Workers' Compensation Auto Accidents

Injuries resulting from workers' compensation auto accidents are situations where two different defendant's may be involved in in the same lawsuit. Many workers in Alabama perform work duties as delivery or transport drivers, and they are hurt in auto accidents just like other motorists on Alabama roadways.

When such accidents are not the injured workers fault, but the result of negligence on behalf of the other driver, two separate claims are brought side-by-side: one for workers' compensation benefits brought against the employers, and one or more for negligence brought against the at-fault driver, which are known as third party claims. Third party claims resulting from auto accidents proceed in a similar fashion as typical negligence claims, such as: 

In these situations, you may still pursue medical benefits under workers' compensation for immediate medical treatment. Read more here to learn about the first steps to take after a work-related injury.  

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