liability  |  Nov 6th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   There is not likely a case here absent catastrophic damages warranting the expense and effort. Moreover, the car is almost 20 years old and there may be some expecation that the airbags are serviced sometime after some period to maintain thier effectiveness that may also be at issue. 
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    I was in an accident in my 1999 Acura 3.5 RL . The vehicle was totalled and the air bags did not deploy .
    Answer

    There is not likely a case here absent catastrophic damages warranting the expense and effort. Moreover, the car is almost 20 years old and there may be some expecation that the airbags are serviced sometime after some period to maintain thier effectiveness that may also be at issue. 

  • Q
    Police walk inside my house without permission
    Police Misconduct  |  Nov 7th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If there was a legitimate silent alarm and they were dispatched by alarm company, likely yes. If law enforcement gets a legitimate  emergency call, and the front door is open or unlocked, and they claim they knocked with no answer, they mught well enter the doorway for security purposes and&nbs...
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    police walk inside my house without permission
    Answer

    If there was a legitimate silent alarm and they were dispatched by alarm company, likely yes. If law enforcement gets a legitimate  emergency call, and the front door is open or unlocked, and they claim they knocked with no answer, they mught well enter the doorway for security purposes and  to make sure everything is OK. This sounds like what occurred. While it was embarrasing and inconvenient, you should be considerate of the circumstances and thankful that the officers responded quickly and actually investigated the issue rather than driivng by for a look see, since you are a law abiding citizen and they were responding to an emergency alarm. Now, if you are NOT a law abiding citizen and are "offended" because law enforcment officers would have discovered your bale of weed (for personal medicinal use) on the dining room table, then you want to rethink having a monitored alarm system. On the off chance that you think there was some ruse, where the police lied about a fake alarm call to intrude into your house without a warrant for some purpose, then you need to retain a civil rights or criminal lawyer (especially if you have a past) to gather evidence of the misconduct and go from there. 

  • Q
    Is this even worth my time to deal with
    Civil Litigation  |  Nov 7th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Unless you want to be unemployed its not worth a lawsuit. You simply need to address this with your emploter or HR department to find out what is going on. 
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    Is this even worth my time to deal with
    Answer

    Unless you want to be unemployed its not worth a lawsuit. You simply need to address this with your emploter or HR department to find out what is going on. 

  • Q
    Can anything be done?
    Consumer Law  |  Nov 3rd, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   The solution here is that you need to either learn how to porperly manage a checking account, get someone to help you who can or simply stop using one as its clear that you are mishandling it by constantly being over drawn. Otherwise its simply not feasible to fight over $68.00 when you keep enagagi...
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    Can anything be done?
    Answer

    The solution here is that you need to either learn how to porperly manage a checking account, get someone to help you who can or simply stop using one as its clear that you are mishandling it by constantly being over drawn. Otherwise its simply not feasible to fight over $68.00 when you keep enagaging in the same conduct. 

  • Q
    What happened to accident report
    Automobile Accidents  |  Nov 3rd, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will most likely need to pursue a claim with your insurance carrier under collision coverage to fight about the value. Otherwise, if you had poor insurance and didn't have collision coverage, you are essentially SOL as it is economically difficult to squabble with the other persons insurer on a ...
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    What happened to accident report
    Answer

    You will most likely need to pursue a claim with your insurance carrier under collision coverage to fight about the value. Otherwise, if you had poor insurance and didn't have collision coverage, you are essentially SOL as it is economically difficult to squabble with the other persons insurer on a property damage onlu case for a variety of legal reasons. 

  • Q
    If my personal property was thrown away without me being notified or contacted first can I take legal action against the person?
    Litigation  |  Nov 6th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Possibly. It will all depend on the details of the property owners relationship as LL, property storage etc. If the property was valuable then you will want to retain a lawyer to pursue such a claim - but be prepared to pay out of pocket for such a case. 
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    If my personal property was thrown away without me being notified or contacted first can I take legal action against the person?
    Answer

    Possibly. It will all depend on the details of the property owners relationship as LL, property storage etc. If the property was valuable then you will want to retain a lawyer to pursue such a claim - but be prepared to pay out of pocket for such a case. 

  • Q
    I am a hairstylist..and I quit a salon and went into business for myself. The salon owner is saying terrible things about my new business reputation
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Nov 2nd, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This may be a defamation case. They can be expensive to pursue BUT if you have a new business not responding is often a reciepe for simply losing the business. YOu can call out our office at 1-800-922-6442 if you like for a free consultation.
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    I am a hairstylist..and I quit a salon and went into business for myself. The salon owner is saying terrible things about my new business reputation
    Answer

    This may be a defamation case. They can be expensive to pursue BUT if you have a new business not responding is often a reciepe for simply losing the business. YOu can call out our office at 1-800-922-6442 if you like for a free consultation.

  • Q
    Son being evicted. Gave him my out of state check for $1,630 pay the rent. He gave to an ex, she stated her bank clears quickly.She kept the funds
    Civil Litigation  |  Nov 2nd, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You most likely lost the money by your sons poor choice. That stated, yoi will have to give him more money or he will have to find some other means to pay or plan on moving to avoid the eviction. 
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    Son being evicted. Gave him my out of state check for $1,630 pay the rent. He gave to an ex, she stated her bank clears quickly.She kept the funds
    Answer

    You most likely lost the money by your sons poor choice. That stated, yoi will have to give him more money or he will have to find some other means to pay or plan on moving to avoid the eviction. 

  • Q
    I am trying to find a lawyer to help my sister with unlawful termination and discrimination
    Civil Litigation  |  Nov 3rd, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Unfortunately, morbid obesity is not a protected class for discrimination. She may want to consult with a ADA lawyer as you describe a refusal to provide reasonable accomodations, but she will have to have a doctor provide testimony that she has a disability. Other than that 18 years of working some...
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    I am trying to find a lawyer to help my sister with unlawful termination and discrimination
    Answer

    Unfortunately, morbid obesity is not a protected class for discrimination. She may want to consult with a ADA lawyer as you describe a refusal to provide reasonable accomodations, but she will have to have a doctor provide testimony that she has a disability. Other than that 18 years of working someplace does not entitle you to anything. 

  • Q
    Pro bono civil litigation in my area of Volusia county
    Civil Litigation  |  Oct 25th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You wont find pro-bono lawyers for homeowners with contract suit issues. You will have to hire a lawyer to address this, and likely pay for the legal fees in advance, unless the roofing company is very large or has some bond or insurance that covers your payment. This should have been dealt with man...
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    pro bono civil litigation in my area of Volusia county
    Answer

    You wont find pro-bono lawyers for homeowners with contract suit issues. You will have to hire a lawyer to address this, and likely pay for the legal fees in advance, unless the roofing company is very large or has some bond or insurance that covers your payment. This should have been dealt with many months ago and you should NEVER pay in advance for any type of home repairs. 

  • Q
    Can I file suit on the owner of the trailer park over something that if the manager has caused
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Nov 1st, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Sure  - you can sue as it likely meets the standards for defamation. The real issue is whether you can afford to fund such a case as they are often expensive especially when the other party is irrational in thier decision making. 
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    Can I file suit on the owner of the trailer park over something that if the manager has caused
    Answer

    Sure  - you can sue as it likely meets the standards for defamation. The real issue is whether you can afford to fund such a case as they are often expensive especially when the other party is irrational in thier decision making. 

  • Q
    Can I sue my plastic surgeon
    Personal Injury  |  Oct 28th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Other than reading like a bad haiku - its impossible to tell what your issue is or questions are. You may just do better calling a local injury lawyer and expalining what happened and what your issues are.
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    Can I sue my plastic surgeon
    Answer

    Other than reading like a bad haiku - its impossible to tell what your issue is or questions are. You may just do better calling a local injury lawyer and expalining what happened and what your issues are.

