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Employment Law Attorney in Missouri Defends Your Rights

In the United States, minimum wage laws and overtime pay is protected under the Federal Labor Standards Act; however, this law only applies to employee-employer relationships. Independent contractors are left out in a legal gray area. Depending on the length and type of relationship that the employee and contractor may have, the contractor may be eligible to file a lawsuit against an employer.

This area of the law can be open to interpretation, so it is important that you work with an experienced employment law attorney who will aggressively defend your rights in Missouri or Illinois. At Riggan Law Firm, the attorneys have a deep and wide breadth of understanding about Missouri employment laws and may be able to assist you in obtaining a positive outcome for your case.

A few things will be taken into consideration if you feel that you were wrongfully labeled as an independent contractor or denied wages and funds because of your contractor status. An attorney and a judge will determine an outcome based on the type of work that you were performing, whether or not you had control over a project, the permanency of the relationship between the employer and the contractor, and the contractor's opportunity for losses. Based on these findings, you may be eligible file a lawsuit or settle outside of court with the employer. You deserve to be treated fairly, and Riggan Law Firm can help ensure that you are.

Working with Riggan Law Firm

When you work with the team at Riggan Law Firm, you will be working with highly dedicated and experienced attorneys who always have your best interests in mind. If you have been wronged by an employer or if you know that you were mislabeled, then you may be entitled to receive compensation for your losses.

Questions or concerns regarding your particular situation can be directed to Riggan Law Firm today by scheduling your confidential case evaluation. You deserve representation, and Riggan Law Firm can help!

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