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I have approved fmla (intermitent) with Segwick. However, I

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Hello, I have approved fmla...
Hello, I have approved fmla (intermitent) with Segwick. However, I had a flare up of a chronic condition and was denied approval of an abscence. Ive had this happen before and be approved. Exact same circumstances. My company has a 3hr window to call in or before midnight if your on call. I didn't fit within these guidelines but my condition isnt cooperative to those timeframes sometimes. Trying to figure out if this is legal and how to draft an appeal letter.
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Employment Lawyer: Asad Rahman, Lawyer replied 1 year ago
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If you have fmla leave available then they should not wrongfully deny you. In your appeal letter you need to include a report from your doctor explaining your inability to work.

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The report from my doctor is already documented when they approved me for fmla. I have been approved for at least 3 yrs for the same condition.
Employment Lawyer: Asad Rahman, Lawyer replied 1 year ago

Yes but an uodated report would help your position significantly. Especially if you end up having to file a legal claim.

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