Were You Discharged From Your Job In Retaliation?
For some workers, one of the greatest risks of filing a workers’ compensation claim is the possibility that their employer may find a way to fire them for requesting benefits that they are legally entitled to.
Wrongful Termination After A Workers’ Compensation Claim
At Bonifield & Rosenstengel, P.C., our lawyers fight to ensure that your job is protected from retaliatory discharge. We are committed to acting on behalf of workers who have been fired because they filed for workers’ compensation after a job-related injury. According to law, this is an illegal practice, and we will hold employers accountable for such action.
If you have been fired from your job after filing for workers’ compensation, please contact us today to learn your legal employment rights and the options available. For a free initial consultation, call our St. Clair County law offices today at 618-215-2412 or toll free at 866-223-2525.
In the state of Illinois, it is illegal for an employee to be fired after he or she got hurt on the job, whether before he or she filed for workers’ compensation or after he or she filed a claim. If you were fired, we can help you file a civil claim or lawsuit against your employer.
Our attorneys have been highly successful in representing employees in such cases, recovering lost wages, medical costs, pain and suffering, and punitive damages against the employer. This includes a million-dollar verdict that we recovered for a client. We will apply the same zealous advocacy to your case to ensure that your job is protected and you are provided maximum damages.
We will thoroughly investigate the circumstances of your termination and pursue legal action on your behalf against your employer. To learn more and schedule a free initial consultation, please call us today.