Can DoorDash sue me for saying I will ask a question on social media after being ignored in the in app chat?
I feel like I shouldn’t take it seriously but I just want to make sure what my legal rights are. Looking back I think they thought I was going to post on social media about them. When I was referring their chat channels on there. Hopefully it’s not serious but better ask then be surprised.
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It is highly unlikely you will be sued. Many people threaten suit. Very few actually carry out that threat. Unless you cost the company a substantial amount of money, or you threatened violence, it makes no sense to spend the kind of money it takes to bring and carry out a lawsuit.
Good luck to you.
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DoorDash will probably not sue you, but if they do, contact an employment attorney as soon as possible. DoorDash, like many gig economy companies, has an arbitration agreement that requires you to arbitrate all disputes with DoorDash, including whether or not you should be paid for waiting for food (you should be). If DoorDash sues you in the Superior Court, it might be waiving its right to arbitration, which would be very helpful to any case against DoorDash.
That being said, it's not clear what DoorDash would sue you for other than being mean to them on social media, which does not strike me as being particularly compelling as a lawsuit.
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