Were You In A Car Accident While On The Job?
Any car accident can leave you physically, emotionally and financially damaged. The challenges you face may be intensified, however, when the accident occurs while you were driving a company car or running errands for your boss. You may not know the implications of the accident on your future and what rights you have to compensation.
You can rely on the law office of Jay Gervasi, P.A., to help you sort through the confusion, understand your options and take the necessary steps to protect your rights. We have been safeguarding the rights of injury victims both on and off the job for more than 30 years.
When Are You Entitled To Workers’ Compensation After A Car Accident?
Just because you were not at work when an accident happened, that does not necessarily mean you lose your entitlement to workers’ compensation. Whether you were behind the wheel of a delivery truck, a company car or your employer’s personal vehicle, or you were driving your own car, you could still be due important benefits.
When are you entitled to workers’ compensation after a car accident? Some of the most common situations include:
- You were delivering an order or paperwork to your employer’s client.
- Your boss has you deliver a set of keys to another employee or store.
- You were in an accident while taking your boss to the airport.
- You were running personal errands for your boss, including getting lunch, coffee or dry cleaning.
Unfortunately, you cannot expect your employer to safeguard your right to compensation after a car wreck in these situations. You may not be told you are entitled to workers’ compensation — or you may even be wrongly told you cannot file.
Attorney Jay Gervasi is a board-certified specialist in workers’ compensation. You can trust him to advise you correctly about your entitlement to compensation after an accident. In addition, Jay can also help you determine your options for a third-party lawsuit against the other driver or any other party that may be liable for your accident. Third-party claims are often the best way to get the compensation you need to fully recover after a serious accident.
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Call 336-790-0157 or contact us online to schedule an appointment to discuss your situation with a lawyer who believes in a personal approach to every case. Our office is located in Greensboro, North Carolina.