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Asked on: 7/28/13, 9:21 am

If i suffered a grease burn on the job because of not having proper safety equipment could i sue??

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Answered on: 7/29/13, 6:29 am by Robert Gardner

In Georgia, if you work a job other than an agricultural job, the only recourse you have against your employer for injuries sustained on the job is worker's compensation. You might have a claim against a manufacturer of equipment if the equipment failure or malfunction caused the injury, but not against the employer itself. You may want to call and discuss this with a worker's compensation lawyer in your area to see if it is worth you while to file a claim.

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