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Neil Stuart Hyman

Bethesda Sexual Harassment Attorney.

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  1. Do I have a legal case against a prospective employer?

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Neil Stuart Hyman
    1 lawyer answer

    Unless the reason for not selecting you for employment is based upon some unlawful reason, such as your age, race, gender, religion or national origin, you typically will not have an actionable claim for non-selection. If you can establish that you turned down the other job because you reasonable relied on the interviewer's statement that the "the job is yours," you may have some value in the lost income from the other job offer. Did you notify the prospective employer that you had relied...

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  2. What steps can I take in case a tenant does not move out at the end of the lease?

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Neil Stuart Hyman
    1 lawyer answer

    The first thing to do is review your written lease agreement which should have information about when to provide notice of your intent not to extend the lease. You probably have to provide written notice at least 30 days in advance of your intent not to extend the lease. The lease should also have a provision in it about when the terms of the offer to purchase. Otherwise, there is not much that you can do until August 31 comes and goes to see if the tenant moves out. If he does not,...

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  3. Can an employer change the terms of your contract without your signature if there is not a clause stating he has this ability?

    Answered 6 months ago.

    1. Neil Stuart Hyman
    2. Joel I Hoffman
    3. Randy Jay Harvey
    3 lawyer answers

    You have a number of issues in this post. If your employer has failed to pay you wages, commission or severance that you are due, you may have a claim under Maryland law for unpaid wages. If you have a contract for a specific period of time, you may have a claim for wages due for the duration of the contract. I urge you to contact a lawyer who is knowledgeable about wage payment issues and Maryland employment law to further discuss these matters.

  4. I need attorney to represent me at ussc for writ on eeoc issue.

    Answered 6 months ago.

    1. Neil Stuart Hyman
    1 lawyer answer

    Do you have specific question or concern? Have you been subpenaed to appear at a hearing or provide testimony of some kind? I have experience with EEOC matters, but without a specific question from you, it it difficult to know how to respond. You may contact me via email, neil@neilhymanlaw.com with your specific questions.

  5. Interference with Prospective Economic Advantage - a valid case?

    Answered almost 4 years ago.

    1. Neil Stuart Hyman
    1 lawyer answer

    This a difficult cause of action to prove. However, you may also have a claim for defamation and possible claims against the employer, not just the individual who provided the negative information. You should speak with an attorney to discuss all of your possible causes of action.

  6. How do I file a complaint against a company who has yet to pay me my 'paid time off'?

    Answered almost 4 years ago.

    1. Mark L Rosenberg
    2. Neil Stuart Hyman
    2 lawyer answers

    You may also contact an attorney to file suit on your behalf. Failure to pay wages that are due may result in the employer being subjected to treble damages and attorneys fees.

  7. My son is the landlord. He allow the tenant to move in before he cashed the check. It bounced. How does he get her out ?

    Answered almost 4 years ago.

    1. Neil Stuart Hyman
    1 lawyer answer

    File a complaint for an eviction in District Court (Landlord/Tenant) for failure to pay rent. He is prohibited from "self help" eviction, meaning he cannot just put the tenant out and change the locks. He must go through a formal eviction.

  8. Can i sue my employer for HR non-compliance? No performance review for 2 consecutive years.

    Answered almost 4 years ago.

    1. Neil Stuart Hyman
    1 lawyer answer

    There is usually no right to a performance review. If your boss is not receptive to your questions, is there someone else in the company, an HR director, or someone like that who you can talk to? Have you been denied any other privileges or benefits of employment?

  9. On a lease, is a faxed copy of a signature legally binding, or does the contract need original signatures?

    Answered almost 4 years ago.

    1. Neil Stuart Hyman
    1 lawyer answer

    Copies of the signatures are generally fine. Unless the document requires an original signature that is notarized, email and fax copies are acceptable.

  10. Can I sue former employer for wrongful termination.

    Answered almost 4 years ago.

    1. Neil Stuart Hyman
    1 lawyer answer

    You may have to file suit in Circuit Court to seek to enforce the ruling of the hearing officer. You may also have a claim against the union and possible for back pay. I urge you to find an attorney who can assist you with these issues.