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Worker files lawsuit against employer after car accident

He claims he has lost income and is not able to reach the same earning capacity he enjoyed prior to the accident. His lawsuit alleges that his employer did not provide him with a safe work environment, because they knew that the man driving the car suffered from a seizure disorder. By allowing him to drive, they knowingly put the plaintiff at risk.

Whether his allegations lead to an award of damages will be up to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. It is necessary to prove that the action -- or inaction, as the case may be -- of the employer contributed to the man's injuries in this car accident. There is an element of risk to filing a lawsuit against an employer for an injury, as the employee may be required to forego workers' compensation benefits in order to do so. Therefore, before filing a lawsuit, it would be advisable to have the case reviewed by an attorney.

Source: louisianarecord.com, "quot;, June 1, 2015

He claims he has lost income and is not able to reach the same earning capacity he enjoyed prior to the accident. His lawsuit alleges that his employer did not provide him with a safe work environment, because they knew that the man driving the car suffered from a seizure disorder. By allowing him to drive, they knowingly put the plaintiff at risk.

Whether his allegations lead to an award of damages will be up to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. It is necessary to prove that the action -- or inaction, as the case may be -- of the employer contributed to the man's injuries in this car accident. There is an element of risk to filing a lawsuit against an employer for an injury, as the employee may be required to forego workers' compensation benefits in order to do so. Therefore, before filing a lawsuit, it would be advisable to have the case reviewed by an attorney.

Source: louisianarecord.com, "<", June 1, 2015

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