Do I waive my right to sue my employer?

Additional information: My former employer just sent me a check and marked “Final payment” in the memo.   I believe my employer owes me more than the amount it sent me.   If I deposit the check,  do I waive my right…

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Why do employers misclassify employees as independent contractors?

Attorney Answer: Because it is generally more cost-effective for companies to use independent contractors as opposed to employees,    employers routinely misclassify persons as independent contractors when they should lawfully classify them as employees.   If you’ve been treated as an independent…

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How does an individual condo owner file a claim with the master insurance?

Additional Information: We bought a condo in a building with 4 units in Needham. Three units have been sold and occupied for at least a year, including ours. The last unit just passed papers recently.  The original owner of the…

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Should I accept a full refund from an attorney in case of legal malpractice?

Additional Information: My attorney did not follow professional rules of conduct and made some major mistakes in handling the dispute in the purchase of our Wellesley home.   He has acknowledged that he fouled up the litigation. Should I accept a…

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Can I sue the sellers for non-disclosure of termite problem?

Additional Information: We just bought a new home in Weston.  Shortly after we moved in, we discovered a termite problem.  I found a termite control station in the ground, so the sellers had to know about the problem.  So my…

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Do we have a case against the title search company?

Additional Information: We paid for a title search on property in Wayland but found out after purchase the title was never clear.  We received a certified letter stating that the property had been auctioned off for back taxes and would…

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We just found out new home has defective foundation. Can we sue the seller or real estate agent?

Additional Information: My wife and I moved into our first home in Wellesley and discovered a defective foundation.  We contacted engineers and contractors and discovered that the sellers had contacted them previously for foundation repair bids.   The foundation issues were…

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Property doesn’t meet needs of my business. Can I sue seller?

Additional Information: I bought a commercial property in Natick and now due to disputed property lines have determined that the property is unsuitable for my business.  Before we closed, the seller told me that there was a pending boundary dispute…

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Can I sue my accountant for damages my business has suffered?

Additional Information: Can I sue my accountant?  It appears as though there were significant errors with my taxes from 2009 and now I am being audited.  I understand I am responsible for the tax filing, but can I sue him…

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Can I sue my attorney for legal malpractice?

Additional Information: He was supposed to set up an equal ownership partnership agreement for my small business in Needham.  My business partner and I are in the process of selling the company but it as it turns out I will…

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