You go to work in Charleston, do a good job, and mind your business. Yet, you get hurt in a workplace accident, get discriminated against, sexually harassed, get fired for no reason, don’t get paid, or otherwise get the proverbial short end of the stick. These realities that West Virginia employees face daily motivate some workers to file employment law claims.
Unfortunately, as is the case with almost every type of civil claim, the burden generally falls on the plaintiff, the party that alleges wrongdoing occurred, to prove liability for their injuries or the harm they suffered. Doing so often takes work. Employment law claims are instead often wrought with various obstacles that must be navigated. Read on as we share some of the more common challenges in an employment law claim that plaintiffs must overcome to achieve a successful outcome in their cases.