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Bret A. Schnitzer

Bret Schnitzer’s Answers

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  • Slip and fall, dark staircase, no power due to storm, can I sue?

    I live on a high rise in NJ and after the storm Sandy I fell down the stairs on my way down and sprained my ankle. The building lost power after the storm, but the emergency lights were not activated, apparently they didn't have any batteries. The...

    Bret’s Answer

    Your best argument is that the emergency lights did not work. If they were negligent in not keeping them working properly, than the answer would be yes. You also need to look at the injury and the severity of it.

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  • Can I sue Band Aid for a rash from a reaction I got??

    My arm got much worse than the original burn and is very painful now

    Bret’s Answer

    I think that would be a tough one. Do you know why you had a reaction? That might be helpful to know what is going on.

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  • Can I sue my pet sitter

    I left my dog with a friend and we ended up getting a call that the dog was hit by a car. Turns out that she went to work and her husband who is an elderly gentleman decided to walk my dog, according to their story the dog pulled on him to hard a...

    Bret’s Answer

    Does not sound like it if the guy did not do something negligent. What did he do that was negligent?

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  • I rented a car through enterprise car rentle, didnt get insurance& let my brother drive to the store , someone hit him, & no inu

    Is there any way that i can get help with this issue that i have with the courts on my behalf. The person who hit my brother was not insured, now its up to me to pay for damages which i think its unfair, i know i did not get insurance, but i also ...

    Bret’s Answer

    If you did not get insurance and your own insurance will not cover it, than you have to pay the damages. If the other person was at fault you could consult with a FL attorney to sue them. You have to have insurance at the moment of impact not purchase it afterwards and expect it to pay. Good luck to you. See a FL lawyer for your remedies.

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  • Can i sue a drunk person that caused a accident even tho i didnt have car insurance and driving on suspendded license

    i was driving and a drunk man turn in front of me and i hit him and totaled out my car

    Bret’s Answer

    If the vehicle that was uninsured was in your name? No.

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  • Is this a lawsuit?

    my daughter is almost 2 now and i had taken her to the doctor for a ear infection, they prescribed her some medicine for it, well i took it to rite aid and i came back and picked it up, it was a powder form it said to give her a teaspoon and a hal...

    Bret’s Answer

    If there are no damages there is no case. Good luck to you.

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  • Urgent help needed...underwent an emergency surgery four days ago and another one two days ago

    I have a court date scheduled for tomorrow and just can't make it due to being in pain and being in pain pills. Contacted my husbands lawyer today (soonest I could) to ask four an extension and she didn't respond. Do I need to show up tomorrow to ...

    Bret’s Answer

    Get a lawyer and have them contact the Court with a doctor excuse and hopefully the Court will give you a new date. Good luck.

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  • Someone threarened my son on his voice mail. and six hours later he was shot and killed in are back yard.Can anything be done

    OSBI said they know these people did it. But ther was no evidence or witness. We were gone to town. We have a recored message where this person call are son . But they say they have a wright to face there accuser . So if you kill the person with ...

    Bret’s Answer

    I trust you gave the recorded message to the detectives? They will work on the leads. Good luck.

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  • My husband, a white man, who is a manager with a large company was accused by a black employee of being racist, written and

    submitted on paper. When interviewed by the facility manager, he retracted all of his statements and said that he was just mad at the time. He also said that the racist comment was not his, but somebody elses's. We would like to sue this man...

    Bret’s Answer

    Defamation cases are expensive to prosecute and are hard to collect on. Expect to pay a large cash retainer which may exceed what you recover. Good luck

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  • If someone texts a person and call them a manipulative lying slut can they sue you

    is this slander or harassment

    Bret’s Answer

    Maybe, it depends on whether they can establish a pattern of harassment and stalking. If it was one time, they can sue, but the damages would be difficult to establish. Good luck

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