When you take your case to Lear Werts, all work is done by our attorneys — not paralegals. Our team-based approach ensures that both attorneys know all issues. Click the attorney names below to learn more about our attorneys and the experience they can bring to your case.
All cases handled exclusively by attorneys
When you choose Lear Werts LLP to handle your case, you get the full attention of our attorneys. We do not use paralegals. From your initial call through the final resolution of your issue, you can expect to work directly with our attorneys to get top-quality, energetic legal representation.
We use a team-based approach. Our firm handles a limited number of cases so that our attorneys can be actively involved with every case. Our practice focuses on the areas of injury and employment law. We stay on top of developments in the law within the state of Missouri, and are proficient in dealing with employment issues throughout the Midwest. Our focus gives you the expertise needed to get the best results
The individual attention you deserve
Lear Werts LLP knows your issues are important. We treat you with respect and give you the attention you need. We focus on the details of your case and work with you to find the best solution. We recognize that different people have different comfort levels when it comes to dealing with legal issues. For example, if you are more comfortable negotiating than going to court, we will let you know if negotiation is possible, and we will make sure you know all advantages and disadvantages of every alternative solution.
We apply the same approach to our business clients. Small businesses in need of legal representation can get lost in the caseloads of large law firms. In particular, many small business owners are faced with abandoning legitimate claims due to cash flow concerns with financing protracted litigation against a well-funded adversary. Lear Werts LLP handles contract actions and other business disputes on a contingency fee basis—allowing its small business clients to pursue cases without significant upfront costs.
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Business Consultants File Case Against International Services, Inc. (IPA) Claiming Unpaid Wages and Overtime Pay
Lear Werts LLP has filed a lawsuit against International Services, Inc. and its related entities which include International Profit Associates, IPA, ROI – North America, GPS USA, Integrated Business Analysis, and IBA USA. Plaintiffs are seeking unpaid wages and overtime resulting from the defendant's improper pay policies for its senior business consultants, which are also referred to as "SBCs".Click to Read More...
Lear Werts LLP and our co-counsel Stueve Siegel Hanson LLP filed a lawsuit on March 2, 2010 against DirecTV, Inc., DirecTV Home Services, Inc., and AeroSat USA, LLC seeking unpaid wages and overtime resulting from the defendants’ piece rate payment policies.Click to Read More...
Once you have completed the hearing process and have received an award, you have the right to file an application for review with the Labor and Industrial Relations Commission. Our attorneys have extensive experience handling appeals to the Commission ...Click to Read More...
A common misconception is that "salaried" employees are not entitled to overtime compensation (time and a half) when the employee works more than 40 hours in a workweek.Click to Read More...
Lear Werts LLP and our co-counsel Stueve Siegel Hanson LLP filed a lawsuit on January 25, 2010 against H&R Block seeking to remedy the company-wide policy of not paying its tax professionals for the required 24 hours of training after the completion of a tax season to be eligible to prepare tax returns for H&R Block clients during the next tax season.Click to Read More...
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Missouri employers are generally not allowed to terminate employees for reporting violations of law. This article explains ...Click to Read More...
If you have been treated badly at your job (or at a potential job) because you are disabled, you may have been subjected to disability discrimination...Click to Read More...
In the garbage and sanitation industry it is common for employers to pay their drivers, helpers, and loaders based on an hourly wage but not pay them time-and-a-half for when they work more than 40 hours in a week. Additionally, many of these companies pay certain...Click to Read More...
As Reservists and National Guard return after leaving their home and jobs to protect our nation, they need to know that jobs will be available. The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Right Act (USERRA) provides special protection for returning service members...Click to Read More...
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What is the Fair Credit Reporting Act? The Fair Credit Reporting Act (often referred to as the "FRCA") is a federal consumer protection law that regulates the production and distribution of consumer reports. Despite its name, the FCRA does not apply solely to credit reports.Click to Read More...
The Missouri vexatious refusal to pay statute is a consumer protection law that is designed to prohibit abusive insurance practices. The law applies to what are known as first-party insurance contracts. That is to say, the law only covers claims made against your own insurance.Click to Read More...
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