  • Q
    Auto title
    Consumer Law  |  Oct 29th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not sure what you are asking about. If you traded in a vehicle, there is no explaining to do, its the dealers vehicle and you shoudl have documentation supporting the transaction.
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    Auto title
    Answer

    Not sure what you are asking about. If you traded in a vehicle, there is no explaining to do, its the dealers vehicle and you shoudl have documentation supporting the transaction.

  • Q
    Tenant resistance
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Oct 29th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Since you decided to play landlord with your first home purchase- you now get the expense of hiring a lawyer and evicting a tenant. Next time, before you opt to rent, watch the movie Pacfiic Heights and rethink that.
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    tenant resistance
    Answer

    Since you decided to play landlord with your first home purchase- you now get the expense of hiring a lawyer and evicting a tenant. Next time, before you opt to rent, watch the movie Pacfiic Heights and rethink that.

  • Q
    Arrested and charged with hit and run, and I didn't think I hit anything
    Automobile Accidents  |  Oct 29th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Ummmmm hate to to tell you......but that story is simply not believable, even if it were true. That stated, you REALLY need to retain a lawyer to address this as you may find your CDL in jeopardy if this goes south. 
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    Arrested and charged with hit and run, and I didn't think I hit anything
    Answer

    Ummmmm hate to to tell you......but that story is simply not believable, even if it were true. That stated, you REALLY need to retain a lawyer to address this as you may find your CDL in jeopardy if this goes south. 

  • Q
    Tree fell from hurricane leaning on shed and on caged in pool area attached to house. I cant use back yard or pool for two months.Can I break Lease?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Oct 30th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Possibly - it would need to handled properly and likely with a lawyer if the LL is not amenable to terminating the tenancy. 
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    Tree fell from hurricane leaning on shed and on caged in pool area attached to house. I cant use back yard or pool for two months.Can I break Lease?
    Answer

    Possibly - it would need to handled properly and likely with a lawyer if the LL is not amenable to terminating the tenancy. 

  • Q
    I had found a place and I have all the text messages and emails and receipts for the deposit and rent but now he doesn't want to send me my money back
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Oct 30th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If this is security deposit issue - you will likle have to sue the landlord over the issue. 
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    I had found a place and I have all the text messages and emails and receipts for the deposit and rent but now he doesn't want to send me my money back
    Answer

    If this is security deposit issue - you will likle have to sue the landlord over the issue. 

  • Q
    Do I have a case
    Civil Litigation  |  Oct 30th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Possibly - it really revolves around what you are trying to achieve vs. the results you are expecting.  Basedon the facts you will likely be paying out of pocket for a lawyer to handle the case as a start. 
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    Do I have a case
    Answer

    Possibly - it really revolves around what you are trying to achieve vs. the results you are expecting.  Basedon the facts you will likely be paying out of pocket for a lawyer to handle the case as a start. 

  • Q
    HOA bullying, theft, harassment
    Foreclosures  |  Oct 30th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   There simply is no way to answer this without actually being retained and reviewing all of the details.
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    HOA bullying, theft, harassment
    Answer

    There simply is no way to answer this without actually being retained and reviewing all of the details.

  • Q
    I was in my bathroom using and the ceiling collapsed on me causing my back and my head to start hurting what should I so now
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Oct 31st, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is an injuy issue and you need to hire a personal injury lawyer. If you are in the Tampa area you call our office at 1-800-922-6442
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    I was in my bathroom using and the ceiling collapsed on me causing my back and my head to start hurting what should I so now
    Answer

    This is an injuy issue and you need to hire a personal injury lawyer. If you are in the Tampa area you call our office at 1-800-922-6442

  • Q
    I have a tenant who is breaching contract by not allowing prospective buyers to view the property. She is also writing emails w/defamatory statements
    Breach of Contract  |  Oct 31st, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Your best bet is to hire a landlord attorney and evict her ASAP for whatever legitimate reason you can establish. 
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    I have a tenant who is breaching contract by not allowing prospective buyers to view the property. She is also writing emails w/defamatory statements
    Answer

    Your best bet is to hire a landlord attorney and evict her ASAP for whatever legitimate reason you can establish. 

  • Q
    Our bank did not pay our Home owners insurance that was in escrow and we were cancelled back in January with out notice. What should we do?
    Insurance  |  Oct 25th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Probably a consumer lawyer. This will revolve around whether there were some form of notice provided to you, regardless of whether you read them or not, and the timing of the returned funds. By example if they returned the funds in November  2016, you cashed the check and never bothered to...
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    Our bank did not pay our Home owners insurance that was in escrow and we were cancelled back in January with out notice. What should we do?
    Answer

    Probably a consumer lawyer. This will revolve around whether there were some form of notice provided to you, regardless of whether you read them or not, and the timing of the returned funds. By example if they returned the funds in November  2016, you cashed the check and never bothered to ask why or for what, you will have a more difficult case than, say, they mailed the check in April 2017, after letting coverage lapse with no notice otherwise. You may need to hire a lawyer at an hourly rate to address this at the initial stages to see what occurred and possibly a contingent fee would be available if there is a clear case of wrong doing by the bank. 

  • Q
    Who do I sue?
    Civil Litigation  |  Oct 25th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Unless the items are worth the expense and effort, no one. If they were you can hire a lawyer to sue the shop for the theft or make a claim under your insurance for the theft of the items if they are covered under a "comprehensive" provision and sue yourinsuance carrier if they wont pay the fair val...
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    Who do I sue?
    Answer

    Unless the items are worth the expense and effort, no one. If they were you can hire a lawyer to sue the shop for the theft or make a claim under your insurance for the theft of the items if they are covered under a "comprehensive" provision and sue yourinsuance carrier if they wont pay the fair value. 

  • Q
    Hurricane Irma damaged a water pipe in oir yard resulting in a $9000.00 water bill landlord not insured...what are my options?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Oct 25th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   The answer is - these are your bills to contend with if they arein your name.  The LL is not responsible for hurricane damage any more than you are liable to the LL for damage caused by $9,000.00 worth of water for you not stopping the water leak  - thats why you get renters insurance. You...
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    Hurricane Irma damaged a water pipe in oir yard resulting in a $9000.00 water bill landlord not insured...what are my options?
    Answer

    The answer is - these are your bills to contend with if they arein your name.  The LL is not responsible for hurricane damage any more than you are liable to the LL for damage caused by $9,000.00 worth of water for you not stopping the water leak  - thats why you get renters insurance. You need to contact the water utility to address the water bill as they will often make adjustments, especially with hurricane type issues. 

  • Q
    My former employer (over 2 years now) is suing me for hacking. They let me keep the iPhone which pings their Exchange server to AutoSync.
    Civil Litigation  |  Oct 25th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This sounds like there is some confusion on BOTH sides. What the employer believe is "hacking" is likely some continued use by you of the iPhone to sync to some dataset that presumably you have been tapping into or accessing for some claimed insidious reason. The employer is claiming hacking because...
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    My former employer (over 2 years now) is suing me for hacking. They let me keep the iPhone which pings their Exchange server to AutoSync.
    Answer

    This sounds like there is some confusion on BOTH sides. What the employer believe is "hacking" is likely some continued use by you of the iPhone to sync to some dataset that presumably you have been tapping into or accessing for some claimed insidious reason. The employer is claiming hacking because they (a) may not be aware of the means through which you have been accessing the information or (b) are relying in the "unauthorized access" aspect of the conduct since you could have easily stopped the autosync. That all stated,  if you are being siued you need to retain a lawyer IMMEDIATELY to get this issue under control and focus on the REAL issues giving rise to the lawsuit and not distractive ones like "they lied to get a warrant" which doesnt even exist in a civil case. Be prepared to spend a good bit on such a case if there is "bad blood" between you and the ex-employer, especially if they are committed to seeing the law suit through. 

