Former Keystone Case Manager Claimed She Was Fired for Requesting Medical Leave After Injury In Car Accident; Case Settled

Plaintiff was a case manager at Keystone and was injured in a car accident on May 21, 2013. Plaintiff alleged that she informed management that she would need leave to recover from injuries sustained in the car accident and began preparation of the required FMLA paperwork. Plaintiff alleged that before the FMLA paperwork was complete, but after she informed management of her requested leave due to injury, management terminated her employment. Plaintiff claimed that management stated her reason for termination was visiting a website during work hours. However, plaintiff claimed that other employees would visit websites during work hours without facing termination.

This case settled on Dec. 21, 2015.