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1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Employment Law, Contracts and Arbitration / Mediation Law for Kansas on
Q: Employer publicly stated "taking c/o my employees emotionally and financially was my priority", but never did, estoppel?

If this statement was made, and publicly recorded in print, that "taking care" of injured employees financially was my biggest priority ", does that statement become a valid promise or contract with the employee to receive the help he needed? Can the employee seek to have those... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Dec 4, 2023

A Kansas employment law could advise, but your question remains open for a week, and it includes the Arbitration/Mediation category. Until you're able to consult with a local attorney, as a general matter, that is a somewhat vague statement. It is not exact in terms of exactly what it means,... View More

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Q: I need to know the correct court to get an arbitration award confirmed in Kansas

The award is for $2,480,000 and the defendant does business in Johnson County Kansas and I live in Jackson County Missouri.

David H. Relkin
David H. Relkin
answered on Aug 25, 2021

I am not admitted in Kansas but the procedure is virtually the same in New York. An Award is not enforceable until it is "confirmed into a judgment."

The procedure appears to be dealt with in Article 5 of the Consolidated Laws of Kansas:

[2016 Kansas Statutes...
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Q: Can I file a motion to compel arbitration after the plaintiff has sent a request for discovery? Re: debt collection

There is an agreement with an arbitration clause. Do I still need to answer the plaintiff's discovery?

Thomas A. Grossman
Thomas A. Grossman
answered on Mar 29, 2019

Probably. But you will probably need to coordinate the timing with the Court. You also must be in a Court that allows you to compel an arbitration hearing, or have a contract that has an arbitration clause in it.. Since I don't know what documents are involved (e.g. is there a contract with... View More

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Q: As a guest of a hotel does a person have any legal rights to stay if the hotel wants to kick them out
Thomas A. Grossman
Thomas A. Grossman
answered on Oct 8, 2018

My best guess is that the hotel has the right to ask you to leave, if -- in their opinion -- you are disruptive and/or an annoyance to other hotel guests. If they do ask you to leave, they must return to you any unused rental payments you have made for your stay.

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