  • Q
    Have been harrassed & falsely imprisoned. Will not snitch for them have documented proof they are lying. On disability
    Police Misconduct  |  Oct 24th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Unfortunately, part of refusing to snitch, is that YOU get to take the heat. Until the case is dismissed or you are aquitted, any allegation of false imprisonment fails.
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    Have been harrassed & falsely imprisoned. Will not snitch for them have documented proof they are lying. On disability
    Answer

    Unfortunately, part of refusing to snitch, is that YOU get to take the heat. Until the case is dismissed or you are aquitted, any allegation of false imprisonment fails.

  • Q
    I was recently sent to a hospital from a psychiatric facility on the request of the facility wanting to know my b.a.c. .
    Medical Malpractice  |  Oct 24th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not inherently no. You were there for a mental health evaluation under some serious allegations associated with Baker Act criteria. Unfortunately, your credibility is not going to be very good in relation to the factual issues, and the clinical issues are in large part addressed by the medical/psych...
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    I was recently sent to a hospital from a psychiatric facility on the request of the facility wanting to know my b.a.c. .
    Answer

    Not inherently no. You were there for a mental health evaluation under some serious allegations associated with Baker Act criteria. Unfortunately, your credibility is not going to be very good in relation to the factual issues, and the clinical issues are in large part addressed by the medical/psychiatric staff within the Baker Act procedures. Unless you have lots of money to invest on a investigation to examine whether there were some documentable improprieties, this simply won't go very far absent some other compelling facts.

  • Q
    Seller is refusing to close after having signed all doc needed for closing this morning; what can we do?
    Breach of Contract  |  Oct 24th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This site is not budget substitute for actually hiring a lawyer. I fyou have such an issue you need to now hire the real estate lawyer you sould have hired from the start to make sure things go properly. You need to do this ASAP. 
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    Seller is refusing to close after having signed all doc needed for closing this morning; what can we do?
    Answer

    This site is not budget substitute for actually hiring a lawyer. I fyou have such an issue you need to now hire the real estate lawyer you sould have hired from the start to make sure things go properly. You need to do this ASAP. 

  • Q
    My roommate has send email to my office colleagues stating that I am a cheater and I owe her money whereas she was the one who owes me Can I file case
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Oct 23rd, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is simply a matter of you being willing to spend several tousand dollars in legal fees to address this issue in a legal sense. This not a DIY type of lawsuit nor is it one where lawyers will file suot and look to get paid when and if they "win" for a variety of reasons. 
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    My roommate has send email to my office colleagues stating that I am a cheater and I owe her money whereas she was the one who owes me Can I file case
    Answer

    This is simply a matter of you being willing to spend several tousand dollars in legal fees to address this issue in a legal sense. This not a DIY type of lawsuit nor is it one where lawyers will file suot and look to get paid when and if they "win" for a variety of reasons. 

  • Q
    Can We fire a painter - over a month, bad job and not done
    Contracts  |  Oct 22nd, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This makes no sense. How can you have had a month and 1/2 for work when its only 10/23...which is 1 week. You can fire anyone you want form a job - what the impact of that will be revolves around the contract terms. You will need to hire a lawyer to review them if yu are unsure as to how they apply....
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    can We fire a painter - over a month, bad job and not done
    Answer

    This makes no sense. How can you have had a month and 1/2 for work when its only 10/23...which is 1 week. You can fire anyone you want form a job - what the impact of that will be revolves around the contract terms. You will need to hire a lawyer to review them if yu are unsure as to how they apply. 

  • Q
    Liablity for inacurrate information on website
    Litigation  |  Oct 22nd, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   There is always a possiblity that you will be held liable for mistakes that occur, especially when they involve a commercial enterpise. This is why many businesses have "in house" counsel or retained lawyers to review such things and vett them. 
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    Liablity for inacurrate information on website
    Answer

    There is always a possiblity that you will be held liable for mistakes that occur, especially when they involve a commercial enterpise. This is why many businesses have "in house" counsel or retained lawyers to review such things and vett them. 

  • Q
    In the state of Florida, would an insured driver be covered if he'd rove an uninsured vehicle?
    Automobile Accidents  |  Oct 22nd, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Depends on a number of factors. Your best bet is to retain a lawyer to review the issue and go from there. To many moving parts for a blurb reponse. 
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    In the state of Florida, would an insured driver be covered if he'd rove an uninsured vehicle?
    Answer

    Depends on a number of factors. Your best bet is to retain a lawyer to review the issue and go from there. To many moving parts for a blurb reponse. 

  • Q
    Is it possible to get a default judgement and garnishment overturned if the guidelines were not followed
    Collections  |  Oct 23rd, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Anyhing is possible. If you want to knowabout your specific situation you'll have to hire a lawyer at some expense to examine your situation and advise accordingly. 
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    Is it possible to get a default judgement and garnishment overturned if the guidelines were not followed
    Answer

    Anyhing is possible. If you want to knowabout your specific situation you'll have to hire a lawyer at some expense to examine your situation and advise accordingly. 

  • Q
    Can I sue for medical malpractice for having 2 surgeries in less than a month to repair a CSF leak that the doctor caused during 1st surgery?
    Medical Malpractice  |  Oct 23rd, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Possibly a case. All will depend on the long term results of the surgery and whether there is some indication of negligence. You will need to gather your medical records and bring them to a lawyer ASAP for review. You may also need to hire a medical expert to address whether there was negligence vs....
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    Can I sue for medical malpractice for having 2 surgeries in less than a month to repair a CSF leak that the doctor caused during 1st surgery?
    Answer

    Possibly a case. All will depend on the long term results of the surgery and whether there is some indication of negligence. You will need to gather your medical records and bring them to a lawyer ASAP for review. You may also need to hire a medical expert to address whether there was negligence vs. an expected complication. 

  • Q
    I know in florida concealed carry is banned if you go medical cannibus, but today the atf and fdle told me we loose all 2nd ammendment rights to purch
    Civil Litigation  |  Oct 20th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   I can't imagine a reason that you would lose right to OWN fire arm or possess in home. Only thing I can think of would be possibly the facts that drugs are STILL regulated under FEDERAL law and states making weed legal is somewhat like sanctuary cities - Federal law controls. 
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    i know in florida concealed carry is banned if you go medical cannibus, but today the atf and fdle told me we loose all 2nd ammendment rights to purch
    Answer

    I can't imagine a reason that you would lose right to OWN fire arm or possess in home. Only thing I can think of would be possibly the facts that drugs are STILL regulated under FEDERAL law and states making weed legal is somewhat like sanctuary cities - Federal law controls. 

  • Q
    What do I need to do to sue the person claiming my dog bit them when 1. My dog was inside 2. This person is not welcome in my home, much less my stoop
    Animal Law  |  Oct 22nd, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is likely a malicious prosecution/abuse of process type case. You will need to hire a lawyer at some expense to pursue such an issue effectively. 
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    What do I need to do to sue the person claiming my dog bit them when 1. My dog was inside 2. This person is not welcome in my home, much less my stoop
    Answer

    This is likely a malicious prosecution/abuse of process type case. You will need to hire a lawyer at some expense to pursue such an issue effectively. 

