Shift was from 6 p.m. to midnight. Employee exited employer's store and walked to the parking lot to employee's car, which is where the robbing took place.
Not sure what other claim you would have absent other facts about the type of work, the parking lot, previous instance of robbery, etc. If you have a workers' compensation attorney, speak to them. Glad you are okay.
You might look into who owns the parking lot. Was there enough light, for example? There might be a 3rd party action against the owner of the premises/parking lot in addition to work comp claim.
If it was your employer's parking lot your options are limited. Of course you can sue the robber, if you know who he is, and if he has any assets to collect your judgment against.
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Workers Compensation is most often found to be the Exclusive Remedy for an employee against an employer. I tried the claim where the terminated employee had threatened supervisors for months if he was disrespected he would return with weapons, and the day he was terminated he returned with a gun and fatally shot my client's husband... we asserted the employer stepped out of the role of employer and became the premises safety provided and violated it's duty to provide a safe premises...and the court of appeal said 'no'.
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