In March of this year, Alabama had some bad storms and as a result I received a huge amount of property damage due to hail. Both cars, travel trailer, and roof. The people who did the repairs to my travel trailer turned in a quote of $23,000 to AllState. They needed the $ to do the work. Allstate... View More
I suggest you speak directly with a lawyer. Ask him or her to review your paperwork, include any releases and provisions relating to arbitration. Because this is likely a breach of contract case relating only to property damage, most lawyers won't bring interested in representing you. I wish...View More
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...View More
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...View 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... View More
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)...View More
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... View More
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.
You should be compensated for answering after hours. Otherwise, such work requirements are permissible unless you work for the State. As an at will employee, you are free to seek other employment at any time without further obligations.
He did not serve me properly. He filed in the wrong court. Yet the judge took it anyways. What do I do now? This shouldn't of been in Civil court at all. The judge in the appeal court never heard any of my testimony. Nor looked at any of my documents. I'm not sure if my attorney even... View More
If you are currently represented by your original lawyer, you must seek advice from that person. There may be answers in response to your concerns and an appropriate course of action. If you seek new counsel, much more information is necessary. A new lawyer will need to review all documents and...View More
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.
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... View More
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...View More
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.
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.
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.
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...View More
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... View More
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.
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