I was the optical manager for a Dr. and received "incentives" by various vendors for using their products, and now I hear the Dr. I worked for is gathering info no doubt to try to come after me in some way....does he have a case?
usually in the form of giftcards I received thousands of dollars over many years. The doctor knew about them...kind of-he knows it is common in the industry and tried to get me to sign something once that said I wouldn't accept any incentives from vendors, but I refused. I don't think he suffered in anyway, although he could argue I used overpriced labs/vendors but that would be impossible to prove....and actually isn't necessarily true.
One of the vendors emailed his request for info:
Hello Ms. Morales,I would like an accounting of all commissions paid by you or Charmant Group to my prior optician Trey Caldwell over the past 3 years in reference to my accountIt is strange he only wants 3 years worth...is there a statute of limitations on such things? I haven't received anything from him, but why else would he want this info? (he recently intercepted some giftcards that were addressed to me and I assume he wasn't pleased)
if you are found liable and a judgment is issued against you by the court, such judgment based on fraud generally cannot be discharged even in bankruptcy.
I'm not sure what this means exactly. Please rephrase it in non lawyer speak:)
Yeah, I'm sorry "poor" isn't fair. I was just frustrated with some things, like you throw around "fraud" and aren't defining that for me in how it relates to the fact I merely accepted gift cards that the vendors voluntarily wanted to give to the decision maker/salesman that could directly effect sales of their products. Also, the doctor can't claim he didn't know this goes on as he has tried to get me to sign away might "rights" to these gifts from vendors (I think I told you this above). And since there ARE no actual damages he suffered in this scenerio, I'm not sure your assessment is correct. (btw I think he only benefited as the vendors were "incentifying" his employees for him as there is no bonus system in place in this office for upselling-botXXXXX XXXXXne he made more money as a result) One more follow up question and I'll leave you alone. I have no real assets beyond my stock portfolio and am currently not even working, if a judgement is levied against me would they force me to liquidate my stocks (and roth IRA) and send him the money?
I'm sorry again for giving you a poor rating, can I change it?
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