Orlando, FL asked in Uncategorized for Florida

Q: I was stacking cans and found black mold on them which caused a allergic reaction can I sue for this?

I was stacking cans at my over night job. Only to find black mold on the cans and its shipping box. I told my managers and quickly washed my arms/hands due to me being highly allergic to mold and pennacylin. Regardless I had to rush to take care of this. They had no emergency aid for the allergic reaction and asked me to buy some .Can I sue my employer or the company for this encounter?

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Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You can't sue your employer; worker's compensation is the exclusive remedy for injuries sustained on the job. If it was caused by another company, the manufacturer for example, you may be able to sue it, if you can prove uncompensated damages.

Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer

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