answered on Sep 10, 2022
It could be difficult for attorneys here to reach out to you. This is geared more as a Q & A site than an attorney referral service. In addition to your own searches for attorneys online, you could try the tab above, "Find a Lawyer." Good luck
I don't remember signing a workers compensation contract. And I didn't want to be under workers compensation. I got ran over by a garbage truck. One of the workers compensation clients must of came in and had me sign their contracts when I was at the hospital under the fluence when I was... Read more »
answered on Sep 9, 2021
I'm not certain what it was that you signed while hooked up to IVs in the hospital, but I'll address the personal injury aspect of your question, since you posted under that category. If you were injured in the course of your employment, it's possible you could have the basis for a... Read more »
How do I take my workers compensation case to the Supreme Court? Workers compensation denied my financial benefit because I was force to quit my job due to my injury at work. I got ran over by a garbage truck while working and I had no support in the city I was living in so I had no choice but to... Read more »
answered on Aug 20, 2021
This sounds like a very thick and complex file, and one that could involve multiple attorneys - workers' comp, disability, and depending on the role of the truck, possibly third-party action(s). Based on the serious injuries you describe in terms of five screws, you may want to discuss this in... Read more »
IF AN APPLICATION ON ITS FACE DOES NOT PROVIDE TERMS AND AGREEMENTS FOR THE APPLICANT, CAN THE ISSUER OF THE APPLICATION IMPOSE ANY LEGAL SUITS REGARDING THE APPLICATION?
answered on Apr 27, 2021
Employment applications are invitations to be considered for employment. They are not contracts nor do they guarantee that someone will be considered for a job. Many require certifications that accurate, complete, and truthful information is being provided under penalties of perjury.
Job... Read more »
I am interested to know if someone can apply for teacher certification for me in all 50 states. I have an Advanced Professional Certificate in Two Subject Areas, and an Administrator Credential. I have 15 years of teaching experience, could someone do this? If so could you give a rough time... Read more »
answered on May 28, 2020
Why do you want to pay a lawyer to do something you could accomplish on your own? It doesn't require legal skills to apply for teacher certification. Given your credentials, you are clearly bright enough to deal with the process. But if you wish to have a lawyer handle it for you, you could... Read more »
I am a County Employee. As part of our collective bargaining agreement, the county requires us to attend mandatory training on our own time. My question is- can FLSA / Labor Law be negotiated away in a collective bargaining agreement?
answered on Oct 7, 2019
Looks like that requires a thorough reading and analysis of your collective bargaining agreement. Most employment lawyers will probably charge for reviewing and analyzing employment contracts.
You can always present that issue to PERB the NYS Public Employment Relations Board. Generally,... Read more »
Will I get denied if I do not have an attorney at my court hearing?
answered on Aug 19, 2019
You won't get denied just because you don't have an attorney, but you're much more likely to be successful if you have one. That's because an attorney will know what records you need and will argue why you should be considered disabled. However, you will need to get an attorney... Read more »
answered on Sep 22, 2018
New York State Empire State Development has a section on its website for government contracting resources. They might be a practical starting point for information about New York statutes and regs. They have offices in New York City, Albany, and Buffalo. On the federal level, the GSA (General... Read more »
route to make money?
answered on Sep 5, 2018
The government encourages small businesses. See https://www.usa.gov/federal-agencies/small-business-administration, which is the website for the Small Business Administration. They provide information and resources for small businesses and maintain field offices in several locations throughout New... Read more »
Hello, I'm a teacher in the NYC public school system and am suing the Dept. of Education. It's a breach of contract case: non-payment of monies connected with a raise I should have received upon being hired. I got this raise 4 years out and am trying to recoup the retro monies over that... Read more »
answered on Dec 2, 2017
Wow. You really should retain private counsel but probably already know that most of us will ask for a substantial retainer to get involved past the 11th hour with these facts.
Yours is no easy case.
As a union member the collective bargaining agreement is key. All members are... Read more »
that, what happens if one of my employees later gives notice and quits?
answered on Oct 19, 2017
Hire a replacement. Am I missing something? Feel free to email me if you want to discuss further.
answered on Oct 9, 2017
This is a very broad question that can be answered in many ways, but broadly in New York there is legislation (the Taylor Law) that sets up a system of procedures and protections for public sector employers and employees. Under this system, employees have to serve a probationary period after they... Read more »
answered on Sep 20, 2017
It's a set of standards for RFP's, bids , vendors, etc. Yes, you need to follow it. Reach out to me privately if you have more questions.
answered on Sep 1, 2017
No lawyer is needed, every locale has it's own procurement / RFP rules. A lawyer can come in handy if you lose and the bidding was unfair or rigged.
answered on Aug 9, 2017
Governmental entities usually have guidelines / rules that they must follow when selecting a vendor. Each local, state, Federal agency and even divisions within may have unique rules they are supposed to follow. The only real guiding principle is that their actions will be voided if they are... Read more »
answered on Jul 24, 2017
You should form an LLC and you may need some licenses. With government contracts they will disqualify you for all sorts of reasons so you should be a properly formed entity.
answered on Jul 1, 2017
What was unfair exactly? You might be able to file a complaint. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and... Read more »
answered on Jun 12, 2017
Definition of a Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE)
Under Article 15-A of the Executive Law, an MBE is a business enterprise in which at least fifty-one percent (51%) is owned, operated and controlled by citizens or permanent resident aliens who are meeting the ethnic definitions... Read more »
I am doing a 12 building government funded rent subsidized project. Owner rejected extra cost for work on 1 buildin arch. missed and went and hired another electrician to do extra and my work (part of my contract). Owner wants me to credit him the amount on on payment of schedules G703 form which... Read more »
answered on May 23, 2017
The short answer is that you have to carefully look at the contract and scrutinize the obligations each of you have. The long answer begins with "it depends..." Basically the rules of contract law will government, when there is a breach each side has a duty to mitigate damages / losses.... Read more »
answered on May 17, 2017
Depends on the jurisdiction / locale (town, municipality, county, state) and department that issued the RFP.
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