In most states, a worker injured by the intentional action of his or her employer can sue the employer for the harm in addition to filing for worker's compensation
. Workers compensation lawsuit can arise due to actions deliberate employer behavior triggering assault, intentional infliction of emotional distress or known exposure to hazardous conditions.
Some exceptions to the exclusive remedy of workers compensation exist.
Because these vary widely from state to state, seek advice from a workers’ compensation attorney familiar with your jurisdiction. To learn whether you can bring a Workers compensation lawsuit for your work injury or industrial disease in addition to or instead of filing a workers compensation claim, consult a lawyer at Menard & Menard
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