Fall River, MA asked in Contracts, Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for Massachusetts

Q: Can a job that already offered me a position (signed offer letter) take back their offer due to my medical condition?

As part of the job I was required to get a medical evaluation before starting, it involved me disclosing any medical conditions I have and some blood work. My blood work came back great, but I have a herniated lumbar disc. Can a job take back their offer, even though I had already signed everything to get started? I am capable of doing the job and it's not labor intensive in the slightest (medical office work). I have been unemployed since last year and this possible loss could bring me immense hard ship. Is this legal?

1 Lawyer Answer
Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Tallahassee, FL

A: In addition to certain federal agencies that may be able to help you, every state has its own set of employment laws, some of which may cover your particular situation. Contact an employment lawyer near you.

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