Managing Third-Party Personal Injury Claims After Workplace Injuries
Many people believe that their workplace injuries mean that they are only eligible for workers’ compensation. In reality, many injured workers also have grounds for personal injury claims against third parties that contributed to their suffering.
At Connors LLP, we are renowned for our extensive litigation experience. We draw on decades of combined experience to craft highly personalized and effective legal strategies designed specifically to make the most out of your compensation claim. To request a case evaluation, please complete our online contact form.
Understanding The Foundations Of Third-Party Personal Injury Claims
In many cases, workplace injuries are not the sole fault of the employer. In cases like this, a skilled attorney can hold other parties accountable for the damages that result. For instance, if a defective table say injures a construction worker, they likely also have a claim against the table saw manufacturer. Similarly, if a truck driver loses control after a tire explodes, the tire company or the truck maintenance company may bear some of the responsibility for the crash.
A third-party injury claim ensures that those responsible for the root causes of your injury also are held accountable both legally and financially. These cases are often hard-fought and require intimate knowledge of the law but can make a substantial difference in the resources available to you and your loved ones during recovery.
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Many injured workers come to us at the recommendation of their workers’ compensation attorneys, particularly when multiple parties are involved in their case. We are glad to sit down with you and discuss your case at our Buffalo office: 716-852-5533.