Employment Blog

What Does It Mean to Mitigate Damages in an Employment Case?
Is It Worth It?, Litigation, Online Damages Calculator

If you’re using our online damages calculator to assess what your employment case might be worth, you’ll notice that damages are adjusted by mitigation. What’s that about? In a nutshell, the duty to mitigate damages means that you have to...

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How Expert Testimony Can Support an Emotional Distress Claim
Is It Worth It?, Litigation

If you’ve filed a claim for employment discrimination, you want to maximize the value of that claim. In addition to your lost wages and measurable financial damages, it’s worth the effort to try to put a value on your pain...

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The Power of Testimony: How to Support Your Claim for Pain and Suffering Damages
Is It Worth It?, Litigation, Online Damages Calculator

If you’re using our online damages calculator to assess what your employment discrimination case is worth, you might be wondering how much you can convince a judge or a jury to give you for your mental and emotional anguish, also...

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What Is “Pain and Suffering,” and What Is It Worth?
Is It Worth It?, Litigation, Online Damages Calculator

As you’re using our online damages calculator to assess what your employment case might be worth, you’ll see a value for “emotional distress and loss of enjoyment of life.” This category, commonly known as pain and suffering, is pretty much...

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What Money Damages Can I Recover in an Employment Lawsuit? Part 2
Is It Worth It?, Litigation

In our last post, “What Money Damages Can I Recover in an Employment Lawsuit? Part 1,” we started discussing what types of money damages you can recover if you prevail in your case. In this blog, we’ll review capped damages,...

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What Money Damages Can I Recover in an Employment Lawsuit? Part 1
Is It Worth It?, Litigation, Online Damages Calculator

In our last post, we mentioned our online damages calculator, which you can use to determine whether it is financially worthwhile for you to file a lawsuit. Today, we’ll explore various categories of money damages, which are an award of...

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Do You Have a Case Worth Pursuing? Use Our Online Damages Calculator to Find Out
Is It Worth It?, Litigation, Online Damages Calculator

We offer an online damages calculator to help you assess what your employment discrimination case might be worth, but first you need to take a hard and honest look at whether you have a case at all. To help you...

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How Bad Do Things Have to Get Before I Should Quit?
Advice, Is It Worth It?, Termination

Pretty bad. The legal term for a justifiable resignation is “constructive discharge.” To hold an employer liable for your resignation, the conditions must be so bad that a reasonable person in your position would leave the job. Given how each...

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How Are Punitive Damages Awarded?
Advice, Is It Worth It?

Punitive damages punish a party for bad behavior. They are normally reserved for the most blatant cases of wrongdoing and can make a lawsuit far more expensive for an employer. In a recent California case, the defendant’s behavior was so...

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Reporting Workplace Discrimination: Why It’s Important
Age Discrimination, Is It Worth It?, Race Discrimination, Sex Discrimination, Surviving Workplace Investigations

Things are not going well for you at work. Almost every day, you face various forms of unprofessional and harassing conduct from your co-workers. Based on the comments you have heard and the differences in treatment between you and other...

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