Can I sue Walgreens?

Asked almost 2 years ago - Los Angeles, CA

I got injured at work 2 days ago,I was lifting heavy boxes and I got a hernia .Its the second time I get injured for lifting heavy things.They haven't provided me with a back brace and they expect me to carry heavy objects and as a result a hernia at 19 years old.

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  1. Neil Pedersen

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    Answered . You have a workers compensation claim against them. Find a good workers compensation attorney and make a claim right away.

    Good luck to you.

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  2. Ian Thomas Valkenet

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    Answered . Workers' compensation law exist specifically for situations like this. Consult an attorney if you need help making a claim.

  3. James Carl Eschen III

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    Answered . If you work for Walgreens, you can seek workers compensation. If you do not work for Walgreens, you have not stated anything else that would suggest that it should have any duty to you.

  4. Marilynn Mika Spencer

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    Answered . I agree that this is a workers' compensation question. I've shared your question with Avvo's workers' compensation law forum, where your question may be seen by more attorneys who practice in this area of the law.

    And . . . you can find a workers' compensation attorney on the California Applicant Attorneys Association (CAAA) web site: http://caaa.org/cs/. CAAA is the strongest California bar association for attorneys who represent injured workers. On the home page, click on the picture of the wheelchair above the words "Injured Workers." On the next page, click on the link to “Attorney Search” on the left side. Enter your city or any other information and click “Search.”

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  5. Mark K. Ameli

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    Answered . Yes you may file a workers compensation claim against Walgreen and enjoy the benefits of Temporary Disability Payments, Medical Care, Permanent Disability payments (if any) and Job Displacement (if any).

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