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Woman Injured by Plane Propeller at Newark Airport

Port Authority officials are investigating a tragic work accident that occurred at a Newark airport. According to Port Authority New York and New Jersey police, a Prime Flight employee was struck by a moving propeller at Newark Liberty International Airport. Authorities said the woman was injured by a plane propeller operated by CommutAir, a company that conducts flights for United Express. The 54-year-old worker is being treated at University Hospital for severe head trauma. What Is a Third Party Lawsuit? In many cases, employees who are injured on the job cannot file lawsuits against their employers. Instead, injured workers can rely on workers’ compensation benefits. Workers’ comp benefits may pay for medical services, medications and lost income. However, there are cases where it is possible to file a lawsuit against third parties who are responsible for a workplace accident. These are parties that have no employee-employer relationship with the injured…
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