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If you have an injury which is caused by someone who is not working for your employer, consider a possible third party claim. Since your injury was caused by faulty machinery, you may be able to file a third party claim. Acceptance of your thirdparty claim will allow you to seek compensation for medical costs, lost wages, pain and suffering, disability and disfigurement. You may receive damages not covered by workers’ compensation.

If a third party has been found to be responsible for your injuries, your employer can seek compensation from the third party. This will help him/her recover the worker’s compensation benefits given to you because of the accident.

Proving negligence of the third party

If you are filing for a third-party personal injury claim, you will have to prove the negligence of the third party and establish that he is liable for your injuries. Using evidence and testimony, you will need to prove the following:

  • There was an accident
  • Your injuries can be compensated
  • Your injuries were caused by the accident
  • Your injuries were imminent

How to File a Third Party Claim

Contact an experienced personal injury attorney

  • Gather important information fromthe accident scene.
  • Have your attorney work with the insurance company’s investigation.
  • Submit your bills and proof of expenses to the insurance company.

Call Rockland Injury Lawyers for assistance in filing a claim

If you have been injured in an accident due to third party negligence, you can file for a third party claim. Get in touch with experienced lawyers at Rockland Injury Lawyers. You can call us at 845-709-8005 and 800-940-1799 or email us at jeff@rocklandinjurylaw.com or reuven@rocklandinjurylaw.com

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