Asked in Employment Law, Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for Mississippi

Q: I was injured at work and I filed a suit against my employer. I had been on my job 5 1/2 years with a good work record.

I was fired for allegedly falsifying documents which was untrue. This got really ugly. They intimidated me.harassed me and lied and defamed my character to discourage my law suit. Am I eligible to file an action against them

1 Lawyer Answer
Arthur Calderon
Arthur Calderon
Answered
  • Cleveland, MS
  • Licensed in Mississippi

A: You may be able to; however, it will depend on when you were injured, the type of employer, and whether the employer had worker's compensation coverage. I would strongly encourage you to reach out to an attorney ASAP, as there is only a set amount of time to initiate an action. Feel free to reach out to an attorney on here by clicking the contact information next to their name. Most lawyers, including myself, offer a free consultation to see how we can help you out.

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