Aug. 21, 2021 (Florida). A large government employer this week agreed to settle our client’s discrimination case, bringing a three-year battle to an end. Our client, who asked that her identity and the terms of settlement remain confidential, was beyond… Read More ›
Lawsuit: Employer Cruelly Harassed, Then Fired, Breast Cancer Victim
Jim Garrity has filed a lawsuit against the Florida Department of Education (FDOE), alleging that our client, an employee in the agency’s Office of Student Financial Assistance, was harassed and then fired, after she had been diagnosed with breast cancer… Read More ›
Can You Record Conversations At Work?
With recording devices becoming increasingly common (and concealable), more employees than ever are recording conversations with bosses and coworkers in order to capture misconduct that would otherwise be impossible to prove. The question we often get is, “Is it legal… Read More ›
$250,000 Settlement for High School Principal in Sexual Harassment Case
Jim Garrity has resolved another discrimination lawsuit against a Florida school, Bay Haven Charter Academy, that has faced a number of similar claims in the past. This time, Garrity sued on behalf of an award-winning high school principal… Read More ›
Hospital Pays $150,000 to RN Fired for Refusing to Use Suspicious Pills
= A Georgia hospital agreed Friday to pay $150,000 to our client, an RN Supervisor fired after just 77 days on the job, for refusing to accept and dispense pills she feared could be dangerous. She was arriving to start… Read More ›
Judge: Hospital Must Stand Trial for Firing Nurse Whistleblower
A judge has ruled that a Georgia hospital must stand trial for firing a nurse who blew the whistle on dangerous medication practices. The trial will begin in the next few months. Jim Garrity represents the nurse, a former RN… 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 ›
Hiring the Wrong Lawyer for Your Employment Case Will Get You Fired. Here’s Why.
The legal profession is wildly overcrowded. Some law firms, including personal injury firms, are struggling to keep their doors open. In desperation, they run ads for other work, including employment cases. “Hire us for your harassment case!,” some ads we’ve… Read More ›
County to Pay Parks Employee $100,000 to Settle Age Case
Bay County, Florida – the home of spring break mecca Panama City Beach – agreed last night to pay $100,000 to resolve a claim of age discrimination by our client, a 62-year old parks worker who unsuccessfully sought a… Read More ›
Hiring or Promotion Discrimination? Ask These 25 Questions.
We’re often hired to sue an employer for discrimination over a hiring or promotion decision. This is where lots of discrimination occurs. Many superior employees are denied a job opportunity, or a chance to promote upwards, because of their race,… Read More ›