Lavallette, NJ asked in Car Accidents and Workers' Compensation for New Jersey

Q: My personal injury case settled and the WC is pending. Do I have to pay back the settlement they give 42% plus the lein?

For example if workers comp gives me a settlement of 100k and my lein is 106k which has already been paid back by my personal injury case, do they also get back 2/3 of the 100k? Would it be 2/3 of 206k or the 100k settlement would not be included?

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: Depends on what arrangements were made with comp.Suggest you sit down with your attorney(s) and discuss this in person.

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