Our Dallas Employment Lawyers Help Resolve Workplace Claims
Our Dallas employment lawyers pursue favorable resolution of workplace claims for our clients under state and federal law. The attorneys in our firm 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 law firm that is intentionally small, so we can develop personal relationships with our clients as we guide them through legal procedure.
Our clients include employees who are disabled, who work in a hostile workplace, who are subject to discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, and unpaid overtime claims, or who suffer from illnesses such as cancer. Some of these employees filed for disability benefits or family leave but instead experienced harassment, discrimination, and retaliation from their employers for making employment claims. Some of our clients suffered sexual harassment and wrongful termination or 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 pay, severance negotiation, discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, or the denial of benefits or family leave are but a few of the situations we resolve for the clients of our law firm.
Litigation, Arbitration, and Mediation Experience in Dallas
Our firm represents clients in Texas labor and employment arbitrations, mediations, and jury trials. However, we settle most of our labor and employment law cases BEFORE trial. We offer a free evaluation of the facts of your case, just give us a call or email us. Thanks for visiting our website.
Our Dallas Labor and Employment Lawyers Understand Texas and Federal Statutes
Our attorneys know the federal and Texas state labor laws that protect employees. Through experience, our Texas employment lawyers know which statutes apply to each situation to achieve the desired outcome on employment claims. Beyond the labor 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. If you have a question about any of these agencies, call us.
Our Dallas Lawyers are at Your Service
The labor and employment labor law attorneys at our law firm are active in many different types of Texas 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
- 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
- Unpaid Overtime Pay, Wage and Hour Claims
- Whistleblower Protection
- Workplace Injuries Claims
- Wrongful Discharge
- Wrongful Termination
Our Dallas 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 to fairly allocate the risks of costly legal actions. If you wish to learn more, give us a call.
Put Our Experience and Knowledge of the Labor and Employment Law System
to Work for You
The lawyers at our law firm have decades of experience defending employees whose rights were abused or ignored by their employers. Many labor and employment law claims must first be filed with either the EEOC and/or the TWC. This filing must occur within a certain time limit to preserve the right to file a lawsuit. There are other restrictions. For example, your employer must employ at least 15 employees before it can be liable for many types of discrimination. Or that the business is required to employ at least 20 workers 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 Texas 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 course of joining, rising through the ranks, and leaving an employer. 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. The employment lawyers in our Dallas law firm may be able to help you with employee benefits that were denied or withdrawn illegally by an employer. 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 Attorneys
Click on this link to read some of the many client testimonials that clients have sent our law firm to thank our lawyers for getting them what they deserved. Kilgore & Kilgore may be able to do the same for you.
Reach Out to our Lawyers
Thanks for visiting our firm website. To schedule a free review of the facts of your labor or employment case, call or 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
Boston Globe article dated January 7, 2020:
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