Can I Sue Someone Other Than My Employer For A Work Injury?
If a work injury is caused by the negligence or fault of a third party, then an injured worker would have the right to sue that individual or business. A third party could be anyone other than the injured worker’s employer or fellow employees.
At Skibiel Law, our lawyers have successfully recovered both workers’ compensation benefits and compensation for damages in personal injury claims for clients injured on the job by a third party. Attorney Mark A. Skibiel offers a free initial consultation to thoroughly investigate all facts in your case to help you with your workers’ compensation claim and to determine whether you have a third-party personal injury claim. Call at 770-968-3445 or toll-free at 877-874-6650 to schedule a consultation at our Jonesboro or Atlanta office. We serve clients in the metro Atlanta area and throughout Georgia.
When Can I Sue A Third Party?
Some examples of cases that we’ve handled involving both workers’ compensation and personal injury claims are as follows:
- Motor vehicle accidents for employees whose job requires driving
- Job accidents involving negligently designed equipment
- Construction accidents caused by the employees of other employers at the jobsite
- Negligently installed ladders and other equipment
Learn More About Your Legal Options After A Work Injury
If you believe your work accident was caused by the negligence of someone other than your employer, call attorney Mark A. Skibiel at 770-968-3445 or toll-free at 877-874-6650 to schedule a free consultation. Hablamos español.