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Employment Practices Liability and Claims Litigation

Employment practices liability covers sexual harassment claims, discrimination claims, wrongful termination claims, and more. Even when a business unknowingly violates an employee’s (or contractor’s) rights it can have devastating consequences. Former, current, or potential employees can file employment practices liability claims when they believe an employer has violated their rights for a variety of reasons.

The employment practices liability and claims litigation attorneys at Collinsworth, Specht, Calkins & Giampaoli defend businesses throughout California, Arizona, and New Mexico against employee claims. The firm defends companies of all sizes, from fortune 500 leaders to small businesses and individuals, with targeted and personalized representation.

Why Choose Collinsworth, Specht, Calkins & Giampaoli?

Collinsworth, Specht, Calkins & Giampaoli provides counseling and guidance exclusively to employers. The firm provides counseling and guidance exclusively to employers in a variety of human resources issues and best practices, including:

Employment cases are handled in state and federal courts, as well as before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Division of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA), and the California Labor & Workforce Development Agency (LWDA).

Why Do You Need an Employment Practices Liability and Claims Litigation Attorney?

An experienced employment practice liability attorney can help employers navigate through employee litigation and workplace regulations. They can help defend employers in both state and federal courts against an array of claims from wrongful discharge and discrimination to harassment and retaliation.

When you hire an employment practices litigation attorney, they can help identify legal defenses that can lead to summary dismissal of a case or that can limit the plaintiff’s chances of recovery and damages.

What Is Employment Practices Liability and Claims Litigation?

Employment practices liability and claims litigation arises when an employee brings a claim against an employer for a number of reasons, including:

To prevent these claims, the Insurance Information Institute suggests that employers educate their managers and employees to minimize their problems from the start.

According to AmTrust Financial, the average jury award for an employment-related case is $217,00 and in the latest reporting year the EEOC received 470,00 call and 187,000 inquiries regarding potential discrimination claims.

Contact Collinsworth, Specht, Calkins & Giampaoli Today

Employment practices and liability claims can be complex and require a very close attention to detail and the laws surrounding the claims. Our team focuses on defending our clients in these claims without turning to the courtroom.

Litigation avoidance is a priority, as reflected in services relating to employment manuals and the availability of management training programs. We have a group of hands-on trial partners, who are ethically aggressive and use pragmatic solutions to get our clients the results they desire.

If you need an employment practices liability and claims litigation lawyer, contact Collinsworth, Specht, Calkins & Giampaoli today.