While California is an at-will employment state, meaning that an employer can fire you for any reason, this reason cannot violate public policies or any employment laws. There are a number of exceptions to the state's at-will employment rules that protect workers from discrimination, retaliation, and other adverse employment actions.
You may be a victim of wrongful termination if your employer fired you after:
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If you believe that your termination violated the law, then you may be able to file a lawsuit seeking damages and compensation. It is important that you work with an experienced Pasadena wrongful termination attorney who understands how to investigate employment claims and how to navigate the various state and federal agencies such as the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DEFH) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Pimentel Law has secured numerous victories inside and outside of court for wrongful termination and retaliation cases.
If you win a wrongful termination lawsuit, you may be entitled to recover damages for past and future wages that you lost, emotional distress caused by anxiety, depression, or other problems, and even punitive damages if a jury decides your employer engaged in malicious, oppressive, or fraudulent activity. Experience matters, which is why having a skilled trial attorney is essential when seeking to maximize your recovery.
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Mr. Pimentel can review the details of your wrongful termination case and help you understand whether you have a valid claim. Feel free to discuss your concerns and employment matter with him.
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