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Workers Compensation and Employment Law

You put a lot into your work, we ensure you are able to do that work with pride.

John Frank Higgins represents employees who have been hurt on the job or faced other issues in the workplace. Your work is where you spend a majority of your time. Over the years we have made tremendous strides in ensuring this time is spent without injury, harassment, discrimination, and unfair labor practices. If you are being unlawfully treated while at work, John Frank Higgins is here to help.

Far too often employers and company owners forget that their most important obligation is to make sure New Mexico Employees are safe on the job. This includes taking measures to make sure people do not get injured and also to make sure that the treatment of their employees doesn’t violate their civil rights. Sometimes it’s just lack of foresight, sometimes its bad management. Often times its a blatant disregard for the law and an arrogance that permits the mistreatment of others.

If you are experiencing any of the following unlawful activities in your workplace, make sure to document details, time and place of the events and get in touch with us right away.

  • Workers Compensation
  • Age discrimination
  • Employer Retaliation
  • Breach of Contract
  • FLSA
  • Gender Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Discrimination Based on Pregnancy
  • Family & Medical Leave Act
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Non-Compete
  • Severance
  • Americans With Disabilities Act
  • Employers Invasion of Privacy (Including use of social media)
  • Defamation
  • EEOC claims
  • New Mexico Human Rights Claims
  • Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
  • Discrimination based on race, gender, creed, alienage, or sexual orientation
  • Hostile Work Environment
  • Wage and Hour Claims
  • Whistleblower Claims
  • Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Dodd-Frank

Contact John Frank Higgins today at [email protected] or 505-944-5400 for a free consultation.


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