Intentional Workplace Torts

West Virginia Workers’ Comp Attorneys

The relationship between employers and employees is often a complex one, and there are a number of laws and regulations in place to protect the interests of both parties. When an employer engages in conduct that causes you harm, you may have legal recourse to file a workplace tort claim.

At Fitzsimmons Law Firm PLLC, our West Virginia workers’ comp lawyers have extensive experience with these complex claims, and have proven our ability to achieve successful results for our clients. If you believe you have been unlawfully harmed by your employer, we can effectively pursue justice on your behalf.

To learn how we can help you and your family, call us today at (888) 492-4303.

Types of Workplace Torts

While you do have legal recourse for wrongful termination, discrimination, and sexual harassment, these do not typically fall into the category of intentional workplace torts. There are many other ways, however, that an employer can unlawfully harm you and your reputation.

The most common types of workplace tort claims include:

  • Defamation, including libel and slander
  • Unjustified disclosure of confidential information
  • Invading your privacy while conducting personal activities
  • Assault or battery
  • Intentional infliction of emotional distress
  • Discharge in violation of public policy

At Fitzsimmons Law Firm PLLC, our West Virginia workers’ compensation attorneys proudly represent workers in these and other types of intentional tort claims. Since the early 1980s, our firm has stood for the rights of injury workers and their families, helping them obtain the justice and fair compensation they are due.

Our firm is dedicated to injury victims, and those harmed by the intentional actions of another. Contact us today to get started.

Call (888) 492-4303 Today

Our firm has a longstanding reputation for excellence, having recovered more than half a billion dollars on behalf of our clients. Our ability to achieve results is consistent, as well, with 125 separate cases yielding $1 million or more.

When you retain our West Virginia workers’ compensation lawyers, you can trust that your case is in the hands of a dedicated firm that knows how to effectively pursue results. If you believe that your employer has caused you unlawful harm, we can fight tirelessly for the justice and fair financial compensation you deserve.


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