A jury deliberated for just 90 minutes today before awarding our client $430,000, in an identity theft and invasion of privacy case against her former employer. The Background Our client worked in a finance position. She held a specialized license… Read More ›
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City Pays $100,000 to Settle Discrimination Claim
PENSACOLA, FL. May 14, 2022. The City of Pensacola has agreed to pay $100,000 to settle an employment discrimination claim filed by a former employee. The City also agreed, as part of the settlement, to deem the termination as… Read More ›
Mosquito District Pays $150,000 to Settle Technician’s Whistleblower Lawsuit
The South Walton Mosquito Control District has agreed to pay our client $150,000 to settle his whistleblower claim, based on his objections to actual or perceived violations of Florida law. Our client was a field technician for the district, which… Read More ›
Client Reinstated to Job After Winning $263,000 Retaliation Verdict
A judge has now ordered our client’s former employer to reinstate her to her previous high-level job, after a jury in April 2021 found she was wrongfully terminated and awarded her $263,000 in damages. After a lengthy post-trial hearing between… 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 ›
For Displaced Workers, It’s Time to Talk About the “B” Word.
With no vaccine in sight, and with many workforces cutting back on a permanent basis, some of our clients are facing a very long-term struggle for financial survival. They’re adapting, but overcoming the hurdles of lost income may require something… Read More ›
Client Question #428: Can I Be Fired For My Social Media Posts and Comments?
The short answer, generally, is yes. You don’t have an absolute right to say whatever you want without jeopardizing your employment. This is true whether you work for a governmental entity or in the private sector. There are always exceptions. … Read More ›
5 Fast Facts: What Counts As A “Wrongful Termination?”
There’s a lot of inaccurate information online about your rights to file a lawsuit against an employer. You might read that if you’re an “at will employee” or work in an “at will state,” you can’t sue. (Wrong.) Or that… Read More ›
Key Tips & Websites for Coronavirus Financial Aid
Virtually everyone is now suffering significant financial distress as result of the coronavirus. It can be difficult to sort through the spiderweb of government and other benefits. Here’s a quick guide we put together for you. And if you… Read More ›
5 Questions to Ask Your Employer During the Coronavirus Crisis
Many employers still have not taken action to protect employees from exposure to the coronavirus. Nor have they developed policies to allow employees to work from home in order to avoid exposure. Here are five questions we recommend you ask… Read More ›