A senior executive is in a car wreck and falls into a coma for three months. Management makes a decision to replace the executive. Two weeks after replacing the executive, the former executive wakes up and subsequently wants his job back. The company offered him a job at his same salary but not the same job. The employee sued under FMLA alleging that he was not afforded the legally required family medical leave.  He wanted to settle for $300,000. The insurance company would not settle and it went to arbitration. The employee was awarded $1.2M

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