He was arrested and charged a misdemeanor class a, he's been going to court for it but every time he went they just asked for job verification, he missed court due to it being in another city with no transportation, his lawyer is court appointed and isn't really that much of a help. The "victim"... Read more »
I work for a veterinarian and I got bit at work by a dog. The WC doctor said my thumb is fractured so on my third visit he said I was able to use it. Now I have a lot of pain and a not where my thumb meets my hand he said its arthritis now. I didn't have this issue before its painful to turn the... Read more »
It was determined by the Texas Workforce Commission that I was terminated without cause and unemployment benefits are being paid. Can I now request and get paid the the 56 hour of PTO owed me since my termination was without cause? Their appeal deadline has passed and no appeal was made by my... Read more »
Yes I believe you should get paid for that if the employer has it in writing you will accrue vacation time and your employer should be penalized for not already paying you for that because it must pay your final pay w/i 6 days. The Texas Employment Commission can also help you with that claim as...Read more »
Of course, but perhaps not in the way you may believe. If you are taken off work from both jobs the carrier must base your income benefits on your total earnings from both jobs. [Total wages (and benefits if stopped while off work) for the past 13 weeks divided by 13 to arrive at your average...Read more »
Cops show up at my house on a tip there were drugs inside, without a warrant. They asked to come in, I said no. They said we’d be detained (there were 3 others there) until they got a warrant. I said no. Then they said we’d all be arrested if they couldn’t come in. So I reluctantly agreed.... Read more »
I am sorry for the way you were treated. A couple of things you should be aware of. First police must have corroboration from another source. A neighbor (or ex...) c/n simply call police and then police w/o more accepts the statement and performs a search of your house. A home is supposed to be the...Read more »
I was arrested with 2 other friends from school after a dumb night of breaking windows. Multiple misdemeanor charges from one night were aggregated into a felony. I was originally given probation that I unfortunately was unable to complete after basically becoming homeless at 17 due to a very... Read more »
I am sorry but no, you c/n get a conviction expunged. However you may be able to get your record sealed, especially juvenile records. But even if it is not juvenile charges you may still get the record sealed, depending adequate time has passed and no further infractions. Find a lawyer in the...Read more »
Possibly, but it depends on the particular situation. The DA can make an enhancement allegations (from previous crimes) to increase the range of punishment, but you for sure will need the assistance of a lawyer. I do not believe it is fair to use previous criminal convictions to increase the level...Read more »
Yes, I believe so. While a lawyer c/n be paid directly by an injured worker (IW), I do not recall any prohibition on what you ask. However a medical provider is forbidden from sending bills to IWs but you ask about a consulting expert type of person.
I know you want action but sometimes the best action is no action. Over time witnesses disappear or change their statement. Many times cases are not pursued or if they are it can take at least 6 months. Statute of limitations (SOL) for a...Read more »
It depends on whether you have a "network doctor" that you were required to use as your doctor. Even so you have the right to request a change in treating doctor but be wise; do not change to obtain a different MMI/IR.
If it is not a network doctor you can request the DWC to appoint a DD to...Read more »
Court appointed attorney never contacted defendant, only when COA came back as affirmed defendant was notified. This is a Sexual Assualt case of a minor. Where defendant received 50 years no DNA on 1 count of aggravated sexual assault and 3 counts of indecency.
I am sorry for your troubles. Yes he can proceed pro se. But it would be best to seek legal help from one of the legal agencies. I will post the websites for those that assist people on criminal cases.
Google "Thurgood Marshall School of Law Innocence Project" (TMSLIP).
Can i sue a builder for overcharging us? We bought a house in Texas 77007 area in july 2018 and now the builder is selling 3 exact same homes like ours for $50000 less. Also we had a downtown view that is now completely blocked by new apartments. The builder did not disclose this information at the... Read more »
I hesitate to say it but you have too much invested to not speak to a lawyer in the county where you have the house. You would be hard pressed to recover anything because the seller reduced the price, unless you can establish some type of fraud. The blocked view is not as rare as you may think,...Read more »
Ms. Pace is correct as usual. Generally I do not answer questions if they already have an answer but I think I can help somewhat. The issue is really could you be sued and the answer is Yes, you could be. However any recovery would be tough without knowing more. If the trampoline is installed...Read more »
i let my friend use my car to run some errands they ended up going to a verizon store and stole a phone and got into a physical altercation with the store employee and then ran away they dropped the keys and the cops impounded the car and it is on an investigative hold what car i do or is their... Read more »
I would also add to the other answer by saying you my be able to contact the County Sheriff and ask if the car is still on hold and when you can pick it up from the towing yard. I would caution you not to give any statements to the police w/o speaking with a lawyer. Good luck.
I filled out a job application and I have a felony I check the box and inside wrote the dates and what city the crime occurred in I also wrote will explain further when needed what are my rights the employer sent me back a message stating
Thank you for your interest in employment... Read more »
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