HAVE WORKERS COMP. ATTORNEY AM GOING TO COURT SOON SHOULD I DROP WORK COMP. HEARING AND SUE EMPLOYER PERSONALLY
We don't have nearly enough information to give you any adequate answer to your question. You hired a WC lawyer for his knowledge, expertise and advice. He knows you, your employer, your injuries, your doctors, all far better than any of us here on AVVO. Why aren't you talking to your lawyer?
Sorry you are going through this, however, I must agree with Mr. Borah. First of all you cannot “Sue” your employer your exclusive remedy for the industrial injury is workers Compensation. Talk to your attorney, he’s there to earn his money! All the best.
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Since you have an attorney, s/he would be the best source for information about your case. As a general rule, however, if your employer has worker’s compensation insurance, your exclusive remedy is to pursue the work comp case, and you cannot sue your employer.
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