Can I be fired for being on Kentucky workers compensation?

It is a violation of Kentucky workers compensation law for an employer to fire or retaliate in some other way against an employee that has filed or has indicated he intends to file a claim for Kentucky workers compensation benefits. It is an unlawful and wrongful termination where a worker is fired because he or she has filed a claim for Kentucky workers compensation benefits.

Lexington, Kentucky workers compensation lawyer Robert L. Abell has represented in lawsuits workers fired because they had filed or indicated that they intend to file a claim for Kentucky workers compensation benefits.  See Kentucky Workers Compensation Retaliation - Judgment Awarding Damages & Punitive Damages, Workers Compensation Retaliation, Malicious Prosecution & Abuse of Process - Isham v. ABF Freight Systems - Complaint, Workers Compensation Retaliation - Works v. LexTran - "Dismissed LexTran Driver To Return To Work Monday"; Lexington Herald-Leader, October 14, 1995