Americans with Disabilities Act
Americans with Disabilities Act
Protections Provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act
The Americans with Disabilities Act provides civil right protections to individuals who are suffering with disabilities and may face harassment or other negative side effects on the basis of their disability.
This act guarantees that individuals with disabilities will receive equal opportunity in different areas of their lives, including:
- Public accommodations
- State government services
- Local government services
Contact our firm for the assistance that you need if your rights have been taken away from you. Our firm’s employment lawyers who serve California have a strong grasp of the Americans with Disabilities Act and will help you obtain the justice that you deserve.
Our Disability Discrimination Attorneys Are Here for You
Disabled individuals receive numerous protections under this act which we will stand by and defend. Employers must make reasonable accommodations that allow a disabled individual to complete his or her job. The ADA also prohibits harassment against disabled individuals who are able to perform the responsibilities included in their job description.
Filing a Claim for Disability Discrimination
If you are facing discrimination based on your disability, you may be able to file a claim. To file a claim, you will need to prove that you have received unjust treatment as a result of your disability. Claims of this type are difficult to prove because evidence is often difficult to obtain.
At Chaleff Rehwald, we can help you develop a solid case based on clear evidence that you have received unequal treatment. Since 1977, we have been providing clients with a personalized client experience and are prepared to use our background to your advantage! Schedule a free case evaluation with us today for the quality assistance that you deserve! We serve clients throughout California with dedication and our full attention.
"My experience with Daniel was pretty extraordinary"
My experience with Daniel was pretty extraordinary. I generally feel very confident about my abilities and experience in my given profession, but I found myself unable to move forward with my job. I was terminated without sufficient cause and owed money from past sales. I wasn't sure what to do or even how to start. Fortunately we were referred to Daniel Chaleff and his firm. I was put at ease after the first conversation with him.
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My experience with Kevin Rehwald was great. Always took my calls, or promptly returned messages. Willing to explain to me what was going on with my case, and hear ideas I brought to the table at all times. I always felt I could trust him and that he was being 100% "up front" with me and had my best interest as a priority. He showed me that indeed, there IS "light at the end of the tunnel"...
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I worked directly with Dan Chaleff, but all attorneys at this firm where involved and knowledgeable about my case. Dan was detailed and methodical he knew exactly how to handle every situation. I was proud to have this firm representing me and I would definitely recommend them! I was very pleased with the settlement they won on my behalf and wouldn't change a thing!
"Direct to the point, polished and knowledgable Attorney"
Kevin Rehwald is trustworthy individual who will tell you where you stand on your case. He is good on following up and following through. He helps you ease with your stress and gives assurance that he will do his best to fight for your rights. He was able to settle my case in a short period.
I have been intending for some time to write to you and say 'Thank you.' My family greatly appreciates the highly professional way that you handled our recent legal matter regarding my former employer. When it became clear that I had a legitimate complaint, I turned to Bet Tzedek Legal Services in order that they could evaluate my legal situation and make a referral. We believe that we were very fortunate to have been referred to you. I vividly recall that you carefully gathered the facts and expertly organized the material in preparation for your initial contact with my former employer. Upon receiving their response, you formed a plan with me to move ahead, always keeping the door open for the defendant to step forward and settle our grievances fairly and expediently. When their window of opportunity had closed, you prepared for trial in a thorough and thoughtful way that further instilled our confidence in you. At trial, you were sharp but respectful, thoroughly prepared and knowledgeable of the facts and on point with your strong legal arguments. You inexorably moved the case forward toward a fair and just conclusion. The commissioner agreed and awarded our side everything we were asking for. I believe that it was your expertise, preparation and professional manner that carried the day and resoundingly won our case. Allow me to express my heartfelt gratitude to you and to state that I would welcome the opportunity to refer others to you who are seeking an outstanding lawyer. Please feel free to use my name as a reference at any time. An honest and strong referral is the least that I can do to show my genuine appreciation to you for your outstanding professionalism and the successful legal outcome that you achieved for us. Thank you Daniel.
24-hour Caregivers: What is my unpaid overtime claim worth?
If you are a 24-hour caregiver, hired direct by your patient or through an agency, working for a day rate (i.e. $160-$300/day), without overtime compensation, you likely have a valuable unpaid overtime claim. For example, if you are a caregiver, covered under the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights (DWBR), working 24 hours a day, five […]
Posted Jul 28, 2019
My patient just passed, can I still collect my unpaid overtime claim?
24-hour Caregivers. “My patient just passed, can I still collect my unpaid overtime claim?” Short answer-Likely YES. But you must act quickly. To make a claim against the Estate of your patient you MUST file a creditors claim against the Estate within one year of your patient’s passing. Or sooner if the heirs have already […]
Posted Jan 31, 2019
CALIFORNIA IN-HOME CAREGIVERS ARE OFTEN VICTIMS OF WAGE THEFT. DON’T BE A VICTIM. STAND UP FOR YOUR RIGHTS.
Wage theft is an exceedingly common problem facing workers in the caregiving industry. Wage theft occurs when an employer fails or refuses to pay a worker the wages that they are legally entitled to, including both minimum wages and overtime wages. Unfortunately, many caregivers are vulnerable to exploitation, and often become victims of wage theft, […]
Posted Oct 12, 2018