Saint Augustine, FL asked in Collections and Employment Law for Florida

Q: subpoena about a case against an ex employer. why am i obligated to attend this deposition?

this lawsuit is over a supposedly defective piece of equipment that no one could ever find any issue with the equipment. customer continued to use to equipment every day, my main question is, my former employer eliminated my job in Feb, 2017 and as well terminated me. i was paid 6 months severance until Sept. 2017, that has since ended as well. now i get a subpoena to appear for a deposition about this case? why if at all am I obligated? i have not had any conversation about this since, nor do have any access any more to records or information about this equipment

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James Turner
James Turner
  • Collections Lawyer
  • Orlando, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Unfortunately, the subpoena is a court order and you must appear, regardless of your feelings.

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