Commercial Driver Injuries

Commercial drivers who are injured on the job are often uncertain whether they are covered by Ohio workers' compensation insurance. Those who do file claims sometimes run into complex disputes over their employment status and other issues. Our Columbus law firm is a proven resource for reliable answers and determined, results-focused legal advocacy.

Versed In The Unique Concerns Of Commercial Drivers Injured On The Job

At the Philip J. Fulton Law Office, we have counseled and represented numerous over-the-road truck drivers, taxi drivers, delivery drivers and others injured in their transportation jobs. Our Ohio workers' compensation attorneys' knowledge and capabilities cover the spectrum of challenging issues that arise, including:

  • Whether a company's claim that you were working as an independent contractor is valid
  • Unique concerns of self-employed commercial drivers and others who may need to purchase their own workers' compensation insurance to have coverage
  • All aspects of your eligibility for benefits as an out-of-state worker injured in Ohio or a driver employed here but injured in another state — including issues of "sufficient contacts"
  • Legal options you may have if your injuries are not covered under Ohio workers' compensation law, which could include a personal injury lawsuit against a negligent employer or other at-fault party

Clear, Caring Counsel And Skilled Representation For Your Work Injury Claim

If you are covered by Ohio workers' compensation insurance, it is important to know that you are likely entitled to benefits regardless of whether you were at fault for an on-the-job vehicle accident. Our lawyers have also handled numerous commercial driver injury cases involving accidents on loading docks and while performing other job duties besides driving.

We welcome all calls and questions from commercial drivers. You can benefit from a free consultation with an experienced lawyer at our firm whether you want to file properly, have had your claim denied, run into other problems or simply want to know if you are covered. Simply contact us at 614-929-3126, toll free at 866-552-6353 or by email.