If you or someone you know has experienced disability discrimination in California, it’s essential to understand your legal rights and options. Her Lawyer is here to help you navigate this complex and sensitive legal matter.
What is Disability Discrimination?
Disability discrimination occurs when an employer or organization treats someone unfairly because of their disability. This can include refusing to hire someone who has a disability, firing an employee because of their disability, or denying reasonable accommodations to a disabled worker.
Disability discrimination can be especially damaging in the workplace, where employees rely on their jobs for financial stability and independence. Our experienced team of attorneys can help fight back against discriminatory practices and protect your rights as an employee.
At Her Lawyer, we believe that every individual should have access to equal opportunities and fair treatment in the workplace. Our compassionate and knowledgeable attorneys have years of experience working with clients who have faced discrimination based on disability, and we’re prepared to fight for your rights as well.
How Our Attorneys Can Help
If you’ve experienced disability discrimination in the workplace, you might feel overwhelmed and afraid to take action. However, it’s crucial to seek legal guidance to ensure your rights are protected and justice is served. Our attorneys can help by:
- Assessing the strength of your case and providing legal advice
- Helping you understand your legal rights as an employee and what options are available to you
- Investigating the circumstances of your case and gathering evidence to support your claim
- Advocating on your behalf during negotiations or in court
- Fighting to secure compensation if you’ve suffered financial damages due to discrimination
With our team of experienced disability discrimination attorneys, you can trust that your case is in good hands. We’re committed to helping you achieve a fair and just resolution, and we’ll work tirelessly to protect your legal rights.
FAQs About Disability Discrimination
What Disabilities Are Covered Under California Law?
Under California law, a disability is defined as a physical or mental impairment that limits one or more major life activities. This can include mobility impairments, blindness, deafness, mental health conditions, and more.
Can I be Fired Because of My Disability?
No, it is illegal for an employer to fire someone because of their disability. However, if an employee cannot perform the essential functions of their job even with reasonable accommodations, an employer may be able to terminate their employment.
What Are Reasonable Accommodations?
Reasonable accommodations are changes made to the workplace or job duties that allow an employee with a disability to do their job. This could include things like modifying work hours, providing assistive technology, or adjusting job duties.
At Her Lawyer, our disability discrimination attorneys are dedicated to helping clients achieve justice and protect their legal rights. If you believe you or someone you know has experienced discrimination based on disability, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team for legal guidance and representation. We’re ready to fight for you.