An employer was injured while he was at work due to a â€œdefective sawâ€ as reported by the New York Law Journal in a March 23, 2013 news article.
The employee received compensation from the company’s insurance thus he did not sue the employer and the Statute of Limitations on when the claim could be brought ran out. The insurance company notified the employee in writing of this and the insurance company brought suit against the employee for repayment.
The letter stated that the employee has the option to sue any third parties responsible for his injuries and if he did not do so, then the insurance company would.Â Moreover, the letter gave the insurance company the right to hiring an action for the injured employee’s claims as this fulfilled the worker compensation requirements. In addition, the insurance company was able to seek direct compensation for negligence, which resulted in the injured employees injuries.
We at Jayson Lutzky, P.C. can provide you with the information you need if you have been injured, and how this will affect an accident claim. If you have been injured due to someone else’s behavior and you are in need of legal advice, then please feel free to call us at 1-800-660-5299 for a free initial in office consultation or visit our website at www.MyNewYorkCityLawyer.com.