Yes, you will want an attorney for this. Make sure to seek an attorney in your area who is knowledgeable about sovereign immunity. Typically you cannot sue an Indian tribe in state court, but rather have to go through arbitration with the Indian tribunal. However, in rare occasions depending on the facts of the case the Indian tribe can be deemed by the state court to have waived its sovereign immunity and allow you to sue the tribe in state court. You will want an attorney for this to help you figure out your options. Good luck!
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Use avvo's find a lawyer feature. If you were working union, the union agreement with the casino may cover comp issues.
You can search for a workers comp / personal injury attorney through AVVO's web site by city and state, and also Google for an attorney familiar with claims in tribal court.
Best bet is to retain a local tribal law attorney. If you can find one on Avvo, best to Google tribal law attorney. Avvo has a great lawyer finder tool to locate an attorney close to your home. Good luck.
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