Miami, FL asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Florida

Q: I had a heart attack in May of 2016 while working at Serta Manufacturing. The cause ended up being stress.

I returned to worked 5months later in October with the assumption I would be going to another position but once I was able to come back that changed. Over the next 7 months it was a constant up hill battle that I had to climb because I hadn't worked with the supervisors that came aboard while I was out. Night by Night the stress of the job and the hours combined with the constant berating of employees by the higher ups was to much to bear.

What kind of case would I have saying the amount of hours and stress from job cause initial heart attack and forced me to resign?

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Alberto Naranjo Jr.

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A: Do you think they are doing this on purpose because of your medical leave? Is it just hard to get back to work? I would speak with an attorney on the phone before things get worse.

Mitchell Feldman

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A: Unfortunately will not be workers comp but could be a disability if you have std or LTD if you cannot work but cannot sue your employer for the stress

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