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Wrongful Termination

  • By: Micah Longo, Esq.
  • Published: August 11, 2017

Has your workplace or previous workplace become a living hell? Many people use the term “harassment” to describe any workplace treatment that seems unfair, unduly harsh, or just plain mean. From a legal perspective, however, it must meet certain criteria. State and federal laws recognize many types of workplace discrimination, all of which can create a hostile work environment. A person may claim discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, age, sex, religion, and disability. If you feel you have a discrimination or harassment case, call the Longo Law Firm for a free consultation to find out. Don’t wait because there are time limits on when you can file a claim. In order to make your claim in court, you need to prove the following: It was based on your protected characteristic (ex. Being…Read More

How Long Does It Take to Settle a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit?
  • By: Micah Longo, Esq.
  • Published: February 7, 2017

Like almost everything with the law… it depends. Some wrongful termination lawsuits settle quicker than others. Here, we’ll discuss some of the factors that determine how long it will take to settle a wrongful termination lawsuit. Charge of Discrimination You must first file a charge of discrimination before you can file a lawsuit. You file a charge of discrimination with the Equal Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”). You can co-file with the Florida Commission on Human Relations (“FCHR”), the state version of the EEOC. Filing a charge of discrimination exhausts your administrative remedies. It is a prerequisite to filing a wrongful termination lawsuit in state or federal court. Claimants must allow the EEOC and/or the FCHR to investigate the claim for at least 180 days. After 180 days, if you haven’t gotten a determination, you can request a “right…Read More