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Examples of Wrongful Termination & Checklist

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Apr 09, 2021 | 0 Comments

  Wrongful termination has occurred when a person has been illegally fired or laid off. California is an at-will state, which means employers can terminate an employee without providing cause or justification. Similarly, an employee may also quit anytime. However, wrongful termination is said to...

No Win No Fee Employment Lawyers

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Mar 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

  Using an employment lawyer can be costly. Even when employees face discrimination, harassment, retaliation or other mistreatment at work and have a solid case, hiring a lawyer and incurring expenses relating to litigation can be cost-prohibitive. In addition to the money issue, there is also...

Statute of Limitations for Wrongful Termination

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Jan 18, 2021 | 0 Comments

The statute of limitations is a specific time period allotted for filing certain types of lawsuits. Each type of legal action has a specific filing deadline. If a lawsuit is not filed within this deadline, your lawsuit may not be accepted or heard. After the statute of limitations has run on th...

Target Discrimination Lawsuit Filed by Former Employee

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Dec 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

A former Target employee has filed a disability discrimination lawsuit against the company also alleging retaliation and wrongful termination. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the employee who previously suffered a traumatic brain injury said he was mistreated at work and fired in 20...

Were You Illegally Laid Off?

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Nov 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

Employers often adopt the strategy of laying off employees when finances get tight or when there is an economic downturn. Right now, for example, the coronavirus pandemic has led to numerous layoffs not just here in California, but around the country. However, regardless of the financial positi...

Reasons for Which Employers Cannot Fire Their Employees

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Nov 07, 2020 | 0 Comments

  California is an at-will employment state, which means that generally speaking, an employer can fire an employee for any reason and not have to offer justifications for that decision. That said an employer is prohibited from terminating employees for reasons that would be in violation or feder...

Is Wrongful Termination Difficult to Prove?

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Sep 01, 2020 | 0 Comments

  In California, employment is "at will," which means employers can terminate employees without giving cause or justification and employees can quit their jobs without providing cause or justification as well. But there are certain state, federal and local laws that prevent employers from firing...

What Are an Employee's Rights After Job Termination?

Posted by Eric Kingsley | May 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

  When an employee is terminated from his or her job in Los Angeles, he or she does have certain rights. For example, an employee who has just been fired or laid off has the right to receive a final paycheck and has the option of continuing health insurance coverage in addition to being eligible...

Implied Contracts

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Oct 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

What you need to know about implied contracts One of the ways to prove wrongful termination is with an implied contract.  When an employer does not abide by the terms of implied or oral contract and terminates an employee without “good cause”, it could be considered wrongful termination and you ...

The Family and Medical Leave Act – Q & A

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Jul 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Answers to the most common questions about The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). FMLA stipulates that covered employers must allow an eligible employee to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job protected leave for specific family or medical reasons. Here are several questions and answers that will...

When to Contact a Wrongful Termination Lawyer

Posted by Eric Kingsley | Mar 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you can successfully prove that your employer wrongfully terminated you, you may be able to recover damages for your financial loss, future financial losses, punitive damages, and suffering. There are several key questions that must be answered to determine if you have a legitimate claim a...

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