San Diego Wrongful Termination Attorney

A wrongful termination occurs when an employer terminates an employee in violation of an established public policy of California. Employees who have complained to government agencies or their employers about violations of law and are in response terminated may have a claim for wrongful termination. 

The public policy at issue must be embodied in the federal or state Constitution, a federal or state statute, or a regulation that is authorized by statute and which embodies a fundamental public policy in order for wrongful terminations laws to have credence.

Thus, employers may be in violation of wrongful termination laws when they:

  • Terminate an employee for refusing to violate the law;
  • Terminate an employee for performing a statutory obligation, such as reporting a safety violation;
  • Terminate an employee for exercising a statutory right or privilege
  • Terminate an employee for reporting to governmental authorities an alleged violation of a right or privilege granted by law, such as when an employee is terminated in retaliation for complaining about discrimination.

Contact Our Wrongful Termination Attorney Today

Attorney Michael P. Sousa is experienced with seeking remedies for wrongful termination in violation of public policy including lost earnings, emotional distress damages, and punitive damages.  We understand that time limits apply to a worker bringing a case for being wrongfully terminated. We understand the wrongful termination laws and know how to hold those breaking them accountable. For a consultation, contact Michael P. Sousa at 858-453-6122 today.  If you are considering suing for wrongful termination we will assist you.