Owner had been made aware on multiple times of concern. I was by owner that breaks were good, authorizing truck was safe to drive and to continue on scheduled work run. Now I just found out they are rushing to have mechanic make repairs today to avoid culpability. There is recording of employers making full admission of negligence and planning to deny knowledge of breaks preventive maintenance fabrication of maintenance records.
Plotting to conspire, deceive, and execute plan in full detail including knowingly giving police false and forged info.
According to Insurance Company and Documents provided at scene, I have never been on any company policy.
Employer and policy # provided has also been canceled and in collections since 2018.
I am also owed over $3K in back wages. I have received many pay checks with no funds. Hiring information is untrue yet never changed and accounts, accounting records do not match. On average I drive on any given day up to 300 miles through 5 counties and driving at most 14 hours. What type of legal representation is appropriate to seek? Than You in advance for your time and attention.
Sorry to hear about this situation. Unless the company is attempting to make you liable personally for the accident, this car accident is not your biggest issue here. You have potential claims for wage theft, potentially for not being properly paid (cannot tell from this narrative), Worker's Compensation (if you were injured, you must report within 30 days of the accident/incident), and other potential issues. You should speak with an employment attorney as soon as possible, preferably one who knows something (or can refer you to a Worker's Compensation attorney). The other side may try to use your personal insurance to pay for some of the damages, but it is unclear from what you've written here if you have insurance yourself (for other cars you may own), or what is being asked of you. Most likely, your company would be liable for the vehicle and the damages caused by that vehicle. Best of luck and do not waste time - call an attorney asap.
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You should speak to an attorney familiar with both injury cases and also employment cases. I would think a face to face meeting with a lawyer would be a good idea and that you do so right away in order to protect your interest.
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