Would hiring a lawyer allow me to file a personal injury suit after a work injury? 1 Answers as of April 12, 2011

After getting injured at work, I am involved with a workers compensation suit. Would I be successful in filing a personal injury lawsuit if I hired a lawyer to help me?

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It depends on how you were injured. Washington has a bar on negligence suits against your employer when L&I is available. If however, you were injured by the negligence of someone other than your employer, then you could have what is called a '3rd party claim'.
Answer Applies to: Washington
Replied: 4/12/2011
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