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I get these advertisement saying im preapproved for credit

i get these advertisement saying im preapproved for credit and other type of loan i fill out the app then get denied/then receive a slew of other offer/i think filling out the app get my info sold/is there a form of bait and switch going onJA: What state is this in? And when did the issue begin?Customer: gaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: no just askingJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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Dear Legal Team - When I was hired at Tesla Motors, I was

Dear Legal Team -When I was hired at Tesla Motors, I was promised by the hiring HR representative/recruiter, a specific salary guarantee of $150,000 in annual salary. This promise is in writing, in the form of emails.When the offer letter was finally produced after some delay, it said $130,000 instead of $150,000. Again, in email form, the HR representative told me that there was going to be a "variable pay" component added to the compensation, "within a few months" of my start date - and therefore, the base was lowered to $130,000 - in order to make room for the future variable component. Once again, in writing, he guaranteed me the $150,000 pay rate - until the variable program was put in place. He told me to just sign the offer letter and not to worry about - and that until the variable program was put in place, he would personally make sure that my actual pay rate was $150,000 and not the stated $130,000. It all sounded weird to me, but I figured Tesla Motors was a reputable company and I could simply go along with it.After 7-months of following up, the promised Variable Compensation program was never put in place. Worse yet - I was never compensated at the promised $150k rate, which was "guaranteed" by the HR representative, in the form of and email, but not on the actual offer letter. Talk about "bait and switch!" The HR representative told me that he was sorry - and that he did not know what to do....and that "he tried."Yesterday, due to a restructuring in anticipation with Tesla's future merger with Solar City - my position was eliminated.Do I have any legal grounds to ask for the compensation that was promised to me by the HR representative in email form? Specifically the difference between my $130k actual pay rate and the $150k "promised" rate - until variable was put in place?So weird... so unfortunate.Thank you,Blake Richetta

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Marsha411JD

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If an auto dealership sells a used car for a price higher

If an auto dealership sells a used car for a price higher than what is advertised is it illegal?

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Asad Rahman

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I purchased a used car in may 2016 and the dealer refused to

I purchased a used car in may 2016 and the dealer refused to sell the car at the online advertised price listed with 2 different advertisers for the same price. The dealership is appealing a false advertisement fine with mvdb because of my case. The car price advertised is $3400 less than what I paid. Do I have recourse in getting my money back?

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MIAMILAW1127

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I have a real bad situation that is financially devistating

I have a real bad situation that is financially devistating for me and my carrier. I am being sued for a job taken as a CSR to work under the agent of this company. They are now using this contract to take all of my business I done as an agent for the 11 years prior to my signing this contract. I worked there for 2 years and also have a whistle blowers complaint in this suit. The problem is I need my clients released that I show as agent of record prior to my signing this contract. The company already had some of my comissions in hand when they strong armed mne to sign this contract and promisied me an agent agreement would follow that would allow me to keep all of my clients. when I left and went to take my clients is when this suit was filed against me. How do I prove that the CSR contract does not allow them to use that as an agent contract. I can not find anything stating that CSRs by law are not allowed to sell as an agent or anything showing this job contract allows them to consume my clients. My client base was 4 times the client base of this business...JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: MichiganJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I have a protection order and not allowed to contact clients and it is Medicare open enrollment time.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I had a large amount of clients before taking this position and signing this contract. I was told I would have an offer to work as an agent and would be able to have some input on this agent agreement. My comissions were paid to the agency for my clients first on 12/31/2013 and I signed the contract on 1/7/14. The employer already had over $5000 of my Meedicare cleint comissions in hand and Forced me to sign if I wanted my money returned. I do have a lawyer who has been working this for over 5 months now and not doing much to help as he does not seem to know what to use to fight back for me. I think it maybe possible he is milking me and not sure what to do to get my business back. I need some sort of legal proof that I can take to the Judge on 10/24. I am hoping to find someone that has tried this type of case that can assist me with some documents for a fee. I need a case example or something reflecting that CSR contracts are limited to work done under an agent of the company.

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Law Educator, Esq.

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If a company deliberately attempts to sabotage my own legal

If a company deliberately attempts to sabotage my own legal protection of my home and equity from foreclosure auction sale do I have an recourse against them? My mortgage company called 1- 1/2 weeks prior to the foreclosure sale date of my home telling me they granted me 60 days extension on sale date and a Loan Modification. Then one day later called and said they retracted same. Then two (2) days later the company's foreclosure attorney contacted me and told me the Sale date was cancelled and I was to work with the company. He then wrote me the next day and said the foreclosure sale date was back on. TWICE this company sabotaged me from hiring counsel to protect my home through bankruptcy. I cancelled my legal representation because they did this to me twice. Isn't this against the law?

