After a work injury, it is important to pursue all your legal options. This includes not only workers’ compensation benefits, but also a potential third-party claim. Many injured workers come to our law firm wondering what happens if their injury was caused not by their employer, but by another party. In this case, a third-party personal injury lawsuit may be an option.
Talk to one of our experienced work injury lawyers in Atlanta, Georgia. For nearly four decades, our attorneys have been helping injured victims seek full and fair compensation. Contact us online to discuss your potential third-party liability claim.
While workers’ compensation benefits help cover medical bills as well as lost wages, they do not take into consideration pain and suffering — which personal injury lawsuits can provide for. Let our skilled legal team go over your work injury case to determine whether a third-party lawsuit is a viable option for your specific situation.
Most work injury cases involve more than one party. The cause of the injury is not always clear. Sometimes an injury is the fault of a party other than the worker’s employer (a non-employer party). This third party can be held negligent under a personal injury lawsuit.
Common scenarios involving work injuries and third parties include: