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How do Florida's labor laws protect employees injured when asked to do something unreasonable?

A girl that works for a major retail chain, is left unable to lift her arm above her head after being asked to lift a 180lb box. When trying to perform this task her shoulder "popped". She has ...
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Is there any recourse for a medical professional if a patient sexually assaults them in a small way?

Is there a recourse for a medical professional if a patient behaves inappropriately? (I would call it sexual assault but to be honest I don't know what would and wouldn't qualify for that definition - ...
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Is it tax fraud for an individual to declare non-taxable revenue as taxable income? (US tax laws)

Hypothetically, A wants to pay B a considerable amount of money. In order to reduce the paper trail, A pays me the money and I transfer it to B. To further obscure the paper trail, I declare the ...
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Can I get insurance company to pay for my storage fee?

I was in a car accident back in September 2018. after the incident i towed my car back back to our home and park it on the side of my residence. The insurance Company finally made me an offer for my ...
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Does marriage speed up the green card process?

I have a friend that doesn’t have legal US documents, but who got married about a year ago to a US citizen. As far as I know, he hasn’t ever applied for a greed card or anything like that. Now that he ...
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Is government housing for an undocumented resident a risk?

I live next to a government aided apartment complex (called APAH). I know of some people that would really benefit from living there with the reduced rent. The problem is that I don’t know if they are ...
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Paying debts in cash in a petty way

I owe a £5,000 debt and I wished to make payment in the pettiest but legal way possible. I would like to pay entirely in cash, I'm aware there is a previous case history in doing such a thing and I ...
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Can a State in the U.S. require candidates to release taxes to be on the ballot for national office?

We have learned that many important constraints on elected officials are norms rather than rules. In an effort to turn some norms effectively into rules, can states add to their requirements for a ...
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House burned down and insurance company is trying not to honor recently updated policy?

Back in November my home burned down in the Camp Fire in Norther California. A few days before the house burned down I updated my policy to have a lower deductible and more coverage. Now that it is ...
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'Right to be forgotten' denied due to insufficient identification

I registered for a free online service with fake data while being underage. Years later I request to have the account deleted, using the e-mail address I registered with. However, to identify me as ...
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Copyrights of material that would be used for both commercial and non-commercially

I want to include some audio materials in a mobile app that I am developing. Those audio materials are "free to use or redistribute for non-commercial use". My app is free but I will put Ads. ...
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Illegal entrance into my car?

Is it legal for a tow company to enter my car to remove an expired parking sticker and then tow my car?
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Is it legal for me to use a PO Box as the registered address for a Limited company?

I've been wondering what the legality of using a PO box as a registered address for a limited company is. I've done some research and the Royal Mail site seems to imply that it is legal for me to use ...
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UK - NHSP refuse to pay for mandatory training

Background NHSP (NHS Professionals) is a job agency which offers zero-hours contracts for NHS workers. In many trusts, this is the only way to be employed without having a fixed contract. I am a ...
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Requesting to see holiday rota and GDPR

my partner has asked if she can see the holiday rota and was told she couldn't because of GDPR. Is that correct? I know anything that identifies you needs to be secure but the rota of when people are ...
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inherited real estate in oregon [closed]

I live in Oregon and my friend passed away Oct 14th, 2018, in his Will, I was appointed the Executor, as well as a beneficiary, I got a lawyer and he said we needed to go through probate. Medicaid is ...
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Someone forged my signature in the bill of sales

I brought a used car from Mr. A. However it was not his car. He went with Mr. B, the real owner, to an office dealing with auto registration and sign the paper together without me being there. I did ...
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Parent dead without a will

A person dies without a will in California, US, and one of several children proposes to take control of real estate. Under what conditions is this legal? How can such action be challenged, if it can ...
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Estate Planning - Spouses with survivorship clause - could a named beneficiary “double up” on simultaneous death scenario?

Lets say there is a married couple and they both have identical wills; with a survivorship clause along the lines of: I direct that the reside of my estate shall be paid, transferred and delivered to ...
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Is it illegal to record someone located in a different state if you are in a one-party state?

If there is a telephone conversation between two people and one of the parties in is a one-party state A and the other is in a two-party state, B, is it illegal for the caller in state A to record the ...
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Ambiguous legislation and government advice

When legislation wording is ambiguous enough to potentially conflict with government advice interpreting that legislation elsewhere, how do the courts resolve the ambiguity? For example, in New ...
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Is there a general business equivalent of “stage names” or “pen names”

And by that I mean: a situation where an individual can conduct their general business activities privately within a proprietorship under a fictitious "pseudonym" or via proxy? Though I'd imagine if ...
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Commissioning work: Who owns the rights in this scenario?

My Colleague is currently in debate with someone they previously worked with last year in collaboration, under who owns the rights to the items in the following scenario. The scenario is: A group of ...
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Are companies allowed to trade securities based on internal user data?

Take a company like Google, that has access to real time information on what billions of people want at any given moment, their plans for the future - not to mention the entire email archives of ...
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Would “ex post facto” apply to tax deduction laws?

Yesterday I had a discussion with my colleague. This year I am traveling rather large distances for work. My colleague asked me how I can bear the costs of travel. I told her it is ok, because the ...
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Where can Government's database of lost/invalid documents be found? [closed]

I am looking for government publicly accessible databases/APIs where I can send a request to check whether a document "XXXXXX" is registered as stolen/lost/invalid/etc. I know such databases/APIs ...
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What happens if a creative commons image turns out to be copyright protected?

