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Workers' Compensation

New York Lawyers

Workers in New York are often exposed to unsafe conditions and dangerous situations in order to earn a living on the job.  Because of the risks involved, serious injuries or even death can occur at any moment. As a result of your injuries, you may be entitled to file for workers’ compensation benefits. The laws in New York are designed to protect you, regardless of who was at fault for your accident. 

Some of the most common workplace injuries and accidents that occur in New York include:

  • Falls from a height;
  • Trip, slip and fall accidents;
  • Heavy machinery and work equipment accidents;
  • Exposure to toxic substances and dangerous chemicals;
  • Negligent employers or co-workers;
  • Traumatic brain injury;
  • Fractures and crushed bones;
  • Paralysis or death;
  • Neck injuries;
  • Back injuries;
  • Shoulder and arm injuries;
  • Leg and knee injuries;
  • Foot and ankle injuries;
  • Wrist, hand, and finger injuries;
  • Repetitive stress injuries;
  • Soft tissue injuries;
  • Sprain and strain injuries.
Workers' Compensation

What to know after you've been injured:

  • Notify your employer when and where you accident occured;
  • Seek medical attention IMMEDIATELY;
  • Getting medical attention establishes legitimacy for your injuries;
  • Don’t accept insurance company estimates for any reason;
  • Be careful about who contacts you, and refer any unknown persons or insurance companies to your lawyer.

Important resources from the Workers' Compensation Board:

What we can do for you:

It’s our job to move your case along as quickly as we can. These matters take time and it takes our abilities and your cooperation to get things to move along. You may experience long wait periods without getting paid, or even permanent displacement from your job. If you believe you have a workers’ compensation case, let us help guide you through the legal process.  Contact us now for a free consultation.