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Todd W Wyatt

Todd Wyatt’s Answers

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  • Do i need a FMLA/ pregnancy labor discrimination attorney?

    I am 5 months pregnant and my employer will not accept a doctors note for me being ill, but chose to give me written punishment. They also are taking away my current position and hiring a replacement. I have been told that every time i am out sick...

    Todd’s Answer

    You very well may have claims against your employer. You should consult with an attorney.

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  • How do i go about suing a former employer for keeping over $100,000 worth of my tools&never paying me for 2 months?

    I have all the receipts and actual photos of my tool box in the shop that I took through the outside windows.

    Todd’s Answer

    You should discuss the matter with an attorney. For non-payment of wages, you may be entitled to double damages.

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  • How can I collect double of what I'm owed if I win?

    The department of labor said if I win the case against my previous employer I'm entitled to double what he owes me. How do I go about that?

    Todd’s Answer

    Yes, talk with a lawyer and they can advise you of your potential claims.

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  • I have a non-compete from a job that I recently resigned from. Need advice because it basically prevents me from working.

    I would like to start my own business with similar services but am afraid of being sued after I start it. I am willing to uphold the NDA and Non-Solicit portions of the agreement but want to challenge the Non-Competition section of the agreement.

    Todd’s Answer

    You should consult with an attorney before making any decisions.

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  • Was let go after 26 years with company. (Eliminated position) seperation agreement! looking for attornety in Bellevue to review

    Age 66, 26 yrs service, successful profitable selling to high in shoe account Seattle base,

    Todd’s Answer

    Yes, you should have an attorney review your agreement before you sign anything.

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  • I am thinking about firing my lawyer . He doesnot seem well prepared and killing my case according to me . I want to have very

    Energetic and helpful attorney ? Can I fire him ? What are the implications?

    Todd’s Answer

    You can always fire an attorney, but you should consult with a new attorney about the implications/risks of doing so.

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  • Is a contract binding on a successor if it has NOT been assigned to them?

    An employee has a retention agreement with an employer for an equity payout (if certain conditions are met) if there is a sale of the company. Agreement states it is binding on any successors. There is a sale, but employee receives no money as c...

    Todd’s Answer

    Interesting question. Impossible to answer intelligently without reviewing the relevant agreements, but it is possible that the asset purchase may not fully insulate the new company. You should have an attorney review the documents.

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  • I was fired for stealing conf. Info. In the suit, they want me to sign a non-compete to settle. Okay to stay at new company?

    The suite started months ago and in their negotiations, they want me to sign a non-compete. I never signed one when employed. I now work for a new company that is in the same industry but different customers. Same region. I can remain at the new ...

    Todd’s Answer

    You likely need an attorney to review the non-compete and ensure you are not precluded from continuing at your current employment.

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  • Do I have a case?

    If i have an agreement, written out via email by my employer that said I will be paid $3000/month base pay (after 60 days of employment). I reached the 60 day mark and never received the $3000 base pay. I have multiple emails stating I will rece...

    Todd’s Answer

    Yes, you may. It may depend on whether this was discussed and whether you agreed to a lower pay. You should consult with an attorney.

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  • How to find an attorney who will take my case regarding employment issues.

    Brief: December 2011 I requested a reasonable accom. because I had chosen to go to treatment after being taken off of pain medication due to having 4 surgeries that year. My reasonable accomondation was never addressed----supervisor began sexually...

    Todd’s Answer

    Usually for this type of work, an attorney will work on a contingency fee, but that may or may not be appropriate for your case depending on your goals and the facts. Most attorneys will agree to speak with you briefly for a free consultation to see if they might be a good fit.

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