Wenzel Fenton Cabassa, P.A. Representing Plaintiffs in Laser Spine Institute Class Action Lawsuit

A class action lawsuit was recently filed against Laser Spine Institute by at least two former employees after abruptly losing their jobs as part of a mass layoff and sudden closing of the business. Represented by Wenzel Fenton Cabassa, P.A., the employees allege that they did not get enough warning of the closure. The plaintiffs […]

Know Your Rights: Guide to Whistleblower Retaliation & Protections in Florida

When an employer does something that’s illegal or unsafe, including discrimination or neglecting to follow safety guidelines, an employee should report it. Often, though, employers retaliate against employees who make these types of claims, up to and including firing the employee who filed the claim. If you have concerns that you’re a victim of whistleblower […]

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Wrongfully Fired from Your Job? 7 Tips to Help You Recover

Have you been wrongfully fired and are wondering, “What can I do?” During this challenging time, there are many things you can do to recover, get through it, and get your career back on track. Wrongful termination can not only affect your career, but it can also change you and your family’s life — but […]

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Wrongful Termination Checklist: 8 Examples of Wrongful Termination to Determine If You Have a Valid Claim

Have you been fired from your job recently? Do you think it may have been illegal? This wrongful termination checklist will help you to determine if you have a valid claim — and let you know what to do next. If your employer fired you in violation of state, local, and/or federal laws, public policy, […]

When Should You Lawyer Up? Knowing When to Hire an Employment Lawyer

Do you need to lawyer up? When experiencing workplace retaliation or discrimination, knowing if you need an attorney is not always clear. That is why it is important to understand not only your employee rights but what an employment lawyer does and how they can assist you. Employee rights and the complexities of employment law […]

6 Questions to Ask an Employment Lawyer

When you are searching for the right legal representation, it can be hard to decide who to chose. There are important questions to ask an employment lawyer that will guide you in selecting the best firm for your needs. What to Ask Before Hiring an Employment Lawyer Here are seven critical questions to ask an […]

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Florida Non-Compete Agreements: What’s Legal and What’s Not

Have you been asked to sign a non-compete agreement in Florida? If so, it is important to be aware of the legal issues surrounding a non-compete agreement in Florida — and your rights. Dedicated professionals in employment law can advocate for your legal rights. But first, you need to know what’s legal and what’s not. […]

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9 Reasons to Hire an Employment Attorney to Recover Your Overtime Pay

Under federal law, your employer is required to pay you for all hours worked, including a premium for work performed over 40 hours per week, unless you fall into a narrow category of employees “exempt” from the overtime rules. If you worked overtime and were not compensated properly for the work you performed over 40 […]

Fired While on Short-Term Disability? You May Need to Hire an Attorney

Can You Be Fired While on Short-Term Disability? Many workers in Florida may think that their positions are secure when they go on short-term disability due to a sickness or injury not related to their job. But it’s important to know that Florida is an “at-will” state, so your employer is legally allowed to fire […]

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Bad Bosses: 4 Workplace Horror Stories You’ll Never Forget

Employment discrimination and harassment can be downright scary at times. From physical and verbal abuse to sexual harassment to disability discrimination, many cases of abuse can double as horror stories. Here are 4 frightening accounts of employee mistreatment at work. Being in a Bad Mood Is No Excuse for Your Boss to Abuse You Workplace […]

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