Hartford, CT asked in Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Employment Law for Connecticut

Q: Do I have a case? I suffered a miscarriage; my healthcare provider refused to provide me with accommodation.

I was in lots of pain leading up to my miscarriage. The healthcare provider didn't look into the cause of pain and when I asked for accommodation after stating I lift heavy at work (50+ pounds at times) I was refused. I worked 12 hour shifts at the warehouse Amazon and every worker is given stretch breaks every so often, but I was given none. There would be multiple instances where I wouldn't have the strength to even stand and would sit on the floor to attempt to recover resulting in time off task write ups. By the end of the shift, I'd be doubled over in pain and more often than not I'd have to put in time to leave early making it difficult to make enough money to cover my bills. I eventually had to take leave because of bleeding that started, but when attempting to go back on date given, it was made difficult and I remained unemployed.

1 Lawyer Answer

A: It is unlikely that you have a medical malpractice case. However, you may have an employment discrimination case. I do not do that type of case, but would be happy to refer you to a colleague.

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