Regularly, employees suffer physical injuries while they are “on the job.” These employees are usually entitled to Workers’ Compensation benefits, such as the cost of medical treatment, and compensation for the extent of damage that they have sustained in a workplace injury.
Unfortunately, many employers become angry at employees who seek Workers’ Compensation benefits or who file WC claims or petitions to obtain recovery or benefits.
The public policy of New Jersey supports the Workers’ Compensation process. Therefore, it is unlawful for employers to terminate an employee just because the employee tries to obtain Workers’ Compensation benefits, or files a Workers’ Compensation claim or petition.
Our firm has substantial experience representing individuals who have been terminated because they sought to obtain Workers’ Compensation benefits. If you feel that you have been fired because you were injured on the job and sought Workers’ Compensation benefits, please contact our office to speak with an attorney who can properly assist with your situation at 1-888-GINARTE