A Third Party Caused My Injury. Now What?
Workers’ compensation is a faultless system that is designed to compensate employees for work injuries regardless of whether the accident was due to an action by an employee or the employer. However, what if a third party caused your injury? In legal terms, a third party is any party who is not your employer or a co-worker. Vendors, suppliers, other visiting on-site workers and equipment manufacturers are all examples of third parties. When a third party’s negligence leads to an accident, you may be able to recover additional compensation along with your workers’ comp.
I am attorney David Garner and I have more than 20 years of legal experience. If you are unsure whether a third party was at least partly at fault for your accident or injury, I can help.
You May Be Entitled To Additional Damages
When a negligent third party is responsible for an accident that results in a serious injury, it may be possible to recover compensation through a personal injury lawsuit in addition to any workers’ compensation benefits.
I thoroughly investigate workplace accidents to help determine whether a third party may be held liable. This is especially important when a worker has suffered a catastrophic injury. In these cases, workers’ comp benefits rarely cover all of the losses caused by the injury. Workers and, in cases involving fatal accidents, surviving family members often require additional compensation to help pay bills and to make up for the loss of income.
I Have The Personal Injury Experience To File Third-Party Injury Claims
As an experienced lawyer, I understand what it takes to successfully handle third-party lawsuits in workplace accident cases. For a free consultation, please Garner Law Office, P.C., in Dallas at 678-956-7338 or contact me online.