Bronx, NY asked in Workers' Compensation for New York

Q: Personal insurance on workers comp case

Good morning,

I has an accident on the job site and the medical assistance on the emergency room, cirgury and hospitalization was charged to my personal insurance, it happens two months ago and now I'm whit workers comp, what is the best way to put everything on order ?? Thanks

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: This is really something that an experienced workers' comp attorney would know the most about, but you await a response for two weeks. If you are represented by an attorney, bring it to their attention. If the accident involved a third-party claim (where a personal injury attorney is involved, either insurance carrier is going to wind up asserting a lien through their subrogation department at settlement of the third-party claim and will require some form of consent to settle). But if the claim involves only workers' comp, maybe it's possible that the claim examiner for the workers comp carrier and claim examiner for the private insurance carrier could figure out a way to reconcile the error. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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