Why Should I Get an Employment Attorney?

Are you experiencing difficulties in your workplace and wondering, “Why should I get an employment attorney?” At The Leach Firm, we have the answer. An employment attorney can help you understand employment laws, stand up for your rights as an employee, and pursue unpaid wages. What Is an Employment Attorney? Employment attorneys deal with the…

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How Long Do I Have to File a Claim?

If you’ve been injured, you might be wondering, “How long do I have to file a claim?” All state laws require that you adhere to a claim time limit, but this time limit varies by state. At The Leach Firm in Orlando, Florida, and Atlanta, Georgia, our personal injury attorneys want to help you seek…

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If I File a Claim, Will I Have Trouble Getting Another Job?

Are you considering filing a wrongful termination claim but worried it might affect your future career? Look no further. At The Leach Firm, our experienced wrongful termination attorneys want to help protect your rights as a United States worker and ensure that no employers take advantage of you. We provide a personalized attorney-client relationship for…

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Should I File With the EEOC Before Consulting an Attorney?

Has your employer discriminated against you? Are you considering filing a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) but want to speak with an attorney first? If so, you’re making the right choice. At The Leach Firm, we support employees and enforce foster safe work environments around Florida and Georgia. Handling workplace discrimination and…

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Can I Be Fired for Filing a Case Against My Employer in Florida?

If you search for “fired for filing a case against my employer,” you’ll find many instances of workers around the country dealing with wrongful termination. Given how prevalent this problem is, employees need legal recourse. An experienced unpaid wages lawyer may be able to help you recover the money you’ve earned and fight back against…

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Does Your Employer Owe You for Unpaid Overtime?

Federal wage and hour laws require employers to pay overtime when employees work more than 40 hours in a week, even if they are paid on a yearly salary basis. Although there are a few exceptions, your employer must prove that you fall into one of the special exempt categories to justify failing to pay…

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Nonprofit recognizes The Leach Firm as a ‘pro bono champion’

The Leach Firm is humbled to be recognized by the Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF) for offering hours of free legal advice and services to the Orlando community. Our firm was proud to partner with CLSMF as we learned more about the much-needed services they provide. “Many times we speak to people over the…

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Workplace Harassment and What You Can Do About It

Harassment in the workplace comes in many different kinds of forms. While a cruel or crude boss might be an annoyance, certain types of workplace harassment are treated far more seriously. Employees who face such workplace harassment may have legal remedies.  Which types of workplace harassment have legal consequences? Florida and Georgia are employment-at-will states,…

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What Constitutes a Hostile Work Environment in Florida and Georgia

You may have heard that if you’re the victim of a hostile work environment, you could be entitled to sue your employer for compensation or other forms of relief. But what exactly is a hostile work environment in legal terms? Although Florida and Georgia both have employment laws to protect workers, these laws generally follow…

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