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my son was hit in his lower back by a guy on a forklift when

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my son was hit in his lower back by a guy on a forklift when returning some rental equipment for his company. want to know if this would be considered civil negligence case or a workers comp case?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  lwpat replied 5 years ago.
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Since he was working at the time, it will be worker's compensation but he could also have a civil claim from the rental company. He may be able to obtain more by suing them than from WC but he will have to reimburse WC from any settlement with the rental company.
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