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Can I be fired while I am on worker’s compensation?

This depends. You cannot legally be fired as retaliation for filing a worker’s compensation claim. However, if your employer can give another valid reason for your termination you can be fired or laid off while you are on worker’s compensation.

For example, you can be fired while you have an open worker’s compensation claim because your company is downsizing due to financial woes. If you are unsure if you have case, contact Petrillo and Goldberg at 856.249.9288 or visit our website at

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The highly competent lawyers at Petrillo and Goldberg represent clients with personal injury claims, workers compensation claims, slip-and-fall cases and automobile accident victims. We work for you, and take our job of getting the best possible results for you seriously.