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Workers’ Compensation – Disability – Termination – Constructive Refusal of Suitable Work – Worsened Condition – Surgical Consult (access required)

Brindis v. Prestage Foods, Inc. Plaintiff suffered compensable back injuries in 2006 and 2007. He was fired on June 26, 2007 for accumulating too many safety violations; at the time of his termination, plaintiff failed to wear safety glasses as required. Plaintiff was fired for reasons unrelated to his workers’ compensation injuries and for which a non-injured employee would have been terminated. Therefore, plaintiff constructively refused suitable work.

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