Losing your job due to wrongful termination can be upsetting, but you are protected in California against being fired in certain circumstances. If you think you have a valid case, contact a Long Beach wrongful termination attorney for a free consultation to discuss your options.
At Aegis Law, we focus exclusively on labor law cases. Our team is highly experienced in all areas of job discrimination, wrongful termination, and employment disputes. We are ready to listen to your story and get to work for you.
The team at Aegis Law believes the foundation of every successful case is a robust attorney-client relationship. You can depend on our skills and tenacious approach to your case. Here is why you should choose us:
Wrongful termination happens when your employer fires you for unlawful reasons. These may include discrimination against you because of your identity, such as race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or medical condition.
This behavior is a violation of both state and federal laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). You can file a lawsuit against your employer that seeks damages, including lost wages, loss of professional reputation, and more.
To claim wrongful termination, you and your attorney must gather evidence that shows the following conditions:
Any job loss can be devastating and upsetting, but there is an added element of frustration when your employer fires you illegally. You can seek damages based on how your life has been affected, including the following:
There may be further damages you can request, depending on your particular situation. Your wrongful termination lawyer can assess your case and ensure you have a complete estimate of your losses.
You must act quickly to file a wrongful termination suit against your employer. The statute of limitations for these cases is only two to four years. If you do not submit your legal action before the time is up, you could lose your chance to seek financial relief through the courts.
At Aegis Law, our Long Beach wrongful termination attorneys will advise you on how long you have to file and present your case to give you the greatest chance of success. Contact us to schedule a meeting with our team today.