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My supervisor let me work in a very tight schedule. I become suffering from tinnitus。(ringing in the ears). I can not focus and can not sleep. Is it possible I can sue the company for compensation.
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Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you to provide you the information you are seeking for educational purposes only.

The only claim you can have against an employer is workers compensation. If your working conditions have caused you to suffer tinnitus then you need to file a workers compensation claim with the employer and if they deny the claim then you can sue in workers compensation.

The issue with workers compensation is you can recover only pay for your medical expenses and you can receive 2/3 of your pay for time you cannot work, but no pain and suffering damages.

However the law says for all work related injury workers compensation is your only recourse.

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