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I’m a disabled veteran that was in the VA’s CWT Program and the supervisor of the ground’s crew tried to get me to fight him not once but twice and there were witnesses to both incidents but the VA police now has my picture posted on the wall of the hospital saying “be cautious”! I’ve... Read more »
answered on May 2, 2023
I'm sorry to hear about the experience you had at the VA hospital. As a disabled veteran, you have certain rights and protections under the law, and it may be possible to pursue legal action in this case. You may want to consider contacting a lawyer who specializes in disability rights or... Read more »
What is the role of the common law in aviation, particularly given that the aviation industry, and pilots, are already subject to significant, specific federal regulation?
answered on Apr 17, 2023
A Maine attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for four weeks. You're right about federal regulations from agencies such as the FAA or TSA already applying. But as in other transportation sectors, there are contract, tort, and other matters involving the aviation industry... Read more »
answered on Mar 21, 2023
In California, a DIR (Department of Industrial Relations) number is required for businesses that perform work on public works projects. However, if you are a sole proprietor providing final clean services for construction projects, you may also need to obtain a California state license.
The... Read more »
My goal is to respond to a government-issued RFP to sell land for a new building site by offering the land for sale, gauge the interest of the government entity to see what they are willing to pay, then use that information to buyout the rest of the co-owners so that I can make a profit on the... Read more »
answered on Mar 21, 2023
I do not understand your stated strategy. However if you are a tenant in common of an one/quarter undivided interest in the real property, you can only convey what you own. Any representation that you can convey a fee to ten acres is fraud. The proposed purchaser would probably find out... Read more »
A federal contractor believes another contractor poses a threat to them winning an upcoming bid. As a preemptive strategy they offer to share revenue with the other contractor by giving them positions (workers) on the new contract in exchange for their agreement not to bid. Is this legal?
answered on Mar 5, 2023
No, offering to share revenue or profits with another contractor in exchange for their agreement not to bid on a federal contract is generally not legal. Such an arrangement would likely be considered a violation of federal procurement laws and regulations, including the Anti-Kickback Act and the... Read more »
I am working on a government contract in Kentucky. I work on the computer to perform my work and they use a time keeping system that requires us to clock in and out daily, as well as clock in and out for our two 15 minute breaks and 30 minute lunch. At the end of the night when we clock out we have... Read more »
answered on Jan 18, 2023
You should contact a Kentucky employment attorney to discuss your situation in further detail, because whether off-the-clock work is compensable is a very fact-specific analysis. In addition, federal law generally requires breaks of 20 minutes or less to be paid. If you are required to clock in and... Read more »
I've been offered a PTI for a misd. and now the SAO wants specific info in the apology letter. Is there case law on this issue? The contract does not state the apology letter requires specific language. Does the "victim" influence how the apology is written?
answered on Jan 9, 2023
The state holds the cards and has "plenary power" over the conditions of any pretrial diversion agreement. Some jurisdictions require an admission of guilt (or acceptance of responsibility), but the conditions vary. Victims are permitted input regarding case dispositions, but the final... Read more »
I am a security guard hired to do security for a neighborhood but I don’t know what are the do’s and don’t.
answered on Dec 3, 2022
The Texas Department of Public Safety regulates and licenses the private security industry in Texas. To become a licensed security guard in the state of Texas, you must first complete the Level II Training Course and Test. All commissioned and non-commissioned (armed and unarmed) security officers... Read more »
answered on Nov 13, 2022
What kind of document? Where is it from? What language is it in?
You can usually record a document that qualifies for recordation with the county clerk, in your instance the county clerk for Oklahoma County, which is downtown. The clerks are prevented by law from giving you any legal... Read more »
Hi, I am the Plaintiff in a federal civil case. I do not have attorney yet. I have 3 simple questions.
1, After I serve the original complaint and summons, can I serve other documents to Defendant MYSELF? I mean, can I sign the Certificate of Service and proof the service myself?... Read more »
answered on Jul 22, 2022
1) yes, you can serve documents yourself after the Summons/Complaint are served by a process server (or someone other than yourself)
2) you must serve defendant's counsel with all papers in the case, not the defendant himself
3) service deadlines mean the documents must be... Read more »
The company is a subcontractor under a Prime Contractor who provides medical disability exams for Veterans Affairs. The company claims that the Prime didn't pay them for those particular services, and therefore they are not obligated to pay me for those services either. They haven't... Read more »
answered on Jun 7, 2022
Yes, you have a few options: 1) send them a demand letter threatening a lawsuit if they don't pay you; or 2) pass on the letter and simply fie a lawsuit. Before doing either, I'd check to confirm that your agreement does not have any language in that conditions your payment on payment... Read more »
Is it legal to film government employees working or not working? For instance, a park employee sitting in the truck for hours, a utilities employee at Starbucks for hours.
answered on Jun 2, 2022
Yes, you can take video of public employees in public spaces as long as you are not trespassing to do so. Please note that you cannot record audio without all parties consent, unless they are in a situation where there is no reasonable expectation of privacy.
We were a 3rd party contr ax actor which my employer gave us run around on wages for prevailing wages and were afraid if we pursue this hell never pay and close the doors. Got to thinkin what is certified payroll for to account for every penny spent of tax payers money so if our boss goes belly up... Read more »
answered on May 23, 2023
In theory, the GC should be liable for the unpaid subs, yes.
answered on Apr 28, 2023
Depending upon the situation, a quite inquiry from an attorney may yield an answer but the government is under no obligation to inform you that you are under investigation.
My HOA contracted for some work but failed to obtain bids.
answered on Mar 17, 2023
While the section is so new that there are not any cases yet on point, it is likely that any homeowner who is a member of the HOA has standing to enforce this provision.
Employed 12+yrs,FMLA for my disabled child/I self have a medical condition can’t lift over 50lbs Because I refused to go work in a different dept. that wasn’t my job description or duty it required me to lift over 50lbs I was fired.Manager was angry because I called HR corporate because of my... Read more »
answered on Mar 2, 2023
It is illegal for an employer to discriminate against an employee on the basis of a medical condition or the need to take FMLA leave. If you were fired because of your medical condition or because you exercised your FMLA rights, you may have a legal claim for wrongful termination. It is recommended... Read more »
I am a subcontractor to the intervener and understand it is under PO...but would like to track progress. Is there another way to get status?
answered on Feb 1, 2023
You can view the docket through Pacer. You must pay a bit to view documents. Filings should be identified immediately when they are electronically filed.
Someone has been living on my property without my consent.
answered on Jan 16, 2023
Adverse Possession is very real, and that appears to be happening here. Hire a VI attorney now to obtain back possession or you might lose the property. You may have to appear in Court.
Can a provatd contractor, who has been paid to design a state-funded project, submit a bid to build that same project when the it goes to bid? It seems like this may be a conflict of interest.
If I was on drugs and I told someone to sign documents for me because I wasn’t in the right state of mind; Is the contract voidable?
answered on Oct 8, 2022
Probably not. But without looking at the documents and hearing more about it, I cannot say for sure.
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