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Disability Discrimination Attorneys

The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Fair Employment and Housing Act provide certain protections for people with disabilities. An employer must provide “reasonable accommodation” to people with disabilities to allow them to perform their job duties. An employer cannot discriminate against a disabled person in terms of hiring, job promotion and termination. An employer cannot tolerate harassment of employees with disabilities.

If an employee with a disability is discriminated against in these or other ways, the employee may be entitled to compensation for:

  • Lost past wages
  • Lost future wages
  • Benefits
  • Damages for pain and suffering
  • Attorney fees
  • Punitive damages in certain cases

Advocates For Employees With Disabilities

Watkins & Letofsky, LLP, with offices in Santa Ana and Las Vegas, is a team of highly experienced employment law attorneys. We vigorously represent our clients, working hard to help them obtain compensation for their financial losses and other economic and noneconomic losses.

We can represent you in matters involving:

Failure to provide accommodations to a disabled employee — An employer must make “reasonable accommodations” that enable a disabled employee to perform his or her job duties. What is a reasonable accommodation can be a hotly disputed issue. Our lawyers have the experience and legal knowledge necessary to pursue results in such cases.

Disability discrimination claims — Employers are prohibited from discriminating against people with disabilities in hiring, advancement, disciplining or termination. We have extensive experience in employment discrimination cases and will vigorously represent you.

Workplace harassment — Workers with disabilities are often subjected to harassment and ostracism by other employees. If management tolerates such activities or fails to control them, it could constitute a hostile work environment. Watkins & Letofsky, LLP, can represent you.

Free Consultation With A Lawyer

For a free consultation about a potential ADA complaint, call Watkins & Letofsky, LLP, at 866-439-1295 or send us an email. We have offices in Santa Ana, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada, to serve you.