Work Injury: Third Party Responsibility

If I’ve suffered an injury at work, is there anyone else that may be responsible?

Yes. Your injury may have been caused by someone other than your employer. If a person working for another company was negligent or caused your injury, that company is considered a third party. In many situations, a third party may be responsible for your injuries. It is important that you obtain the names and contact information of the people that were working with you, regardless of whether or not they witnessed your accident.

Workers’ compensation is an exclusive remedy, meaning an employee cannot bring an injury claim against their employer. An employee can, however, file suit against a third party believed to have contributed to your accident and injury.

Attorney, Nadine M. Nieto has years of experience recovering benefits for injured workers through third party claims. The Law Office of Nadine M. Nieto may be able to assist in third party claims against entities other than your employer.

If you have been injured, talk to a lawyer about your legal rights. You will need the assistance of a legal expert to help you with the complicated issues that are involved in a claim for monetary compensation.


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Attorney Profile

Nadine M. Nieto
San Antonio, Texas
Phone: (210) 298-0088
Fax: (210) 308-8819
Email: Contact Us

Bar Admissions

Texas, 1995

Areas of Practice

Work Place Injuries
Workers’ Compensation
Auto/Trucking Accidents
Dog Bites/Dog Attacks
Nursing Home Abuse
Wrongful Death