Knoxville, TN asked in Workers' Compensation for Tennessee

Q: Can I receive workers' compensation benefits, even if my injury did not occur in my office?

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Thomas Walter Tucker
Thomas Walter Tucker
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  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Nashville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: The answer is maybe. Generally, in order to have a "compensable" work injury in Tennessee, the injury must "arising primarily out of and in the course and scope of employment, and is identifiable by time and place of occurrence." If your work required you to be out of the office and you were injured, you could have a work injury. You should contact an experienced workers' compensation attorney to discuss the specifics of your claim.

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