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Even when an employee is medically incapable of working, notice is appropriate

Friday, October 27, 2017 @ 9:48 AM | By Matt Lalande

As personal injury lawyers, we often represent injured clients who, despite their ailments, try to get back to work. Some people try because they have to. Financially, there may be no choice. There are bills to pay and children to feed. Other times, the client may be someone who is simply hardwired to work.

Regardless of the situation, many people have real-life struggles while returning to their place of employment. Modified duties may put them at ridicule by co-workers; they might not have the functional capacity...