Employment Law

Employment law questions? Ask an employment lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Employment Law Questions
Hypothetically, can an employer call your doctor and inquire
hypothetically , can an employer call your doctor and inquire about an injury that was done out side of work. … read more
Patrick, Esq.
Patrick, Esq.
Doctoral Degree
9,000 satisfied customers
I am on Workman's comp and am wanting to go on one month
Hello, I am on Workman's comp and am wanting to go on one month FMLA before I come off Workmans comp so that my employer does not fire me before I get a chance to take my FMLA. Can I submit the FMLA f… read more
Attorney Wendy
Attorney Wendy
Member
Juris Doctorate
2,176 satisfied customers
Lets say an employee injures his knee while at work, while
Lets say an employee injures his knee while at work, while pushing or moving a heavy item. He notifies his supervisors and leaves early that day. He goes to the doctor the next day and is told that no… read more
John
John
Employment Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
6,143 satisfied customers
My father in law worked company as a supervisor chemically
My father in law worked for a company as a supervisor chemically cleaning the insides of large tankers. Thursday of last week he was injured on the job and sent to a doctor. His manager called him and… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
126,275 satisfied customers
We have an employee that is currently on workmans comp for
We have an employee that is currently on workman's comp for his shoulders. Here is a little background of the situation: He was on his second warning for not performing in his job nor communicating wi… read more
Tina
Tina
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Mediator
Doctoral Degree
31,168 satisfied customers
I fell at work in August and workmans comp covered my pay and
I fell at work in August and workmans comp covered my pay and approved my claim. My jobs std company Aetna denied my claim because they said I was not hurt enough to be off but I had to wait to see wo… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,007 satisfied customers
My husband is a truckdriver and works for a company that
My husband is a truckdriver and works for a company that is very demanding of the drivers, they do not ask the drivers if they can do an extra run or do a run they demand it out of them, regardless. W… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,007 satisfied customers
I was injured on the job and released by the ER Doctor with
I was injured on the job and released by the ER Doctor with work restrictions. Then i was driven by the company safety officer straight to the company Doctors office who released me to full work dutie… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
I was on workmans comp due to a fall at work with concussion,
I was on workmans comp due to a fall at work with concussion, lumbar and cervical spine injuries. Date of injury was 8/15/12. Incident is on videotape. The week of 9/18/12, I had visible symptoms at w… read more
Attorney Arcadier
Attorney Arcadier
Managing Attorney Partner
Doctoral Degree
197 satisfied customers
The situation is as follows: An employee of a small business
The situation is as follows: An employee of a small business (that is, a business where there is only one or two parttime helpers and they are paid cash and the employer does not take out taxes or pay… read more
Attorney Arcadier
Attorney Arcadier
Managing Attorney Partner
Doctoral Degree
197 satisfied customers
An employee who is on a leave for disability for Post traumatic
An employee who is on a leave for disability for Post traumatic stress disorder, was on a leave for FMLA, she is now on a leave for reasonable accommodation for a disability under ADA. Her Doctor beli… read more
JB Umphrey
JB Umphrey
Lawyer
Juris Doctor
6,273 satisfied customers
Im trying to find out what is the best thing for my little
I'm trying to find out what is the best thing for my little sister. she passed out on the job and her employer automaticly made her claim workmans comp. Knowing she has insurance through her job. She … read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,007 satisfied customers
I worked for a small privately owned company and had assigned
I worked for a small privately owned company and had assigned accounts. I had to have surgery and had notified my employer in advance. I was told that i had to cover these accounts on my own. I had th… read more
Joseph
Joseph
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
1,157 satisfied customers
I developed an anxiety / panic disorder after thirty years
I developed an anxiety / panic disorder after thirty years on a local government job, and had a panic attack on the job. It was triggered by my direct supervisor about 4 hours before I was sheduled to… read more
Andrea, Esq.
Andrea, Esq.
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
10,512 satisfied customers
Are you required to see your workmans comp. carrier physician,
Are you required to see your workman's comp. carrier physician, or can you have your own choice of physician treat an on the job injury?… read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
2,893 satisfied customers
Employee has been off work for two weeks. He has previous
Employee has been off work for two weeks. He has previous back problems and filed State Comp with a previous employer and settled with future medical paid. He is claiming unable to work because of bac… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
A good friend of mine was injured at work (pulled shoulder
A good friend of mine was injured at work (pulled shoulder muscle or possibly worse). His employer has advised him that he will put this under Workers Comp and that the employee should be treated. My … read more
Expert
Expert
REPORTED A INJURY AT WORK WHERE MY EMPLOYER APPROVED WORKMANS
REPORTED A INJURY AT WORK WHERE MY EMPLOYER APPROVED WORKMANS COMP. NOTIFIED MY EMPLOYER OF RELEASE DATE FOLLOWING VISIT FROM DOCTOR.TWO DAYS PRIOR TO MY RELEASE DATE MY EMPLOYER CALLED SAID THEY WERE… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
12,478 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I must thank you all for such a positive and knowledgeable Expert in your Employment Law category. She has provided much relief and answers for me in the midst of dealing with a case. I am totally pleased with her customer service and care.

MildredWashington, DC

Excellent direction from Socrateaser to help me preserve and pursue my rights as a proud American who has become unemployed in this messed-up economic downfall. Thank you

Happy CustomerDenver, CO

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Allen M., Esq.

Allen M., Esq.

Employment Lawyer

13,334 satisfied customers

Employment/Labor Law Litigation

Marsha411JD

Marsha411JD

Lawyer

12,490 satisfied customers

Licensed Attorney with 29 yrs. exp in Employment Law

Infolawyer

Infolawyer

Lawyer

12,478 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping employers and employees.

JB Umphrey

JB Umphrey

Lawyer

6,273 satisfied customers

Assisting employees and employers for over 14 years.

John

John

Employment Lawyer

6,143 satisfied customers

Exclusively practice labor and employment law.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

3,007 satisfied customers

I provide employment and discrimination law advice in my own practice.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Lawyer

2,893 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x