Employment Blog

An Important Warning About the Downside of an Emotional Distress Claim
Is It Worth It?, Litigation, Online Damages Calculator

If you are using our online damages calculator to assess the potential value of your employment discrimination case, you may be intrigued by the idea of emotional distress damages. While plaintiffs can certainly recover a good sum from an emotional...

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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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What Is Discovery?
Litigation

Discovery is a critical part of the litigation process. It involves the finding of facts, documents, and data based on an exchange of discovery requests. If all goes smoothly, both sides of the case learn the facts underlying the legal...

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Five Things to Do When You’ve Been Fired
Advice, Hiring an Attorney, Litigation

An earlier version of this post by Spiggle Law Firm employment attorney Phillis h. Rambsy originally appeared in an e-newsletter sent by Nicolas T. Abrams, a Certified Financial Planner and the President and CEO of AJW Financial Partners LLC. The loss of a...

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