Motor Vehicle Accidents on the Job

Motor vehicle accidents that occur while on the job can lead to significant injuries and challenges. If you’ve been involved in a motor vehicle accident during work-related activities, you might be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits.

Scroll down and explore the following information to understand your options:


Understanding Motor Vehicle Accidents on the Job

Motor vehicle accidents on the job involve collisions or incidents while you’re engaged in work-related driving or transportation activities. These accidents can include accidents with company vehicles, commuting for work, or running errands for your job. Common injuries from motor vehicle accidents include:

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Whiplash and Neck Injuries

Sudden impact can cause neck and spinal injuries, resulting in pain and limited mobility.

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Broken Bones

High-impact collisions can lead to fractures and broken bones.

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Head and Brain Injuries

Trauma to the head during an accident can cause concussions or other brain injuries.

Soft Tissues Injuries

Soft Tissue Injuries

Muscle strains, sprains, and other soft tissue injuries can occur due to the force of impact.

Workers' Compensation for Motor Vehicle Accidents on the Job

If you’ve been injured in a motor vehicle accident while performing work-related activities, you might be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, which can cover:

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Medical Expenses

Including emergency care, diagnostic tests, treatment, and rehabilitation.


Temporary Disability

Compensation for lost wages during your recovery period when you're unable to work.


Permanent Disability

If the injuries result in lasting impairment, you might receive ongoing compensation.

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Vocational Rehabilitation

Assistance in finding alternative work if your injuries prevent you from your previous job.


Compensation for Pain and Suffering

Depending on the circumstances, additional compensation may be available.

Filing a Workers' Compensation Claim for Motor Vehicle Accidents

Filing a workers’ compensation claim for motor vehicle accidents on the job involves several key steps:

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Medical Diagnosis

Seek immediate medical attention for your injuries, even if they seem minor.


Notify Your Employer

Inform your employer about the accident and your intention to file a workers' compensation claim.

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Complete Necessary Forms

Fill out the necessary claim forms provided by your employer or the relevant workers' compensation agency.

Incident Report

Accident Report

Document details of the accident, including time, date, location, and any other relevant information.

Claim Review

Claim Review

Your claim will be reviewed by the workers' compensation board or insurer to determine eligibility.

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Contact Our Legal Team for Assistance

Navigating the aftermath of a motor vehicle accident on the job can be challenging. Our experienced legal team is here to guide you through the process, ensuring you receive the compensation and support you need. Contact us for a free consultation to discuss your situation.

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