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Misconduct by Coworkers

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When a worker’s action violates workplace policy, procedures, rules, or sometimes, simple common sense, their actions can create a hazardous work environment for their co-workers. If an employee removes a known safety device, or is otherwise grossly negligent, you may have a claim that is not covered or otherwise barred by the exclusivity provision of the worker’s compensation laws.

This is a very complex area of the law, so if you have been injured by the gross negligence of a co-worker, let an experienced Alabama industrial accident attorney from Cunningham Bounds evaluate whether you have a claim outside of or in addition to worker’s compensation. As one of the top personal injury firms in Alabama, we have the resources and experience you need. Since 1958, our firm has recovered billions in verdicts and settlements on behalf of our clients.

Injured by a coworker’s misconduct? Call (251) 299-0101 to find out what your legal options may include.

Definition of Misconduct

Generally speaking, misconduct has been determined to involve more than simple negligence, an innocent mistake, or a judgment error. Instead, it conveys a wrongful intention and an indifference to the consequences of an action. Each outcome will vary depending on the circumstances of the case.

According to the fair work act, serious misconduct may include the following.

  • Deliberate or willful behavior that is not consistent with continuing the employment contract
  • Actions that cause imminent and serious risk to the safety and health of an individual
  • Actions that cause imminent and serious risk to the profitability, viability, or reputation of the business
  • Intoxication in the workplace
  • Refusal to carry out a reasonable and lawful instruction consistent with the contract of employment
  • Assault
  • Theft
  • Fraud

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