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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

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The majority of work-related injuries can be covered by a Workers Compensation claim, and that includes injuries such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Topics: Workers Compensation questions

Understanding Federal and State Workers’ Compensation Differences for Georgia

When filing a claim, understanding the difference between federal and state workers’ compensation can lessen your confusion and aggravation in determining your options. If you suffered an injury at work and are being hit with mounting medical bills and a loss of a paycheck, it may make it nearly impossible to cover your household expenses. The purpose of Workers Compensation Insurance is to provide employees with benefits if an unforeseen injury or occupational illness occurs while on-the-job.

Topics: Workers Compensation questions