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I wonder if it is legal for an insurance company to seek commissions back from agent after the agent has long stopped working there and people cancelled policies

Lawyer's Assistant: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

CA I am being harrassed by a "collection" agency

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

I don't know? A collection agency is that says they are a law firm call call call

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The practices of this company were so unethical and deceptive I had to leave

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If your commission paid to you was part of your employment contract, then no your old employer cannot now seek to have that money repaid to them.

That would constitute a breach of contract on their part.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
is it possible for me to sue for harrassement
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
no i dont want any further charges
Lawyer: Nisha Jones,
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The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is a federal law prohibiting debt collectors from engaging in abusive or deceptive bill collection practices.

You can file a complaint with the California Attorney General's Public Inquiry Unit at this link:

https://oag.ca.gov/consumers

Yes, you could also sue as well.

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