Re: 3rd Party Lawsuit Even Worth It in Work Comp Case? *Texas*
It's mostly true, I've been saying this for years - you're fighting to get the comp carrier reimbursed on your dime.
I have heard that if I do a third party suit, then between my lawyer fees and workers comp being reimbursed, I will be left with very little if anything when it is all said and done. Is this true? Why even bother?
The only gain would be punitive damages (pain and suffering) you'd have to prove gross negligence or malice to prevail - if you do prevail the amount paid is limited in Texas and normally doesn't amount to much.
Have a lawyer evaluate your case an see if it's worth it - you've got nothing to loose and everything to gain.
Last edited by tony; 11-17-2017 at 08:35 AM.
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