Wrongful discharge cases & settlements in Alabama
What is the average wrongful discharge settlement/award in Alabama?
If you think that you have been wrongfully terminated, it’s easy to understand that you would like to check how much money you can expect to be given for your wrongful termination claim.
If you reach settlement, the total amount you are given is always based on these factors: lost wages, reason of termination, emotional distress, the costs of finding a new job, medical expenses and benefits lost. Punitive damages might also be granted in rare situations, in the event the employer behaved egregiously.
As you’ll see from the sample claims above, giving a typical settlement for wrongful termination claims in AL is actually tricky because each individual case is unique.
The average wrongful termination settlement in Alabama is between $6,000 and $100,000.
Lawyers can be beneficial when working out a better settlement.
The average courtroom awards tend to be bigger, anywhere between $100,000 – $500,000. This is certainly one reason why employers prefer to settle outside of court. Several years of litigation, bearing the legal costs and maybe losing the lawsuit in the end is costly.
Filing a wrongful termination claim in Alabama
Here are several suggestions on filing a wrongful termination claim.
Even though employment-at-will is the prevailing form of employment in the USA, there are laws to protect employees against unjust discrimination and harassment.
WrongfulTerminationSettlements.com was created as a compass for people who feel they have been terminated wrongfully, or discriminated against at their workplace.