Can I sue my employer instead of filing a workers' comp claim? On behalf of Schwartz Law Firm LLC posted in Injuries on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. Only in rare circumstances. In most cases, a Louisiana employee cannot bring a lawsuit against a co-worker, supervisor, the owner or the company itself. This is the trade-off of workers' compensation. Can I be fired for filing a workers' compensation claim? On behalf of Schwartz Law Firm LLC posted in Workers' Compensation on Tuesday, August 9, 2016. Your rights as an injured worker are protected.