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I was wrongfully and falselyl accused of "hittin" a co-worker while we were in the middle of an evaluation. My trainer and evaluatior were witness to her accusation and obviously it was false. This has caused a lot of undue stress and mentail anguish and negatively affected me to the point I was not able to complete my evaluations successfully
JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?
Customer: Hawaii
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: Not yet
JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?
Customer: We are both pilots it was in the middle of a simulated validation ride
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Criminal Law
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Criminal Lawyer: Nisha Jones, Esq., Lawyer replied 1 year ago
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Good morning, I am a former Prosecutor for the State Attorney's Office, and I now practice Criminal Defense and Immigration law. First, if you are afraid of criminal punishment, you need not worry. It sounds like you definitely did not touch this other individual and that there are witnesses to the fact that the accusations are false. The Prosecutor's office will not be able to meet their legal standard in order to file charges against you, so I do not think you need to worry about that.

If you are wondering whether you have a case against this other person for emotional distress or lost wages, then that may be possible. I would advise consulting with a civil attorney in your area and giving them all the details to see whether there is enough for you to proceed with a civil suit. Many attorneys will give a free consultation. You can use google or other popular search engines like Avvo in order to locate an attorney in your area that you like. I hope that's helpful, please let me know if you have any other questions.

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Good evening, just wanted to make sure you don't have any follow-up questions from our earlier conversation? I hope I was able to address all of your concerns.

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