Breach of Contract Attorney in Memphis
Assisting Employees Since 1980
Donati Law, PLLC has significant experience in handling breach-of-contract claims on behalf of employees. While most employment relationships are at-will, which means that either the employer or the employee can terminate employment at any time, with or without good cause, not all employment relationship are at-will. Since 1980, our Memphis employment law attorneys have been delivering high-quality legal representation to workers facing breach of contract issues.
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Some employers enter into written employment contracts with their employees. When these written contracts provide fixed terms of employment, or when the contracts alter the requirements for termination, then the employers may not be able to fire the employees without a good reason.
Contracts can contain other terms of employment as well, such as:
- Identification of compensation
- A severance package
- Job duties
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If you have a written contract and your employer violates one of these terms, you may have a claim for breach of contract. Also, your employer may have a verbal contract with you regarding the terms of your employment. These contracts are often difficult to prove, but evidence such as emails, letters, telephone calls, or other forms of communication that verify the terms of the contract are helpful to prove that a contract exists.
Your employer's conduct, policies, statements, and practices may also create an implied contract. These types of contracts normally are created by the long-term practices of your employer. Finally, you may be able to enforce a promise made to you by your employer, even if it does not create an actual contract. You only have a claim if you did something in response to your employer's promise and suffered some harm as a result.
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