Was Your Employment Terminated After A Work Injury?
Getting fired after reporting or filing a work accident claim adds insult to injury. Workers often worry about it, but seldom believe it will happen to them. Fortunately, there is something you can do.
Although circumstances vary, in El Paso, Texas, it is illegal for your employer to fire you merely for reporting a workplace injury or filing a workers’ compensation claim. At Davie & Valdez, P.C., our attorneys are there to investigate your case and hold unlawful employers accountable for wrongful termination.
How Can I Know If I Am A Victim Of Retaliation From My Employer?
In some situations, your boss’s decision to let you go may have nothing to do with your accident, for example, if the company is laying off many people. You may be a victim of retaliation and wrongful termination, however, if:
- You are fired while receiving medical treatment.
- You experience discrimination.
- Your boss blatantly violates the terms of your contract.
Additionally, your firing may be unjust if it is based on a disability.
Approaching The Next Steps
If you believe you have been wrongfully terminated, it is important to understand your rights. Our firm is there to give you clarity on your legal options. We assist with documenting emails, medical bills and all other evidence relevant to your case. In the event you are offered a less than favorable settlement, we pursue better in litigation.
Helping You Recover
Whether you were hurt in any construction site, medical facilities, toxic exposure or any other kind of workplace accident, our law firm is there to help you and your family recover. Reach us by phone at 915-838-1100 or online to schedule a free initial consultation with a lawyer.