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O’Brien brings suit for overtime pay against local boat and motorcycle retailer

In May 2014, O’Brien Law Firm filed suit on behalf of a former employee of Central Texas PowerSports, on account of the company failing to pay all overtime due to her under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (overtime law), as claimed in the suit. Overtime cases are some of the most important cases handled by the O’Brien firm – as employees should be paid every penny that they are due under the law while they are working hard to make money for someone else. One the issues in that case that comes up frequently is where an employee who is not exempt from the requirement of +40 hours overtime pay is paid a salary. Then, when that employee is working evenings and weekends to keep up for the employer, that time may be compensable and often puts the employee over 40 hours for the week. That lawsuit is currently pending in the federal Western District of Texas. 

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O’Brien Law Firm helps client get a $176,000 jury verdict in Dallas

On April 6, 2017, a Dallas County district court jury awarded an O’Brien Law Firm client $176,000 due to the wrongful disposal of the client’s belongings in her apartment. The client testified that in August 2012, she went on a trip to visit family in Florida. Although she was late on rent, the apartment manager told […]

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O’Brien Law Firm helps insurance adjusters recover $289,000 through the NLRB

In March 2017, the O’Brien Law Firm helped 6 hardworking insurance adjusters recover $289,000 in back pay and expenses for a wrongful termination, against Wardlaw Claims Service of Waco. Wardlaw had fired 5 of the 6 adjusters on the same day in February 2016, at a State Farm work site in Dallas, after Wardlaw management received an […]

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