Im involved in a Personal Injury case that happened at my work place! The investigator came out to see for Works/Comp.1 month later another Investigater from the same Firm came out and i was told that i have both a Works/Comp and Personal Injury case! Is the really possible? To have two cases? I have 'nt met with my Lawyer yet.Been having conference calls with his para-legal. He has mention to me on numours times the amount that i would proabably be receiving! How much truth can there be ?
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Florida
I signed a contract with this Law firm. the accident happened Feb of 2011
Good morning,I'm sorry to hear of the situation.Yes, in many instances the facts of a workers' compensation case also give rise to a meritorious civil case against the party responsible for your injuries. I have successfully handled dozens of these cases over the years.While you will generally need a workers' compensation attorney for your work claim, it is generally better to have an experienced personal injury attorney assist you with your claim against the third party. In my experience, most workers' compensations lawyers specialize in work comp and may not handle too many personal injury cases.If you have any follow up questions, please fell free to ask. You may reply back to me using the Reply to Expert link if you have additional questions; and if you do, I ask that you please keep in mind that I do not know what you may already know or with what you need help, unless you tell me. Please recognize that the rating system only gives me credit for working with you when you click one of the 3 stars/faces on the right (positive rating). Also, kindly rate me based solely on my service to you in understanding the law, and not based on whether my answer is what you were hoping to hear. I have no control over the how the law impacts your particular situation, and I trust that you can understand how it would be unfair for me to be punished by a (negative rating) ----the first 2 stars/faces----for having been honest with you about the law.I wish you the best in 2012,Doug
I have 27 years of litigation experience
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