Treating an applicant or an employee disparagingly or unfavorably because of their differences is not only unethical but also illegal. Unfair employment practices can include, targeting physical characteristics or displaying intolerance toward cultural identity. In the United States, it is illegal to discriminate against employees based on the specified differences in their appearance, sex, or culture.
At Marko Law, we are dedicated to helping victims of discrimination in Wayne County, Michigan. So, if you have been discriminated against, let us help you. An employment law attorney in Wayne County, Michigan can review your claim, build a case against the at-fault party, and aggressively go after a fair settlement. Let us help you ensure that justice is served.Contact Marko Law at (313) 777-7LAW and get a free consultation from our legal team. Get aggressive representation today for your discrimination case.
Discrimination Law Cases We Take On
Marko Law works on a wide range of employment law cases that involve unfair or unethical business practices. However, we understand that your case is unique and needs to be handled as such. Many of the clients we work with experience discrimination in the following ways:
- Breach of employment
- Racial discrimination
- Gender discrimination
- Age discrimination
- Religious discrimination
- National origin discrimination
- Sexual discrimination
- Marital status
- Pregnancy discrimination
Many acts of discrimination go unreported each year because victims often feel outnumbered or that they cannot get proper legal representation. Regardless of the nature of your case, you deserve to have your story heard and to explore your legal options. Our legal team has helped others get the justice they deserve. We can help you as well.
How Our Law Firm Can Help with Your Case
Although no attorney can guarantee the outcome of your case, you have a far better chance of winning a fair settlement with the right legal support. Marko Law offers comprehensive legal services that cover all the bases of your case. Our legal team can help you in the following ways:
Investigate Your Claim to Establish the Facts
We can conduct a full investigation of the case by gathering relevant documents, speaking with witnesses, or even visiting the worksite. We look for evidence of unfair practices or discrimination that can substantiate your claim.
Engage All Parties on Your Behalf
In a liability case, anything you say can and will be used against you. As your attorneys, we can engage with all parties on your behalf so that you are never in a position to incriminate yourself. We can speak with your employer, witnesses, attorneys, and other related entities.
Prepare and Build Your Case
Once you decide to move forward with your case, our team gets to work to develop a legal strategy that supports your claim and helps you get the compensation you deserve for all damages. We handle all clerical duties and manage your case from start to finish.
Negotiate a Settlement with Your Employer
We can assess what your case is worth based on the sum of your losses. Afterward, we can meet with your employer to establish the facts of the case, outline your damages and negotiate a fair and just settlement.
Represent You in Court
Most employment law cases are civil cases. As such, we can settle them out of court. However, if we cannot reach a settlement with your employer or their insurance company, we may explore the options of filing a lawsuit and taking your case to court. At Marko Law, we offer comprehensive legal services for your case. We can handle every aspect of your case from start to finish so that you do not bear the emotional weight and stress of your claim alone. When it comes to taking on your employer, don’t go it alone. Contact us today at Contact Marko Law at (313) 777-7LAW to get legal representation.
Damages in an Employment Law Case
What damages you can receive and the value of your claim depends on the circumstances of your case, the parties involved, and how their actions affected your personal and professional life. While it is impossible to calculate how much your case is worth, Marko Law will work to get you the maximum compensation possible for your losses. Compensatory damages you may be able to claim include
- Lost wages, bonuses, or tips
- Lost future employment opportunities
- Job search expenses
- Emotional or mental trauma
- Personal inconveniences
- Loss of standard of living or joy of life
If our legal team can demonstrate that an employer, supervisor, or coworker intended to treat you unfairly or discriminate against you maliciously, you may also be entitled to receive punitive damages. For instance, if someone at work intentionally prevented you from advancing in your career or hurt your professional reputation, the judge may award you punitive damages. Our law firm can calculate all economic and non-economic losses to determine what your case is worth.
Statute of Limitations for Discrimination Cases in Michigan
According to the Michigan Department of Civil Rights (MDCR), you have 180 days to file a discrimination or unfair act case. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission gives you 300 days to file a claim. If you do not act before the deadline, you may no longer be eligible to file a claim.So, if you believe that you have a case, do not delay in consulting an employment law attorney in Wayne County, Michigan. Mark Law can listen to your story, answer your questions, and address any concerns you have about moving forward with your case. We can also file all paperwork before the deadline so that you are eligible to file a claim.
Contact Us Today to Get a Free Consultation
If you are ready to get started with your discrimination case, then contact Marko Law today. Let us represent you as you seek justice and compensation for your damages. Call (313) 777-7LAW today to get a free consultation from an employment law attorney in Wayne County, Michigan.