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I know being fired is stressful, but legally it does not rise to the level of duress required to void a contract. Furthermore, if you were an at will
employee, which is an employee who did not have a written contract to the contrary, they could fire you for no reason at all or for any reason at all not based only on your age/race/sex/disability/national origin and your only rights are to file for unemployment
. Severance is not mandated by law and it is at the discretion of the employer to offer. If you accepted severance, you are generally going to be bound to that agreement, but even if you manage to get the agreement voided the employer can tell you tough luck, you are still unemployed and now have no severance and the only thing you are left with is your unemployment claim.
So, at this point, you need to consider going to file unemployment, because if you seek to void the severance, the company will not offer another one if you even manage to get it voided and you will lose even more.
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