Q: Is my employer liable for damages caused in an accident driving in bad weather to another work site (on the clock)
Virginia state. After a snowstorm so roads were icy (mountainous region). Made my disapproval known about the bad roads before my shift. Forced to come in. After I got to work and clocked in, my employer then made me drive my personal vehicle to another work location. Hit a patch of ice and slid into a tree. Is my company liable to pay for the damage?
A: A Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry about your accident. It could depend on the carrier's practices and the scope of coverage on your policy. Good luck.
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