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Can You Sue Your Employer for Causing a Nervous Breakdown?

March 16th, 2022|

Some people are surprised to find that the term “nervous breakdown” is not actually a specific medical diagnosis, nor does it have a clear definition under the law. This is to say, it does not refer to any particular behavioral disorder or mental health crisis. In fact, the phrase has become something of a taboo among many modern mental and behavioral health professionals. Much of the older language used for speaking about mental and emotional health carries a great deal of stigma due to historical attitudes around these issues. As our understanding of mental health deepens and our cultural acceptance of emotional health as a core part of overall well-being expands, the language used to refer to these issues

How Do You Prove Emotional Distress at Work?

March 15th, 2022|

Emotional distress, like many other conditions with no outwardly visible symptoms, can be hard to prove. When employers, friends, family members, or even medical professionals don’t seem to take your mental turmoil seriously, it can leave you feeling alone and more emotionally distressed than ever. Emotional distress is not in itself a specific medical condition but a broad term that may refer to any significant mental anguish that can take on a variety of forms and manifest as a variety of symptoms. While some suffer chronic emotional distress as part of their overall mental health, it can often be brought on by especially stressful circumstances, such as relationship problems, financial instability, grief after the loss of a loved one,

How Do You Prove Favoritism at Work?

February 16th, 2022|

Regardless of the many federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination in the workplace, decades of evidence indicates that favoritism is alive and well in many companies. From providing more opportunities to certain employees for career training or development to giving them better performance reviews without justification, managers and supervisors across the nation practice favoritism every day. Worse, some employers recognize these unfair practices as wrong and detrimental to the overall work culture, but continue playing favorites anyway. If you suspect your boss favors certain employees over others and this mistreatment has negatively impacted your life, review the information below to determine if you are entitled to pursue legal recourse in a workplace discrimination claim. Signs of Workplace Favoritism

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