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I got hurt.. They sent me to a comp & was out for 3 days. They agreed to have me come back & work light duty. Got laid off after

Clermont, FL |

Gave me a choice of a Huge pay cut(30 percent) or layoff. Been there 12 years.

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  1. In addition to your work comp claim, you may have a claim for wrongful termination under Fla Stat 440.205.

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  2. It would be unlawful for your employer to terminate your employment (or cut your pay) because of or in retaliation for your making a workers' compensation claim. If this is what happened, you could pursue a civil claim to recover, amongst other things, your lost wages and/or emotional distress.