  • Q
    My son needs JawJoint surgery.We have been rejected by our ins company for the diagnostic exam.Does FS 627.419 require ins to cover this? & surgery?
    Insurance  |  Oct 20th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   627.419 doesn't guarantee that the services are paid for - it simply prevents an inusurer from arbitrarily excluding them. You ay need to hire a lawyer at some expense to fight with insurer if there isa dispute about issues like medical necessaity, etc. 
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    My son needs JawJoint surgery.We have been rejected by our ins company for the diagnostic exam.Does FS 627.419 require ins to cover this? & surgery?
    Answer

    627.419 doesn't guarantee that the services are paid for - it simply prevents an inusurer from arbitrarily excluding them. You ay need to hire a lawyer at some expense to fight with insurer if there isa dispute about issues like medical necessaity, etc. 

  • Q
    My car was in a flood and I'm fighting with the insurance company and dealership about repairs. What kind of lawyer should I get.
    Civil Litigation  |  Oct 19th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You simply need to decide whether it worth spending some money"out of pocket"  to hire a lawyer to examine your situation and help address it. If its worth it to you.....you need to hire a civil trial lawyer or one that is familiar with insurance property damage claims. 
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    My car was in a flood and I'm fighting with the insurance company and dealership about repairs. What kind of lawyer should I get.
    Answer

    You simply need to decide whether it worth spending some money"out of pocket"  to hire a lawyer to examine your situation and help address it. If its worth it to you.....you need to hire a civil trial lawyer or one that is familiar with insurance property damage claims. 

  • Q
    Bank of America has filed a lawsuit against me for a loan. Am looking for a pro bono atty to help me am living on social security & have no money
    Collections  |  Oct 19th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Hate to tell ya - but not likely to happen for a variety of reasons. You probably need to hire a bankruptcy lawyer and discuss options with them. 
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    Bank of America has filed a lawsuit against me for a loan. Am looking for a pro bono atty to help me am living on social security & have no money
    Answer

    Hate to tell ya - but not likely to happen for a variety of reasons. You probably need to hire a bankruptcy lawyer and discuss options with them. 

  • Q
    I was giving a subpeona for a debt i have never own
    Collections  |  Oct 17th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Its not a subpoena -ts a summons, meaning you are being sued. You need to retain a lawyer ASAP. 
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    I was giving a subpeona for a debt i have never own
    Answer

    Its not a subpoena -ts a summons, meaning you are being sued. You need to retain a lawyer ASAP. 

  • Q
    Do not know not where to turn. New in Sarasota & have been trying to dispute a moving claim to no avail. I have filed with the FMCSA. Hoping someone c
    Civil Litigation  |  Oct 17th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This type of case revolves around what type of move it was, in state vs. state to state, and the terms of the contract signed. The bad part is that in most cases you will have to pay for a lawyer out of pocket to address such an issue and look to recvoer the money if possible from the moving company...
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    Do not know not where to turn. New in Sarasota & have been trying to dispute a moving claim to no avail. I have filed with the FMCSA. Hoping someone c
    Answer

    This type of case revolves around what type of move it was, in state vs. state to state, and the terms of the contract signed. The bad part is that in most cases you will have to pay for a lawyer out of pocket to address such an issue and look to recvoer the money if possible from the moving company if you are correct or win the case. 

  • Q
    I was call;ed racist by my apts. asst property mgr.there-fore they won't renew my lease do i have a case
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Oct 17th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   The can't just throw you out on demand, they would have to evict you. If your lease is up, however, they sare not required to renew it and the last day is the last day. If you hold over, again, they will evict you. As to the "racist" commentary, it might be defamation BUT you will have to decide if ...
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    i was call;ed racist by my apts. asst property mgr.there-fore they won't renew my lease do i have a case
    Answer

    The can't just throw you out on demand, they would have to evict you. If your lease is up, however, they sare not required to renew it and the last day is the last day. If you hold over, again, they will evict you. As to the "racist" commentary, it might be defamation BUT you will have to decide if you want to spend money out of pocket suing over the issue and such cases are not inexpensive. 

  • Q
    What can be done for my 11yo dog who went in for a tooth biopsy and they made an incision thinking she was to be spayed.
    Animal Law  |  Oct 18th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Unless the belly incision was subtantial, and some significant damages caused, there is no viable civil case here. Not sure what the recvoery issue is related to otherwise, but your first step is to contact the vet ASAP if there any issues of concern, not lawyers. 
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    What can be done for my 11yo dog who went in for a tooth biopsy and they made an incision thinking she was to be spayed.
    Answer

    Unless the belly incision was subtantial, and some significant damages caused, there is no viable civil case here. Not sure what the recvoery issue is related to otherwise, but your first step is to contact the vet ASAP if there any issues of concern, not lawyers. 

  • Q
    What happens when landlord gives 3 day notice to leave premises? Are police involved?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Oct 18th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You have to pay the full rent in the 3 days or be subject to eviction lawsuit, usually resulting in you being evicted, and at that point the Sheriff will physicially remove you if you remain on the property. 
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    What happens when landlord gives 3 day notice to leave premises? Are police involved?
    Answer

    You have to pay the full rent in the 3 days or be subject to eviction lawsuit, usually resulting in you being evicted, and at that point the Sheriff will physicially remove you if you remain on the property. 

  • Q
    I had the same thing happen to me in 2008 as the man in this story. https://wfla.com/2017/10/16/florida-man-gets-37500-after-officer-thought-doughnu
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Oct 18th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If this occured in 2008, you should have raised issue with it back then. 10 years later you wll run into statute of limitatons issues that will likely bar any claim. 
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    I had the same thing happen to me in 2008 as the man in this story. https://wfla.com/2017/10/16/florida-man-gets-37500-after-officer-thought-doughnu
    Answer

    If this occured in 2008, you should have raised issue with it back then. 10 years later you wll run into statute of limitatons issues that will likely bar any claim. 

  • Q
    Do i have a case?
    Products Liability  |  Oct 18th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You can bring it to thier attention but dont expect much unless it is clear that the plastic was from Walmart or baked into the bread. They will usually take the position that the plastic could have come from your counter top area or elsewhere. 
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    Do i have a case?
    Answer

    You can bring it to thier attention but dont expect much unless it is clear that the plastic was from Walmart or baked into the bread. They will usually take the position that the plastic could have come from your counter top area or elsewhere. 

  • Q
    Car Purchase. My Boyfriend went to a big toyota Dealer to puchase a 2014 car. He was tols his loan was approved. HE signed all the papers and left
    Consumer Fraud  |  Oct 18th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   All this will depend on the actual reason why the deal was called off. Typically this is when the buyer fudges something on the appliacation like wages, and the employer does not confirm the cliaimed earnings. 
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    Car Purchase. My Boyfriend went to a big toyota Dealer to puchase a 2014 car. He was tols his loan was approved. HE signed all the papers and left
    Answer

    All this will depend on the actual reason why the deal was called off. Typically this is when the buyer fudges something on the appliacation like wages, and the employer does not confirm the cliaimed earnings. 

  • Q
    My mom lost her home that she rented in Naples due to hurricane Irma, what are her rights as far as security deposit and lasts month rent total 2000
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Oct 18th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Legally, the LL should return the deposit and the last minths rent if the proiperty iwas destroyed and rendered uninhabitable. If the LL wont do that - only remedy is to file suit. If theLL owns several proprties, heis likely bluffing about filing bankruptcy. Unfortuately most tenant lawyers, such a...
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    My mom lost her home that she rented in Naples due to hurricane Irma, what are her rights as far as security deposit and lasts month rent total 2000
    Answer

    Legally, the LL should return the deposit and the last minths rent if the proiperty iwas destroyed and rendered uninhabitable. If the LL wont do that - only remedy is to file suit. If theLL owns several proprties, heis likely bluffing about filing bankruptcy. Unfortuately most tenant lawyers, such as our firm, will not take such cases on a contingent fee,but require payment of legal feesand costs up front. The good thing is though, that the court will award legal fees reimbursed to the tenant if they win the case. 

