Wrongful Termination Lawyer in Tallahassee

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Have you been terminated from your job? Do you think your employer had an improper motive for firing you? If so, you may have a legal claim against your employer for wrongful termination. A worker has the right to file a wrongful termination against their employer if they suspect that the basis for their termination pertained to any of the legally protected attributes. These could include age, race, sex, nationality, disability, gender, pregnancy, color, sexual orientation and identity, or even retaliation for voicing concerns over harassment or discrimination. If you need to file a complain against your employer, turn to a Tallahassee wrongful termination lawyer with Cruz Law Firm, P.A., for help defending your rights and demanding just compensation.

Our firm has extensive experience representing Florida workers in some of the most challenging employment matters. Our employment discrimination attorneys have nearly two decades of experience in the field and have taken more than 100 cases to trial in both federal and state courts. We are also frequently asked to speak across Florida on employment and labor litigation issues.

With our firm on your side, you can feel confident that you have dedicated, seasoned legal advocates who will not rest in their pursuit of the full compensation and accountability you deserve after being wrongfully terminated by your employer.

You have rights as an employee. We want to enforce them. Reach out to Cruz Law for an initial claim review with a Tallahassee wrongful termination attorney. Consultations are confidential and come with no obligation.

Tallahassee Wrongful Termination Lawyers Near Me (850) 701-8838

What Is Considered Wrongful Termination in Florida?

Wrongful termination occurs when an employee is fired or let go for unlawful reasons. A wrongful termination can also occur when an employee is constructively discharged — that is, when they resign from a job due to discrimination or harassment that creates a working environment so hostile that no reasonable person could endure it.

Can I Be Terminated While on Workers’ Comp?

An employer can terminate an employee on workers’ compensation if the employee cannot perform the essential functions of their job due to a work injury or occupational illness. However, Florida’s workers’ compensation law makes it illegal for employers to terminate an employee in retaliation for seeking workers’ compensation benefits. Unfortunately, it is difficult to determine whether an employee was fired for a legitimate reason or as retaliation for their workers’ comp claim.

Examples of Wrongful Termination

A worker might have a wrongful termination claim if their employer fired them due to any of the following: