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3rd Circuit Says Worker's Comp Settlement Didn't Bar Lawsuit Against Employer

By WorkCompCentral

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 | 181 | 0 | 0 min read

The U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals revived a worker’s suit against his former employer, finding his settlement of a comp claim had not waived his ability to bring an action for violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act, or Pennsylvania common law. Case: Zuber v. Boscov’s, No. 16-3217, 09/11/2017, published. Facts: Craig Zuber worked for Boscov's Inc. After he suffered an on-the-job injury on Aug. 12, 2014, he filed a workers' compensation claim, and he missed two days of work. Zuber returned to work on Aug. 14 requested one week of medical leave starting Aug. 17....

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