Temple, TX asked in Workers' Compensation for Texas

Q: If a worker gets hurt while working on a job and doesn't have a social... will they still be able to sue the company?

Will he be able to get workers compensation? He is injured, he isn't able to work due to his injuries, he now has medical bills, and can't even recieve pain medicine due to no money and no insurance.

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Daniel Morris
Daniel Morris
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Dallas, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: If his employer is a subscriber to the Texas Workers' Compensation, it does not matter at all if he actually had a social security number. The workers compensation insurance policy is a private policy which is administered by the Division of Workers Compensation.

If his employer is a non-subscriber, it will depend upon the policy. However, if the employer is a non-subscriber, he may have a negligence cause of action against his employer.

If you have any additional question, you can reach me at info@themorrisfirm.net

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