We’re employee rights lawyer and we represent employees only, across Florida and Georgia. We get lots of questions about the the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA). It’s a powerful tool you can use when you need… Read More ›
Lawsuit: Disabled Employee Fired After Hip Replacement Surgery
A lawsuit filed this week by Jim Garrity alleges that his client was fired for taking medical leave after hip replacement surgery. She ran out of FMLA leave, and asked for (and was promised) brief additional leave under the… Read More ›
Missing Work Due to Medical Emergency? Handle the Emergency First. Then Call Your Employer.
In most situations you must notify your employer in advance of your need for medical leave. But where you have a medical emergency – either yours or that of a family member – you can lawfully provide notice after the… Read More ›