Top West Blocton, AL Wrongful Termination Lawyers Near You

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    Tiffany & Bosco, P.A.

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

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    Wrady, Michel & King

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

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    Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker LLP

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

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    Adam M. Porter, LLC

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

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    Littler Mendelson, P.C.

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

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    Gaines LLC

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

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    Stephen Strickland Law

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

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    The Cochran Firm

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

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    Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

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    Jackson Lewis P.C.

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

  • Bainbridge, Mims, Rogers & Smith, LLP

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

  • Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C.

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

  • The Kullman Firm

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

  • Waldrep, Stewart & Kendrick, LLC

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Bessemer Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Bessemer Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

  • John D. Saxon, P.C.

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

  • Heather Leonard, P.C.

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

  • Watterson & Singer

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

  • Charles "Chuck" Price, II, Counselor at Law

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

  • Humble Law, LLC

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

  • The Law Office of Edward I. Zwilling, LLC

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

  • Winston Cooks, LLC

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

  • Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial, LLC

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

  • Carr Allison

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

  • Adams and Reese LLP

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

  • Haynes & Haynes, P.C.

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

    Wrongful Termination Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving West Blocton, AL

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Were You Wrongly Terminated?

An employee who is fired from a job illegally is said to be wrongfully terminated and may have a valid cause of action to file a lawsuit. Determining if the employee was legally or illegally terminated depends on the situation and the circumstances involved.

Do You Have a Wrongful Employment Case?

Most employers are careful to take steps to avoid wrongful termination, so it is in your best interest to immediately consult with a West Blocton attorney experienced in employment law. The lawyer can determine if your situation warrants a wrongful termination lawsuit and, if so, how best to proceed.

Can You Get Your Job Back in a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit?

States with public policy exceptions, implied contract exceptions, and “implied-in-law” (or good faith) contracts are more likely to side with fired employees in wrongful termination suits than other states. Still, there is no guarantee that you will win. Financial compensation is the most frequent form of restitution in successful wrongful termination cases. However, the court may also impose a reinstatement order requiring your former employer to bring you back on board — provided you agree to return to work. Returning to your job is a possibility if your relationship with your employer remains in relatively good standing despite the wrongful termination suit.

How Long Does a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Take?

While most law firms will remind potential clients that the time required to resolve legal suits can be unpredictable, wrongful termination lawsuits are often resolved in less than three years, with many cases taking less than a year. The EEOC imposes a filing deadline of 180 days from the last date of alleged discrimination for those who qualify. Therefore, it is important that individuals who believe they have been wrongfully terminated take action as soon as possible. The LawInfo directory can help you find Wrongful Termination lawyers near you in West Blocton.

Who Do You Report Wrongful Termination To In Alabama?

You can file a wrongful termination claim with the federal government via the Department of Labor or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You can also file a claim with the Alabama employment agency. Wrongful termination suits alleging that an employer fired an employee due to discrimination based on sex, gender, or race are generally covered under federal law, so you have protection in these situations, even if your state government follows at-will employment policies.

How Do You Prove Wrongful Termination?

Proving a wrongful termination case can be difficult, particularly in states with “at-will” employment policies, which allow an employer to fire an employee at any time, for any reason, and allow an employee to quit or leave the job at any time. Wrongful termination of an employee is an exception to at-will policies.

Evidence is the most important element in proving a wrongful termination case. You will need to collect all relevant employment documents and correspondence, as well as your contract, if one exists. This evidence can help determine, with legal counsel’s help if possible, if any laws were broken, especially regarding discrimination or retaliation.

What Is Wrongful Termination?

Wrongful termination occurs when an employer fires an employee for reasons outside of your existing contract or reason that breaks federal, state, or local laws. An employee of a company who has been laid off or fired for illegal reasons may have a case to file a wrongful termination lawsuit against their employer.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

Top Questions to Ask a Lawyer

  • What is the usual process to resolve my case? How long will it take to resolve this?
  • What are likely outcomes of a case like mine? What should I expect?

An experienced lawyer should be able to communicate a basic “road map” on how to proceed. The lawyer should be able to walk you through the anticipated process, key considerations, and potential pitfalls to avoid. Once you’ve laid out the facts of your situation to the lawyer, he/she should be able to frame expectations and likely scenarios to help you understand your legal issue.

How much does it cost to hire an attorney?

In general, how much an attorney costs will often depend on these four factors: billing method and pricing structure, type of legal work performed, law firm prestige, and attorney experience. Depending on the legal issue you are facing, an attorney may bill you by the hour, settle on a flat fee, or enter into a contingency fee agreement. The type of legal work you need help with will also play a role in cost incurred.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction – Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court’s reach in personal jurisdiction.

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