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Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

  • Were you injured in an accident at work?
  • Or are you sick or injured because of your job?
  • Do you work in New York?

Contact Us.

If you were hurt at work, or if you are sick or injured because of your work, you need to file for workers’ compensation (workers’ comp) to get reimbursement for medical expenses and missed work.

We can help and guide you every step of the way.  Our partner attorneys have years of experience fighting for New York workers just like you.  And you pay nothing unless we win your case.  Contact us for a free consultation.

You Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney

When you are injured at work, or if you become ill or injured because of your work, you are entitled to workers’ compensation—to pay for your medical expenses and missed wages.

Filing for workers’ comp can seem straightforward, but there are important steps and information and parts of the process that can determine the outcome of your case, depending on how they are handled.   We are experts, and we can help you and guide you every step of the way.

The most important reason to have an attorney is that your employer will have an attorney to represent them and their insurance company will have an attorney to represent them.  And both of those attorneys will do everything in their power to protect your employer and the insurance company and to keep money out of your pocket—even to try to prove you are lying! You need an attorney on your side, to watch out for your interests and to make sure you get every penny of compensation you deserve.

That is why we do what we do.  To protect you and others like you and to make sure you get every single penny to which you are entitled to get you through these tough times.

What kinds of injuries and illnesses are covered under workers’ comp?

Any injury can interrupt, or even ruin, your health and financial stability.

Examples of common work injuries and accidents include:

  • Lifting injuries to the back, neck, or knees
  • Hearing loss
  • Vision loss
  • Illnesses or damage due to exposure to asbestos, chemicals, or toxic fumes
  • Repetitive stress injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Falls from ladders, scaffolding, or other heights
  • Accidents involving heavy machinery or equipment
  • Work-related auto accidents
  • Burn injuries or electrocution
  • Slip-and-fall accidents

Process to File for Workers’ Compensation in New York

We can help you with every step of the process you must follow to file for workers’ compensation—even filling out your initial report to your employer.  And choosing a doctor or doctors to evaluate your injury or illness is crucial, and we have relationships with a full network of medical providers, so we can guide you to choose the doctor or doctors best suited to evaluate and then treat your condition.

The first steps that must be taken to file for workers’ comp in New York are:

  • Reporting your injury or work-related illness to your employer. This must be done within 30 days of the incident or diagnosis.
  • Getting the name of your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance company.
  • Choosing a doctor or doctors to evaluate your condition.  You should not use your family doctor. You will need doctors who specialize in workers’ comp. We have long and valued relationships with medical providers you can work with. Providers who are not only medical experts but also experts at workers’ compensation.  Remember, your employers doctors will try to show you are lying.  So it’s best to have reliable and experienced doctors to choose from who will be on your side, too. The right doctors can strengthen your case, and we have years of experience choosing those specialized doctors.
  • Filing a workers’ compensation claim. If you do not file a claim in the correct way or within the proper time frame, it can affect your workers’ comp eligibility. There again, we can help you.

Contact Us: Our Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Want Help You

Whether you have begun the process or are in the middle of the process, contact us.  Even if you have been through the process and were denied—contact us.  We can help with your appeal.

We have experience representing union members, civil servants, government employees, construction workers . . . all kinds of employees facing all kinds of injuries, illnesses, and obstacles.  We want to help you, too. Even if you just suspect, but are not sure, that your pain or illness is job-related, contact us.

You Have Rights and Our Services Cost You Nothing

Millions of workers are injured on the job or because of their job every year.  Helping employees get through tough financial times due to workplace injuries is what workers’ compensation benefits are for. You have enough to deal with—you are hurt or ill.  So let us partner with you and guide you and take care of the endless paperwork and filing of forms.  We can simplify things and, most important, we will fight for you. We will fight for your rights.  And we will fight to get you every bit of compensation you deserve.