  • Q
    I signed a contract to rent a Home starting 11/1 the contract was never witnessed or notorized can it be broken with out penalties
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Oct 18th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No. Your signature alone is enough to bind you to a contract just like your good word. 
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    I signed a contract to rent a Home starting 11/1 the contract was never witnessed or notorized can it be broken with out penalties
    Answer

    No. Your signature alone is enough to bind you to a contract just like your good word. 

  • Q
    Is a landlord in Florida responsible to disclose mold before leasing a property?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Oct 19th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No. If its a health issue, the LL is required to remediate the mold. 
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    is a landlord in Florida responsible to disclose mold before leasing a property?
    Answer

    No. If its a health issue, the LL is required to remediate the mold. 

  • Q
    Been careless and signed a paper to one real estate buyer to sell my condo, but there are no transactions no any other papers to be filled, i want out
    Breach of Contract  |  Oct 19th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will simply need to do now what you should have done in the begining. Hire a real estate lawyer to address this. Generally you cannot make a contract and then change your mind without penalty. 
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    been careless and signed a paper to one real estate buyer to sell my condo, but there are no transactions no any other papers to be filled, i want out
    Answer

    You will simply need to do now what you should have done in the begining. Hire a real estate lawyer to address this. Generally you cannot make a contract and then change your mind without penalty. 

  • Q
    Can a dealership repo your car for the remaining balance of a down payment after the bank already financed the car
    Debtor and Creditor  |  Oct 13th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Possibly. Depends on the paperwork......but if you didn't pay the money you are risking the deal blows up with you defaulting. You need to pay what you owe before this gets out of handand costs you more in legal fees and craziness. 
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    Can a dealership repo your car for the remaining balance of a down payment after the bank already financed the car
    Answer

    Possibly. Depends on the paperwork......but if you didn't pay the money you are risking the deal blows up with you defaulting. You need to pay what you owe before this gets out of handand costs you more in legal fees and craziness. 

  • Q
    Y landlord lives in the house in front of ours. We have caught her several times walking into our backyard looking in windows for no reason. Legal?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Oct 13th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is part of the complication of living in a house on the same property as the LL. The use of the property is determined typically by the lease terms, as is access to the property along with Fla. Stat. 83.53. That stated, you need to be VERY cautious with dealing with the landlord as accusing the...
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    Y landlord lives in the house in front of ours. We have caught her several times walking into our backyard looking in windows for no reason. Legal?
    Answer

    This is part of the complication of living in a house on the same property as the LL. The use of the property is determined typically by the lease terms, as is access to the property along with Fla. Stat. 83.53. That stated, you need to be VERY cautious with dealing with the landlord as accusing the LL of peeping on you could easily escalate the issues into lawsuits and evictions. The better means of handling such issues is simply acting like adults and sitting down and discussing the issues and coming to some resolution if possible. 

  • Q
    Injured eye at arcade playing basketball.
    Personal Injury  |  Oct 14th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Unfortunately, this falls into the assumption of risk category along with self inflicted/comparative negligence issues. Absent some catastrophic injury, like blindness or substantial surgical intervention, that financially justifies pursuit of a claim, you wont ind many lawyers willing to pursue suc...
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    Injured eye at arcade playing basketball.
    Answer

    Unfortunately, this falls into the assumption of risk category along with self inflicted/comparative negligence issues. Absent some catastrophic injury, like blindness or substantial surgical intervention, that financially justifies pursuit of a claim, you wont ind many lawyers willing to pursue such a case on a contingent fee and payment of an hourly rate/retainer might be cost prohibitive. 

  • Q
    Tenant Evitcion in Florida
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Oct 14th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   The tenant didn't take advantage of you. You just handled ths poorly as a landlord. You should have pushed the eviction in December 2016 and I'll tell you as a tenant lawyer, you likely waived the past due rent if you collected rent afterwards. You also seem to have SCRA issues to deal with and mult...
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    Tenant Evitcion in Florida
    Answer

    The tenant didn't take advantage of you. You just handled ths poorly as a landlord. You should have pushed the eviction in December 2016 and I'll tell you as a tenant lawyer, you likely waived the past due rent if you collected rent afterwards. You also seem to have SCRA issues to deal with and multiple tenants. You simply need to accept that residential landlording is a business and treat it as such with the hiring of a landlord attorney to handle evictions as a cost of doing business. You need to retain a lawyer in your area to address this as the expense of not hiring a lawyer to handle such issues will usually overshadow the expense of losing rent and damages to the property. 

  • Q
    Looking for lawyer to write lawsuit for civil in citrus county, a more definitive lawsuit, motion made for dismiss due to mine not up to par
    Civil Litigation  |  Oct 14th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   As a general rule, you wont get competent lawyers to simply write legal documents piece meal.
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    Looking for lawyer to write lawsuit for civil in citrus county, a more definitive lawsuit, motion made for dismiss due to mine not up to par
    Answer

    As a general rule, you wont get competent lawyers to simply write legal documents piece meal.

  • Q
    I was given a dog almost 2 months ago and now they want her back
    Animal Law  |  Oct 14th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This is a classic issue of possession being 9/10 of the law. If you can resolve this  - one side or the other may need to file suit. 
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    I was given a dog almost 2 months ago and now they want her back
    Answer

    This is a classic issue of possession being 9/10 of the law. If you can resolve this  - one side or the other may need to file suit. 

  • Q
    A dog killed my dog while I was walking them
    Animal Law  |  Oct 14th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   There may be a claim here depending on the facts. 
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    A dog killed my dog while I was walking them
    Answer

    There may be a claim here depending on the facts. 

  • Q
    An hoa put a sign in front of our parkSaying I am a child molester . I have never been chargedWith anything . can I fill a slander charge.
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Oct 15th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This would be a classic defamation case as described. Unfortunately, to prepare you, these cases are rarely handled on anything other than an hourly rate/retainer basis, and not a contingent fee, where lawyers get paid only if they win, for a variety of reasons. You can contact our office at 813-877...
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    An hoa put a sign in front of our parkSaying I am a child molester . I have never been chargedWith anything . can I fill a slander charge.
    Answer

    This would be a classic defamation case as described. Unfortunately, to prepare you, these cases are rarely handled on anything other than an hourly rate/retainer basis, and not a contingent fee, where lawyers get paid only if they win, for a variety of reasons. You can contact our office at 813-877-6442 for a free telephone consultation. 

  • Q
    Is it illegal for a Pastor/ Life Insurance agent to show private text messages to his son?
    Breach of Contract  |  Oct 16th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   THere is no such thing as a private txt or facebook message. At best, if you can show they are clergy related txt's where you are a member, there might be a privilge issue therethat your family law lawyer can address. Otherwise, you are simply telling your ex's dad things and have no expectation of ...
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    Is it illegal for a Pastor/ Life Insurance agent to show private text messages to his son?
    Answer

    THere is no such thing as a private txt or facebook message. At best, if you can show they are clergy related txt's where you are a member, there might be a privilge issue therethat your family law lawyer can address. Otherwise, you are simply telling your ex's dad things and have no expectation of privacy in doing so. 

