If you've been injured at work, you'll probably need compensation. But do you accept workers' compensation or try to sue in civil court?
In most cases you cannot receive workers' comp and sue for your injuries, as workers' comp is intended to substitute for the kind of compensation an injured worker might receive in court. However, each work injury case is different, so it's important for employees to consider their options.
When contemplating whether to sue or collect workers comp, you may want to start with these three considerations: