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I do have right to sue letter, but most lawer don't want to deal with contingency fee arrangement, also as soon as I told my Co., name they don't want to take it.
Myat,Thank you so much for your reply. Do not be discouraged if you are rejected by the first few attorneys that you contact. Attorneys have many different reasons for rejecting a case and a few rejections doesn't mean you don't have a viable claim.Boil down the essence of your claim to a "pitch" that you can deliver over the phone in less than 60 seconds. Give the attorneys a summary of your evidence up front and the reasons why your case is likely to succeed--this will make them more likely to consider investing the time and money necessary to help you. If you are still having trouble locating someone to assist you, then you may want to target younger attorneys, who tend to be a bit little bit less selective when it comes to the cases they accept, since they don't get the same number of calls as do more established attorneys.Finally, if your damages are not terribly significant, you may wish to file suit in small claims court. You will be limited to recovering no more than $10,000, but the procedure is vastly simplified and you can easily represent yourself. In California small claims court, attorneys are not allowed to appear, and so you would not be "mismatched" against the legal "big guns" of your employer.For more information on CA cmall claims court, see here: http://www.dca.ca.gov/publications/small_claims/Again, please feel free to let me know if you have any further concerns.
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