Lake Worth, FL asked in Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana

Q: Exceptions to Workers’ Compensation Immunity

I got ran over by a garbage truck and the person drug test came back positive for cocaine the same day and he got fired. Would that fall into intentional tort because he knew what he was doing was wrong and he could injury someone while driving high, especially a commercial vehicle?

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

A: I hope that you are okay. In answer to your question, not likely. If you were injured as a result of the collision with the garbage truck, then you should contact a personal injury/accident attorney in your area to discuss the specifics of your matter----attorneys in this area of practice almost always provide free, no obligation consultations for these type matters---I know my firm does-----so you should take us up on it---and it will assist you in the long run. Good luck.

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