Being wrongfully fired, I worked at a company for 12 years a ended up hurting my back. The dr would not?

Release me to return to that position. I negotiated a lighter job and when I returned back to work they terminated me. The unemployment Department investigated and found that I was wrongfully fired do to a injury that the company was aware of. I am 43 and have been in a workmans comp case for three years and I decided to return to school for a career I can do. Can I do anything to the company for compensation?

Asked By: chuck - 4/6/2008
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Do you have a workman's comp lawyer? I went through something similar, although I wasn't given the opportunity to return to a lighter job. You have the opportunity to go after the company for wrongful termination, but then of course they will just find another reason. Or through your workman's comp lawyer you can seek... More
Answered By: jafmo_dude - 4/6/2008
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sorry cant help, dont even have a part time job, but check the law, it has to have something, i mean it is the law
Answered By: Michael j - 4/6/2008
Unfair dismissal. I assume your solicitor is going for that anyway. If your boss could not give you light duties then they should have paid you off due to unfit for work
Answered By: Miss RoZy - 4/6/2008
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