Employer Retaliation & San Francisco Workers' Comp Claims
San Francisco Workers' Compensation Lawyer
If you have filed a San Francisco workers' compensation claim or have testified on another person's behalf for their claim, it is illegal for your employer to fire you or punish you in any way for your actions. The same applies if you are injured in a workplace accident or suffer any workplace injury. If your employer takes action against you simply because you were injured or because you attempted to or actually filed a workers' compensation claim, you may be entitled to receive damages from your employer for what you have experienced.
Interested in finding out more about your legal rights in the presence of employer retaliation? A San Francisco workers' compensation attorney at our law firm can meet with you to talk about what occurred. We can evaluate the circumstances of your case to determine whether you were the victim of employer retaliation and can explain your legal remedies in order to help you make the right decisions about your case.
Legal Remedies for Employer Retaliation in San Francisco
There are many different types of employer retaliation that may occur in conjunction with a workplace injury or workers' compensation claim. Wrongful termination is a common form of employer retaliation. Additional actions may include: demotion, failure to rehire, unfair performance reviews, or interference with the claims process. If your lawyer proves that you were the victim of employer retaliation, you may be entitled to compensation for lost wages, the reinstatement of your job, increased benefits, and other costs and expenses. The value of your case will vary depending on the exact situation.
Take action if you or someone you know was the victim of employer retaliation in relation to a San Francisco work accident or workers' compensation claim.
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