Connecticut Man, Driving Company Vehicle, Collects $240,000 In Workers Compensation Settlement.

If you have suffered a work-related injury, and your injury is the result of the negligence of your employer or a third party, then that third party can be sued and a claim can be brought against your employer for worker’s compensation. Although filing a worker’s compensation personal injury claim is complicated, our team of highly skilled and respected Boston, MA worker’s compensation lawyersBoston personal injury lawyer experts here at our Boston, Massachusetts law firm have been representing injured Massachusetts workers and their families from all over Massachusetts for decades.

Christopher Bachteler, 48 years-old, was driving a company vehicle when he was struck by a vehicle driven by one Andrew Orvis. The complaint alleges that Mr. Orvis was careless and negligent when backing out of his driveway. The lawsuit, which was filed in the Hartford, Connecticut Superior Court, maintains that Mr. Orvis failed to yield the right of way, backed his car out when it was not safe to do so, and failed to ensure traffic was clear. Mr. Bachteler has been suffering from back pain, herniated discs and loss of feeling in his right leg. According to his attorney, Mr. Bachteler’s first surgery was a fusion to the lower back, but the fusion did not fuse properly and he now needs to get a 360 fusion, which means they will cut open the front and back of his spine and attempt to fuse the discs together. Mr. Bachteler will receive $240,000 of his settlement through worker’s compensation because he was driving a company vehicle. The remaining amount will be paid by Mr. Orvis’s insurance.

If you or a loved one have been involved in an accident while on the job, you may be entitled to substantial compensation. So please contact one of our expert Boston personal injury lawyers or our Massachusetts worker’s compensation attorney specialists here at the Law Offices of Gilbert R. Hoy, Jr. and Affiliates by phone at 617-787-3700 or email us at info@gilhoylaw.com. Your needs are our top priority!

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