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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for New York on
Q: Contract violation between my employer and vendor. Not sure how much I involved in this. Any suggestion

Hi I work for a client A company with the vendor B as a layer of my contract before and and vendor B made a contract with me stating that upon the termination Or completion of the project with the client I shouldn’t either work as a part-time or full-time within a year.. I have been working for... Read more »

Mathew Paulose
Mathew Paulose answered on Oct 10, 2019

Greetings. We are unclear as to the details of your fact pattern. We suggest you meet with an attorney who will be able to work through your story and properly determine your exposure. According to what you wrote, you say "me or my employer" is being sued. You must find out if "you" are indeed... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Business Law for New York on
Q: My chef quit and is opening a restaurant (same food) 3 blocks away from me. Is that legal?

The chef is the sister of the previous owner of my establishment

Mathew Paulose
Mathew Paulose answered on Oct 1, 2019

Greetings. We would need more information to give you a worthwhile answer. If the facts are simply that the sister of the previous owner started a competing business near you, then we see no unlawful behavior. If however the competing business is engaging in anti-competitive behavior, then you may... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for New York on
Q: does title renew with cash when transferred from one person to another.

with normal goods the title remains with rightful owner regardless of who posseses it, such as when it is stolen. that is one can only transfer as much title as they were given upon obtaining it. this would make a thifs title void. but is this the same with cash or does title start fresh merely... Read more »

Mathew Paulose
Mathew Paulose answered on Sep 23, 2019

Greetings. In New York, cash is not considered a good (unless it is a commodity, which in your given example it is not). Thus it may be transferred without civil implications in most factual situations (for example, an innocent casino receiving money that may or may not be stolen; an innocent car... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Banking and Business Law for New York on
Q: is it right for me to be charged as the vendor for something that the customer inputted online incorrectly?

we are not a retail establishment

Mathew Paulose
Mathew Paulose answered on Sep 11, 2019

Greetings. Are you a retail establishment? If so, New York has codified general business rules concerning refunds. For example, a retail merchant that has a refund policy must provide notice of the policy to its customers and then live up to whatever promises are made in the policy. If it's a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Business Law for New York on
Q: We require to write on an envelope tender:“tender no... st’” and we wrote street instead

Can our proposal disqualified because of it?

It should have written:st’

And we wrote street.

I’m scared I will be fired because of it

Mathew Paulose
Mathew Paulose answered on Sep 9, 2019

Greetings. We do not have sufficient information to provide you with a reliable answer. From what we can tell, you made a typo on an important document and want to know if you can be fired for it. The simple answer is yes. In NY, you may be fired at will unless you have a contract that says you... Read more »

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