I had been working as a teacher n Queens for 7 years. I was terminated 2 weeks ago. 6 months ago, there was a dispute between me and another teacher, putting me in a headlock and making threats. Things went downhill after that. No disciplinary...
Whether you can negotiate up your severance package depends upon the strength of any legal claims you may have. Under your facts, your legal claims will derive in large part from your union contract.See question
Can a person successful file a failure to accommodate claim against their employer on their own?
Yes they can but, as stated, some type of legal guidance is recommended. You can also reach out to the New York State Division of Human Rights or, if your company is big enough, the EEOC for assistance.See question
Is this considered a disability under the America Disabilities Act?
Neuropathy can be a disability protected under the ADA if it is severe enough to substantially impair one or more of your major life activities. More details are needed. You should consult with an employment lawyer.See question
This is a torts case. Our coop sued us to get a TRO to stop us from videotaping their racketeering crimes. We countersued against the coop and 28 additional parties, including the postal woman, on crimes of RICO such as mail fraud. The trial was s...
The case was likely removed to Federal Court because one or more of the claims or counterclaims were based on Federal law. In such a case, the State claims are also heard by the Federal Court under the doctrine of pendant jurisdiction. However, once all the Federal claims are gone, the case must go back to State Court.See question
But after 3months they finally called to collect my rent saying that they want me out by the end if the may. I paid the rent in full plus one month in advance just to be sure.after that incident, no one ever called me or send me a letter about ev...
The landlord can decline to renew your lease at the end of its term. Whether you have paid rent or not does not make a difference to this.See question
This is for non-payment of rent.
Retain a collection attorney to use the legal process of collect on the debt.See question
Dealer told me that the car was repossessed and was left there for a long time... that was the reason that the car had low miles...
Yes you an sue. You have to prove the fraud and damages.See question
I was alone in the building at about 7p.m. I have no witnesses. There was a compound for collecting material for shredding just before the entrance to the stairway, which is designated as a fire escape with a hand rail at one side.
You said you were at work? Did worker's comp cover this? Is the government building owner your employer? If you wish to sue the government building owner, you must file a Notice of Claim within 90 days or will be barred from doing so. Did an ambulance come and find you at the bottom of the stairs? Did anybody? You may be able to prove your case even if you do not remember it. Your injury sounds serious so this may worth pursuing. Consult with a personal injury attorney right away.See question
I owed 20,000 to a credit card company.On the court house steps we signed an stipulation agreement.Since the payments went past 5 years in time the judge wanted a discontinuance filed with the agreement signed as he didn't want the case open that ...
What it sounds like happened is that the case was discontinued upon settlement and that you signed a confession of judgment that was to be held in escrow as long as you made the payments. Since you stopped making payments the confession of judgment was released and filed without the requirement of any further involvement of the judge, resulting in a judgment against you.See question
Im 40% owner of a corp. and VP there is another 40% holder who is press. a 10% who is treasurer and a 10% who is sect. There is no corp kit no bylaws no shareholders agreement. 14 days ago we had a fight. they told meI couldn't come back and i wa...
Attorney Corrigan is spot on. You need to retain an experienced corporate litigation attorney to immediately run into court with an Order to Show Cause and obtain a Temporary Restraining Order. The, while the status quo is maintained, your rights can be hashed out in the litigation.See question