A worker that slips and falls or gets hurt on a construction site can be a solid case. You can't sue your employer, but if the site was being used for commercial purposes or as a multiple housing unit, then you maybe able to bring a claim against the owner as well as any of the contractors on the job. This can help ensure you get the compensation you deserve to cover all your expenses as well as pain and suffering.
You are entitled to collect workers compensation through the company that hired you, but you do not get pain and suffering through workers comp.
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