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Wrongful termination can have financial, mental impacts in Texas

Complicated work situations can often make individuals feel as if they have limited options. However, employment law works to protect employees in a variety of situations. Therefore, if workers believe that they have been victims of wrongful termination, they may wish to explore their legal options for addressing the unfair treatment to which they have been subjected. 

Texas residents may be interested in one out-of-state woman's employment difficulties. Apparently, the woman worked for an automobile manufacturer, and she suffered repetitive injuries in the course of her job. She filed a claim in hopes of receiving workers' compensation benefits for her injuries, but instead, the woman claims she was wrongfully dismissed from her position with the company. 

As a result, the woman has filed a legal claim as she believes she was fired simply for asserting her rights. The report also stated that the woman claims damages relating to loss of income and benefits as well as mental anguish. She hopes to gain over $75,000 in compensation for the damages if her case proves successful. It was unclear whether the company has issued any statement regarding the litigation.

Cases of wrongful termination can have complicated aspects, and individuals may not know how to initiate or navigate the proceedings. Consulting with an attorney experienced in the area of employment law could prove to be a wise starting point. This step could allow interested Texas residents to gain useful information and determine whether filing a claim could be an avenue they wish to pursue. 

Source: madisonrecord.com, "Woman alleges wrongful termination for seeking work comp beenfits", Noddy A. Fernandez, March 28, 2017

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