Our Dallas Employment Lawyers Help Resolve Workplace Claims
Our Dallas employment lawyers pursue favorable resolution of workplace claims for our clients. Our attorneys guide clients in a manner that helps them understand the legal ramifications of their options. When employee rights are abused, our attorneys understand the economic and emotional dynamics that also arise. Kilgore & Kilgore is a firm that is intentionally small, so we can develop personal relationships with our clients as we guide them through the legal process.
Our clients include employees who are disabled, who work in a hostile workplace, who are subject to discrimination or sexual harassment, or who suffered from illnesses such as cancer. Some of these employees filed for disability benefits or family leave due them but instead experienced retaliation for making such claims. Some of our clients suffered termination and were denied funds to which they were entitled. Many of our clients felt they stood no chance against a big company, but we helped many prevail despite the odds. Unpaid wages, commissions or overtime, severance, and the denial of benefits or family leave are but a few of the situations we resolve for the clients of our firm.
Litigation, Arbitration, and Mediation Experience in Dallas
We represent clients in arbitrations, mediations, and jury trials. However, we settle the large majority of our employment law cases BEFORE trial.
Our Dallas Employment Lawyers Understand Texas and Federal Statutes
We know the federal and Texas state laws that protect employees. Through experience, our Dallas employment lawyers know which statutes apply to each situation, so as to achieve the desired outcome. Beyond the laws, we understand recent judicial decisions that may affect how a claim should be pursued. We work with local and federal agencies, such as the U.S. Department of Labor, the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), to name a few.
Our Dallas Employment Lawyers are at Your Service
The employment law practice at our firm is active in many different types of Dallas employment law matters. The employment law categories below are described in greater detail on other pages on this website; just click on any of these titles below:
- Class Action Lawsuits
- Disability Claims
- Employment Discrimination
- Employment Retaliation
- Equal Employment Opportunity – EEOC Guidelines
- FMLA Claims
- ERISA Claims
- Executive Compensation
- Family Medical Leave Act
- Intellectual Property Cases
- Non-Compete Agreements
- Pregnancy Discrimination
- Securities Fraud Litigation
- Servicemember Rights
- Workplace Sexual Harassment
- Overtime Pay, Wage and Hour Claims
- Whistleblower Protection
- Workplace Injuries Claims
- Wrongful Discharge
- Wrongful Termination
Our Dallas Employment Lawyers Work With Your Financial Situation
We align ourselves with the economic interests of our clients. During the provision of employment law legal services, we practice cost control measures and advanced business management techniques. Also, we employ a variety of flexible fee techniques. Some of these strategies include flat rate fees, contingency fees, reverse contingency fees, and modified hourly rates. We can adapt so as to fairly allocate the risks of costly legal actions.
Put Our Experience and Knowledge of the Employment Law System
to Work for You
Our Dallas employment lawyers have decades of experience defending employees whose rights were abused or ignored. Many employment law claims must first be filed with either the EEOC and/or the TWC. This filing must occur within a certain time limit in order to preserve the right to file a lawsuit. There are other restrictions. For example, your company must employ at least 15 employees before it can be liable for many types of discrimination. Or that the company is required to employ at least 20 people before it can be liable for an age discrimination claim. After your claim is reviewed, you might receive a Notice of Right to Sue. This Notice allows you to proceed with a lawsuit if you wish. In some cases, our Dallas employment lawyers can represent you through the EEOC or TWC process.
Our Dallas Employment Lawyers Can Also Help With
Employee Benefits Litigation
The laws governing employee benefits are distinct from those governing the process of joining, rising through the ranks, and leaving a company. Texas insurance laws and the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) give rights to employees who are entitled to employment benefits. Employee benefits are always being expanded or contracted, depending upon many factors. Our Dallas employment lawyers may be able to help you with employee benefits that were denied or withdrawn illegally. If you have a claim that was denied or ignored, contact Kilgore & Kilgore. We have helped many people get the benefits they were denied.
Clients Sound Off About Our Dallas Employment Lawyers
Click on this link to read some of the many client testimonials that people have sent our firm to thank our Dallas employment lawyers for getting them what they deserved. Kilgore & Kilgore may be able to do the same for you.
Reach Out to our Dallas Employment Lawyers
To schedule a free review of the facts of your case, click here contact us.
Employment defamation expungement from FINRA Form U-5 and Compensatory Damages Award:
TFS v. LPL Financial dba Texas Investment & Retirement Services, FINRA Case 15-02271
Wrongful discharge of securities industry broker resulted in multi-million dollar FINRA award:
Schonhorst v. Dane-Rauscher, LLC
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