No. To succeed on any emotional distress claim, you need to show that someone intentionally caused, by their actions, you emotional distress. More to your point, you would need to overcome governmental immunity, which is unlikely in this scenario.
You can certainly apply for unemployment. Your question does not provide enough information to determine if you would qualify as a threshold matter. If you did, your employer may challenge it, in which case you'd be entitled to an administrative hearing to determine whether you quit for cause.
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You need to contact a member of the Michigan Assn for Justice who handles workers compensation claims--most states have a state fund to cover situations like yours.Short answer is if there is no comp you may sue them for the injury.
I don't practice WC law in your state. However, you should review your contract with this lawyer. It may give him the right to assert a lien. Also, the lawyer may feel he has done work for you. If so, if he can show his hours that he worked on your case, thke tribunal may award him attorney's fees.
Assuming that you were working for an Alabama employer, generally, you would need to submit a claim for Workers Compensation benefits in Alabama.
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