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Can I sue my former employer for a slip and fall accident that occurred while I was employed?
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Personal Injury Law
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Was the injury incurred during the course of your employment?
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Personal Injury Lawyer: Loren, Attorney replied 2 years ago

Thank you for the additional information.

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Personal Injury Lawyer: Loren, Attorney replied 2 years ago

Your exclusive remedy is to file a claim under workman's comp.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
but i dont work there anymore. they fired me 2 months after the incident and I am still in pain
Personal Injury Lawyer: Loren, Attorney replied 2 years ago

The benefit is that you do not have to prove negligence or fault on the employer's part.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
i dont understand
Personal Injury Lawyer: Loren, Attorney replied 2 years ago

You need to file a claim under workman's comp. It is not a slip and fall lawsuit.

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Personal Injury Lawyer: Loren, Attorney replied 2 years ago

The Florida Bar maintains an excellent online referral program: https://www.floridabar.org/divpgm/lronline.nsf/wreferral6?OpenForm

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Personal Injury Lawyer: Loren, Attorney replied 2 years ago

Are you still online with me?

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