Work Related Car Accident Attorney
Many Philadelphia area residents drive as part of their professional lives. These jobs can range from delivery drivers, salespeople, service workers and professional drivers such as bus, cab and limousine drivers. Your job, profession or career may require you to log many miles of driving to appointments, clients offices and other business related destinations. With such a huge volume of work related driving, coupled with the traffic congestion in southeastern Pennsylvania, your chances of being involved in a work related automobile accident in the Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery or Philadelphia County areas can increase and unfortunately, accidents do happen.
If you have been the victim of a serious car accident while performing work related tasks you should speak with a workers’ compensation lawyer handling work related car accident claims. Please call me, Pottstown Workers Comp Attorney James V. Monaghan to discuss how I can help you. Dial (610) 275-5800 for a free consultation.
Liability In Pennsylvania Work Related Car Accidents
Work related automobile accidents are unique in that there can be different liable parties than in a normal car accident. Car accidents involving work trucks, company vehicles or your own personal vehicle may afford you several means of compensation and in many cases more than one liable party. Depending on the circumstances of the accident your employer may be liable for your injuries, lost wages and medical benefits. Your own personal auto insurance policy may cover some of your injuries and medical expenses. If the accident was caused by another driver their insurance policy may cover your damages. If the accident was due to a defective car part or product the manufacturer or those included in the chain of commerce may be held responsible legally. State and local government may also be liable for your injuries depending on how and where the accident occurred.
How a Workers’ Compensation Attorney Can Help You
Work related car accidents can inflict injuries that are the same as any other car accident. They can be minor, moderate, catastrophic and sometimes fatal. As a result of the accident you will have many issues to deal with after your accident such as:
This can all be overwhelming for you. I am Plymouth Meeting Workers’ Compensation Lawyer James V. Monaghan and I handle the administrative aspects of your claim and help you recover financial losses from the accident. This will afford you the opportunity to focus on recuperating physically and getting healthy again. Please remember that if you attempt to file your claim yourself you may inadvertently disqualify yourself from obtaining benefits and financial compensation. It is best to retain an experienced workers compensation attorney to handle your claim.
One of the biggest concerns an injured worker has following an on the job injury is ‘Can I afford to retain a workers’ compensation lawyer?’ In a word: Yes. I handle workers compensation claims on a contingency fee basis. This means that I charge no fee unless I recover on your behalf. That coupled with the fact that we offer free consultations and it becomes clear that you need to contact my workers’ compensation law office.
Contact An Experienced Pottstown Workers Compensation Lawyer
It is in your best interest to consult with a skilled workers compensation attorney very soon after your work related auto accident. As your attorney I will work on your behalf and make sure that your legal rights are protected throughout this trying time. I will also get you the full, fair and just compensation for your injuries, medical expenses and lost wages. Dial (610) 275-5800 for a free consultation.
I am certified as a specialist in the practice of workers’ compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.