Defending Companies Against Wrongful Termination Claims
Florida Wrongful Termination Defense Attorney
The decision to terminate an employee is seldom arrived at easily. Often
employers look for other possible solutions before deciding that termination
is the only recourse left. Employment in Florida is generally at will
unless there is an employment contract or other agreement in place.
Regardless of your reason for the termination some employees may claim
they were wrongfully discharged and file a claim for the loss of future
income. There can be any number of reasons an ex-employee might assert
as a basis for a wrongful termination suit. It is vital that you discuss
the specifics of the case with a
Florida employment defense attorney who is highly experienced in successfully resolving this type of claim.
Wrongful Termination Defense Lawyer in Florida
Although Florida is an at-will employment state, there are certain legal
protections from termination that any employee is afforded. A person may
not be refused employment or terminated because of his or her gender,
age, religious affiliation, or race. Other protected circumstances include
termination for reporting discrimination, hostile work environment or
harassment in the workplace, for claiming other employee rights or for
reporting violations of regulations and laws.
If, for example, an employee reported an on the job injury, filed for benefits
and was terminated soon after, the employee could claim the termination was
retaliation for having filed the claim. There are a number of facts the employee must
prove to succeed in the case. A skilled wrongful termination lawyer at
the firm uses their years of experience in this area of law to seek a
resolution which protects the employer's business.
When a crisis arises suddenly, you need a law firm which is immediately
responsive. The legal team at the firm answers emails and cell phone calls
at any hour to discuss a concern with a client. Call Cristal | Hanenian,
Attorneys at Law to consult with an employment defense lawyer regarding
any wrongful terminal issue.
Contact a Florida wrongful termination defense attorney
at the firm for skilled assistance in performing a termination or for help
if you are facing a wrongful termination claim.