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Galen J Criscione

Galen Criscione’s Answers

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  • Can you be let go while under company ordered medical attention? Do I have a case?

    Seizure on Dec. 23rd at home. Informed supervisor of incident at work; same night (Cardinal LG). Allowed to leave early w/o disciplinary action. Told to see Dept. Manager in A.M. Spoke with manager who instructed me to see company doc for assessme...

    Galen’s Answer

    These circumstances sound strange. Do you have it in writing where they stated you can return to work with medical documentation? Did anything happen between that time and him threatening the police? You should show the documentation you have to an attorney and speak directly to an attorney.

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  • Is 1800 a good price for chapter 7 bankruptcy or can I get it cheaper with someone else

    Bankruptcy chapter 7

    Galen’s Answer

    That is a pretty standard price. You may be able to find someone to do it cheaper but remember the old adage "you get what you pay for."

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  • Do I have a wrongful termination case? How was my position eliminated when a new CTO was immediately named/resumed all duties?

    I was working in Florida. I was the executive assistant to the CTO. He was terminated for having an inappropriate relationship with a female in the office. My position was eliminated due to his termination. The female employee was retained, but de...

    Galen’s Answer

    It depends on whether they fired you for an illegal reason. Also it depends on what your employment contract says. You should have an attorney review the contract and go over the reasons that a. they said they fired you and b. the reasons you believe they fired you. Many attorneys would give you a free consult and go over those basics with you for free. We cannot solicit clients on avvo but you should reach out to an attorney of your choosing.

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  • Can I take the Airlines to court after two and the half years ? Do I still have the statue of limitations in my favor?

    About two years and a half ago I was fired after 12 years working for Continental Airlines now United Airlines for reasons I believe was not right.... Now looking at Statue of Limitations ; can I still take the Airlines to court for wrongful term...

    Galen’s Answer

    You should contact an attorney directly. As my above colleague stated, it depends on the particular cause of action as to whether or not the statute of limitations is up. I have had a client in a similar situation. Reach out to an attorney of your choice on avvo (or elsewhere) for a free consult on the matter.

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  • Can a company have me sit down with their lawyer and no one else for questioning without notifying me first?

    wrongful termination

    Galen’s Answer

    You are claiming wrongful termination against your former employer? If so, then do not sit down with the company or their lawyer - that does not make sense. Contact an attorney directly to speak about your rights and options.

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  • I am looking for an attorney who is reasonable an experience to represent me

    I won a lawsuit where my company (cozy nest homes, llc) received a real estate property from the City of Long Beach, NY through tax deed. The prior owner's and foreclosure lawyer are appealing the case (2 appeals) index# 5928/2015.

    Galen’s Answer

    Reach out directly to an attorney of your choosing, here on avvo (or elsewhere)

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  • Is this legal? What can I do

    My business name, (and Wall Street address) that I had paid quarter page ad in Manhattan Yellow Pages, is now being used in a Showtime Series about a Wall Street company five years later.

    Galen’s Answer

    You may have a claim for misappropriation (if it is indeed your exact business name and address) for using your name for profit.

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  • Do I have a case, even though the owner filed bankruptcy?

    I was accidentally shot in the stomach while working at a restaurant by a customer, the owner of the restaurant sold the business and file for bankruptcy, my medical bills are over $150,00.00. The owner owns two other restaurants. The bullet went ...

    Galen’s Answer

    You may - you should speak directly with an attorney. What about the person who fired the shot? Are the owners' other restaurants under other business names? Did he file Chapter 11? Use the find an attorney tool and reach out to an attorney of your choosing here on avvo for a free consultation.

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  • What do she do? Does she sign the document or is this not right?

    My mother was just laid off from her company after 17 years. No severance. She was told that if she signs a document absolving them of any wrong doing, she will be paid for 6 months, but no severance. Is this normal or does she deserve more?

    Galen’s Answer

    She should absolutely speak with an attorney before signing that document.

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  • How can she get the Deed back on the property?

    I need assistance for my sister, who is a senior citizen living in our family home in Washington DC. She needs to do a QuitClaim Deed on her home and reclaim the deed to her house which was fraudulently (we believe) taken away by someone who did ...

    Galen’s Answer

    This sounds like a somewhat complicated situation which I think you should retain an attorney for. Do you have proof/documentation of the fraud committed? She should sue the person who committed the fraud for one. If she holds the deed to your sister's home fraudulently then that would be a good first step.

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