Can I File a Personal Injury Claim for My Spokane Construction Accident?
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If you were hurt on a jobsite, you might be wondering “can I file a personal injury claim for my Spokane construction accident?” The answer is “it depends.”
As experienced personal injury attorneys, we can review the details of what happened and determine if you can file suit outside of your workers compensation claim. You should always file a work comp claim regardless, but the compensation provided is often not enough to cover the true cost of a construction injury.
Workers compensation insurance should be available to you after a construction injury. It kicks in quickly and is used to pay for your medical bills and a portion of your lost wages. While an important resource, it will not pay for all of your wage losses, pain and suffering, and other expenses related to your injury, nor will it hold the responsible party accountable for what happened.
Filing a personal injury lawsuit is a way to seek additional compensation and hold the guilty party accountable. However, not everyone qualifies to file one.
For you to file a personal injury lawsuit for a workplace injury of any sort, one of the following will need to apply:
Construction sites tend to be busy locations, so we’ll need to conduct a thorough investigation to determine who might have been responsible outside of your employer and coworkers.
Potential third-parties could include any of the following:
Once we have met with you, reviewed your case, and determined if your accident is eligible for a personal injury claim, you can begin the process of seeking compensation.
You could be entitled to financial damages to cover any of the following that apply to your case:
To find out if you can file a personal injury claim after a construction accident or to find out what your claim is worth, call 1-800-404-9000 and speak with an attorney from Craig Swapp & Associates. You can also reach us by using the online contact form below.