From the information you have provided, it seems you were entitled to workers compensation
from the start when that accident occurred. The employer was required to report this and to pay for the medical attention you needed. So that raises a red flag to me. Secondly, if you are an "at-will" employee you can be let go for any reason or no reason so long as the reasons are not based on discrimination
(due to age, gender, religion, etc...under the EEOC
). However with that said, it would be unreasonable to terminate you for those two reasons if those reasons were not true and you can prove it was not true. So from the information you have provided it appears you have a case for wrongful termination
as to the reasons and possibly violations of the worker's compensation reporting laws.
What to do?
You may want to speak with the PA Department of Labor
and Industry regarding the Worker's compensation violation.
You may wish to speak with a local employment lawyer about your case. From what you say it appears you have a case for wrongful termination and worker's compensation violations.
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