I feel at work and went to the provider they send me to and he told me we don’t take people off work its up to ur empl. I injured my tail bone back.

what can i do in this situation because I am leaving work due to the fact it hurts when I am sitting and my job is telling me I can not do that I have doctors note but the fact is the person they are sending me to said he doesn’t take people off it is up to my employer? Do I have a case knowing that they see that I am in pain in still have me there working and telling me that I need to stay at work and not be leaving?

Asked on July 3, 2009 under Employment Labor Law, California

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

You need to go and find an attorney who deals with worker's compensation claims in your area.  If you got hurt on the job you may have a valid claim that can be filed on your behalf.  Your disability and restrictions will be documented and on record. This may protect you in many ways at work that only a doctor's note can not.  Good luck.


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