When It’s More Than a Workers’ Compensation Claim
Posted October 30th, 2013 by Anthony Carbone, PC.
Categories: Workers Compensation.
It seems straightforward…you get injured while on the job, you receive workers’ compensation from your employer. But what if the accident turns out to be more complicated? What if the injury was caused by something else? Since disability payments tend to be low and don’t quite compensate for pain and suffering, you might be able to file a lawsuit to receive proper benefits.
There are a few situations where it is possible that you can sue for damages that caused your injuries. Here are a few examples:
- You were injured by a defective product
- You were injured by a toxic substance
- Your employer’s conduct had caused your injury
- Your employer doesn’t carry workers’ compensation
- A third party is the cause behind your injury
Click here to read some of explanations of the examples mentioned above.
Workers’ compensation only covers so much and it does not bring any punishment to your employer if for an unsafe workplace. Therefore, you should contact us for a free consultation to truly understand what workers’ compensation is and to see if you are entitled for more benefits.