Abbeville, LA asked in Employment Law and Federal Crimes for Louisiana

Q: Can a employee sue another employee and/or owner if said employee is drunk and has a knife, guns and alcohol on him?

Said employee has all these things on his person everyday on company property. He has also been seen by other employees. When brought to the owners attention, she said she knows about it. This is a paint and body shop. Said employee is an office person that also walks through the entire shop, works on cars and deals with customers face to face on an everyday basis. What can another employee do about this said employee or owner knowing about everything. Other employees are worried about getting hurt either by equipment being used by drunk employee or by being shot or stabbed either drunk or not.

1 Lawyer Answer
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: What are your goals in this? I would recommend that you contact an attorney in your area and have a consult to specifically discuss this ----what's going on at work and what you seek from asserting a complaint/lawsuit---and then decide the best way to proceed. Good luck.

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