can someone sue an employer for something they did.?
this kid only works 1 day a week, also he new how to do it complety. but we had no insurance for him, he was supose to carry his own. he turned a roofing kettal of wrong and then is exploded and he jumped of stairs.
Asked By: brittanie c - 1/20/2009
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The only way you can sue your employer for an on the job injury is if there is extreme neglegance or if the injured worker rejected coverage prior to an injury. If the person is considered an independent contractor then they will have to provide their own insurance. If the person who hired the kid and then possibly... More
Answered By: Don Drapers woman - 1/20/2009
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If he was working for you at the time of the accident, he can apply for workers compensation. The employer (you) are supposed to have workers comp. insurance for your employees. They may have their own health insurance, but workers comp. is different. It's usually required by most states... More
Answered By: Marie T - 1/20/2009
Answered By: src50 - 1/20/2009
I have no idea who "we" is, but in general, if you hire someone without insurance, then YOU are on the hook for it - whether it's property damage, workers comp, or liability. The guy that hired the uninsured party, is on the hook for damages - which would be, YOU.
Answered By: mbrcatz - 1/20/2009
If the employer did not have workers compensation insurance on the employee, then the employer can be personally sued.~~
Answered By: debijs - 1/20/2009
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