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Construction work, by nature, is hazardous. Operating heavy machinery, working in deep trenches well below ground level, or working while hoisted on scaffolding several stories high are all part of the job of a construction worker. Serious risk of injury is inherent in this work and that is why the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), a division of the Department of Labor, establishes safety standards for construction work. But in spite of those safety standards, construction injuries are a regular occurrence.
At Proner & Proner, our skilled NYC construction accident attorneys are dedicated to protecting the rights of workers in Corona who are injured in construction accidents anywhere in the city. Our knowledgeable team has been advocating for injured workers in New York for more than 50 years, successfully recovering compensation for our client’s injuries.
Injured Due To A Construction Accident And Have Questions? We Can Help, Tell Us What Happened.
Construction work poses a serious risk of injury. The construction accident attorneys at Proner & Proner have extensive experience handling all types of construction-related accident claims, including any of the following:
At Proner & Proner, our dedicated team advocates on behalf of residents of Corona, NY who have been injured in NYC construction accidents, successfully recovering just compensation for their injuries.
Workers’ compensation benefits are designed to assist workers with their recovery from a work-related injury or illness. Construction accidents may result in serious injury resulting in hospitalization, surgery, and lost wages. In New York, workers are entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits that include the following:
At Proner & Proner, our skilled workers’ compensation attorneys have a demonstrated track record of successfully recovering workers’ compensation benefits for accident victims. Some of the settlements we have recovered on behalf of our clients include the following:
Injuries sustained in construction accidents are often quite serious and may require hospitalizations and surgeries. Construction workers have rights and — if you suffer an injury while performing your job duties — you may find protection under New York’s workers’ compensation laws. Workers’ compensation benefits provide coverage for medical treatment that is the result of the injury, as well as the replacement of lost wages.
At Proner & Proner, our knowledgeable construction accident attorneys have been protecting the rights of injured accident victims in Corona, NY and others throughout the city for more than 50 years. We work tirelessly to recover the maximum compensation for our clients under the law. Proner & Proner offers a free case evaluation for construction accident victims whereby one of our experienced workers’ compensation attorneys will meet with you, review the merits of your claim, and explain the claims process. To arrange for a confidential consultation with a member of our team regarding your construction accident claim, contact our office.
Legal deadlines for filing claims in the civil courts are known as “statutes of limitations”. In New York, the statute of limitations for filing a workers’ compensation claim is two years from the date the workplace injury occurred, or two years from the last payment of compensation, whichever is later. Except in rare circumstances, if you do not file your construction accident claim before this two-year window runs out, the court will refuse to hear your case and you will have lost your opportunity to recover any compensation for your injuries.
Workers’ compensation laws provide that employers may not fire, punish, or in any way retaliate against any employee who files a workers’ compensation claim. When you file a workers’ compensation claim, you relinquish the right to file a lawsuit against your employer or any of your co-workers for any additional compensation.
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