Senior needs assistance with nuisance smoker

  • Location: Minneapolis
  • Organization: Mid Minnesota Legal Aid Pro Bono Program

This case is AVAILABLE.

Client is a senior with serious health issues, in addition to being blind in one eye. Client owns a condo above a smoker who smokes inside his apartment. The smoke comes through the floor and into the client's condo. Client has complained multiple times because the chemicals are impacting his health and impairing the vision in his good eye. Client contacted the downstairs neighbor, the building management, the city health department (Bloomington) and Mid Minnesota Legal Aid.

Client needs assistance understanding his rights with the condo association and with his property. There appears to be an action available for a suit of nuisance, and a possible personal injury claim based on health impact.

  • Other Elder Law
  • Housing Law
  • Estimated Time Commitment (Hours)
    • < 5
    • 5-10
    • 10-20
    • > 20
    • unknown
  • Mentor Available
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  • Organization Provides Malpractice Insurance
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    Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
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