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Hi, my name is ***** ***** i would like to know if you know anything about FMLA laws? My wife worked for a Embassy for 34 years and was fired for taking leave to help me take care of her mom who has altimers and dementia. She can't walk or move at all. She has needed 24/7 care for six years I've been feeding and taking care of all her needs sense the on set of her condition. My wife would only stay home and help when things were to much for any one person. She has been working with a very expressive lawyer sense 2015 and now that trial is in July the lawyer is wanting $12.000 .00 to do the depositions and if we can't come up with it they will drop the case! They have passed her on to six different lawyer's in the firm. The extremes the Embassy has gone through to make her look like she lost her mind are so unbelievably unreal it's news worthy no lie. Is there anything that can be done? Thanks

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you discussed the termination with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?

Yes like i said this has been going on for three years.

Lawyer's Assistant: Are you an "at will" employee? Do you belong to a union?

No

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

No thank you.

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To get the case through trial.
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The firm should assign a lead lawyer and not have it change hands. A letter from you or a local lawyer can be effective in several ways. It can avoid costly litigation and help bring about a settlement. It also helps organize the claim and if it goes to court shows the judge you tried in good faith to resolve it! It also may produce from the other side admissions or agreement. If the other side considers risk, legal fees and time you should get the outcome you seekYou want to prepare your case by creating a time line starting from the earliest event. For each event, write down key details and witnesses and if there is a document that relates to it, save it and refer to it. This timeline can be very valuable in narrating your case and presenting it later in a concrete and specific way.By being prepared and pressing your claim, the other side should feel the pressure and consider the risk of losing and legal fees. That realization can help bring about a settlement!Please let me know if the reply is acceptable by responding “yes” or “acceptable”If you need any clarification on your answer please just reply back and ask me. I will be glad to comment further. If you have a follow up, please hold off on rating and you can rate once in the end when I address your follow up. There may be a short delay if I am helping another customer or have internet issues but I will be back to you if you need me
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Customer reply replied 24 days ago
Let me transfer some files and funds and i'll pay the $59.00 to talk to you tomorrow.Thanks
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if you get an automatic phone call request, you can accept it and a phone based law expert will handle. if you prefer to proceed by chat with me, just reply to the chat. some customers choose both, but the choice is yours! ThanksPlease let me know if the reply is acceptable by responding “yes” or “acceptable”
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