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medical leave for assault/harrassment at work
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First, you have to file a stress claim. You will then be covered for up to 90 days for up to $10,000 in medical expenses while the claim is either accepted or denied. You can choose the doctor, and you should choose a good psychologist. However, any time off is on your own dime. If your employer has over 50 employees, you are covered by FMLA for up to 12 weeks of job protection, but not paid time off.

Do I know you? Your situation and employer sound like mine.

My stress claim was filed in May 2007 and yet to be accepted even though I've had more than 4 doctors report my claim is 100% work related. Stress claims are not liked, and are usually fought tooth and nail. You will need an attorney. The doctor that first dx'd me told me to file a claim, and I did exactly as I was told. My adjuster told me to file a claim. If someone told me to jump off the Golden Gate Bridge, I would have done it. I couldn't make a decision on my own after my breakdown at work.

My position was eliminated twice when I returned to work, and so I retired as of 5 days ago. I had no other choice as I used up all my sick leave and vacation leave trying to recover. They wore me down to only a fraction of my old self; with no self-confidence, and the feeling that I was worthless.

Don't mean to scare you, but telling you how it is. It is not an easy road to travel. But, you have to make the decision.
Let Go, and Let God......
 
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RE: medical leave for assault/harrassment at work - chrischris - 08-11-2009, 11:53 PM

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