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Can I Sue For A Work Injury?

If you have been injured in a workplace accident, you may have been told by your boss or a friend that workers' compensation is your only available means of obtaining financial compensation. Depending on the facts of your case, this advice may not be accurate.

If someone other than your employer or a co-worker contributed to the accident that caused your injuries, you may be able to obtain compensation through both workers' compensation and a third-party liability claim. Workers injured by a dangerous or defective product (e.g., construction equipment, power tools or other products at your work site) may also be able to obtain compensation through a defective product claim.

To speak to a lawyer about your legal options after a work injury, call 205-282-4467. We handle workers' compensation, third-party liability and product liability claims on behalf of injured workers.

What Is A Third-Party Liability Claim?

A third-party liability claim is a type of personal injury claim. If your workplace accident was caused by a subcontractor, independent contractor or other third party (someone other than your employer or a co-worker), you may be able to obtain compensation through a third-party liability claim in addition to your workers' compensation claim.

Workers' compensation benefits provide wage and medical benefits, but they do not offer compensation for pain and suffering. A third-party liability claim is a personal injury claim, which may allow you to obtain compensation for pain and suffering.

Talk To A Workplace Accident Attorney Today

To schedule your free consultation, call 205-282-4467 or toll free at 888-821-0531. You may also contact us by email. We serve injured workers and their families in the greater Birmingham area and throughout Alabama.