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Can I Sue After My Construction Accident If I Am Getting Workers Comp?

When we go to work every day, we expect to make it home in the same condition as when we left.

Unfortunately, that doesn't always happen.

Between the time we say our goodbyes and leave the house for work, until the time we step back into our house after work, there are a million things that can go wrong.

Most days, nothing bad happens, and life does carry on as usual.

However, some days take a turn that we can never expect, changing the course of our life.

his threat is amplified if you work on a construction site.

There are a million ways people working in an office can get hurt every day, but if you work on a construction site, there is danger around every corner if you or everyone else you work with isn't careful.

That means it's not uncommon for injuries to happen on construction sites, and sometimes they can be devastating.

If you do get injured on the job site, you will be able to collect worker's compensation, but sometimes that isn't enough.

So, if you are injured on the job site, can you sue for compensation even if you are receiving worker's compensation?

We will explore that question in the article below.

Topics: Workers Compensation questions

What Happens After A Work-Related Car Accident?

Our jobs seem to get more and more demanding with every year that goes by.

It seems like we can never escape work no matter how hard we try.

With email smartphones, tablets, and laptops, many of us can take our work with us wherever we go, and we are always available.

We do more and more work just to get the promotion that comes with even more work.

Some of that extra work involves running errands for your company. 

Driving around for work isn't limited to just delivery drivers, and you could find yourself driving around for a variety of reasons while you're "on the clock."

But that puts you in the position to be involved in a car accident.

With work-life boundaries getting blurrier by the minute, you need to be sure you understand your legal rights if you're ever involved in a car accident while you're working or traveling for work.

In the article below, we will talk about the overlap between worker's compensation claims and car accidents.

Topics: work related car accident