Accident at work in Polish law

An employee injured as a result of an accident at work is entitled to claim appropriate compensate. As accident at work should be understanded the sudden event caused by an external factor, that causes injury or death, which occurred in connection with work:
– during or in connection with the performance of normal activities or instructions of superiors,
– during or in connection with the performance by an employee acting to the benefit of the employer, even without instructions,

- during the time when employee remains at the disposal of the employer on the way between the employer’s office, and the place of performance of the obligation arising from the employment relationship.



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