In a time when the economy forces increased employee lay-offs and new laws change the scope of employers’ liabilities, employment related lawsuits become a very scary and real topic for business owners large and small. The life of an employment related lawsuit can vary and depends on many things, including the type of claim filed, the merit of the allegations, and the size of the company.
Pat Collins, an attorney from Norris McLaughlin and Marcus, specializes in employment related lawsuits, and walks us through the life of a claim. He outlines the three stages of defense, and talks about the ultimate goal for victims of a claim: a quick legal resolution. He explains why it is important to deal with an attorney who specializes in employment law to help mitigate the time defending a lawsuit takes away from growing your business.
While carrying employment practices liability insurance is certainly important, having the proper employment law attorney behind you is critical to protecting your business from a lengthy, and time consuming employment related lawsuit. Pat Collins informs us how to best protect your company from a tedious employment related claim.