why can i get compensatory damages for my injury at work like property loss,pain and suffering,emotional distress,loss of enjoyment,loss of consortlum
1 Answer from Attorneys
Because of worker's compensation laws. You don't get to claim all the other stuff such as pain and suffering; the employer doesn't get to assert defenses such as contrinutory negligence or assumption of the risk. It's a trade-off, and a good one.