CHARLESTON — A man is suing his former employer alleging that he was terminated due to an injury.
Tony Ray Moles Jr. filed a complaint in Kanawha Circuit Court against Alford Home Solutions Inc. and Chris Alford.
The suit states the plaintiff was injured in a car accident on Oct. 28, 2018 and was told by his doctor to restict his work activity to light duty. The defendant did not offer work to the plaintiff until December 2018, when he was offered some part-time work. The plaintiff was finally allowed to return back to his regular work by his doctor, but was not given permission to return to full-time employment. Plaintiff alleges he was informed by the defendant on Jan. 12 that his employment was being terminated.
The defendant is accused of disability discrimination, failure to accommodate, reprisal, and harassment.
The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by Robert Lora of Lorea Law Office in Charleston.
The case has been assigned to Judge Jennifer Bailey.
Kanawha Circuit Court case number 19-C-285