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Can the employer fire me for filing a workers’ compensation claim?

Your employer cannot fire you for filing a workers’ compensation claim. It is understood Minnesota is an employment “at will” state, which means the employer can fire any employee for any reason as long as that reason is not illegal. However, it is illegal under the law to fire an employee for making a workers compensation claim. If they do the employer could be responsible for 3 times the amount of damages in civil court.

If you feel you have been retaliated against for bringing a workers compensation case, speak with one of our attorneys today. We can discuss with you the best course of action to take in order to get you the benefits you deserve.