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Tracy W Cary

Tracy Cary’s Answers

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  • What steps can I take to get at least some payment for a spoken agreement?

    I am cleaning a floor in a large building with a friend for the owner. My friend heard that the owner was looking for a few people to clean the store before a business renting the building moved in. We spoke with the owner and verbally agreed to d...

    Tracy’s Answer

    I agree with the prior answer. You should contact an attorney in Auburn/Opelika, make sure there's no conflict with the real estate manager, and get a free consultation about what can be done to get paid.

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  • What do I do?

    I wrote some bad checks In 2003 paid them all off now a place called data check is calling me wanting me to pay them 13 years later for something I already paid they call me 3-4 times a day from all different states I told them who I paid (another...

    Tracy’s Answer

    You should search on Avvo or the web to find an attorney in your area who specializes in Fair Debt Collection Practices Act cases. It sounds like you are being harassed to collect a debt that may be barred from collection because the statute of limitations has expired. Best wishes in getting this resolved.

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  • If you are secretly recorded by the other party and you find out and ask to hear the recording do they have to give it to you?

    My party was having a conversation about private matters regarding a minor. This conversation was in a public place (a local Starbucks). The conversation took place because when the other party was denied contact information for our party by the m...

    Tracy’s Answer

    In Alabama, as long as one party to a conversation knows it is being recorded, it's legal to record it. One person couldn't set up a recorder to record conversations that person wasn't a party to though. Recording across state lines is generally not legal.

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  • What do I need to do legally when comes to the doctor and supervisors on my work site?

    A couple of weeks ago I injured myself on the job. I work in a warehouse. While completing a work order I slipped into a hole near the truck. My supervisor sent me to the doctor on duty that night. He examined my foot and stated my foot was just s...

    Tracy’s Answer

    Sorry about your injury. I hope you heal up without any complications. Many times workers' comp isn't a fair system for the injured worker but there are some things you can do to protect your job. You can't take your self off work of you run the risk of being fired. The employer gets to pick the doctor you treat with so ask them to send you for more treatment if you need it and then be sure to comply with what the doctor suggested. Best wishes for a full recovery.

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  • If an employer keeps going against a doctors orders and keeps putting the employee back on the job instead of light duty.

    Employee is from Philippines ...is American citizen.....passed over for promotions....kept in low seniority job that is causing severe medical issues that their own company doctor has treated numerous times....light duty advised and therapy ordere...

    Tracy’s Answer

    If the employee was injured on the job, she has rights under the workers' compensation law. In order to get an understanding of her rights and responsibilities in this situation, she should consult with a lawyer with specialty in this area of practice. Most lawyers offer a free consultation.

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  • Can I sue the dealership?

    I took my car in for a oil change and tire rotation 2 days ago. Today I noticed they left 2 lug nuts off of my front tire and when I went to make sure the rest were on and tight some were just barley hanging on. What should I do or what can I do?

    Tracy’s Answer

    I once represented a client who was injured after his wheel and tire came off the car when the tire shop didn't tighten the lug nuts. As the others have said, because you are fortunate to have not been injured, I don't think you would succeed in suing the dealership but they should fix their mistake.

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  • Do I need a lawyer for auto accident

    I was a passenger in a recent accident. I talked to the other car agency I told him I been having headaches he stated he was trying to make preparations of giving the three car owners their renter car and he would call me back another day. Is it p...

    Tracy’s Answer

    I would strongly encourage you to not trust that the insurance company will be compelled to act in your best interest. Instead, get a free consultation from a lawyer who specializes in car wreck cases (not necessarily a TV advertising lawyer who doesn't actually go to trial) and find out what your rights are. Better safe than sorry. I wish you the best of luck with this situation.

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  • On county property injury.

    Legal

    Tracy’s Answer

    In Alabama, if you have a claim against a county, you have to file a notice of claim with the county within 12 months of the accident (6 months if the claim is against a city) before you can file suit.

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  • I was lied to by a recruiter for a trucking company on how much I would earn, can I sue because it was a diff amount

    Me and a co-driver were lied to about how much we would make per mile by a recruiter to intise us into quitting our jobs and come to their company and when we received our first pay it was lower then what we were told. Can we sue? We have him on a...

    Tracy’s Answer

    There is an old saying along the lines of anyone can file suit against anyone but that doesn't mean you will win. You could sue the trucking company to seek the higher mileage rate for the past miles you have driven but in an employment at will state, your employer can fire you for a good reason, a bad reason or no reason, if they do so without violating laws against discrimination and the like. I wouldn't want to work for a company that lied to me.

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  • Will I recieve a settlement for a torn labrum

    I tore my labrum at work and as of now I am recieving temporary total disability from workers comp. After 2 surgeries in 6 months I am still in pain and have no range of motion in my shoulder as my labrum is still torn and can not be fixed. Will I...

    Tracy’s Answer

    Workers' compensation law is technical and can be confusing. Like the others have posted, I strongly encourage you not to rely on an insurance adjuster to be fair to you. Get a free consultation from an attorney who specializes in workers' compensation cases.

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