My employer does not have workers compensation insurance can I sue my employer for work related injuries
Rome, GA |
I have a work related injury and I was laid off this week. My employer does not have worker's comp insurance. Can I still sue? My injury is serious and I may never fully recover. Also I worked there for 13 years and was never paid time and a half.
You could sue the employer for the amount that workers comp should have paid, and possibly for wage and hour violations. I suggest that you see a lawyer who handles workers compensation cases in your hometown (apparently Rome) as soon as possible.
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Your question is best answered by contacting a workers compensation attorney in your State. It souns like you may have a FLSA wage and hour case too. As has already been indicated, there are strict time limits on both of these claims so contact someone soon.