Patch Accused Of Firing Editor After Home-Office Injury

Law360, New York (April 16, 2013, 10:09 PM EDT) -- A former editor for online news outlet Patch Media Corp. has sued the company in New Jersey court, alleging she was fired in retaliation for filing a workers' compensation claim after breaking her leg at her home office.

Plaintiff Susan Toth filed the complaint April 10, claiming she fell while working in her home office in August 2012, shattering several bones in her lower leg and foot. Shortly after the injury, she filed a workers' compensation claim, according to the suit.

The complaint says Toth’s supervisor...
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