Proving that a person has been terminated improperly is a very difficult undertaking. However, if you do have a legitimate claim of illegal discrimination or wrongful termination, The Crone Law Firm an employee rights law firm can help you pursue a claim for wrongful termination and seek to recover back pay and compensatory damages as well as reinstatement.
The following items constitute illegal discrimination:
- national origin
- jury service
- refusal to participate in or remain silent about illegal activities
- whistle blowing (Sarbanes-Oxley Retaliation Act)
- participating in an EEOC process
- use of agricultural products
- having filed for bankruptcy protection
- reporting/pursuing statutory or common-law rights (this is called a retaliatory discharge)
Employing a multi-dimensional approach, we try to help our wrongful termination clients deal with the emotional, professional and financial effects of the situation. Ideally, we will be able to resolve the legal dispute by arriving at an acceptable settlement without having to go to court. However, if the former employer is not willing to settle, we will discuss with you likelihood of a favorable jury verdict or settlement should you wish to file a wrongful termination lawsuit.
For help in determining whether you have potential wrongful termination case, contact Memphis labor law attorney Alan Crone at (901) 737-7740.
You Need to Know
A person who has a claim of wrongful termination has an obligation to find similar, new employment. This is called mitigation of damages. When discussing your employee rights case, your wrongful termination attorney will want to know what efforts you have made in this area.