Workers' compensation claims often have underlying third party personal injury cases. The law office of Dallas W. Hartman, P.C. has recently settled the underlying personal injury claim for a New Castle, Pennsylvania man that was injured while working. In these complex cases that involve both a workers' compensation claim and a third party personal injury case, it is critical to have proper representation by a lawyer to ensure that you are appropriately compensated.
In this case, a Lawrence County man was working as a security officer in Mercer County, Pennsylvania when the guard post he was sitting in was hit by a truck. The New Castle man fractured multiple ribs and injured his back and neck. The injured man immediately sought the representation of Dallas W. Hartman, P.C. to help recover his medical expenses and wage loss due to the injuries sustained in the work accident. The workers' compensation lawyers at Dallas W. Hartman, P.C. reached a settlement for the wage loss portion of this case in an amount of $50,000.00 and then began working on the underlying third party claim.
Recently, the personal injury lawyers at Dallas W. Hartman, P.C. settled this New Castle, Pennsylvania man's underlying third party claim against the driver and the owner of the truck that injured him for $320,000.00. In total, with both the workers' compensation settlement and personal injury settlement, $370,000.00 was awarded to the injured security guard.
If you or someone you know was injured at work, it is critical to hire an attorney that will properly advocate for you and make sure you are awarded everything you are entitled to. The lawyers at Dallas W. Hartman, P.C. have a considerable amount of experience in handling workers' compensation claims that have underlying third party personal injury cases. If you have been hurt at work, call the workers' compensation attorneys at Dallas W. Hartman, P.C. today at 800-777-4081 for a free consultation and case evaluation.