Fort Myers Disability Lawyers

Find the right Disability attorney in Fort Myers, FL

Both Florida and Federal law give individuals with disabilities protection from discrimination in the workplace. The various laws ensure that disabled persons in Fort Myers have an equal opportunity to get hired and obtain promotions in their choice of field. Employers must provide disabled persons with reasonable accomodations under these disbility laws so that they are able to execute their jobs.

Florida Employment for the Disabled

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) makes discrimination against the disabled illegal, whether it be in a government agency or a private company. An employer in Florida might not consider someone's disability when they make the decision to hire that person, their job assignments or whether they might advance in their position.

If the costs are reasonable, workers with disabilities are entitled to any special equipment required for work from their employers. This is on top of the requirement to provide equal treatment. Employers are also prohibited under the act from discrimination based on a person's relation to persons with a disability or special needs.

When do I need an Attorney in Fort Myers?

Many attorneys in Fort Myers have specialized in disabilities laws in the employment sector. Lawyers are available for consultation to help you decide your next step should any difficulties emerge.

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Life in Fort Myers

Fort Myers is one of the two cities that makes up the Cape Coral-Fort Myers Metropolitan Area in Florida. Fort Myers is home to about 618,754 people. It is known for being a "gateway" into Southwest Florida, an area comprised of the cities tourists mostly visit.

Some popular attractions in Fort Myers includes the Art of the Olympians, Edison and Ford Winter Estates, Murphy-Burroughs House, Edison Mall, and the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium. Fort Myers is also home to the training facility for the Red Sox!

Fort Myers is filled with many small law offices and firms specializing in all areas of law, and ready to serve the community. The legal force in Fort Myers is quiet capable of handling the legal needs of residents.

All in all, Fort Myers is a quaint city in Florida. It may not have the stretch of beaches that Florida is known for, but it definitely is a city with some small town charm!

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