SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WRONGFUL TERMINATION LAWYERS
Wrongful termination is one of many ways an employer can illegally discriminate or retaliate against an employee. Wrongful termination happens when an employer fires an employee because they are different from other employees, or because they engaged in a protected activity, such as whistleblowing or filing a sexual harassment complaint.
DO I HAVE A WRONGFUL TERMINATION CASE?
If you have recently been terminated and believe you have been unjustly fired, you may have grounds to file a wrongful termination suit. A wrongful termination claim may be appropriate if your firing violated:
- Federal and/or state anti-discrimination laws
- Sexual harassment regulations
- Labor or collective bargaining laws
- Your employee agreement
- Anti-retaliation laws
If you feel you are a victim of wrongful termination, it is important to speak to an attorney. Southern California Wrongful Termination Lawyers DesJardins and Panitz are highly experienced in all areas of employment law and offer an initial case evaluation at no cost to you. We will also accept your case on a contingency basis, meaning that you will pay no fees to us unless we win.
In the free case evaluation, we will evaluate and explain whether your empoyer violated your rights during your termination or coerced resignation. During the evaluation it will be helpful to have documentation such as:
- Job description and contract
- Payroll records and timecards
- Employee manual or company handbook
- Pre-employment screening and performance evaluations
- Contact information for co-workers who can support your claims
- Records you’ve kept of what happened
Every wrongful termination case is unique, and different laws may apply depending on the specifics of your case. When you consult with DesJardins and Panitz LLP, your goals, concerns, and options will be addressed by by a seasoned professional. If you have been discharged in a retaliatory fashion, your lawyer will help you decide the best way to proceed.