Are employees liable for workplace injuries?

When employees are injured in the workplace after an accident, no one is held liable for the incident that occurred. Employers are not held liable, but neither are employees. Workers’ compensation is set up for individuals to collect this form of monetary compensation to ensure they are provided for when they cannot work. However, if […]

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Is an employer liable for a workers’ compensation case?

Employees that are injured at work may be eligible for workers’ compensation. If employees are unable to work due to their injury, workers’ compensation can provide for them during this period of time. However, this does not mean that the employers are responsible for their accident. Employees cannot blame their employers when they collect workers’ […]

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What is Tort Liability?

In Washington D.C., the Tort Liability Division handles claims that are made against the city for matters relating to property damage or personal injury. The division requires that all claims are made within six months of the accident. If the injured party does not file a lawsuit until after this time period, they may not […]

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Who files a wrongful death claim?

Accidents can happen every day. Whether these accidents are car accidents or premises liability accidents, they can have a big effect on an individual and their loved ones. Victims of drunk drivers can be killed in these motor vehicle accidents. Individuals can slip and fall, hitting their heads and leading to trauma that may result […]

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