Saint Petersburg, FL asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Florida

Q: I'm 56 and have been working in my field for 30+ years. I'v never had anything against me but recently was accused of

Violating HIPPA. However, there was no evidence found against me and the accusation was vindictive by a patient abusing. Yet, my employer took my position and I can no longer work in patient care. They offered a demotion in which my pay gets cut in half. I was getting paid the most you can in the company for being an MA.

1 Lawyer Answer

Kevin Sanderson

Answered
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Sarasota , FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You begin describing your circumstances (sorry to hear) but you really dont ask a question. You are in trouble and need to speak in person to an attorney.

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