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Asad Rahman

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Windstream quoted us $119.99 and had us sign an agreement

Windstream quoted us $119.99 and had us sign an agreement for internet and phone at the business for three years. That turned into $200.00 with their added taxes and fees. Now they are changing our bill and adding $45.00 a month because they said the salesman quoted a discount they no longer give. Is this legal? If the contract doesn't bind their pricing, then what good is it?

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Dwayne B.

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I am a recruiter , have my own small business, and have been

I am a recruiter , have my own small business, and have been in business for 10 years. A few weeks I bought a job posting from Linkedin.com in order to try and fill a job and to try out their job postings. I bought it online myself. it worked amazing and i had great results. It cost 300 dollars. So, i was so impressed I called the corporate department and wanted to see about buying a "package" of job postings in what they call their "Linkedin recruiter" product line. I told the girl I had a budget and did not want some complicated sales pitch and just wanted a few job postings per month. She sent me on to a sales rep named Anna who of course upsold me and made me believe that i needed to spend $600 a month for job postings but they are called "job slots" and inmails (another product that I told her I did not need but she said i had to buy them in order to buy the job slots). I asked if i could try one (i would buy it I told them, i was not asking for a free trial) because they were asking me to commit to $666.00 per month for 12 months without even trying the product. Anna said "you already tried it when you bought your $300 posting as they work the same". That made me super happy to think i would have these incredible results every month with such great postings as she told me they would be the same as the first posting i had bought for $300. Well, now i posted my jobs and they are NOTHING like the original job I posted. I even posted the same exact job, word for word, in the same city as my client needed another employee. I got terrible results..horrible. So I reached out to the account managers they assigned to me and told them it was not working. They tried to call me but i spend all day on the phone and i have major deadlines. I then finally, out of frustration told them it was not working and I regretting signing my contract and to please cancel it. They said that I would need to change some things on my job posting and watch some tutorials and a bunch of other "talk tracks" . I asked them "whey did I need to do this since I had just posted the same job, in the same market, word for word and it worked great" They told me the "job slots" perform differently than the "job postings" and so I would need to tweak it. I freaked out as Anna (my sales person) assured me it was the same thing so it was like a bait and switch. I had some serious deadlines yesterday and a lot of pressure from my clients and was so let down from the results I had to scramble and work a 17 hour day to come up with the candidates for the job. I thought the Lilnkedin postings would work but they did not. I again told them I felt I had been sold something that was not the same product as they had admitted on the phone that they behave differently when they are advertised on the site, but Anna told me they would work the same and that is why she would not give me a trial. I yelled at them and told them to let me out of my contract (unfortunately I lost my temper as I was under a lot of pressure and very angry I was paying so much and now locked into an agreement for 12 months over something I thought I was buying that I did not actually buy....I had been tricked into buying a different product). Unfortunately I do not have this in writing but I am sure LinkedIn tapes all their conversations for the purpose of training so if they pulled Anna's conversations with me and then the account managers they can definitely see i was lied to. I did use my American Express Card and I could dispute it but would rather them come back to me with a solution. I emailed htem to apologize for yelling at them and told them I just felt I was not sold the product in an honest way, it was not working , and I want out of my agreement. I have now sent them at least 4-5 emails explaining to let me out of my contract. Btw, i just signed this contract two weeks ago so there should be some sort of 30 day satisfaction thing but probably there is not. I am now stuck in paying them $666.00 for 12 months on a product I was told would operate and work like the first one I bought but it is, as i learned yesterday, a different product. What do i do? The account managers AND sales rep will now not even email me back. I sent them emails again today, being very professional and they never replied so I am also left with no solution and no help. Any legal advice?

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Asad Rahman

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I'm a first time Business owner and building my first

I'm a first time Business owner and building my first restaurant. We signed a lease last year on a new construction project for our restaurant. We were shown what the site would look like and also given building plans that also showed that. But a few months ago the plans for the exterior were change drastically. I was never informed thru email, phone call, or letter that these changes were happening. They were made to save the landlord money but totally changes the appeal and marketability of the center. when I talked to our architect they said they did get a email but it never specially said what changes were happening. So they assumed that they were minor. Can we forced the landlord to change it back to the original designed that we signed the lease with. Thats what we wanted and thats why we signed.

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Dwayne B.

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