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An employee is calling 911 and assisting his injured coworker.It is not uncommon for a workplace injury to be caused by a third party other than a co-employee. When this happens, we can explore the option of filing a third-party claim that is outside or in addition to a workers' compensation claim.

Attorney Boughter has extensive experience as a former insurance defense lawyer and now only represents good people against the insurance industry and at fault persons and companies. Attorney Boughter is not intimidated by the tactics or financial resources of large insurance companies. If you were hurt at work, it is wise to put an aggressive fighter in your corner to explore every avenue of recovery, including viable third party claims against product manufacturers or other companies who may be at fault for your injuries.

The Boughter Law Office works with injured workers who sustain injury due to the negligence of a third party. Third parties may include employees of other companies, general contractors on construction sites or any other person or company not under the same employer as the injured worker. If a worker has been injured due to the fault of a third party, the Boughter Law Office will promptly investigate the probability of recovery, consult with experts and provide assistance in recovering compensation from the party at fault.

Farm Rescue Equipment Prevents Workplace Injury

Farming has long been ranked among the most dangerous occupational fields and poses a number of risks to farmers and their workers, including tractor rollovers, injuries from heavy animals, and electrocution—in fact, around 60 farmers die every year from accidents based in electrocution alone. One industry partner is striving to make the rescue process for farming workplace accidents safer for workers and firefighters alike.  The Homer City Volunteer Fire…

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Workers’ Compensation Rates in Indiana vs. Illinois

Why are so many people moving to Indiana from Illinois? According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 20,000 Illinoisans moved to Indiana in 2015 alone. That’s the equivalent of 54 people relocating to become Hoosiers each day.  This statistic is no anomaly. Over the past 10 years, more than 119,000 Illinois residents crossed over to become official Hoosiers. This steady, decade-long migration from the Land of Lincoln begs the question, “Why are…

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