Practice Areas

Discrimination and Harassment

The United States, as well as the State of Florida, have laws in place that protect workers from being treated unequally and unfairly on the basis of belonging to certain protected categories. This means that you cannot be fired, punished on the job or be treated differently than your coworkers for things such as your gender, [..]

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Employment Contract Litigation

If you are an employee, employment contracts are necessary to ensure that you get the compensation and benefits that you were promised when you were offered a job. If you have an issue with your employer after signing an employment contract, you should pursue these issues through the proper channels with your employer. If you [..]

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Polygraph Law

Has your current or prospective employer asked you to submit to a polygraph test or any other type of lie detector test? Should you consent? We can help shed light on this often unexpected issue that doesn’t receive the attention it deserves. Say, you are applying for a job – you’ve submitted your resume with [..]

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Wage & Hour Claims

It is important to keep track of your hours worked and duties performed while on the job, so you can ensure that you receive the proper compensation from your employer. When there is a discrepancy between the amount that you are paid and the amount you are entitled to, you should address the problem with [..]

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Whistleblower Protection

What Is a Whistleblower? A whistleblower is a person who helps to bring attention to misconduct, illegal activity or dishonest conduct in an organization, such as a government organization or a business. Whistleblowers are important to help protect workers and the public. There are two types of whistleblowers: public and private. As you might expect, [..]

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Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ Compensation: what is it? How can it work for you? And, how can we help you? A fry cook in a fast-food restaurant gets burned while operating the fry cooker; a construction worker falls off a scaffolding; the ceiling falling on a secretary at her desk; a clerk slipping and tripping in the mailroom [..]

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Wrongful Termination

There are both Federal and State laws that protect employees from wrongful termination and firing. If you feel that you have been wrongfully terminated, you do have options available to you. You can receive compensation from your employer in the form of lost wages, emotional distress, and other financial compensation. However, it is important to [..]

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