Interplay Between a Workers’ Compensation Case and a Personal Injury Case
Alan B. Snitzer, Esq.
Many workers’ compensation cases in California arise from situations that also involve potential personal injury cases in the civil arena. This article looks at both third- and first-party cases, how to spotâ and avoid legal malpractice claims for missingâa potential personal injury case that arises from an industrial injury, and how the issues of subrogation and credit affect the rights and duties of the respective parties to the workers’ compensation case.
First, though, it is worthwhile to examine the basics.