Legal Question in Personal Injury in District of Columbia

I just recently had a ppd planted on the reading came back postive. When I first started this job RN at a psych hospital one year ago my ppd was negative and has always been negative. Can I sue?

Asked on 3/02/13, 11:41 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Torrance Colvin The Colvin Law Firm

Typically speaking, if you believe that you contracted TB as a result of your employment, your initial recourse would be to file a workers compensation claim if you are "active" and have symptoms that force you to miss work for any reason. If you are terminated as a result of your positive test, then you may have other options against your employer.

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Answered on 3/20/13, 5:59 pm


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