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Labor & Employment – Retaliatory Discharge Claim – Workers’ Compensation – Lifting Restriction (access required)

Even though defendant terminated plaintiff’s employment after plaintiff filed a workers’ compensation action, plaintiff has shown no causal relationship between his termination and the filing of his claim 12 months earlier. The record supports defendant’s assertion that it fired plaintiff because his 35-pound lifting restriction prevented him from doing his warehouse job, which required lifting ...

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