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A Table of Wrongful Termination and Other Employment Laws

If you’ve been using our online damages calculator to assess the potential value of your employment discrimination case, you might be wondering whether you can really recover what it says you can. Remember that the calculator cannot tell you whether you have a case at all—your employer may have treated you terribly without actually doing …

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Is It Illegal Conduct or Just Bad Behavior? Workplace Liability Part 2: How to Win When There’s No Case

As we set up in our last post, the most important question that our online damages calculator can’t help you with is the issue of liability—whether your employer violated the law and therefore whether you’ll have a case that can result in a financial recovery. Last time, we imagined that your sociopath boss treated you …

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Does your employer have liability for what happened at work, or was it just bad behavior?

Is It Illegal Conduct or Just Bad Behavior? Workplace Liability Part 1: The Setup

Perhaps the most important question that our online damages calculator leaves unanswered is what attorneys call liability. That is, the calculator doesn’t address the threshold question of whether your employer violated the law at all. It is possible that you were subject to wrongdoing at work and that as a result you lost your job and …

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What information do you have to share to prevail on an emotional distress claim?

An Important Warning About the Downside of an Emotional Distress Claim

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 distress claim if they provide the fact-finder with clear evidence about how they suffered, there …

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Have you taken the two steps necessary to mitigate damages?

What Does It Mean to Mitigate Damages in an Employment Case?

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 do two things:   diligently and consistently look for work in your field, and keep …

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How can you convince a jury or judge of how much your employer forced you to suffer?

The Power of Testimony: How to Support Your Claim for Pain and Suffering Damages

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 known as pain and suffering damages. As we mentioned in our last post, in a …

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How can you evaluate the value of pain and suffering?

What Is “Pain and Suffering,” and What Is It Worth?

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 what it sounds like. An employee who wins a lawsuit is entitled to be “made …

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What types of damages are unlimited if I file a lawsuit?

What Money Damages Can I Recover in an Employment Lawsuit? Part 1

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 money that you might be entitled to if you are able to win your lawsuit. …

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How can you calculate your potential legal damages?

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

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 answer this, the calculator starts with some threshold questions to help you determine whether what …

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