If an employee suffers an injury as a result of an accident that happened during their employment, an employee cannot bring any other claim against their employer for the injuries sustained as a result of that accident. The only legal actions employee can seek against their employer is workers’ compensation benefits.
When injured on the job, you’re entitled to benefits, wages, and medical benefits via workers’ compensation claim, not a lawsuit against your employer. You should speak with an experienced workers’ compensation attorney who can file your workers’ compensation claim.
Workers’ compensation is established to provide replacement of income and coverage of medical expenses for those employees or workers who got injured at work. It also provides disability benefits to workers or employees who temporarily or permanently disabled due to the injury sustained during the accident.