Henrico, VA asked in Business Law and Libel & Slander for Virginia

Q: An employer wanted me to agree to take a laptop as a down payment for a service. Service not rendered nothing in writing

While I did accept the laptop, I was more under the impression It was a gift for the work I had already put in on the current project not the newly proposed project. They backed out of the agreement and sent strongly worded threatening emails. Attempted to control my social media presences and just my demeaner. They also slandered my name online and tried to get me canceled.

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. You could consult with a local attorney as to whether their actions amount to defamation - but keep in mind that such cases generally require hourly fees to law firms, win or lose. Good luck

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