Former Professional Transportation driver said he was fired for filing workers' comp claim

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 4, 2019

LOGAN – A Logan County man alleges he was terminated for filing a claim for workers' compensation after being injured while driving for his former employer.

Robert Prince filed a complaint in Logan Circuit Court against Professional Transportation Inc. alleging violation of Worker's Compensation Discriminatory Practices and the Wage Payment Collection Act.

The suit states that the plaintiff was employed by the defendant as a driver but was injured on the job on Nov. 5, 2018, in an auto accident. The plaintiff alleges he sought workers' compensation for the damages he suffered and was terminated Nov. 20, 2018.

The plaintiff alleges he was retaliated against for sustaining injuries while working and for filing for workers' compensation.

The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by Steven S. Wolfe of Wolfe, White & Associates.

The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge Joshua Butcher.

Logan Circuit Court case number 2019-CV-57

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