Practice Areas

The areas mentioned below are areas comprising Counselor Winston's practice.  If you think your matter is outside of Counselor Winston's practice contact him nonetheless as the determination of whether he can assist you is best resolved through dialogue with an experienced and knowledgeable attorney.
Employment Law

 

Providing representation for employment related claims based on: unlawful discharges; denied promotions; unequal wages; age, race, sex, pregnancy, religion, disability and national origin discrimination and harassment; Family Medical Leave violations; wage and overtime violations; discrimination attributable to one's genetic information; whistleblower protection claims, and; claims arising from an employer's retaliatory treatment of an employee.

 

 

Workplace Torts

Certain workplace conduct committed or sanctioned by an employer are wrongs that violate the common law. Counselor Winston provides representation for common law torts committed against employees such as torts based on an invasion of one's privacy, defamation, the negligent hiring, supervision or retention of an employee causing injury to another, including claims for the intentional infliction of emotional distress.

 

Civil Rights

 

In addition to employment related matters, Counselor Winston provides representation for civil wrongs committed in other contexts such as wrongs involving the denial of public accommodations, constitutional violations involving excessive force by police officers, discrimination against

students by educational agencies and the

unauthorized disclosure of confidential information.

Personal Injuries

Physical injuries arising from automobile or or public transportation accidents, injuries  from dog or animal bites, and injuries suffered by tenants and patrons and frequenters of business establishments, are injuries deserving just compensation.  Counselor Winston has experience achieving substantial compensation for such matters, and more.

Medical Malpractice

 

While the provision of medical care is often free of medical errors mistakes do happen.  If you believe you or a family member encountered a medical error, contact Counselor Winston for advice in seeking compensation for resulting injuries.

 

Wrongful Death

The death of a family member or loved one is a tragic and emotional event.  A  death attributable to the fault of another can occur in a multitude of situations. Counselor Winston has experience in guiding and counseling those entitled to recover for the wrongful death of a loved one.  

Douglas L. Winston, Attorney & Counselor of Law
Assisting Employees in Recognizing and Resolving Workplace Wrongs ™

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