Can I Sue my Employer in Civil Court for my Workers' Compensation Injury?

Posted on 3/20/2013 by Bridgeford Admin in SCV Magazine workers' compensation misconduct serious and willful third party medical treatment

Usually not. When they drew up the "Workers Compensation Act" (before most of us were even born) the employer gave up their right to assert contributory negligence as a defense and the employee gave up the right to sue the employer in civil court – in essence, a "no fault" system.

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