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When you’ve been injured, your first priority is seeking out medical attention. While this should always be your first priority after any kind of accident, an injury sustained in the workplace involves an additional step: filing for a workers’ compensation claim.
The skilled workers’ compensation lawyers at Proner & Proner have years of experience in handling these kinds of cases in the Bronx NY. They will not only help you fill out the necessary paperwork, but fight for the maximum compensation you deserve, regardless of the kind of injury you have sustained. If the injury happened at work, it will most likely fall under the acceptable criteria for workers’ compensation in the Bronx, New York.
Regardless of your injury, if you have fallen ill or have been hurt on a job-site, it’s necessary to notify your employer immediately of what transpired. This can directly affect how long a workers’ compensation case may take in the Bronx, New York. This notice should be hand-written and handed to your employer within 30 days of your injury. In some cases, a verbal notice may suffice, however this is an excellent example of how consulting the legal team at Proner & Proner is vital to ensuring that your workers’ compensation case is being handled properly.
In the Bronx, New York, you will be required to file a claim with the Workers’ Compensation Board. This claim must be filed within two years of the injury. At Proner & Proner, we have experience in the completion of this paperwork and will file these forms for you, should we be able to accept your case.
Failure to file your claim on time may result in loss of compensation you otherwise, may have been awarded. The workers’ compensation lawyers at Proner & Proner have the experience necessary to fight for you in a timely manner to ensure that you and your loved ones are taken care of in this time of need. If you have been involved in a workplace injury and need workers’ compensation, contact our law firm today. We’ve been fighting for clients in the Bronx, New York and will handle your case with care.
Workers' Compensation Verdicts & Settlements
Male, 35: Workers' compensation
Our client was changing a pump strainer on a hot air furnace when he stepped on a board and fell through the ceiling.
Injuries: Herniated disc which required surgery
Male, 27: Workers' compensation
Our client was performing routine maintenance on an air conditioner. He had to use a wooden ladder, which slid on a slippery floor, making him fall.
Injuries: Three fractures in his ankle requiring surgery
Female, 49: Workers' compensation
Our client fell off a two-story-high ladder at her workplace.
Injuries: Multiple fractures of both arms requiring surgery
Male, 59: Workers' compensation
Our client fell into an elevator shaft at his workplace.
Injuries: Five broken ribs, punctured right lung, liver laceration, soft tissue ankle and hip injuries
Road Rage Incident
Mitchell Proner spoke in support of NYC motorcycle riders and called on NY lawmakers and police not to overreact to a highly publicized road rage incident or to let that incident cast all motorcyclists in a bad light.
Hit and Run
Attorney Mitchell Proner was on hand when the motorist accused of hitting a female jogger on a road in Central Islip appeared in a New York courtroom to answer charges of leaving the scene of a fatal accident.
Attorney Mitchell Proner, an expert on maritime law, spoke about the similarities between the Costa Concordia ferry disaster and the recent Indonesian ferry accident that killed at least 24 people.
Mitchell Proner is an amazing and very experienced trial lawyer, who takes care of his clients. He represented me in a car accident case, kept me very informed during the lengthy legal process and got me the settlement that I expected. His friendly office staff was always willing to assist and answer any questions I had. I recommend Mitchell Proner to all my friends and family!
Besides being well versed and very knowledgeable about all aspects of my case it was simply a pleasure dealing with Mr. Proner and his colleagues at Proner and Proner. In a time of hardship Mr. Proner and the staff at Proner and Proner made it very easy for us to cope with all of the legal processes which we are not accustom to. I couldn't recommend a better group of people let alone an attorney as Mitchell Proner and the staff at Proner and Proner. Thank you again for all of your assistance.
Awesome experience, excellent service, very professional and fast resolving my case. My number one attorney - definitely recommended more than once. Thank you!