answered on Mar 30, 2023
I'm sorry to hear about your experience. Yes, you can sue almost anyone by simply filing a complaint and paying the filing fees. The question is whether you can win and what you might recover. Basically, does the potential reward outweigh time and expense. More details are necessary for such... Read more »
If I just got fired from a job without any reason or warning or anything what kind of legal actions could I take
answered on Jan 26, 2023
I'm sorry to hear about your experience. Assuming you are not a member of a Union, you are likely an at will employee. As such, you are provided very few rights under Alabama law. An at will employee may be terminated for good reason, bad reason or no reason at all. Exceptions primarily... Read more »
For example: several customers comes through a drive thru but decides at the speaker to drive off and order from a near by food truck. In return the GM and DM are advised by the regional manager to terminate the manager on shift due to the customers driving away. The allegation of the regional... Read more »
answered on Jan 7, 2023
An at will employee can be terminated for good reason, bad reason or no reason at all. The employee could be terminated because the owner doesn't like the color of his or her shirt or the car he or she drives. Exceptions primarily relate to illegal (age, race, religion, sex or national origin)... Read more »
What does the law specify about who may collect & take my garbage to the dump?
answered on Dec 28, 2022
The question depends on local ordinances. Google the Town of Valley, Alabama for information about arrests relating to garbage collection. It will likely be the subject of both civil and criminal matters. If you have a case, you should contact a lawyer for specific advice. I wish you the best.
I contacted an appellate attorney for consideration of a civil appeal/post-trial actions, but they said they couldn't discuss anything with me according to AL law, because I was already represented. Is there an official way to sever relations with my current attorney? I am concerned about the... Read more »
answered on Nov 15, 2022
Normally, you are simply going to terminate the lawyer. This ends the relationship. It might, however, be wise to seek the lawyer's advice regarding an attorney for the appeal. It may be difficult to find another attorney within the time limits for appeal if you have terminated one attorney.
My employer wrote me 2 bad payroll checks and wrote my coworker 1 bad payroll check. He has not handled none of them and will not respond to calls or texts since I notified him they bounced. In addition he still has not paid me for hours worked 2 weeks ago.
answered on May 19, 2023
Bad checks are criminal matters. You can take it to the district attorney for prosecution. You can sue him. Both options are lengthy.
Terms agreed to in March for final employment date early April - After final work date the employer changed the terms for a substantial loss. When I challenged that loss they countered with another severance on a Friday evening and said if I did not sign by 5p Saturday then I’d lose everything. I... Read more »
answered on May 10, 2023
There must be some reason your employer was willing to offer severance, which makes many factors relevant. Is there some claim you are waiving? Do you have an employment contract? Are others being offered the same severance? There is not near enough detail to know your rights from the limited... Read more »
answered on May 9, 2023
You need to provide more information. Were you an employee or customer. What was the reason? Were you arrested? What were your injuries?
She has given me 2 months to vacate but growing increasingly agitated with me. I'm not on the lease. She won't allow me to put a lock on the door.
Comes in and goes through my things.
answered on May 8, 2023
You could possibly have a claim. It will likely depend on your rental agreement and reasonable expectation of privacy.
My manager asked me to to business travel. I had to pay upfront for the expenses and now financial affairs do not want to reimburse me for the expenses.
answered on Apr 7, 2023
I'm sorry to hear about your experience. That's not typically how it works.p I suggest you go over all the specific facts with an experienced employment law attorney, who rgularly represents employees rather than employers. I wish you the best.
Employee of business called while at work and threaten to cause bodily harm, harassed by leaving several nast verbal and attempting to contact .
answered on Mar 31, 2023
I'm sorry to hear about your experience. Was the harassment related the the employer's business or was it personal? Was the harassment for the employer's benefit? Please provide more details or speak directly with an experienced attorney regarding your rights and options. I wish you the best.
Step mother now pushing breach of contract also we are in bankruptcy.
answered on Mar 29, 2023
If your in bankruptcy all claims are subject to an automatic stay. Consult your bankruptcy lawyer regarding your options.
I bought a 50 count box of chips from Walmart, in the box showed that there were more cheetos that advertised. I personally don’t like cheetos so the chips eventually expired. Since there were more cheetos, I’ve gotten less of the other chips.
answered on Mar 26, 2023
Of course, you can sue. You can sue almost anyone for anything in this country. You need to weight whether that's a wipse decision. The filing fee for a jury trial is around $550. What are your damages? At most, a few dollars? It doesn't seem like it's worth your time and effort. No... Read more »
Company based in Arizona and Colorado, I worked remotely in Alabama
answered on Mar 8, 2023
That's not enough information to respond. I've negotiated severance packages in the hundreds of thousands, but you don't provide information to formulate any idea.
I have a dispute going on with a dodge dealership here in Alabama where i purchased my 2020 dodge challenger. Prior to the dealership servicing the vehicle, other mechanics had driven and diagnosed the vehicle but just didn't have the software the car needed. I took my car to be serviced at... Read more »
answered on Feb 24, 2023
Is there any sort of warranty on the vehicle? Have you had an independent mechanic or other dealer dianose the problem? Can they testify that the work performed is the cause of the problem? These are preliminary questions that should be addressed prior to contacting an attorney for specific advice.
answered on Feb 20, 2023
First, file a police report. That is an assault. Then, you can consider a civil action. What are your damages? Did you require medical attention?
He worked all day Tuesday 1/11/23. They did not contact him until 3 hours after he got home saying he was under investigation. The only thing they tell us is that someone reported it. There are no cameras and they didn't even bother to stop him at work to verify that day. He did no such thing.... Read more »
answered on Jan 16, 2023
Is your husband a member of a labor union? If not, he is likely an at will employee. A at will employee can be terminated for good reason, bad reason or no reason at all.
Ex husband of person who received letter passed away about 4 years ago. Judge in divorce case said he was to pay the debt. She got a letter saying she had ten days to pay or at end of ten days she has to surrender to law enforcement
answered on Jan 11, 2023
If it's a failure to pay court ordered child, then it's not the same as an ordinary money judgment. Contempt is possible based on noncompliance with a court order.
answered on Jan 5, 2023
There is no specific statute for general retaliation. The protection is offered based on what you report. Protection is primarily offered based on reporting illegal discrimination or filing a worker's comp claim. It wouldn't be offered for reporting someone came in late or took too long... Read more »
I have been doing managerial work for 3 years now, without the pay or title. When asked to do any task, my boss always called upon me to carry it out. Now, he has two 25 year olds that are only about 1 year out of school. Recently he has been promoted to top of the line and now he wants the two 25... Read more »
answered on Dec 20, 2022
Are you a member of a union? Do you have an employment contract? If not, the protections are likely going to be limited to discrimination based on age, race, sex, religion or national origin.
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