  • Q
    I need help: somebody has put lien on my car
    Consumer Law  |  Oct 16th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Quite possibly there is a contractual or statutory "mechanics" lien if you did not pay the transportation bill. You need to pay the transportation nill, get the car and then fight about contract issues or violations afterwards. 
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    I need help: somebody has put lien on my car
    Answer

    Quite possibly there is a contractual or statutory "mechanics" lien if you did not pay the transportation bill. You need to pay the transportation nill, get the car and then fight about contract issues or violations afterwards. 

  • Q
    Can i sue the training facility.
    Animal Law  |  Oct 16th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Depends on the issue with the "holein the fence" and what "playing outside" entails. If your dog was improperly unsecured and got into some other area - you can sue but not likely successfully or in a financially viable fashion. If they had control over your dog and were negligent in handling him or...
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    Can i sue the training facility.
    Answer

    Depends on the issue with the "holein the fence" and what "playing outside" entails. If your dog was improperly unsecured and got into some other area - you can sue but not likely successfully or in a financially viable fashion. If they had control over your dog and were negligent in handling him or maintainng a secure area such as a dog run, then probably yes. 

  • Q
    My sister just removed a damaged fence separating her house from a neighbor with a pool. Who is liable if someone drowns in that pool?
    Personal Injury  |  Oct 16th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Depends on a variety of facts, but possibly BOTH parties could be liable. 
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    My sister just removed a damaged fence separating her house from a neighbor with a pool. Who is liable if someone drowns in that pool?
    Answer

    Depends on a variety of facts, but possibly BOTH parties could be liable. 

  • Q
    Can I sue Chase Bank for emotional distress regarding restriction of account without notice as well as denial to funds?
    Consumer Fraud  |  Oct 16th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not likely. "They told me" is simply not the standard relative to such issues and its typically defined in the account terms and conditions that noone reads or formal ank policy of some sortor other. That you could not stop a third party from depositing money into a"restricted" account, for what eve...
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    Can I sue Chase Bank for emotional distress regarding restriction of account without notice as well as denial to funds?
    Answer

    Not likely. "They told me" is simply not the standard relative to such issues and its typically defined in the account terms and conditions that noone reads or formal ank policy of some sortor other. That you could not stop a third party from depositing money into a"restricted" account, for what ever reason it was restricted, is not the banks issue. This issue will likely require resolution of the "restriction" issue whatever that is. 

  • Q
    Can a lawyer acess my phone records if harassment claims have been made
    Civil Litigation  |  Oct 13th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Its possible that a lawyer could subpoena such records if they are associated with a some litigation action. They should provide you notice that the records have been subpoenaned so you can raise any objections to such. If you are concened that they woud do so behidnyour back, you can contact your o...
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    Can a lawyer acess my phone records if harassment claims have been made
    Answer

    Its possible that a lawyer could subpoena such records if they are associated with a some litigation action. They should provide you notice that the records have been subpoenaned so you can raise any objections to such. If you are concened that they woud do so behidnyour back, you can contact your ohone company and make sure they call you if sich a request is made. 

  • Q
    My truck was barrowed by my father and is now behind a locked gate on someone else's property ad the deputies...
    Civil Litigation  |  Oct 5th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Sounds like its not exclusively "your" truck by title. You may have to hire a lawyer to sue for "replevin/conversion" at some expense if there is a family squabble at issue. 
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    my truck was barrowed by my father and is now behind a locked gate on someone else's property ad the deputies...
    Answer

    Sounds like its not exclusively "your" truck by title. You may have to hire a lawyer to sue for "replevin/conversion" at some expense if there is a family squabble at issue. 

  • Q
    How do I benefit from Floridas right to publicity law - do i need to be a full time resident? I have a home in Iowa and Florida
    Consumer Law  |  Oct 5th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   There are a variety of factors that may come into play. You will simply need to retain a lawyer at some expense to get all the details and go from there as to what remedies may exist. We do handle such cases an you can call our office at 813-877-6442 for a free consultaton to determine how we can be...
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    How do I benefit from Floridas right to publicity law - do i need to be a full time resident? I have a home in Iowa and Florida
    Answer

    There are a variety of factors that may come into play. You will simply need to retain a lawyer at some expense to get all the details and go from there as to what remedies may exist. We do handle such cases an you can call our office at 813-877-6442 for a free consultaton to determine how we can be retained to help. 

  • Q
    Our rules states no trucks allowed. The County owns the streets can they legally fine you are have your vehicle towed.
    Contracts  |  Oct 5th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to hire a lawyer to address this and review the bylaws and deed restictions, etc. If you can't, don't want to or simply won't spend the money to hire a lawyer to address this, then full compliance is your remedy. 
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    Our rules states no trucks allowed. The County owns the streets can they legally fine you are have your vehicle towed.
    Answer

    You will need to hire a lawyer to address this and review the bylaws and deed restictions, etc. If you can't, don't want to or simply won't spend the money to hire a lawyer to address this, then full compliance is your remedy. 

  • Q
    My bank refuses to give me access to my mortgage acct all they do is take payment and won't even give me balance without making an appt. attorney ?
    Consumer Law  |  Oct 5th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   If you have tried "for years" to get account information but haven't been able to get it, hiring a lawyer at some expense and possibly filing a lawsuit for an accounting would be the next logical step. 
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    My bank refuses to give me access to my mortgage acct all they do is take payment and won't even give me balance without making an appt. attorney ?
    Answer

    If you have tried "for years" to get account information but haven't been able to get it, hiring a lawyer at some expense and possibly filing a lawsuit for an accounting would be the next logical step. 

  • Q
    Do i have legal right?
    Civil Litigation  |  Oct 13th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Nope - if somone put inaftermarket lights and they broke, they are not covered under manufacturer warranty because they are not manufactuer part. This may have been done by a prior owner, and if so you will simply have to pay for the repair of any non-factory items as its mot likely financially viab...
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    Do i have legal right?
    Answer

    Nope - if somone put inaftermarket lights and they broke, they are not covered under manufacturer warranty because they are not manufactuer part. This may have been done by a prior owner, and if so you will simply have to pay for the repair of any non-factory items as its mot likely financially viable to take legal action otherwise. 

  • Q
    Am I legally responsible to pay a bill that isn't in my name? Lakeland electric is telling me I am.
    Consumer Law  |  Oct 5th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   "The bill was in my name, and it was paid off. " THIS is where the issue lies. If you have proof of this and that you never had involvment with the ex's new residence, then you will need to bring that to a lawyer to review for a collections violaton. Otherwise, if there was a bill in your name ...
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    Am I legally responsible to pay a bill that isn't in my name? Lakeland electric is telling me I am.
    Answer

    "The bill was in my name, and it was paid off. " THIS is where the issue lies. If you have proof of this and that you never had involvment with the ex's new residence, then you will need to bring that to a lawyer to review for a collections violaton. Otherwise, if there was a bill in your name that THEY claim was unpaid OR some form of account transfer to the ex's new place because you signed a lease there, and then broke up or allowed the account transfer to happen, you may be stuck paying for the charges. I have no doubt that they are not claiming you owe the ex's bill 5 years later because you were togeher "at one point"  nor could they "merge his bill with your new spouses" as accounts aren't handled that way- there is more to it than that for sure. 

  • Q
    Can my Doctor change my dose and amount of my pain meds drastically without warning?
    Medical Malpractice  |  Oct 5th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Generally, yes - its a clinical decision. As you know "pain management" through pharmacotherapy is HUGE controversy especially when opiates are involved you have a 5yr+ regimen of pain medication. This is an issue you should be FIRST discussing with your treating physician. That it seems you opted t...
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    Can my Doctor change my dose and amount of my pain meds drastically without warning?
    Answer

    Generally, yes - its a clinical decision. As you know "pain management" through pharmacotherapy is HUGE controversy especially when opiates are involved you have a 5yr+ regimen of pain medication. This is an issue you should be FIRST discussing with your treating physician. That it seems you opted to seek "legal" advice first, is disconcerting as it suggests you are more concerned with arbitrarily keeping the pain meds flowing, by confrontation if needed,  rather than discussing your concerns with your doctor and addressing the issue. 

