The stress and worry of losing your job can be overwhelming enough, but there is an added element of frustration when you have been wrongfully terminated. Fortunately, you have protections under state and federal law against these actions. Working with skilled Fresno wrongful termination attorneys can help you get your career back on track.
At Aegis Law, we offer free consultations to discuss your situation and examine your options. We have over 20 years of experience in all kinds of employment cases, including wrongful termination. Contact us to schedule a meeting, and let us get to work for you.
Aegis Law offers top-notch legal representation, paired with diligence and a commitment to protecting your rights.
Wrongful termination is a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). When you are fired for unlawful reasons, you are entitled to fight back and seek compensation for your losses. If your employer let you go based on your race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or medical condition, you were wrongfully terminated.
You may also have decided to leave because of a hostile work environment centered around these protected statuses. You still have the right to pursue a remedy in the courts when the employer allowed this situation to occur.
Similar to proving negligence in a personal injury lawsuit, you will need to show evidence of four specific conditions to demonstrate liability for wrongful termination. You must show that:
Losing your job upsets your life in many ways, especially if you were fired illegally. Our employment lawyers understand all the losses you may experience and can help you compile a list. Your damages include financial and non-financial effects the termination has had on your life, such as:
If you have been wrongfully terminated, you must act soon. The statute of limitations for these cases is two to four years, depending on your situation. Putting together a robust case with our qualified Fresno wrongful termination attorneys takes time, and you do not want to miss your opportunity for justice.
The team at Aegis Law will gather and examine the evidence, interview witnesses, and build persuasive arguments to right the wrong that has been done to you. We take every action needed to give you the greatest chance of success in court. Reach out to us and schedule a meeting with our team today.