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Protecting People with Medical Conditions in Los Angeles & the San Fernando Valley
Discrimination based on a disability or medical conditions is an unjust and disturbing treatment by employers. In California, as in other states, employers are prohibited from discriminating against their employees on the basis of disability, whether permanent or even those with only temporary medical conditions. If you are demoted, harassed, discriminated against or outright terminated by your employer due to your current medical condition, you should seek legal help from our experienced medical condition discrimination attorney right away.
Initial consultations at Berberian Ain LLP are offered at no charge, so call (818) 808-0048 today.
Employers Are Penalized for Disability Discrimination
A medical condition is something that impairs your ability to perform your job or the tasks assigned to you, whether temporarily or permanently. Regardless of the permanence or temporary state of your medical condition, your employer is prohibited by law to wantonly discriminate against you only on account of your current medical state. Hence, if you feel that instead of helping you cope with work and providing you with reasonable accommodation, you are instead refused your rightful compensation or assigned more difficult tasks or even demoting you because of your disability, then you seek legal action.
Understanding California Medical Condition Discrimination Laws
According to California medical condition discrimination laws, when a medical condition prevents or inhibits an employee from doing work and the medical condition is temporary and treatable, the employer must allow the disabled employee to go with treatments and be absent from work in order to get better. If your employer demotes you or fires you from your work because of your absences due to treatments, then California medical condition discrimination law provides that you have a right to seek damages against your unjust employer.
In fact, aside from the fact that employers are prohibited from discriminating or retaliating against their employees on account of their medical conditions, the employer is even mandated by law to provide reasonable accommodations.
Reasonable accommodations for a disability or a medical condition may include:
- Altering your work area
- Providing you with a different timeline for accomplishing tasks
- Changing your work schedule
- Transferring you to another job or task within the workplace
An attorney can help you determine what constitutes reasonable accommodation helping you with your medical condition discrimination law violation claim. If your employer fails to at least provide you with reasonable accommodations on account of your medical condition, you will have grounds for legal action.
Contact Berberian Ain LLP Today
Our diligent medical discrimination attorneys in Glendale can provide you with the representation you need when an employer penalizes you for a medical condition. Proving medical discrimination or even refusal to provide reasonable accommodation in court is a daunting task. Hence, if you are serious in claiming the maximum compensation you deserve for all your lost wages, pain and suffering, and other losses, you will want a knowledgeable lawyer helping you build your case.
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Your case may seem overwhelming in the beginning, but there are others who have been in similar situations and found a way forward. Our team can help you make the next steps. Contact Berberian Ain LLP today to schedule a free initial consultation with our lawyers. You can also call us at 818-808-0048.