Employment Law Attorneys in Maine
Responding to a Changing Workplace Legal Landscape
Legal concerns in the workplace are among the last of any kind of concern that any employer or employee wants to face. However, because there exist numerous laws and regulations that mandate certain dos and don’ts of what goes on at a place of work, conflict with these boundaries is possible. The number of places where workplace interactions and the law intersect is growing every year because of new laws that are rapidly changing the landscape of working life. Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. stays on top of these changes to help our employment law clients make sense of claims they wish to file against an employer or help employers respond to such claims.
If you own a company or are a current or former employee, we can help you create or respond to claims regarding sexual harassment, racial discrimination, wrongful discharge, wage and overtime claims, safety issues, as well as issues related to family and medical leave. When these issues surface at work, we’ll be there to help you protect your interests by listening to your needs and developing a strategy specifically tailored to your circumstances and goals.
Begin working with an employment attorney in Maine from Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. today by contacting us online or calling (603) 635-4099 more information.
Workplace Discrimination & Harassment
According to the Fair Labor Standards Act, there are multiple ways an employer may be accused of discriminating against or harassing an employee.
Such discrimination is often determined because it occurred based on the following:
- National Origin
- Physical or Mental Ability
- Sexual Orientation
- Genetic Pre-Disposition
We are prepared to represent anyone who suffers from any form of workplace discrimination, including wrongful termination.
Guidance from Our Qualified Maine Employment Law Lawyers
We are available to assist clients in a wide variety of workplace-related practice areas. Our services include:
- Workshops and seminars regarding harassment, diversity tolerance, workplace violence, and other legal issues. These seminars are helpful for supervisors, managers, and human resource personnel.
- Investigations of internal complaints or claims of discrimination and harassment. We guide clients through the investigation process and offer objective evaluations of the problem and potential solutions.
- Defense for claims against businesses, including harassment, discrimination, and wrongful termination claims. Our practice areas also include breach of employee handbook cases, fiduciary duty cases, and breach of severance agreement plans.
- Assisting businesses with terminations. This can help your business reduce the risk of a government investigation or audit. If the government investigates your business, our firm can continue to provide guidance.
To see how our experienced employment law lawyers can put our more than 60 years of legal experience to work for you, contact Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. today and schedule your first consultation with a member of our legal team.
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Record-Breaking Defamation Lawsuit $275 Million
Successfully obtained a record-breaking $275 million jury verdict in a defamation lawsuit.
Eight-Figure Medical Malpractice Case $50 Million
One of our attorneys was selected by a national defense firm to consult with their litigation team on a variety of trial issues in a $50,000,000 medical malpractice case.
Sued the FBI for the Death of John McIntyre $3.1 Million
The suit brought under the Federal Torts Claim act claimed that former FBI Agent John Connolly leaked McIntyre's cooperation to gangster Whitey Bulger, resulting in McIntyre's execution.
Settlement in Wrongful Death Lawsuit $2 Million
D. Michael Noonan represented the parents of Jacob Goulet, a teen who died after being swept away in a storm drain, in a wrongful death case against the city of Nashua.
Pedestrian Run Over by Tractor Trailer Truck $1.7 Million
Pedestrian injured by tractor trailer truck making illegal U-turn received a settlement of $1,700,000.00 as compensation.
Settlement for Second-Floor Fall Victim $1.5 Million
A young man was injured in fall from unsafe second-floor sliding door received a settlement of $1,500,000.00 as compensation.
Motorcycle Passenger Struck by Car & Injured $1.25 Million
Woman passenger on a motorcycle injured in a car crash received $1,250,000.00 as compensation.
Motorcyclist Killed in Collision With Automobile $1.25 Million
Family receives $1,250,000.00 in compensation in wrongful death claim.
Settlement of Estate of Worker Killed by Electrocution $1.225 Million
Settlement was pieced together from four defendants, following the electrocution of a lineman for a cable construction company.
Recovered for Woman Exposed to Dangerous Drug $1.05 Million
A woman was harmed by the use of a dangerous drug received a settlement of $1,050,000.00 as compensation.
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