Tampa Retaliation Attorney
Defense Against Employer Retaliation
Employers in Florida and across the U.S. are prohibited from retaliating against employees for engaging in legally protected activities.
Protected activities may include:
- Filing a workers’ compensation claim after a work injury
- Reporting work discrimination or sexual harassment
- Whistleblower actions, such as reporting or refusing to engage in an employer's illegal activities
- Taking leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Retaliation can take on many forms and can impact an employee’s compensation, job duties, or seniority. Some employees are wrongfully terminated and may face serious financial hardships as a result.
If your employer retaliated against you because you exercised your rights, you may be able to take legal action. As a Tampa lawyer devoted to protecting employees’ rights, Chad Justice serves as a voice for wronged workers. He works to help right the wrongs caused by employer misconduct. Put Justice for Justice in your corner and rest assured every effort will be made to pursue the best possible outcome.
Contact our Tampa law offices at (800) 219-1324 to get started on your retaliation case. We have recovered millions for employees in individual lawsuits and class actions across Florida.
What is Workplace Retaliation?
There are different types of workplace retaliation. Some are obvious, like harassment or wrongful termination. However, others are more subtle and may require an in-depth look to determine how they adversely affected an employee.
We take on workplace retaliation cases involving:
In general, your employer creates a hostile work environment to retaliate against your actions.
Recoverable Damages in a Retaliation Case
Retaliation from your employer can affect may areas of your life, especially if you are terminated. A successfully pursued case can allow you to receive compensation for damages suffered.
Some damages you can recover in a retaliation case include:
- Lost wages
- Lost benefits
- Emotional distress
- Costs associated with finding a new job
- Punitive damages, in malicious cases
- Attorney fees
With our understanding of employment law matters, we can assess your situation and offer insight that applies to your needs and goals. We can provide you legal advice and powerful representation.
No worker should fear retaliation for reporting harassment or discrimination, demanding fair wages, or taking medical leave. Contact Justice for Justice at (800) 219-1324 today skilled legal counsel.
He made me feel like I was his most important client and went above and beyond spending time on my case.- Austin S.
...[Chad]was very helpful in regard to Cobra law and other avenues to obtain health insurance.- D. Wilson
He really took great care of me and fought for my case.- Botija
Chad worked diligently on my employer claim and got me to a settlement I was happy walking away with.- Former Client
After being denied by over seven different firms I finally got ahold of Chad Justice and he was able to not only take my case but to get a favorable outcome.- Shawn
Class Recovery for 2,300 employees Nation-wide Class Action
Attorney Chad Justice was appointed class counsel on behalf of over 2,300 former employees of a multinational company and obtained a recovery for each class member
Recovery Obtained Sexual harassment; President of company resigned
Attorney Chad Justice represented a female employee who was subjected to sexual harassment by the President of the company. Mr. Justice not only obtained a recovery for his client but also was responsible for the President resigning. - Confidential recovery obtained
$484,000 Total Recovery State-wide Class Action for Home Health Aides
Attorney Chad Justice successfully litigated a state-wide class action where over 100 Home Health Care workers were summarily dismissed without notice and did not receive their last paychecks. Mr. Justice obtained a judgment on behalf of those former employees. $484,000 total recovery; Obtained $194,00.00 Judgment for over 100 home health care employees.