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Personal injury lawyer-Samer HabbasYou were involved in an accident and you suffered serious injuries. You have incurred extensive medical costs and other expenses. The responsible party should pay. But should you file a personal injury claim or a workers’ compensation claim? A brief consultation with an experienced Los Angeles accident attorney will guide you as to which type of claim is appropriate in your specific case.

A Personal Injury Claim Is…

A personal injury claim is a claim for injuries that you sustained due to the negligent or reckless conduct of another party. When you file a personal injury claim, you can seek to recover compensation for your medical bills, loss of wages, future earning capacity, pain and suffering, and any other out of pocket expenses associated with your injury.

A Workers’ Compensation Claim Is

A workers’ compensation claim is a claim for injuries that you sustained while at work or during the course of employment. In order to qualify for benefits, you do not need to prove who was at fault in causing your injuries. When you file a workers’ compensation claim, your benefits will be limited to medical expenses, disability payments and retraining benefits.

Filing Both Types of Claims

If you suffered a job-related injury that was caused by the negligence of a party that was not directly related with your employer, your Los Angeles accident attorney may determine that you are entitled to file both a personal injury claim and a workers’ compensation claim. Examples of such situations include:

  • Defective products
  • Car accidents
  • Intentional conduct by the employer, such as wrongful termination and sexual harassment

Call Us Today!

If you have sustained personal injuries, it is in your best to immediately consult with an experienced attorney to determine whether you should file a personal injury claim, workers’ compensation claim, or both.

For more information or to schedule a complimentary consultation with Los Angeles accident attorney Samer Habbas, call the Law Offices of Samer Habbas at (888) 848-5084.

Samer Habbas is a California attorney with over 15 years of experience in personal injury law. Throughout his career, he has successfully recovered over $300 million for his clients, solidifying his reputation as a leading advocate in the field.

Samer swiftly gained recognition for his adept negotiation skills and unwavering dedication to his clients. His practice spans a wide range of personal injury cases, including car accidents, dog bites, funeral home abuse, premises liability, and wrongful death.

Samer is known for his compassionate approach and commitment to securing favorable outcomes for his clients. His expertise has earned him the trust and respect of both his clients and his peers within the legal community. He is also deeply invested in giving back to his community. He actively participates in pro bono work and volunteers his time to various charitable organizations. Samer is a champion for those who have been wronged, leveraging his extensive experience and expertise to make a meaningful difference in the lives of his clients and his community.