39-71-516. District court venue and jurisdiction for independent cause of action. An injured employee or an employee's beneficiaries pursuing an independent cause of action pursuant to 39-71-515 shall bring the action in the district court in the district where the claimant resides or where the alleged violation occurred. The court may grant interim relief that it considers appropriate, including but not limited to injunctive relief, attachment, or receivership. The court may request the workers' compensation judge to determine the amount of recoverable damages due to the employee.