I got hurt in jan my boss told me they werent going to put it threw workmens comp my ankle is still bad so i got a lawer for workmens comp i guess nkw my boss found out and fired me can i do anything about it
Yes! Retaliatory discharge is illegal. Contact an employment lawyer right away. There are strict deadlines in these cases.
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It sounds like your employer needs to learn a lesson about employment law. I hope you get the answers you need and the compensation you deserve!
Eric A. Shore
Employment and Disability Law
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Yes, you should call a lawyer in your area for advice on how to proceed. Many lawyers, like the ones in my office, offer free consultations. Good luck!
Depending on the facts, it sounds like you have a viable claim for retaliation. You should contact an employment attorney in your area.
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