  • Q
    What do I need to do to get someone to stop sending harassing mail to me and also is being sent out to multiple people some she don't know
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Oct 5th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You wil probably need to hire a lawyer to address this. Unfortunately, such issues are often hotly contested and result in expensive litigation as they are NOT generally contingent fee cases.. We handle such cases and provide free consultations to determine how to retain our office to help. You can ...
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    What do I need to do to get someone to stop sending harassing mail to me and also is being sent out to multiple people some she don't know
    Answer

    You wil probably need to hire a lawyer to address this. Unfortunately, such issues are often hotly contested and result in expensive litigation as they are NOT generally contingent fee cases.. We handle such cases and provide free consultations to determine how to retain our office to help. You can call us at 1-800-922.6442. 

  • Q
    Inaccurate city service billing over years
    Consumer Fraud  |  Oct 5th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No waty to tel from the post. You will need to hire a lawyer, at some expense, to address this and figure out what happened. 
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    Inaccurate city service billing over years
    Answer

    No waty to tel from the post. You will need to hire a lawyer, at some expense, to address this and figure out what happened. 

  • Q
    All property was damaged because hurricane Irma finished off the roof. Is landlord responsible for providing a place for us and replacing my things.
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Oct 6th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No - no more than the LL is responsible fornot stopping the hurricane. Thats what renters insurance is for. 
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    All property was damaged because hurricane Irma finished off the roof. Is landlord responsible for providing a place for us and replacing my things.
    Answer

    No - no more than the LL is responsible fornot stopping the hurricane. Thats what renters insurance is for. 

  • Q
    Am I allow to sue if the hospital is very disrespectful towards a patient?
    Medical Malpractice  |  Oct 6th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   As this has the backdrop of complaints about "giving you something for your pain" in the ER, before ANYTHING is done you will need to hire a lawyer at some expense to review medical records and history to eliminate any "drug seeking behavior" issue. The nature of the post and the complained of respo...
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    Am I allow to sue if the hospital is very disrespectful towards a patient?
    Answer

    As this has the backdrop of complaints about "giving you something for your pain" in the ER, before ANYTHING is done you will need to hire a lawyer at some expense to review medical records and history to eliminate any "drug seeking behavior" issue. The nature of the post and the complained of response by the nursing staff suggest that this may be the driving force behind the "disrespect" issue and need to be confirmed or eliminated before you make a big mess of things feeding into that issue. 

  • Q
    Son left for college. Asked mom to keep his dog. Mom went on business trip and when other two kids went to their dads asked him to also watch
    Animal Law  |  Oct 6th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   "I have grown to love this dog."...Seriously? in what is described as about one week? This has ALL of the trappings of a divorced parent "competiton" issue where the dog is but a weapon in an arsenal of ongoing controversy between the parents.  Bottom line is its not Dad's dog and presumably it...
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    Son left for college. Asked mom to keep his dog. Mom went on business trip and when other two kids went to their dads asked him to also watch
    Answer

    "I have grown to love this dog."...Seriously? in what is described as about one week? This has ALL of the trappings of a divorced parent "competiton" issue where the dog is but a weapon in an arsenal of ongoing controversy between the parents.  Bottom line is its not Dad's dog and presumably its still the son's dog, with mom taking care of it while away at college. Properly the dog should be returned to Mom to care for while son is away, absent the son saying different 

  • Q
    CubeSmart Sold my Unit
    Contracts  |  Oct 6th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   This sale of the storage unit contents didn't likely happen in 2 day - but was subject prior notices and cure opportunities where payment wasn't made. There is a procedure that the storage places must follow in regard to selling contents of storage units. If the contents were subtantial it may be wo...
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    CubeSmart Sold my Unit
    Answer

    This sale of the storage unit contents didn't likely happen in 2 day - but was subject prior notices and cure opportunities where payment wasn't made. There is a procedure that the storage places must follow in regard to selling contents of storage units. If the contents were subtantial it may be worth spending some money to have a lawyer review the paperwork and situation to see IF anything can be done and then what. We do handle such cases and provide free consultatons to assist in retaining our office to help on such cases. You can call 1-800-922-6442. 

  • Q
    Bed bug bitten in Plantation..
    Insurance  |  Oct 6th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Sadly - you "were told" alot of things that were simply wrong. You need to hire a lawyer ASAP to see what can be done and a claim made - but don't hold your breath, especially with no objective documentation and "holistic" self care rather than medical care. Absent separate evidence of an infestatio...
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    Bed bug bitten in Plantation..
    Answer

    Sadly - you "were told" alot of things that were simply wrong. You need to hire a lawyer ASAP to see what can be done and a claim made - but don't hold your breath, especially with no objective documentation and "holistic" self care rather than medical care. Absent separate evidence of an infestation you may find the hotel treating this as a nusinace value/shakedown case. 

  • Q
    Furniture Repossession
    Debtor and Creditor  |  Oct 13th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to return the furniture if you refuse to finish out the rent to own contract you signed. Otherwise you might find yourself arrested and prosecuted for theft per Fla. Stat. 812.155. Not sure what you were expecting about 90 days same as cash, since it seems you also didn't pay for the f...
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    Furniture Repossession
    Answer

    You will need to return the furniture if you refuse to finish out the rent to own contract you signed. Otherwise you might find yourself arrested and prosecuted for theft per Fla. Stat. 812.155. Not sure what you were expecting about 90 days same as cash, since it seems you also didn't pay for the furniture fully inside the 90 days either, but for the future as a consumer you need to make sure you read and fully understand the transactions you are getting into. 

  • Q
    Mortgage Company is foreclosing
    Foreclosures  |  Oct 8th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   "I screwed up a payment for June and was immediately placed in Foreclosure"........THAT we know did not actually happen. Such a statement indiates there is MUCH more to this story than related and it will require a lawyer to get accruate facts directly to give you proper remedies and guidance. You w...
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    Mortgage Company is foreclosing
    Answer

    "I screwed up a payment for June and was immediately placed in Foreclosure"........THAT we know did not actually happen. Such a statement indiates there is MUCH more to this story than related and it will require a lawyer to get accruate facts directly to give you proper remedies and guidance. You will simply need to invest several thousand dollar in a retainer for a legitimate lawyer to intervene and address this issue and get this solved. 

  • Q
    I did business with a person who did not finish the job. I paid her and she will not respond to me. She owes me about $3,000.00 in unfinished work.
    Breach of Contract  |  Oct 8th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   and THAT is why you never pay people in advance to do any service work. There is no financially viable solution to this, unless you want to file suit out of principle possibly paying equal to or more than the amoutn in dispute. 
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    I did business with a person who did not finish the job. I paid her and she will not respond to me. She owes me about $3,000.00 in unfinished work.
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    and THAT is why you never pay people in advance to do any service work. There is no financially viable solution to this, unless you want to file suit out of principle possibly paying equal to or more than the amoutn in dispute. 

