Wrongful Termination

Wrongful Termination Attorneys in Irvine

Taking Action Against Illegal Employer Behavior

In California, most employees are hired on an "at-will" basis. While some people think this means an employer can fire the employee at any time, for any reason, this is not the truth. There are still legal guidelines employers must follow when terminating an employee. If you believe that you were fired under illegal circumstances, you should seek legal representation right away. At Badame Law Group, our Irvine wrongful termination lawyers work to hold employers accountable for their illegal actions.

Schedule an appointment to discuss your case at length by calling us at (949) 393-4249.

What Is Wrongful Termination for At-Will Employees?

There are many reasons why an employer may choose to terminate an employee, such as poor job performance or breaking the company's rules listed in the handbook. However, in employment law, it is illegal to terminate an individual's employment based on their protected class. If you believe that your protected class had a part in being wrongfully fired, we can help you hold your employer responsible.

At-will employees must be treated fairly in regards to termination. An employee cannot be terminated due to their:

  • Disability
  • Gender identity
  • Age
  • Political affiliation
  • Religious affiliation
  • Sexual orientation
  • Pregnancy
  • Military or veteran status
  • Marital status
  • Nation of origin

California's employment laws are clear on the protection of employees throughout their course of employment, which includes termination. Cases, however, can be nuanced and it is important to determine the cause of termination, especially in light of past misbehavior or wrongdoing on the part of your employer. Our attorneys will look into your specific situation and guide you based on your legal rights and the facts of your unique circumstances.

Damages Available in Wrongful Termination Cases

Every single wrongful termination lawsuit is different and therefore it is impossible to promise an exact amount. However, depending on the situation, we may be able to hold your employer liable for lost benefits, and lost wages. In some cases, our Irvine wrongful termination attorneys may also be able to recover compensation for retaliation, discrimination, emotional distress, and attorney fees. Our goal at Badame Law Group is to thoroughly investigate the incident and uncover any illegal activity.

Call an Irvine wrongful termination attorney today by filling out our online contact form or calling (949) 393-4249 or to make an appointment.

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