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Work Injury Third-Party Claims

New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Attorney

If you are injured on the job, you have an absolute right to workers’ compensation benefits. Workers’ comp, however, will not compensate you fully for your losses. However, you may also be able to get full compensation by pursuing work injury third-party claims – a personal injury claim against someone other than your employer.

Personal Injury Claims For Workplace Injuries

Work Injury Third-Party Claims

At New Jersey Workers Compensation Lawyer of JFM Law, in Monmouth County, New Jersey, our lawyers help injured workers recover all the compensation they deserve, pursuing third-party claims in addition to workers’ compensation claims.

You might have a third-party claim for your workplace accident. New Jersey Workers Compensation Lawyer Dan Santarsiero at JFM Law will help you recover all compensation you deserve. Contact us to arrange a free consultation.

When Does A Third-Party Claim Apply?

Our lawyers will determine whether there is some party other than your employer who is responsible for your injury. Examples of third-party claims include the following:

  • If you were injured in a car accident, truck accident, motorcycle accident or bicycle accident in the course of your work, (for a sales representative this might include a trip that begins at home) your own car insurance and that of the driver who caused the accident are responsible for your loss.
  • If you were injured in a slip-and-fall accident caused by faulty building maintenance, a construction site accident caused by property owner, or were injured by toxic exposure from your work, you may have a premises liability claim.
  • If you were injured in a construction accident caused by another contractor, or in a gas explosion caused by another contractor who cut the line, you may have a claim.
  • If you suffered a dog bite injury while delivering a package, you have a claim against the dog’s owner.
  • If you were hurt at work as the result of faulty or defective equipment, a product defect, a car defect, a poorly designed tool or another dangerous product, you may have a products liability claim.

What Will A Third-Party Claim Cover?

Unlike workers’ compensation a personal injury or auto insurance claim entitles you to full wage reimbursement, treatment by your own physician, and possibly compensation for pain and suffering. In some cases, our attorneys can demonstrate that our client lost the potential for an even greater future income, and in other cases victims of negligence are entitled to punitive damages.

A Personal Injury Lawyer Who Has Recovered Millions For His Clients

Our lead attorney Daniel M. Santarsiero has extensive experience as a personal injury lawyer. Our clients benefit from his experience, skill, and qualities that have entitled him for a membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a prestigious national organization of lawyers who have recovered million-dollar-plus injury settlements and verdicts.

Sorting Out The Tangle Of Benefits

In addition to a personal injury claim, our workers’ compensation lawyers will help you apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) if you have become permanently disabled. The attorneys will handle the tangle of cross-payments, monitoring your case so you recover the maximum benefit possible.

Contact A New Jersey Attorney About Your Work Injury

At New Jersey Workers Compensation Lawyer, in Monmouth County, New Jersey, our workers’ compensation attorneys and staff are committed to providing clients with responsive and effective legal services. If you have been injured in a workplace accident, it is important to have a lawyer review your claim in order to see that you are being treated fairly. Please call 866-916-3549 or email our office to arrange a free consultation.

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Let Us Guide You Through The Process

If you have been injured in a workplace accident, you may have many questions about the financial benefits available to you under New Jersey’s workers’ compensation system. You should know that you only have a limited amount of time to report your work injury and make a claim for workers’ comp benefits. Therefore, it is important to have a New Jersey workers compensation attorney review your claim as soon as possible to see that you are being treated fairly and to ensure that you receive full compensation for your injuries. Please call 866-916-3549 or contact our office using our convenient online contact form to arrange a free consultation. Our injury attorneys do not charge a fee unless we make a recovery on your behalf.

Representative Cases

Our client, a nurse at a long-term care center, suffered a work-related herniated disk injury in her back. As a result of her preexisting medical condition and her herniated disk, the court found that the client was totally disabled and awarded the client lifetime weekly disability payments and medical coverage for life.

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