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Legal Insights: How to Manage Third-Party Claims in Workplace Accidents in Florida

In workplace accidents, when a party other than your employer is at fault, you may have the right to pursue a third-party claim. This blog provides insights into managing third-party claims in Florida, helping you understand when and how you can seek additional compensation.

Understanding Third-Party Claims

  • What is a Third-Party Claim?: Unlike workers' compensation, which does not require proving fault, a third-party claim involves suing someone other than your employer who contributed to your injury.
  • Common Third-Party Defendants: These can include equipment manufacturers, subcontractors, and property owners.

Steps to Manage Third-Party Claims

  1. Identify the Third Party: Determine who might be liable besides your employer.
  2. Gather Evidence: Collect all necessary documentation and evidence that links your injury to the third party’s actions or negligence.
  3. Consult with Legal Experts: Third-party claims can be complex, involving multiple areas of law.

Orlando R. Murillo, P.A.: Your Partner in Third-Party Claims

Navigating third-party claims requires a sophisticated understanding of both workers' compensation and personal injury law. Orlando R. Murillo, P.A. has extensive experience in managing these cases in Florida, ensuring that you can effectively pursue the compensation you deserve from all liable parties.


If you're involved in a workplace accident in Florida and suspect a third party might be responsible, it's crucial to understand how to manage these claims. Orlando R. Murillo, P.A. can guide you through the process, from identifying liable parties to litigating your claim.

For professional legal advice on third-party claims in workplace accidents, contact us today and get the professional support you need to protect your interests.