Legal Question in Workers Comp in Texas

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

Asked on 1/25/12, 7:00 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Mark Dunn Mark D. Dunn

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.

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Answered on 1/26/12, 8:36 am

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