There are lots of image websites that offer creative commons images that people can download and use for free. When it comes to blogging this is fantastic as it avoids infringing on copyright, but ...
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Heathrow public wi-fi and Data Retention Regulations

My friend visited Heathrow airport and he used their public wifi. He said that he had to provide only his name and email and got access to the Internet. He had not validated his email to get access, I ...
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Is it legal or acceptable to use a photo of my ID, instead of my actual ID?

I'm in the process of trying to get rid of my wallet - all of my bank and reward cards are on my phone, so I can use Google Pay for my purchases and points. I have two cards left, my bank card (which ...
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Is there such a thing as “private beach”?

I have heard about certain cases involving the public trust doctrine. There have seemingly been cases where lakefront property owners are trying to change the law in the U.S. to have their property ...
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Reselling Value Added Products?

Imagining this scenario: I buy a miniature Intel computing product, that comes with a pre-installed Windows operating system for personal usage. Can I repurpose it by installing a customized Linux ...
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60 Days Notice for Teacher Contract

I am a teacher in NJ. I am relocating to a new state over the summer and I will have to resign from next year's job (I haven't signed a contract for next year but it's expected that I resign anyway). ...
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Can my orthodontia provider legally take my claim payment?

I am currently getting Invisalign treatment through an Orthodontia Provider in California. I paid for the treatment up front at $3,000. I was told by the provider that it was unlikely that insurance ...
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Is permission needed to put an extract from a book in thesis as a quotation?

I want to use a couple of lines from "What is life?" by Erwin Schrödinger as a quote on the front of my thesis. Would I need permission from the publisher or would that be covered by fair use? Also, ...
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Is it legal to create automations of websites in India?

Is it legal to create automations of websites in India using Python? There are Flash Sales on every E-commerce sites nowadays, and ordering manual fails to receive goods as they get out of stock in ...
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Is the thin blue line on the stars and stripes considered desecration of the flag?

Police officers all over the country are flying a flag or wearing patches of the following flag. Isn't this considered desecration of the flag under 18 U.S. Code § 700?
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Is it legal to publish information about the server on a shared hosting webspace?

I have a shared hosting webspace on a linux server. I am showing the uptime of the server on my website, because it's interesting to see... I am now questioning if it's is legal to publish any ...
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Removing my personal data ex-employer (RGPD/GPDR ?)

I work and live in France. I worked for a company last year but I quit working there months ago. Since I left, they still have not have removed some data accessible on the internet, like my first name/...
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Hosting images somewhere else - viable?

Say you have a website that has a gallery of many, many high quality images that you want to provide to your users. Because the images are high quality with large dimensions, their filesizes are huge. ...
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Neighbour damaging property boundary - what are our rights?

UK query here. My question is about the options available to us when a neighbour carries out actions that damage our hedge boundary. The rights and responsibilities of property owners when it comes ...
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Work contract and own IP

I'm in contract negotiations with a company which have a trial period before offering full-time employment. Reading the contract, I felt the wording around own IP was a little vague. I am working on ...
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Can a Freelancer charge late fees if not explicitly defined in the contract?

For US-Law: Can a freelancer charge a client late fees for late payments if they are not explicitly drawn out in a contract? For example, let's say the freelancer has a contract for an hourly rate ...
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When does free speech become disordely conduct or disturbing the peace?

Lets say Bob doesn't like the mayor of his city/town. Bob believes the mayor to be corrupt. The mayor is an ex police officer. So Bob decides to protest in front of city hall at noon with a sign and ...
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Would a second illegal detainment by Police increase a settlement amount?

In the following video; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kez1-dVN3iE A Pueblo, CO L.E.O. illegally detained an individual while taking video outside of a police department on a public sidewalk. The ...
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Is a commercial landlord liable for damage due to roof leaks?

A tenant has a modified gross lease of a small commercial warehouse in San Fernando, CA. During the rainy seasons of 2017-2018 and the very wet 2018-2019, the tenant reported, on multiple occasions, ...
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Double Jeopardy: Can someone re-file a dropped suit?

Scenario: Jane files restraining order against John due to alleged violent acts committed by John towards Jane John hires a lawyer: provides info that debunks all claims made against him John's ...
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What is the proper way of completing the stock purchase agreement? [closed]

I recently set up my company (C-Corp). In order to complete the stock purchase agreement, I had to deposit a check in the company's bank account addressed to the company. What I did: I walked into ...
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Do I need permission to use an image from a book from 1942?

The book is On growth and forms by D'arcy Thompson. It was published in 1942 and Thompson died in 1948. Wikipedia uses the image citing public domain. Can I use extracts and images from the book with ...
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Escort receives prepayment for services and client sues [closed]

Can I be arrested in civil court pertaining to my ex-profession as an escort? I received a lump sum from a client to cover 150 services. I satisfied the loan but foolishly signed paperwork saying I ...
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How can saying a song's name be a copyright violation?

I received an E-mail newsletter inviting me to watch a chorus perform several songs that were arranged for this occasion. They are also selling tickets, so I don't know if half of the profit is sent ...

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