Employment Law Wrongful Termination Lawyers in California
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If you have been wrongfully fired from your job, laid off, or terminated, you may be able to file a lawsuit against your employer. These lawsuits are called "wrongful termination" or "unfair dismissal" lawsuits.
To prove that you were wrongfully terminated, you will need to show that you were fired for an illegal reason. If you have been wrongfully fired, laid off, or terminated, you should contact an experienced employment lawyer to help you file a lawsuit against your employer.
California is an “at will” state, which means employers can terminate you for any reason – unless that reason is discriminatory. If you have been terminated for reasons that you suspect are related to your race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, request for medical leave or an accommodation, or reporting a violation, you may have a claim for wrongful termination.
The term “wrongful termination” does not mean you have been terminated for a false reason or that the termination was unfair. It is not illegal for your boss to be a jerk or to not like you. You must prove that your termination was motivated in whole or in part by a protected class – your race, gender, age, etc. In cases where negative or differential treatment is so severe or pervasive that it alters the conditions of your employment, such that you feel you must resign, you may have a claim for wrongful termination. A wrongful termination is a form of discrimination and is a legal issue we handle frequently.
If you have been wrongfully terminated, call today to speak with one of our qualified employment attorneys. From the San Francisco Bay Area to San Diego, California, our legal professionals help employees who have been terminated or resigned due to discriminatory reasons. (858) 365-9722
What Are the Remedies for Wrongful Termination?
If you are successful in proving that you were wrongfully terminated, you may be awarded damages. The type and amount of damages will vary depending on the facts of your case.
Some of the common types of damages that are awarded in wrongful termination cases include:
- Lost wages: This includes the wages you would have earned from the date of your termination to the date of trial.
- Future lost wages: This includes the wages you will lose in the future as a result of your termination.
- Emotional distress: This includes the mental anguish and emotional pain that you have suffered as a result of your wrongful termination.
- Punitive damages: This is a type of damage that is designed to punish the employer for their illegal conduct.
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Throughout the great state of California, our legal professionals help employees who have been terminated or resigned due to discriminatory reasons.
If you have been wrongfully terminated, call today to speak with one of our qualified employment intake specialists.
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