Newton, NJ asked in Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for New Jersey

Q: Injured by 3rd party at work, workers comp paid bills but will not release copies of the bills to me. What do I do?

I am trying to obtain the bills so that I can file a lawsuit pro se, with the initial attempt being a demand letter. I have also been contacted by the drivers insurance company wanting to settle this matter but without the bills I am unaware of what would be a fair offer. I asked the previous question wondering if there was a reason that workers comp would not want to give them to me and if there was a NJ statue that would compile them. I figured that after coming across this website it would be a great place to start, seeing as lawyers try to answer. I just didn't expect a lawyer, especially in the personal injury section, to respond with " what does it matter".

1 Lawyer Answer
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: If the bills are paid what does it matter however if you're saying this because you want to file a lawsuit let your attorney get the bills and give him a release to do this.

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