Can I sue for more than whats owed?

Asked about 1 year ago - Pasadena, TX

My exemployer still owes me for 16 days and has been ordered twice by the state of texas to pay but he keeps appealing there discission..its been ,8 months.

Attorney answers (3)

  1. Leroy Brenardo Scott

    Contributor Level 11

    Answered . Yes. You might be able to sue for interest and attorney fees.

  2. Michael Glynn Busby Jr.


    Contributor Level 19

    Answered . You should consider hiring a private attorney to file suit in state court, ask for attorney fees, interest, damages for failure to pay.

  3. Joshua Bradley Farmer


    Contributor Level 10

    Answered . Typically, you can only sue for your actual damages.

    This is general advice based on limited interaction in an online forum. The reply does NOT create an attorney-... more
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