Question: I received a brain injury while on the job. How do I determine who is at fault?
Answer: Whenever you are injured on the job, you are able to receive workers’ compensation benefits. However, this compensation is typically not very much and is quite limited. You may not even receive a lump sum payment.
There is hope, however:
In addition to your compensation claim, you may also have a claim against a third party—someone else who may have been responsible for your brain injury. You may be able to sue the makers of faulty equipment or the owner of the property where the injury occurred or the employer whose employee might have caused the brain injury.
Your third party lawsuit may be brought in addition to a workers’ compensation case. Third party lawsuits will provide you the opportunity to achieve pain and suffering compensation. To find out if you have a case, fill out the form to the right of this blog right away.