LAUDERDALE – A former technician for a jewelry store alleges she was
terminated after filing a workers' compensation claim for a back injury.
Kirsten Krug filed a complaint on Jan. 13 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against
Livshin Enterprises Inc. and Steven Livshin
alleging wrongful termination and violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that she suffered damages from
not being paid minimum wages or overtime wages. The plaintiff holds
Livshin Enterprises Inc. and Livshin responsible because the defendants
allegedly terminated plaintiff's employment when she attempted to file a
claim for her workers' compensation due to an injury she suffered
during her shift in July 2016.
The plaintiff requests a trial by
jury and seeks economic damages, lost wages and benefits, reinstatement of benefits,
compensatory damages, all legal fees and any other relief as this court
deems just. She is represented by Christopher J. Whitelock and David S.
Frank of Whitelock & Associates P.A. in Fort Lauderdale.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Case number 9:17-cv-80046-RLR