Many employers provide severance packages to employees who are laid off. These packages often give employees about to lose their position much-needed financial and medical insurance support for a certain period of time. However, depending on the terms of the particular severance agreement, a person may be waiving legal rights they otherwise have. Having an attorney review your severance agreement before you sign it may be critical for protecting your rights. Call (212) 868-6300 to have your severance agreement reviewed and explained to you.