Losing a job can be a huge blow to your career, but the sting is more painful when you have been wrongfully terminated. California has many laws in place to protect workers from this situation, but employers may still commit these illegal actions. If you feel you were unfairly let go from your job, you need help from qualified Sacramento wrongful termination attorneys.
At Aegis Law, our entire practice is focused on employment and labor law cases. We have the background, experience, and commitment to help you in all areas of job disputes. If you were wrongfully terminated from your job, contact us and schedule a free consultation to discuss your options.
At Aegis Law, we are focused on building solid cases that achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients. We know a strong attorney-client relationship built on trust is the key to success. We are diligent and accomplished in the courtroom, offering the following credentials:
Wrongful termination is defined as being let go from your position by your employer for unlawful reasons. It may involve discrimination due to your religion, gender, race, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or medical condition. You may also have been forced to leave your company if they allowed or fostered a hostile work environment that made it overwhelming to do your work.
There are state and federal laws that protect you in these situations. They include Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). When your employer has violated your rights under these laws, you can file a lawsuit against them to recover financial compensation for your damages. These may include your lost income, damage to your professional reputation, mental anguish, and more.
Much like proving negligence in a personal injury claim, you must show evidence supporting certain conditions that indicate your employer fired you unlawfully. You must prove the following:
Filing a lawsuit is no guarantee of winning financial relief, but a powerful and prepared wrongful termination attorney can significantly impact your success. We can advise you on remedies you can seek, including:
The California statute of limitations only allows two to four years to file your case, depending on your circumstances. If you fail to act quickly, you could lose your opportunity to seek relief through the courts.
Do not face down an employer who fired you unlawfully without top-notch legal representation. The Sacramento wrongful termination attorneys at Aegis Law can guide you in developing the strongest case possible against your employer to obtain restitution for your losses. Contact us to schedule a free consultation today.