the competitor's business offers a completely different service than what mine offers, but secretly created advertisement to steal our clients and offer our services in their establishment without proper licensing. i need to bring this issue up to my landlord to address the conflict of... Read more »
I don't see a question in here, however, unless you have an agreement not to compete you don't likely have a claim against a competitor business. If you have proof that the other business is lying in its advertising, you may have a false advertising/unfair business practices claim.
The agreement said it did not guarantee job placement, but my advisor said I would get a job after graduation on recorded line. He told me their calls are recorded each time for legal/quality purposes so manager can go back and listen if they need to.
If the written contract says no guarantee of job placement, and there's an integration clause (one that says "this is the final agreement between the parties. Any other representations, either oral or written, are not part of the agreement" or words to that effect, then you have no...Read more »
Mandamus atty & I expect current discovery to show that union-assigned atty (likely at the bosses' direction) did favors for a County dept in the way my case was handled (intentional sabotage). We don't know whether the favor requests went thru the union, but it is possible. The... Read more »
<< Mandamus atty & I expect current discovery to show that union-assigned atty (likely at the bosses' direction) did favors for a County dept in the way my case was handled (intentional sabotage). We don't know whether the favor requests went thru the union, but it is possible.... Read more »
The NDA is very broad, and has no time limit and includes some heavy language regarding financial recovery. I'm in a creative field that basically experience (and being able to talk about it) is really important. I'm concerned this will severely limit me in the future. As it is they... Read more »
Once terminated you cannot be compelled to sign anything. If they wanted you covered by an NDA they should have had you sign one as a condition of your employment. A handbook statement is not a binding contract that can be enforced by breach of contract or specific performance remedies....Read more »
Received lease and it makes me responsible for the monthly payments and insurance and a monthly maintenance fee of .10 a mile. And asked me to pay 250.deposit and 99.00 transfer fee due at signing and he would pay registration but bill me at the end of the year no where does it say he will make the... Read more »
Your employer has the legal duty to pay for any expenses you incur on behalf of your employer. However, the procedure used by your employer is very sketchy and could leave you exposed to lease payments, and other expenses associated with ownership of the vehicle, after your employment ends. As...Read more »
My friend ( so I thought) said I could keep my horses at her house. I told her I would provide hay I just need a day in advance notice. Well she never said a word to me and went and bought 10 bales of hay and wants me to pay her for them or she won't let me remove my horses. She knows that I... Read more »
I entered in to a contract that was prepared by an attorney for my step father. I was to be paid $30,000 out of escrow for the sale of my mothers home. I fulfilled my obligations for the contract. The home sold and I was told there was no money left due to a lien. I later found out from the title... Read more »
As an engineering intern for a company, I designed things that cannot be shown to the public. After completing my internship, I kept my final presentation for my personal records -- I've never shown it to anyone outside the company and don't plan on doing so. Now, I am interviewing at the... Read more »
First, this question is showing up on a California part of the site, but the information about you suggests you are in Indiana. Unless licensed in Indiana, a California attorney cannot ethically answer your question. If you are in Indiana you will need to direct this to attorneys in your state....Read more »
I rented a storage unit yesterday, paid $165 it’s paid thru April 3. today I was locked out and my stuff is being kept unless I pay $689.00 because of a unit I rented that was sent to collections 18 years ago. Is this legal?
It is not legal what they are doing. The statute of limitations on that contract and any warehouse lien expired more than a decade ago. They are in breach of your new contract, guilty of conversion, fraud, and in violation of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing. They would have been within...Read more »
While non-compete and non-solicitation of customer clauses are unlawful and therefore unenforceable in California related to activities of a former employee, there is nothing unlawful about restricting a present employee from doing anything that would be contrary to the interests of their employer...Read more »
It’s in a trust fund. I paid this lawyer off early. I signed agreement for 4 1/2 years. They would never settle my debt. I have sent letters email and faxed him. That I want stop his program but won’t give my money back. This has been paid in full for 21/2 year. I have even called him and says... Read more »
A California attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for four weeks. It isn't fully clear what this involves - it is posted under Arbitration/Mediation but mentions a judge and filing & processing. If this is a court hearing, it could be any number of things - a...Read more »
Your post covers Admiralty/Maritime together with Adverse Possession. Unless you're talking about seizure/arrest of a ship or boat, it's possible this could be closer to a real estate matter than a maritime law matter. If this involves real property (in the form of land, not vessels), you...Read more »
Like many contracts and releases, it really comes down to the specific wording of the document. They can always threaten to sue, or even file a lawsuit, but to understand whether their action is realistic you need an attorney to review the documents.
Yes, cashing a check marked "payment in full" or similar language constitutes the settlement of a claim under California law. If they are out of business, the only way you'll get the rest of your money is to speak with a litigation attorney to see if there is a way to sue the...Read more »
Younger me was stupid and made a lot of mistakes, credit-wise. I was served a summons, found out I am being sued by a creditor in my local California Superior Court in my county. I want to settle and ask for a payment plan and avoid going to court if possible to save time and money. Would it be... Read more »
We are looking for lawyers who specialize in bankruptcy law and insurance coverage law to help us figure out our situation. In short, we had a contractor building a new custom home for us, abandon our job, file for bankruptcy and move out of state taking money with them that was intended for... Read more »
Yes, it's an asset. You need to request relief from bankruptcy to proceed against the limits of the insurance policy. Also, the contractor's insurance policy does not provide coverage for shoddy work. It does provide coverage if your property is damaged by shoddy work, e.g., you have...Read more »
I created new division separate from existing company to engage in an area of the industry he wasn't . Only shared name and license numbers. Everything else, I made. Forms, branding, procedures, had my own employees, payroll, books even had to pay him rent for offices. I would become a partner... Read more »
You have a good claim for breach of contract, where the contract was an agreement that you perform services to set up the business in return for an ownership share. You completed your end of the agreement, but the other party failed to compensate you as agreed. The agreement may have been oral or...Read more »
I bought insurance at the dealer thru the geico dealer service agent the dealer verified with geico I had full coverage gave me a paper showing comp and collision. now they say I never had collision dealer said geico is wrong and don't listen to them but car is still not getting fixed I think... Read more »
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