Ontario, CA asked in Business Law and Insurance Bad Faith for California

Q: Someone just filed a lawsuit against my company, they claim while unloading heavy boxes, but we have proof it didnt happ

The day the supposed incident happened, we have him on camera never unloading a single box. We also have him on camera, walking out on the job, with no indication of injury. What can we do?

2 Lawyer Answers

William John Light

Answered
  • Insurance Claims Lawyer
  • Riverside, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Notify your insurance company. It will appoint an attorney to defend you and assert all appropriate defenses. Provide the video to the attorney.

Thomas A. Grossman

PREMIUM
Answered
  • Palm Springs, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Since you have been sued, you must respond to the lawsuit. Be sure you understand what type of lawsuit it is (Small Claims Action, Superior Court action, Worker's Compensation action, etc.). You have 30 days to file a response. If you have worker's compensation insurance on your business, contact them for representation.

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