Discriminatory Actions After Filing A Workers' Compensation Claim

In some instances, adverse action can be taken against an employee if he or she files a workers' compensation claim. When this happens, it is important the individual seeks legal advice. He or she may be able to file a claim for unlawful termination, a demotion or other type of retaliation.

Uriarte & Carr, LLP, is a well-established law firm in Oakland. We focus almost exclusively in the area of workers' compensation law and are led by two attorneys who are certified specialists in workplace injury claims. You can count on our lawyers to be proactive in resolving the legal issues you are facing and to provide the level of advocacy you expect.

132(A) Actions: Discriminatory Actions Involving Workers' Compensation Claim

If you receive workers' compensation benefits, it is illegal for your employer to retaliate against you for filing the claim. Types of common workers' compensation retaliation can include:

  • Unlawful/wrongful termination
  • Demotion
  • Reduction of hours
  • Reduction of pay
  • Schedule switches (example: day to night shift)

The lawyers at our firm have unique experience handling retaliation/discriminatory claims, especially ones that relate to workers' compensation claims. When you come to our firm, we will evaluate your situation and determine if you have a strong discriminatory action claim and will take initiative in helping you get the compensation and benefits that you deserve.

Contact The Lawyers At Uriarte & Carr, LLP, Today

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