I was working as a QA as a subcontractor for the USACE &POWER SECURE and This Corps employee get out of his vehicle and comes to fight with the PR engineer that he accused him with his boss and he got in trouble so I was in the middle trying to make peace you don’t want to get fired we’re a week or less from fishing the mission , to make it short , the Corps from Connecticut throws me to the muddy ground in San Lorenzo PR where we park all the rigs and equipment, so I have a tablet in my right hand and my cell on the left , when he threw me to jump to IVAN my middle finger got bent and inflated and it went up to the elbow . It hurts and its swollen, today I’m getting X-ray to see what happened. This was on 14MAY18 01530hrs.
Good morning and thank.you for using AVVO. There is a one year statute rule for you to file a damage claim. That said we now have to determine against who or whom to file claim against or if a workmans compensation case is warrented. You can also file a criminal complaint against the person who pushed you. You may be able to file claim against his employer since the act was done at a work related location for work related issues. However the act that caused the damages is of a criminal nature and thus the employer may opt for this defense. Another posibility is to file a workmans compensation case with your employer since the injury occured at your work. You will need to diecuss this matter with your employer to verify if his workmans insurance covers you and/or a criminal act. Your final option is to file a torts claim against the person who pushed you and his negligence resulted in your injury and damages. You will need to take into consideration the feasability of this persons whereabouts and collectability of compensation.
You will need to consult with an attorney to discuss these options and decide the best way to handle this matter. Good luck and hope you get better.
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