PAFY, Inc. Overnight Home Health Aid Class Action for Unpaid Overtime Wages
Connecticut Home Health Aides are suing Patient Advocate For You (PAFY, Inc) for failing to pay overtime wages, including wages for their sleep time because they were frequently interrupted.
QI. Who are the Defendants?
Patient Advocate For You or PAFY, Inc. is a Connecticut-based company that employs Home Health Aides across the state.
QII. What is this case about?
Overtime and Breaks. In this lawsuit we claim that PAFY, Inc. failed to pay overtime to its Home Health Aides. We also claim that it failed to compensate HHAs, as required by law, when they were unable to get proper, uninterrupted sleep and meal breaks.
QIII. What court is the case filed in?
Federal Court. This case is filed in United States District Court, District of Connecticut.
QIV. Should I fear retaliation?
No. It is illegal to retaliate against an employee who joins a lawsuit like this. If you experience retaliation, we will help you.
QV. How Can I Join?
QVI. Who are the lawyers?
Hayber McKenna & Dinsmore, LLC, and Law Office of Nitor V. Egbarin, LLC. The Home Health Aides who brought this lawsuit are being represented by Hayber, McKenna & Dinsmore, and The Law Office of Nitor V. Egbarin. Both firms are experienced and have successfully handled similar cases in the past.
QVII. How much can I expect to get?
It depends on how long you worked for PAFY. We claim that HHAs should receive unpaid wages, penalty damages, and attorneys’ fees.
QVIII. Will I have to pay any legal fees or costs?
No. We have agreed to work on this case on a “contingency” basis which means that our fee, and reimbursement for our costs, will come, if at all, out of any settlement. The court will closely supervise our fee petition and ensure that it is fair to the class.
IX. What is the status of the case?
The following represents the status of the case as of the date indicated:
March 23rd, 2020
|This is the lawsuit itself which includes the detailed allegations of wrongdoing.|