Work Vehicle Accidents
If you have been injured in a car accident while driving in conjunction with your job, you may be wondering whether to bring a personal injury lawsuit or a workers’ compensation claim. Depending on the facts of your case, you may actually be able to pursue both.Injured in a Vehicle Accident While on the Job?
At the law firm of Corsiglia McMahon & Allard, L.L.P. , in San Jose, our work vehicle accident attorneys help injured workers pursue personal injury claims. For a free consultation with a dedicated lawyer, contact us today. You will not pay a fee unless we help you win your case; call (408) 289-1417.
Notable Case Results:
- $1.45 million for a construction accident victim (Pereira v. GF Construction venued in Santa Clara County).
- $850K hand injury caused by defective lift gate on a delivery truck.
Whether you were driving as an integral part of your job or just doing a work errand when you had an accident, you are likely entitled to workers’ compensation. If your accident was caused by another driver’s negligence, you may also have a third-party personal injury claim.
Depending on the facts of your case, you may be able to maximize your overall recovery by pursuing both personal injury and workers’ compensation claims.
If the driver responsible for your accident is uninsured or does not have enough insurance to cover your injuries, you may also have a claim against your employer’s uninsured and underinsured motorist policy, even if you were driving your own car for work purposes.
Our firm does not handle workers’ compensation claims. However, our experienced trial lawyers are fully prepared to pursue any personal injury or insurance claims you may have. We serve clients throughout the Bay Area and northern California, including:
- San Jose
- Santa Cruz
- Santa Clara
- Palo Alto
- Mountain View
Do not hesitate to contact us today to discuss your work vehicle accident case; call (408) 289-1417.