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Brian L. Greben

Brian Greben’s Answers

488 total


  • Are lawyers doing in person consultation during this Coronavirus pandemic?

    Brian’s Answer

    Most of us are doing consultations on the phone or through Zoom.

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  • Do I have any legal recourse?

    Brian’s Answer

    It sounds like you might have a valid breach of contract claim at the very least. You should contact an attorney to discuss your matter in detail.

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  • Can I pay a lawyer to track a tracking number?

    Brian’s Answer

    Have you considered hiring a private investigator?

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  • Can you sue for wage theft?

    Brian’s Answer

    Yes, you can sue. If successful, you'll probably receive twice the underpayment, plus any applicable statutory fines.

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  • Could an offer letter signed with a Non-compete (a separate packet) be considered a contract in the state of New York?

    Brian’s Answer

    Everything depends upon the wording of the contract. Other factors, including whether you started yet and how long you worked there, may also be relevant.

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  • Was the decision to suspend this employee bad?

    Brian’s Answer

    I know this isn't a satisfying response, but many more facts are needed before this question can be answered. Too many facts for this kind of an open forum.

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  • Rideshare Driver Wrongly Accused By Passenger.

    Brian’s Answer

    Theoretically you could sue the person who lied about you for slander. But you would need to know who made the defamatory statement, prove that he or she said it, and prove that the statement was a lie.

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  • When a daycare closes unexpectedly are we entitled to our security deposit and refund of tuition that was never used?

    Brian’s Answer

    Yes, you probably are............................

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  • What should I do? Should I go to the police station or just get a lawyer?

    Brian’s Answer

    Don't go to the police without speaking with a local criminal attorney first. Odds are, the police are planning to arrest you when you get to the station.

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  • Is it legal for my employer to charge me for a mistake I’ve made in New York City?

    Brian’s Answer

    No, that's not legal. It's an unlawful deduction.

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