Merritt Island, FL asked in Employment Discrimination for Florida

Q: Can my employers be legally held responsible for causing me to suffer from P.T.S.D. ?

I have just received a judgement for permanent disability for the PTSD I suffered on the job, by a social security judge. The judgement even specifies the incident that caused the illness. Can my employer be held responsible for refusing my accommodation request? The request was easy and would not cost them anything.

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1 Lawyer Answer

Alberto Naranjo Jr.

  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Miami Lakes, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Seems like something is wrong, worth calling and speaking with an attorney to explore your options. Just a denial alone is not enough for a case but seems as you have done some homework and they may not have a legal excuse. Don't wait, call an attorney asap before the company takes any further action.

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