When a third party besides your employer or a co-worker is involved in your workplace accident injury, it may be appropriate for you to pursue a personal injury claim in addition to or instead of a workers' compensation claim.
Examples of cases in which you may have a third-party liability claim to pursue:
- Defective products or machinery in the workplace
- An on-the-job motor vehicle accident in which another driver was at fault
- A construction or other job site accident involving a subcontractor, delivery company or other third party
- Injury on someone else's property, prompting a premises liability claim
- Dangerous chemical injury
Third-party claims for work injuries should be pursued only with an experienced workers' compensation or personal injury lawyer. At Schwartz Law Firm LLC, you get both. With offices in Metairie and Baton Rouge, we offer you a combined 25 years of trial experience and a proven track record of fighting for workers throughout southeast Louisiana.
Why Do You Need A Lawyer?
You can be certain that your third-party claim will be opposed by a strong insurance defense team that will work day and night to minimize the value of your claim. You need a fighting trial lawyer on your side who will stop at nothing to maximize the value of your claim and zealously protect your rights throughout the legal process.
We will independently investigate your case, help you find top-quality medical care of your choosing and handle all upfront legal costs. While your personal injury case is pending, we will ensure that your workers' compensation benefits continue.
Not all workers' compensation claims involve underlying personal injuries. We will help you determine if your case does and if such a claim is worth pursuing beyond the workers' compensation benefits you are entitled to receive for your injury.
Get A Free Initial Consultation With One Of Our Attorneys
Please call us at 504-266-0253 or 800-711-9366 to schedule a meeting with our team. We are available 24/7 by phone and email, and we look forward to speaking with you.