Workers’ Compensation

Ca. Workers' Comp. Quarterly 2020, Vol. 33, No. 3

Interplay Between a Workers’ Compensation Case and a Personal Injury Case

Alan B. Snitzer, Esq.

Pasadena, California

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 spot— and avoid legal malpractice claims for missing—a 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.

Join CLA to access this page

Join Now

Forgot Password

Enter the email associated with you account. You will then receive a link in your inbox to reset your password.

Personal Information

Select Section(s)

CLA Membership is $99 and includes one section. Additional sections are $99 each.