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 ›
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The Top 3 Reasons Social Security Disability Claims Are Denied
According to statistics from the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA), the top three reasons why applications for Social Security Disability benefits are denied are that: The applicant is able to do other work. The applicant is able to do the… Read More ›
The $100,000 Secret Your Workers’ Comp Lawyer Won’t Tell You
Workers compensation lawyers depend on a high volume of fast-moving cases to earn a living. They don’t make much on each case. So they need to keep cases moving. Bring them in; work them quickly; settle them; next case, please. Anything… Read More ›
The 10 Most Common Ways Employers Discriminate (And 35 Others)
“Getting fired” is the most common answer I get when I ask people, “What kinds of things on the job might make you think you were the victim of discrimination or retaliation?” And termination is still the #1 triggering event… Read More ›
Corizon Health, On Eve of Trial, Agrees to Pay in Disability Discrimination Case
One of the nation’s largest healthcare providers served notice on Jim Garrity this month that, to avoid facing him in a federal jury trial next month, it would pay to settle his client’s disability discrimination case. On top of that,… 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 ›
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 ›
How Would You Rate Your Boss on Yelp?
I had breakfast at a super busy restaurant near Broadway in New York City this morning and noticed a flood of waiters and waitresses coming out of the back all at once. I asked mine, a wonderful young woman… Read More ›
Harassed or Fired After a Job Injury? Here’s What to Do.
Many employees become a target after reporting an on-the-job injury. It doesn’t matter whether it’s carpal tunnel from repetitive tasks, a slip-and-fall, or a construction accident. And it doesn’t matter if it was unavoidable. Employers get angry. Why? Because (1)… Read More ›
Childcare Employee Fired After Reporting Incidents to Abuse Hotline
FT. WALTON BEACH, FL. (Feb. 26, 2018). A former childcare worker testified in her deposition today that she was fired within 48 hours after she called the Florida Abuse Hotline to report several incidents she witnessed. I represent the woman… Read More ›