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This is an unfortunate situation,
you could consider a defamation lawsuit against the staffing agency that made the call,
if they made the call, with the intent to hurt you
and that they knew you did not quit,
In Texas, the elements of a defamation claim are
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what type of lawyer should I contact about this situation
Any employment attorney or defamation attorney can do this,
because I talked to one earlier and he said I had no grounds
why would you have no grounds for a defamation case?
I have no idea
The law above allows you to do this,
the staffing agency made a false statement about you
that caused you harm,
and they knew it was false,
It maybe that they want you to wait till you suffer damage,
such as a termination
ok thank you for your help.
A lawyer would first send a letter threatening legal action,
to the staffing agency so they stop,
if they do not,
you would have a suit, but your damages would be limited unless you can prove
harm was done to you by the statements
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