A fantastic resource that we refer people to several times a day is the Cancer Legal Resource Center. They are a nonprofit that provides pro-bono counseling nation-wide on legal and insurance issues.
To reach them:
Toll Free #: (866) THE-CLRC or (866) 843-2572
Phone: (213) 736-1455
TDD: (213) 736-8310
Fax: (213) 736-1428
A few additional legal resources that may be of use are:
- LawHelp.org, which provides basic legal information to people on low incomes.
- Workplacefairness.org, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting employee rights.
- National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship, a survivor-led advocacy group, the coalition includes information on its website on employment rights, advocacy and other information. http://www.canceradvocacy.org/resources/publications/employment.pdf