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Posted by Alan Fanger Your rights as a homeowner against a contractor depend on whether the contractor was registered with the state as a Home Improvement Contractor (go to http://services.oca.state.ma.us/hic/licenseelist.aspx to determine whether the contractor is registered). If the contractor … Continue reading
Posted by Alan Fanger It is not uncommon for wills or trusts to be made or changed due to undue influence, and fortunately, there are remedies available to challenge such actions and law that can work to the challenger’s benefit. … Continue reading
Attorney Answer: This is where there’s been a great deal of litigation. The Wage Act statute states that an employer violates the Wage Act where it fails to pay commissions that have been “definitely determined”. That phrase leaves a great … Continue reading
Attorney Answer: No. Bonuses are specifically exempted from the Wage Act. However, if you were terminated under circumstances where the employer got out from under having to pay a substantial bonus, you may have a claim against the employer for … Continue reading
Can my employer retaliate against me for complaining internally that I was not paid my salary or commissions?
Attorney Answer: No, and in fact, I can claim some credit for establishing this precedent. In a 2003 case, Dobin v. CIO View Corp., in which I represented a fired employee, a Superior Court judge ruled that an employer cannot … Continue reading