Employment Attorney Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I find the appropriate employment attorney defense team?

There are many sources available to you such as the internet and referrals from friends and family along with organizations that can locate a lawyer that specializes in this field of law. Learn More

Can I handle employment cases on my own, without the help of an employment attorney?

Absolutely not. Employment law, unlike many other divisions of law, can be very complex and its constantly changing for the benefit of both the employer and the employee. Your employer may have a lawyer on standby waiting to defend any claims you set against the company you work for. We suggest that you do not take your chances on complex cases that can help you secure your job or receive workers compensation benefits. Gallardo Law Firm can guide you through the whole process. Our lawyers have years of experience representing workers just like you. Learn More

How long can I wait before I take action against my employer?

Generally, all legal claims have time limitations. This means that the longer you wait to file a claim against your employer , the more evidence or proof you will need in order to convince a judge of the incidents that have occurred. These evidences can become harder to find or use after certain amount of time. Learn More

How can I afford an employment defense team?

An employment attorney gets paid in two ways: a contingency fee or a statutory fee. It is very important that you discuss this with the lawyer you choose so that you can arrange a way to afford their fees. We suggest that you get this information from them and have it in writing that way you are sure of what is happening and what exactly needs to be paid. Gallardo Law Firm has competitive prices for these types of cases. Learn More

Can I choose any lawyer?

Because employment laws are so complex and hard to understand, we suggest that you seek an employment attorney who is familiar with employment law and who spends a great deal of time dealing with these specific cases. This is the best way to ensure a successful case or have more probability of winning your case. Learn More

How do I know if I am able to get compensated for overtime?

If you are not entitled to compensation for working overtime, your employer should not allow you to work overtime. It is against the law to have laborers working without being compensated for it. A lawyer from Gallardo Law Firm can explain how these types of cases work and the type of compensation you are entitled to receive. Learn More

My manager and I are always having disagreements and misunderstandings and I just got fired. Is this considered a wrongful termination?

If your employer has always given you a hard time and you were dismissed without a valid excuse or justifying reason, this can become a wrongful termination case. Learn More

Can I sue my employer for physically hurting me?

Absolutely. There is no reason why an employer, coworker or any individual in the workforce should put their hands on another individual or coworker. If this is your case, you should definitely see an attorney immediately. Learn More