Houston FMLA Claims Lawyer

The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) protects employees from certain adverse actions in the workplace, should they need to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave per year. If you took FMLA leave and have suffered an adverse action at work, our skilled Sugar Land, Texas, Family Medical Leave Act lawyers can assist you.

Did you take FMLA for a serious health condition? Are you experiencing pregnancy discrimination?Contact a Houston FMLA claims attorney from GoransonKing PLLC to schedule a free initial consultation.

Skilled Legal Services for FMLA Claims

Attorney Linda King is board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Labor and Employment Law. She is also a member of the Labor and Employment sections of the Texas, American and Houston Bar Associations. Additionally, she and Mark Goranson have more than 50 years of combined legal experience. When you enlist the help of our law firm, you put extensive knowledge and resources on your side.

Under FMLA, certain employees can take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave each year due to the following:

  • A serious health condition
  • To care for a sick child, spouse or parent with a serious health condition
  • To care for a newborn baby
  • To care for a newly adopted child
  • To care for a foster child

Under FMLA, you are entitled to the following:

  • The same position or equivalent position that you had prior to your leave
  • While you are on leave, the same medical benefits you would receive while you were working
  • While you are on leave, maintain your employment benefits
  • To take FMLA leave free from harassment or discrimination from your employer

If you are disabled, sick with cancer or other illness, pregnant, caring for a sick family member or qualify in any way for FMLA, you are protected. Your employer cannot demote you, transfer you or terminate you for taking leave.

FMLA Representation for Employers

GoransonKing also represents employers with FMLA issues. If one of your employees is missing time from work due to a serious health condition, there are certain actions you can and cannot take. Our law firm can advise you on what to do in this situation to abide by the law with minimum disruption to your business.

Contact a Houston FMLA Claims Lawyer

If you have questions regarding FMLA, talk to our attorneys. We bring decades of knowledge, skill, commitment and success to each case. We offer free initial consultations, are conveniently located five minutes from downtown near Memorial Park and the Galleria area, and can provide Spanish language translation upon request. Call us at 713-526-9200.