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Galen J Criscione

Galen Criscione’s Answers

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  • My past landlord is seeking money for damages & claiming damages we did not cause. Should we hire a lawyer to fight these claims

    Our past LL has sent us 2 packets claiming damages we didn't cause. 1 set of photos where taken without my knowledge. She mislead us saying she was showing the home when she actually came in & took photos of supposed damages . she is now using the...

    Galen’s Answer

    If she serves you with a lawsuit you should retain an attorney to defend the case. If you had nothing to do with causing the damage I see no reason that you should pay her anything for it.

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  • Should I sue my contractor for shoddy work?

    We had renovations done to our home, specifically the kitchen, bathroom and basement. Long story short; the kitchen floors started falling apart almost immediately, there are holes in a cabinet door in the kitchen, the dishwasher was installed imp...

    Galen’s Answer

    I would suggest trying to work something out with the conttractor before resorting to a lawsuit. If nothing is worked out to your satisfaction, and you believe they did not live up to their contract or obligation, then yes you may have a case

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  • My apartment building is forcing me to move out bcause they are selling the building. How do i sue them?

    This building was a hotel previously and they were turning it to an apartment when i moved in about 6 months ago, they moved me to another apartment first for 1 or 2 months as they said (but it actually took them 4 months) and then moved me to the...

    Galen’s Answer

    When does your lease expire? They cannot make you leave before the end of the lease without official eviction proceedings. A landlord-tenant or a contract/litigation attorney can likely help you.

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  • I was a technician at a dealership and was fired due to false accusations. Now they will not let me have my tool box.

    I purchased a car from the dealership with in house financing that needed work. I fixed the transmission and then several weeks later I was fired. Now they want the car back( not late on payment) and they want to keep my tool box and tools. I've b...

    Galen’s Answer

    It is possible that you may have a cause of action against them but more details must be known. I do not see how they can have a claim to your vehicle if you have a finance agreement, unless there is some kind of clause in the contract. I would consult an attorney and show the attorney all the information.

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  • FRIEND forge my signature on a document to remove my name from account..

    What do I need to do to get this resolved...

    Galen’s Answer

    Hire an attorney as soon as possible.

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  • Weird roommate became irrationally violent

    My roommate has always been weird and passive aggressive, but I never anticipated that she'd get violent. She came to my room to discuss removing shoes at the door. I do everything this woman has asked by the letter (and she asks for a lot, eg.. s...

    Galen’s Answer

    It sounds like she is already being dealt with in the criminal aspect. You can also sue her for civil assault. You should hire an attorney.

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  • I live in New York, was driving on a main road when someone sped through a stop sign cutting into my path causing me to collide

    with the side of their vehicle. I did not have a stop sign, conditions were clear, and I was driving straight. Did not even see him until the collision. I only have liability so filed a claim with his insured Geico. Geico is only offering me 7...

    Galen’s Answer

    Were you injured at all? I would suggest retaining an attorney for this right away. You will get nowhere with Geico on your own.

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  • I worked for a temp service that is refusing to pay me?

    Last Monday i had to leave the job I was assigned I let the supervisor know it was an emergency. i call the temp agency they said as long as the supervisor knew I would be paid. When payday came they refused to pay i called their other offices an...

    Galen’s Answer

    They really cannot refuse to pay you for hours that you worked. I would suggest hiring an attorney to recover this money.

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  • CLUTCH REPAIRED . WORKED ON W/O WORK ORDER CLUTCH HONDA STATES DID NOT COME WITH MY CAR. THIS TRANS WAS SWITCHED WITH SOME JUNK

    ASKED A FRIEND IF HE KNEW ANY AUTO MECHANIC WHO COULD PUT CLUTCH PARTS I BOUGHT IN MY EXCELLENT CONDITION HONDA Si.DROPPED OFF LATE 12-9 THEN I WAS TOLD THEY WOULD CALL ME WED. NO CALL. WENT OVER THERE SAT FOR 2 HOURS . CAR LOOKED LIKE IT WASNT TO...

    Galen’s Answer

    IF they really switched out your transmission and you have evidence that it is a different transmission than before then you would have a good fraud claim. Not to mention you should also file a police report.

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  • Next steps for dealing with insurance company regarding an accident.

    in the beginning of August this year I was driving north on the NJ turnpike when a car to our right had a blowout and hit us in the right side rear and put us in a spin. I was with my girlfriend driving her car. We both went to the hospital to g...

    Galen’s Answer

    You should hire an attorney to handle the case immediately and don't contact the insurance company further by yourself. This is common - without an attorney handling it the insurance company is unlikely to work with you.

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