Employment Law: I Need a Remedy – Emotional Distress (Part 3)

  Emotional distress is a type of damage that is intended to compensate you for the harm you suffered as a result of your employer’s action or inaction. Direct medical evidence is not necessary; however, you must support your claim with “competent evidence of genuine injury.” This can be done through your testimony as long as you offer specific facts as to the nature of the emotional distress and the causal connection to the employer’s [...]

By |2019-02-15T00:46:46+00:00April 9th, 2016|Damages, Emotional Distress, Employment Law, Remedies, Worker's Compensation|Comments Off on Employment Law: I Need a Remedy – Emotional Distress (Part 3)

Employment Law: I Need a Remedy – Front Pay (Part 2)

Front pay is available in employment discrimination cases when – despite reasonable efforts – you can’t find suitable employment, including reinstatement to the job that you were fired from. Courts have defined it as “the amount of money an employee would have made while working for the employer in the future, without the discrimination.” In 2009, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a 10-year front-pay award. That’s an extremely rare result. Trial judges, while [...]

By |2019-02-15T00:47:25+00:00March 1st, 2016|Damages, Employment Law, Front Pay, Personal Injury, Remedies, Worker's Compensation|Comments Off on Employment Law: I Need a Remedy – Front Pay (Part 2)
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