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Our Past Results - Celler Legal, P.A.
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Our Past Results

Richard Celler has managed/handled thousands of overtime and employment cases during his 14 years of exclusive practice as a labor and employment attorney. Some of his more notable results over the past 10 years are as follows

Why We Win

We handle cases throughout Miami, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, Tallahassee – across the State of Florida. Our employment law firm is unafraid to go to trial if necessary and has a hard won reputation for achieving landmark results for workers.

We only represent employees. Our labor lawyers have an award-winning track record of results fighting for employee rights and justice for workers. Together with our expert paralegals and support staff, we work as a team, drawing on more than half a century of employment law and trial experience.

We know firsthand how the employer’s attorneys put together their cases. We know the dirty tricks they use. We have and understand their playbook. We use our experience and this insider knowledge to your advantage in fighting the justice in your case. This translates into results – We’ve won well over $100 Millions for workers over Thousands of cases across Florida.

Claim type result case details amount
Class Action Claims Recovery National Class of Workers Not Properly Paid Overtime or Minimum Wage for time spent changing in and out of protective clothing for work; $10,000,000
Class Action Claims Recovery National Class of Workers Misclassified as Exempt (Employer Claimed They Were Not Entitled to Overtime Compensation) $9,750,000
Class Action Claims Recovery Class of Sales Representatives Not Properly Paid Overtime $6,000,000
Class Action Claims Recovery National Class of Construction Superintendents Misclassified as Exempt (Employer Claimed They Were Not Entitled to Overtime Compensation) $3,450,000
Class Action Claims Recovery Class of Oil and Gas Inspectors Not Properly Paid Overtime $3,000,000
Class Action Claims Recovery National Class of Construction Workers Not Properly Paid Overtime $2,750,000
Class Action Claims Recovery National Class of Chicken Workers Not Properly Paid Overtime and Minimum Wage $2,400,000
Class Action Claims Recovery Class of Oil and Gas Inspectors Not Properly Paid Overtime $1,750,000
Class Action Claims Recovery Class of Construction Superintendents Misclassified as Exempt (Employer Claimed They Were Not Entitled to Overtime Compensation) $1,200,000
Class Action Claims Recovery Class of Satellite Installers Misclassified as Independent Contractors $1,200,000
Individual Discrimination Claims Jury/Trial Judge Award Vice President Terminated for Having Depression and Anxiety Under the Family Medical Leave Act; $1,220,000
Class Action Claims Recovery Group of Doctors Who Were Not Paid Their Properly Salaries Under the Terms of Their Employment Agreements $1,100,000
Class Action Claims Recovery Class of Sales Representatives Not Properly Paid Overtime $675,000
Class Action Claims Recovery Class of Oil/Gas Inspectors Not Properly Paid Overtime. $500,000
Individual Discrimination Claims Jury Verdict Gay Employee for Harassment, Discrimination and for Being Fired in Retaliation for Complaining About Mistreatment $489,000
Individual Discrimination Claims Recovery Female Executive Fired for Being Pregnant; $365,000
Individual Discrimination Claims Trial Verdict Hourly Paid Worker Fired for Having HIV/AIDS $330,000
Individual Discrimination Claims Recovery Arab American Discriminated Against for Being Egyptian (“Called Terrorist,” Spied on By Co-Workers) $276,000
Individual Discrimination Claims Recovery Individual Broker Who Was Fired Before Getting Paid His Commissions $225,000
Individual Overtime/Wage Claims Recovery Sales Clerk Employee at Gas Station Whose Employer Didn’t Pay Minimum Wage or Overtime for 3 Years $225,000
Individual Discrimination Claims Recovery Deaf Employee Discriminated Against By His Employer $175,000
Individual Discrimination Claims Recovery Female Employee Sexually Harassed in the Workplace $166,500
Individual Discrimination Claims Recovery Gay Employee Harassed and Retaliated Against in the Workplace $125,000
Individual Discrimination Claims Recovery Employee Fired for Whistle-Blowing On Employer About Illegal Billing Practices $122,000
Individual Overtime/Wage Claims Recovery Hotel Front Desk Employee Whose Employer Made Her Work Off the Clock for 3 Years $88,000
Individual Discrimination Claims Recovery Hospital Employee Fired for Testifying Against Hospital regarding Medicare Fraud $85,000
Individual Overtime/Wage Claims Recovery Limousine Driver Misclassified as an Independent Contractor by His Employer; $72,000
Individual Overtime/Wage Claims Recovery Satellite Installer Misclassified as an Independent Contractor by His Employer $55,000
Individual Overtime/Wage Claims Recovery Construction Site Laborer Who Was Paid Straight Time Overtime for 3 Years $50,000
Individual Overtime/Wage Claims Recovery Waitress Who Failed to Receive Minimum Wage and Overtime for 2 Years $44,500
Individual Overtime/Wage Claims Recovery Exotic Dancer Who Was Misclassified as Independent Contractor for 2 Years $37,800
Individual Overtime/Wage Claims Recovery Paralegal Who Was Misclassified as Exempt Employee for 3 Years $37,000
Individual Discrimination Claims Recovery Employee Whose Manager Insisted She Work From Home While on FMLA leave $35,000
Individual Overtime/Wage Claims Recovery Truck Driver Who Was Not Paid Proper Minimum Wage for 3 Years $25,000

If there is a particular case you would like more information on, please let us know. To the extent we are permitted to disclose the details of those claims (if there is no confidentiality agreement), we are more than happy to provide this information to you.

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