Mr. Michael O. Stevens' answer You need an employment law attorney, preferably one who has handled these types of claims against strip clubs. However, keep in mind the statute of limitations has limits as to how far back you can get wages back, so act quickly.
Mr. Michael O. Stevens' answer Only if the landlord was somehow involved. But, if I am reading you right, the person just lived there, and in that case, no. You also cannot sue the state because he made money and paid taxes.
Mr. Michael O. Stevens' answer This is why you should have hired an attorney back when you received the notice of the small claims case. You may be able to have the judgment set aside, but seek out a consumer protection attorney (not me) ASAP. Not next week, NOW. Use Google and search to find one. Time is of the essence, and was months ago when you received the letter about the small claims case.
Mr. Michael O. Stevens' answer Make a claim with your homeowners insurance, they will handle it. You are responsible for the medical bills, the one-bite rule only applies to non-economic damages, and it is actually more complex than that. But, your insurance will cover it.
Mr. Michael O. Stevens' answer If this is a chain that has enough employees to qualify for Oregon's new predictive scheduling law, and they violated that, then he could get compensation for the cut hours and go after them for retaliation as a whistleblower.
Mr. Michael O. Stevens' answer The items are now your personal property. Keep in mind you only have the property rights, so some items would have intellectual property rights to them (for instance copyright on the manuscript) so you just own that copy, not the rights to the films.
The one thing to keep in mind, is if you do contact them, it could open a can of worms in that perhaps the studio was not properly informed of the sale or it was somehow defective, and they try to get the items back.
Mr. Michael O. Stevens' answer Legally you never have show up, as slavery is illegal. But, if you don't show up you risk being fired. The real issue is if this is your first check, as they have something like 35 days for that first one.
Mr. Michael O. Stevens' answer Not exactly. There is a law that if you were driving without insurance you cannot recover what are called non-economic damages, such as pain and suffering. And if you did not have a license, you may not have had insurance either.
But, even if that is the case, you can still get economic damages, such as medical bills and property damages.
Mr. Michael O. Stevens' answer While there are sometimes exceptions in federal law to home healthcare, which I'm not sure if there are in this instance, usually if someone is required to be at work they have to be paid. Contact BOLI.
Mr. Michael O. Stevens' answer You can't sue your employer, as you can only file a worker's compensation claim as to your employer. You can go after the caterer, though you do have to prove they were the ones responsible.
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