Employer Retaliation & Workers' Compensation
Riverside Work Accident Attorney
As an employee, you should have the right to file a workers' compensation claim without fear of employer retaliation. Employer retaliation, in regard to workers' comp claims, may refer to any action by your employer that is meant to penalize an employee for being injured on the job or filing a workers' compensation claim. This retaliation may take on the form of wrongful termination, demotion, poor performance review, failure to promote, refusal to rehire, or interference with the workers' compensation claims process. Virtually any action of this kind may constitute employer retaliation, and this an unlawful practice.
If you were subjected to employer retaliation of some kind, such as wrongful termination, due to any work injury or the filing of a workers' compensation claim, a Riverside work accident attorney at our law offices may be able to help. We are intimately familiar with the workers' compensation claim process in the Riverside area and can step in to begin protecting your legal rights immediately. You may be able to seek financial damages from your employer in addition to the workers' compensation benefits you would otherwise be entitled to.
Your Rights after Employer Retaliation in Riverside, CA
Employer retaliation in relation to a workers' compensation claim adds insult to injury. For an injured worker, it is already difficult to have to deal with the aftereffects of a work-related injury, and facing wrongful termination or demotion in addition to everything else can have harmful consequences. Fortunately, you do not have to face this difficult situation alone. By involving a lawyer at our offices, you can take legal action against your employer for their wrongful conduct.
Get started in taking the legal action that is your right after being the victim of employer retaliation. Contact a
Riverside workers' compensation lawyer