If you are an over-the-road trucker, driving for a living, your odds of being injured on the job are significantly higher than the odds of a desk-bound employee getting hurt at work. And, if you are injured, chances are that your injuries will be.
Most employers in Wisconsin are subject to the state’s worker’s compensation law. This means when a worker is injured in the course of employment, worker’s compensation coverage pays for things like medical care, partial lost wages, and permanent.
Your mail box, your TV, and your phone book are full of advertising by law firms – all
claiming to be the best firm to handle your personal injury or wrongful death claim. In the “old days,” such promotion did not exist as law firms were not.
The answer to this question is that it depends, but generally yes. Worker’s compensation is your only option to sue your employer for personal injuries that occur on the job. This includes both physical and mental injuries from work – those that.