High Point, NC asked in Employment Law for North Carolina

Q: 7/2/18 denied FMLA due to lack of MD appts in 12 mo period. 8/1/18 met req. # MD appts., 8/3/18 -terminated.

Never provided w/information on the amount of time required to "cure" lack of sufficient appointments/medical information.

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Kirk Angel

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  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: I am not exactly clear what the facts are based on the post. However, if you were an FMLA eligible employee and you were terminated for either (1) time away from work due to a serious health condition or (2) retaliation due to your use of FMLA leave, then you may have a legal claim against your employer. You should consult with an experienced employment attorney to discuss the facts and get advice on how to proceed.

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