Lorain, OH asked in Employment Law and Small Claims for Ohio

Q: former employer is suing me what can I do?

To give you a little background on the situation I recently left one employer for another. I took a LOA after about a week being on my LOA I decided to take a position I was offered and sent my former HR manager my resignation via email. I sent my resignation email on April 1, 2022. My LOA started March 19, 2022 and I was due to return on April 19, 2022 which I did not as I gave my notice. I then emailed the HR manager around May 10, 2022 to close out my 401K. Everything seemed fine until they received notice that my NMLS number was being transferred to another financial institution. I received a rude email from HR and then I received a letter from the Lakewood Municipal Court that I am being sued in small claims by my former employer

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1 Lawyer Answer
Rebecca Hill
Rebecca Hill
  • Columbus, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: If you do not respond the lawsuit filed against you, the plaintiff can obtain a default judgment against you. More information is needed to provide you with specific advice. You should call an attorney and get an evaluation of your situation.

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