Written by attorney Alan Scott Bradin

How to Gather Evidence You Need to Sue Your Employer

An employee who can tell an attorney the who, what, where, when, and why of their case in precise detail is more likely to succeed in obtaining a fast and favorable judgment or settlement, and often for more money.

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You should take care not to violate any confidentiality or nondisclosure policies in gathering this information. Rather, make a note of the date and general subject matter of the information and your attorney will be more likely to be able to compel the employer to produce the information once the lawsuit has commenced. Employees who follow this advice will increase the odds of a successful lawsuit exponentially by showing a much stronger hand in the early stages of litigation, which means faster compensation for their claims. For questions about this article, please don't hesitate to contact me on my Avvo profile.

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