Often times, the negligent actions of an employee may cause injuries to another individual. Under the doctrine of respondeat superior (or “let the master answer”), an injured party may pursue compensation from an employer for the injuries they sustained. Continue reading “When Is an Employer Liable for the Actions of Their Employees?”
Was your injury work related?
An injury that happens during the course of employment may entitle an individual to workers’ compensation. In many instances, a work-related injury occurs at an office location or at a construction site. However, some injuries that occur outside of the regularly scheduled workday may constitute a work-related injury. For instance, a person that gets into an accident while operating a work vehicle on behalf of his or her employer may amount to a work-related injury. In addition to workers compensation, a person may be entitled to recover compensation from a third party in a personal injury claim.
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), health care workers have the highest rate of non-fatal workplace injuries. A recent report has revealed that nurses have one of the most dangerous jobs because they face serious risks of injury. These risks include workplace violence from patients and a patient’s family members, injuries from maneuvering patients, and injuries sustained while drawing blood or administering injections.
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