We’re one of the busiest and most successful employee-rights firms in the country. We know that employees don’t need to hire us for everything that comes up. Sometimes they just have some quick questions and they need quick answers. What… 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 ›
Lawsuit: School Bus Driver Sexually Harassed by Supervisor [Graphic]
A new lawsuit filed by Jim Garrity against the Leon County, Florida School Board today alleges that a school bus driver was repeatedly sexually harassed by her male supervisor, and became the target of retaliation by other supervisors for reporting… Read More ›
What Does Racism in Pay Look Like? This.
A blockbuster federal lawsuit filed by Jim Garrity alleges that the Florida Department of Health (DOH) refused to properly raise a black female employee’s pay even while it freely did so for white employees. The discrimination was so obvious and… Read More ›
FAQ #7: How Much Is My Case Worth?
The value of your employment-related claim will depend on a range of factors, including the type of claim and the specific details of your situation. It will also depend on what you’ve lost. But generally speaking, key factors in the… Read More ›
Lawsuit: Walmart Fired Expectant Mother 11 Days Before Maternity Leave
A new federal lawsuit filed by Jim Garrity alleges that Walmart intentionally fired an expectant mother just 11 days before she gave birth, to avoid having to hold her job until she returned, as the law requires. Such conduct… Read More ›
Would You Like Flies With That?
If there was ever a case that shows the importance of laws protecting whistleblowers, this might be it. Last week Jim Garrity filed a powerful whistleblower lawsuit against a fast-food restaurant franchisee for firing our client after she reported an… Read More ›