If you are injured on the job, chances are any claim you make will need to be filed within your state's workers' compensation system. But there are some situations where a work-related injury can lead to a personal injury lawsuit. And in some lines of work -- such as the maritime and railroad industries -- injured employees need to follow very specific claim procedures that are set by federal law.
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