Do you have to pay a wrongful termination lawyer?
Most people are accustomed to the high-rates big-shot attorneys charge for their services. But that’s not how we operate here at the Miracle Mile Law Group. We work on what is called a contingency basis. This means that our clients do not pay single penny out of their pocket to file a wrongful termination lawsuit.
When to file a wrongful termination claim against an employer?
Such claims result from an alleged violation of federal or state anti-discrimination laws, employment contracts or labor laws, including whistle-blower laws. A wrongful termination claim can also be filed when an employee believes the termination was due to sexual harassment or in retaliation to a complaint or workers’ compensation claim.
What to do if you are wrongfully terminated from a job?
If you believe that you have been wrongfully terminated from your job, contact the Miracle Mile Law Group as soon as possible by filling out the online form or calling (888) 244-0706. Your attorney will be able to advise you of your rights, help determine your best options, and represent you against your ex-employer.
Can a whistleblower sue an employer for wrongful termination?
Federal and state laws in several states protect whistleblowers against retaliation. Employers cannot punish their employees for reporting wrongdoings or illegal activities within an organization. Myth #5: If I quit, I cannot sue my employer. It is a common misconception that if an employee quits, they cannot file a wrongful termination lawsuit.
When can I sue my employer for wrongful termination?
To file a claim under the B.C. Employment Standards Act, you have just six months from the termination date and to sue your employer, you have a two years from when you were let go. Anyone can sue their employer for wrongful dismissal, whether you work full-time, part-time or are an employee on probation.
Can I sue my employer for wronful termation?
Employees under contractual agreements. Employees who have executed contracts with their employer which do not classify them as at-will can generally sue their employers for wrongful termination if there was no “good cause” for the firing. Sep 29 2019
How do I sue my employer for wrongful termination?
How to sue an employer for wrongful termination. If you suspect that you have been wrongfully terminated, here’s what you need to do: Document your termination. Gather evidence to prove your case. Speak with an attorney. File a complaint with the appropriate government agency. File a civil lawsuit.
How long do I have to file wrongful termination?
There is a strict statute of limitations in regards to filing wrongful termination claims with the EEOC , which mandates victims must act swiftly. The time constraints for filing a wrongful termination claim are generally 180 days from the date of the termination or 300 days for violations deemed part…