Third-Party Liability Claims
Oakland Third-Party Liability Attorneys
When someone is hurt at work they typically qualify for workers’ compensation to help pay for medical treatment and other expenses. However, if someone’s injuries are the result of neglect or the careless actions of another, they may also be able to pursue what’s known as a third-party liability claim for additional financial compensation. If you drive a company vehicle and get in a car accident, a faulty auto part causes your work vehicle to crash, or negligence on a job site results in a slip and fall, Oakland third party liability attorney David G. Smith can help you seek compensation through a third party liability lawsuit; call 510-893-3741 or e-mail us today.
Third-Party Liability Lawyer In Oakland
The Bay Area law office of David G. Smith has been representing injured clients for more than 40 years. Our Oakland workers comp attorney has advised people regarding many types of third-party liability claims involving:
- Defective products, tools and equipment in construction accidents
- Failure to properly maintain a safe working environment
- Serious injuries caused by contractors, vendors and visitors
- Car and truck accidents caused by a third party on the job
- Insurance company negotiations, including overlaps in compensation received
We also represent families of victims in fatal workplace accidents caused by third-party negligence. We work with workers compensation lawyers every day. We understand how to effectively ensure your third-party liability claim includes all aspects of your injury including temporary or permanent disabilities, treatment expenses, out-of-pocket costs, and pain and suffering.
Contacting A Third-Party Liability Attorney
If you receive workers’ compensation for an injury, and you then collect compensation in a third-party liability claim, workers’ compensation insurers have the right to seek reimbursement for expenses they paid to you. They do this by establishing a lien against your third party award. Our liability lawyers in Oakland handle any secondary negotiations, with these insurers to protect your rights and interests and to maximize the bottom line amount of money you receive.
Third-party cases are complex matters, but we have the knowledge, skills and background to successfully handle them. From avoiding early settlements until full damage is known, to dealing with insurance concerns while you focus on full recovery, we are ready to make a difference for you and your family. Contact us online or call 510-893-3741 to get immediate help on your third-party liability case.