Work Injury Lawyer

Why Hire a Workers' Compensation Lawyer?

Some workers compensation claims, especially relatively clear-cut claims requiring compensation for a few weeks or less, proceed without a hitch, and there is no need to hire an attorney. In other cases, you may feel vulnerable based on your employer's reputation for disputing these claims, a threat that you may be fired if you pursue the claim, or for other reasons.

Author:

Karl Gerber



Workplace Failure to Accommodate

If you are disabled in California, employer of five or more employees are required to make reasonable accommodations to help you perform your job duties. If your employer refuses to do so, it may be subject to a legal action under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)...

Author:

Karl Gerber

California Family Rights Act

If over a twelve month calendar period you have worked 1,250 hours for an employer with 50 or more employees in a 75-mile radius, the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) allows you to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave each year for the following reasons:...

Author:

Karl Gerber

Unfair Termination?

To determine whether what you believe was an unfair termination was actually an illegal, actionable one, we must understand the circumstances. You need not take on any added financial hardship to pursue a valid claim....

Author:

Karl Gerber

The Verdict:

$500 fine + 3 months License suspension