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Need to collect money that is owed to me

For my son he worked for Kirby
vacuums in mossbluff Louisiana he
worked 12houres a day they held
first week back when it was payday
for him he only got paid 50dollers
and he sold four vacuums he was
supposed to get part of the money
for selling them and never got any
four of the guys that was working
for the comping quit and one hired
a lawyer what should he do they
paid the fifty in cash

Asked on July 13, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, Louisiana

Answers:

S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

Your son can sue the company for breach of contract/account stated for the amount he is owed.
If he is a minor, you will need to be appointed guardian ad litem to file a lawsuit on his behalf because a minor cannot file a lawsuit himself.  The case can be filed in Small Claims Court.  In addition to the amount your son is owed, he can recover court costs which include the court filing fee and process server fee.


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