Steve McCann's answer There are a few issues based on the facts presented. That being the case, I recommend you organize everything in your possession that is relevant to this matter, including the governing contract, and consult with an attorney individually to explore your options.
Steve McCann's answer You may be entitled to a remedy based on the facts provided, but the viability of recovering on such an action is dependent on specific facts that are not provided here, such as the details around the statements made, as well as the terms of the offer letter you reference. That being the case, I recommend you organize everything in your possession related to this matter, including the offer letter, and consult with an attorney individually. Many of us offer free consultations, and will gladly...
Timur Akpinar's answer It could be difficult for an Illinois attorney to address your question without knowing more information. For instance, will working from home involve proprietary software and introduce issues with the usage of that software? Maybe a starting point could be to consult with an attorney in Illinois who can review your current contracts and determine if they need to be supplemented or changed.
T. J. Jesky's answer Most larger Companies have a Policy and Procedure Manual. That being said, it is doubtful that leaking a salary would be in the Manual; however, if is in the Policy and Procedure Manual, you have your answer.
If the information leaked was accurate, and you have no damages, you have little recourse. Separately, it doesn't speak well for the manager who leaked the information. Upper management is not going to trust this manager with confidential information.
Drew Ball's answer You should contact an attorney to review the lease and/or the facts about DQ's conduct that you are indicating are interfering with your business. You may have the ability to assert some type of civil claim in hopes of encouraging the mall to lease a location to your business, but again a thorough review of the documents and facts would be necessary for us as attorneys to accurately advise you. I encourage you to reach out to an attorney directly for a consultation. I wish you the best.
Steve McCann's answer Yes, it is possible you are entitled to a remedy from your previous employer, but the viability of your claims is a very fact specific determination. That being the case, I recommend organizing everything in your possession related to this matter, including proof that you reported these actions to HR and were retaliated against, and consult with an attorney individually. Do not make any statements to your previous employer until you do. A knowledgeable attorney will review the details of...
Carrie A. Ward's answer You need affirmative consent to use their images for promotional purposes. Did you hav them sign a release? Were they provided affirmative notice that their pictures were taken and may be used for promotional purposes? An experienced attorney in the promotional space can help you develop the proper releases and disclosures to use these images in the future.
Steve McCann's answer Yes, it is highly likely. However, a definitive answer is dependent on the precise language of the non-solicitation agreement with your previous employer. That being the case, I recommend organizing the non-solicitation agreement and any other information you believe is relevant to this situation, and consulting with an attorney to get a definitive answer.
Steve McCann's answer It depends on the precise terms of the lease. That being the case, I highly recommend organizing the lease, as well as any other documents you have in your possession regarding this matter, and consult with an attorney individually, as you do not want a personal judgment against you for the full cost of the equipment, as well as court costs, attorney's fees, and other penalties if it can be avoided.
Steve McCann's answer The answer to your question depends on specific facts that are not provided here, such as the terms of any contracts signed and the location of your dealership. That being the case, I recommend organizing everything you have in your possession regarding this matter, including the contracts, title(s), and other documents, and consulting with an attorney individually, as you do not want to make a mistake and be liable for damages in the event the customers return.
James G. Ahlberg's answer As an independent contractor, do you have any employees? If not, the only person the policy will protect is you, and then only if you insist on a rider covering yourself. The situation sounds strange, but their insistence that you have a policy isn't illegal.
James G. Ahlberg's answer Unless you have a contract with your employer specifically requiring them to pay you under these circumstances, they do not have to do so. Consider filing for unemployment benefits if you're going to be off work very long.
Peter N. Munsing's answer Yes, you can file an action to have the earnings from those customers go to you. You need to consult a business attorney who handles partnership and other business litigation dealing with who shares in the proceeds of a business.
If you have the business's computers you need to get their advice on how to 1)block former employee from access (though he may have downloaded) 2) what to look for as far as records showing what the state of the business was.
Benton R Patterson III's answer This is not a question that has an easy answer. An attorney would need to review all the facts. Unless you have an ownership interest in the trademark registration, a business partner may not have standing to join the proceeding. If not, you may be able to move to file an amicus brief in support of the defendant. If you think you need to move to join an opposition proceeding or have a strong interest in the outcome of a proceeding, you should have a private consultation with a trademark...
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