  • Q
    We are having issues with a Rv Co. that is renting out our motor home since January 2017.We feel they owe us money on rentals they didnt report.
    Consumer Law  |  Oct 9th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will likely need to hire a lawyer at an hourly rate and retainer to address this. You can call our office at 1-83-877-6442 for a free consultation to see how we can help. 
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    We are having issues with a Rv Co. that is renting out our motor home since January 2017.We feel they owe us money on rentals they didnt report.
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    You will likely need to hire a lawyer at an hourly rate and retainer to address this. You can call our office at 1-83-877-6442 for a free consultation to see how we can help. 

  • Q
    Over 30 days, LL has not responded to Security Deposit return request
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Oct 9th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will need to hire a lawyer to pursue a security deposit refund. Typically these cases are paid up front by th tenant but you can recover fees if you win. There are several issues to address that can aid in winning in court we use when the LL is playing dirty with keeping the deposits. 
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    Over 30 days, LL has not responded to Security Deposit return request
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    You will need to hire a lawyer to pursue a security deposit refund. Typically these cases are paid up front by th tenant but you can recover fees if you win. There are several issues to address that can aid in winning in court we use when the LL is playing dirty with keeping the deposits. 

  • Q
    Power line fell I reported it they didn't fix the whole line next am it killed my dog do I have a case?
    Animal Law  |  Oct 9th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Nope - it was up to you to control your animal especially since you were aware of the downed power line. 
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    power line fell I reported it they didn't fix the whole line next am it killed my dog do I have a case?
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    Nope - it was up to you to control your animal especially since you were aware of the downed power line. 

  • Q
    A parent is spreading false information about my 6 year old 1st grader. She is saying that he is touching other kids, do we have a case for slander?
    Libel, Slander and Defamation  |  Oct 10th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Sure you can hire a lawyer to pursue a defamation lawsuit or send a cease and desist letter. Such cases are expensive and can become hotly litigated and are NOT contingent fee cases like car accidents but usually handled on an hourlyrate/retainer basis. If you want to pursue such a case - we do hand...
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    A parent is spreading false information about my 6 year old 1st grader. She is saying that he is touching other kids, do we have a case for slander?
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    Sure you can hire a lawyer to pursue a defamation lawsuit or send a cease and desist letter. Such cases are expensive and can become hotly litigated and are NOT contingent fee cases like car accidents but usually handled on an hourlyrate/retainer basis. If you want to pursue such a case - we do handle them and you can contact our office 1-800-922-6442. 

  • Q
    If our landlord never explained parking regulations, even in the lease, can we do anything about it?
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Oct 10th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   "My question, should my landlord or real estate agent have told us the parking was limited?".....no. You are grown adults, its your responsbility to inquire and investigate such things. The only practical thing to do at this point is abide by the rules or risk being towed since you are now certainly...
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    If our landlord never explained parking regulations, even in the lease, can we do anything about it?
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    "My question, should my landlord or real estate agent have told us the parking was limited?".....no. You are grown adults, its your responsbility to inquire and investigate such things. The only practical thing to do at this point is abide by the rules or risk being towed since you are now certainly aware of the restrictions. 

  • Q
    A broker advertised a business for sale with a net income of $850,000 after spending over $7,000.00 on Due Diligence its makes $375,00 anyrecourse
    Civil Litigation  |  Oct 10th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not likely - at least not in a manner that would be cost effective. If you want to spend money out of pocket on principle you might have a legal basis to do so, but its unlilkely that a broker is obligated to foresnically audit a sellers business and books, especially if its not your broker. 
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    a broker advertised a business for sale with a net income of $850,000 after spending over $7,000.00 on Due Diligence its makes $375,00 anyrecourse
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    Not likely - at least not in a manner that would be cost effective. If you want to spend money out of pocket on principle you might have a legal basis to do so, but its unlilkely that a broker is obligated to foresnically audit a sellers business and books, especially if its not your broker. 

  • Q
    Need help with issues pertaining to our home.
    Landlord and Tenant Law  |  Oct 10th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will simply need to actually hire a lawyer out of pocket to address such a case and assist with "your rights". You can all our office at 1-800-922-6442 to schedule a free consultation to determine what we can do and the costs needed to retain our office. You need to address this immediately BEFO...
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    Need help with issues pertaining to our home.
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    You will simply need to actually hire a lawyer out of pocket to address such a case and assist with "your rights". You can all our office at 1-800-922-6442 to schedule a free consultation to determine what we can do and the costs needed to retain our office. You need to address this immediately BEFORE the LL files an eviction law suit. 

  • Q
    Good afternoon my daughter was injured on December 14, 2012 in a private school bus her case is now in the Miami dade county court system I had 5 diff
    Personal Injury  |  Oct 10th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   I can assure you that the lawyers had no difficulty "getting ahold of" the school or its insurer. The problem is likely the school wont pay what you want and the lawyers dont see the value in the case that they will spendthe money to put on a trial. There is no "fix" for this other than reasses...
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    Good afternoon my daughter was injured on December 14, 2012 in a private school bus her case is now in the Miami dade county court system I had 5 diff
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    I can assure you that the lawyers had no difficulty "getting ahold of" the school or its insurer. The problem is likely the school wont pay what you want and the lawyers dont see the value in the case that they will spendthe money to put on a trial. There is no "fix" for this other than reassessing the settlement propects or possibly you agreeing to fund the expense of trial to see what a jury says. 

  • Q
    Do I have a case for arbitration against my insurance co. on a theft claim?
    Insurance  |  Oct 10th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You will probably have to actually hire a lawyer to sort this out. 
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    Do I have a case for arbitration against my insurance co. on a theft claim?
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    You will probably have to actually hire a lawyer to sort this out. 

  • Q
    I got scammed from one or two banks involved by keeping my money and playing around in order not to return my money back
    Consumer Fraud  |  Oct 10th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   No idea what you are describing so its impossible to answer. 
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    I got scammed from one or two banks involved by keeping my money and playing around in order not to return my money back
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    No idea what you are describing so its impossible to answer. 

  • Q
    A Comcast representative promised me Home Security at no charge. All mine and wife's signatures/initials were forged on contracts. What should I do?
    Consumer Fraud  |  Oct 10th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You'll need to hire a lawyer - possibly at an hourly rate/retainer to address the forgery issue. If you are correct you shold be able to get your legal fees reimbursed by Comcast.
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    A Comcast representative promised me Home Security at no charge. All mine and wife's signatures/initials were forged on contracts. What should I do?
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    You'll need to hire a lawyer - possibly at an hourly rate/retainer to address the forgery issue. If you are correct you shold be able to get your legal fees reimbursed by Comcast.

  • Q
    I was mis diagnosed at a hospital is this a case?
    Medical Malpractice  |  Oct 11th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   Not for malpractive  - no on the facts described. There are no real damages as thankfully you didn't puncture a lung. 
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    I was mis diagnosed at a hospital is this a case?
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    Not for malpractive  - no on the facts described. There are no real damages as thankfully you didn't puncture a lung. 

  • Q
    What if a person lies in a deposition and than the defendants Attorney files a motion to strike due to fraud on the court
    Civil Litigation  |  Oct 11th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You have asked this question on numerous sites. The answer is the same. If you are pro-se and don't know what you are doing you will need to hire a lawyer some how to handle the case. 
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    What if a person lies in a deposition and than the defendants Attorney files a motion to strike due to fraud on the court
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    You have asked this question on numerous sites. The answer is the same. If you are pro-se and don't know what you are doing you will need to hire a lawyer some how to handle the case. 

  • Q
    What do I do if my insurance company will not properly complete a comprehensive claim
    Insurance  |  Oct 11th, 2017
    Mark Tischhauser, Esq.   You can hire a lawyer to sue the insurance company. You can recvoer your legal fees from the insurance company if you win. 
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    What do I do if my insurance company will not properly complete a comprehensive claim
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