Q: Can employer work you past your doctors restriction on hours

I have a left foot injury before I started employment with my company and they was aware of previous surgery on ankle before I was hired after working for 7 months or so had several big knots in bottom of left foot that was causing me a lot of pain and discomfort my doctor put me on restrictions and my employer worked me past the hours I was restricted to had surgery on foot December 2 and the terminated me December 12

1 Lawyer Answer
Nicholas P. Weiss
Nicholas P. Weiss
  • Cleveland Heights, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: This sounds like you potentially have a claim for disability discrimination. If he terminated you because you could not or would not work beyond your work restrictions, that would be actionable.

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