If the tile workers were Contractors, you may be able to sue them. If the tile workers were Employees, you will most likely be able to sue your Employer in Civil Court for Negligence if he did not have WC Insurance.
We offer general concepts, but you should give ALL your facts to a licensed Attorney in your state before you RELY upon any legal advice.
To add to Mr. Corson's response, if your employer was a subcontractor under a general contractor, you may be able to pursue a workers comp claim against the general contractor's carrier. Consult with an attorney who handles both work comp claims and personal injury claims.
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I agree with both answers. Your employer could have personal liability for failing to carry workers comp insurance so talk to a firm that does both personal injury and worlers compensation cases
If your employer did not secure workers' compensation insurance, you can sue them for pain and suffering if they were negligent. Keep in mind, you need to prove negligence. Your employer is only required to have workers' compensation insurance if they have at least 4 employees, unless they are in the construction industry, which requires all employers to have coverage. If your employer was not at all negligent, and should have had workers' compensation coverage, you can pursue a workers' compensation case directly against them.
Why does your employer not have workers comp. who was individual working for that caused your injury work for? Of he works for seine other then your employer you can go after that employers insurance to pay your medical bills and for your scarring. Good luck.
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Report your employer to your state attorney general and to a fraud unit at your state's DWC. You can usually sue them but the problem is collecting the judgement as no liability coverage will cover what should have been covered under a WC policy.
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