Tag Archives: wrongful termination

Exposing Employer Abuses

Two of Attorney Murphy’s clients recently won at their unemployment hearings after being initially denied benefits.  The Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) denied benefits to these clients because the employers lied about the circumstances that lead to the separation from … Continue reading

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Independant Contractors May Have “Employee” Rights

Attorney Murphy has been working on several employment cases that are game changing for his clients.  These cases mostly involve misclassification of individuals as “independent contractors”.  Unfortunately, as independent contractors these individuals previously believed they did not have standing to bring lawsuits against their … Continue reading

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Bank Teller Prevails

Recently, Attorney Murphy represented a former bank teller against Bank of America (BOA) in an unemployment insurance administrative appeals hearing.  BOA terminated Attorney Murphy’s client because of an alleged violation of the bank’s anti-money laundering policy.  Notably, however, this client … Continue reading

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Pro Bono Matters

Today, Attorney Murphy is pleased to receive an unemployment benefit hearing decision in favor of his pro bono client.  The employer terminated Attorney Murphy’s client for alleged insubordination, but Attorney Murphy argued that the termination was unjust.  Attorney Murphy successfully … Continue reading

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Unjust or Wrongful Termination

Attorney Murphy believes employees must understand their rights when dealing with a termination or lay-off.  For example, State and Federal law provides legal recourse for individuals who may have been unlawfully terminated.  Attorney Murphy’s legal counsel is comprehensive and begins … Continue reading

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Pro Bono Matters

Recently, one of Attorney Murphy’s pro bono clients received a much deserved win in her unemployment benefit case against Kentucky Fried Chicken (“KFC”).  Andrade v. KFC, Docket no: 624245.  Attorney Murphy argued at the unemployment hearing that KFC wrongfully terminated his … Continue reading

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