There are rare exceptions to the exclusive remedy provisions of the Workers’ Compensation Act meaning it is rare that you can sue your employer for work related personal injuries related.
This is the case even where the employer is grossly negligent. It is true no matter how serious the injuries. It is true even in the case of wrongful death. of the worker.
In short, the Workers’ Compensation Act provides a great deal more protection for employers than workers and will be grossly inadequate for the compensation of workers who have suffered serious personal injury or death on the job.