No, it is against the law to fire you because you have filed or attempted to file a workers' compensation claim.
· Reference: Section 440.205, Florida Statutes
Settlements may be made under certain circumstances and are voluntary; not automatic or mandatory.
· Reference: Section 440.20 (11)(a)(b)(c), Florida Statutes
You can receive Temporary Total, Temporary Partial Disability payments or a combination of the two benefits during the continuance of your disability for no more than a maximum of 104 weeks.
· Reference: Section 440.15(2), Florida Statutes1. Retaliation Is Illegal Under State Law.