Can I be sued if I accused a co-worker from stealing tips at a restaurant? 7 Answers as of October 22, 2013

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Teller & Associates, PLLC
Teller & Associates, PLLC | Stephen Teller
Anyone can be sued, but as a lawyer I am not interested in suing anyone for such a thing (certainly not on a no recovery no fee basis also called a contingency fee basis), and I doubt if the person can pay a lawyer to sue you under any other fee arrangement. While it's not legal advice but merely practical thoughts here, I would not worry about being sued, but about the conflict itself and how to resolve it without getting fired or having to work at someone who is upset with you.
Answer Applies to: Washington
Replied: 10/22/2013
Law Offices of Linda Rose Fessler | Linda Fessler
You can always be sued. If they were stealing tips they will not be successful. If they were not, or if you cannot prove that they were, they will win.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 10/22/2013
Yes, you may be sued for this in GA. But they would have to show real $$ damages to win no speculation as to the damages.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 10/22/2013
Peters Law, PLLC
Peters Law, PLLC | Mark T. Peters, Sr.
Sure, but truth is a defense and the amount of damages to be recovered from you would probably be so small that I don't think any attorney would take the case.
Answer Applies to: Idaho
Replied: 10/22/2013
KEYL ADR Services, LLC | Mark D. Keyl
Probably not successfully. There must be damages.
Answer Applies to: Mississippi
Replied: 10/22/2013
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