La Vergne, TN asked in Employment Law for Tennessee

Q: I punched my toolbox out of anger at work I think I broke my hand

I told my service manager about it and showed it to him, I was told well you shouldn't have punched anything, so now Im still at work putting myself in agony trying to do my job.

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Carrie Dyer
Carrie Dyer
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A: I'm not sure what your question is. If you think you broke your hand, you should seek medical treatment. If your medical provider recommends that you take time off of work or gives you restrictions, you should inform your employer. If you need to miss work, and you are otherwise eligible, you should apply for leave under the Family Medical Leave Act.

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