Fired After Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Were you filed after a filing a workers’ compensation claim in California? You need to contact an experienced employment law attorney right away.

Question:

Can I be fired if I file a workers’ compensation claim in California?

Answer:

A question I get here at the firm all too often is can I be retaliated against if I file a Worker’s Comp claim. Now, the vast majority of times, Workers’ Compensation claims go on without a hitch. Employees unfortunately get injured, they file a claim, they seek the treatment that they deserve and that they need, and then the claim is resolved. Employees are able to continue working for the company and continue with the career that they enjoy.

Sometimes, employers do the wrong thing. After filing claims, sometimes employers retaliate against an employee. California law is very specific and very clear. The law prohibits employers from doing anything to retaliate against an employee for filing a Workers’ Comp claim.

If Fired After Filing a Workers' Compensation Claimyou’re concerned that you may be retaliated against for filing a Workers’ Compensation claim or you have been retaliated against for filing a Workers’ Comp claim, feel free to give us a call. It’s important for you to understand your rights. If I can answer any questions about California Workers’ Compensation law and your rights, feel free to give me a call. I’d love to answer them.


Are you or a loved one in the process of filing an employment claim in California and have questions about Fired After Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim? Contact the experienced California employment law attorneys at the Myers Law Group today for a free consultation and case evaluation.

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