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How Long Is a Workers’ Compensation Case in Queens, NY?
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Workers’ compensation cases are difficult to understand if you have no experience in dealing with this kind of claim. Millions of people get injured at work every year, and many of them will file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits. When you have an accident at work that causes an injury, you can suffer damages that can impact you for the rest of your life. Workers’ compensation cases can last a varying amount of time depending on the circumstances surrounding a person’s injury. So, how long do you have to file a workers’ compensation case in Queens, NY? Generally speaking anyway, the average workers’ compensation case lasts anywhere from 14-18 months. If you have been injured in a work related accident, you need a lawyer who has experience handling these claims that can often take over a year to complete. Experienced attorneys can handle your claim efficiently, and they know what to look for when investigating your claim. The Queens workers’ compensation lawyers at Proner & Proner have been handling work injury and workers’ compensation claims for years. We will provide you with the expertise and knowledge that can help you and your family get the result you deserve. Contact our New York office today and set up a free consultation so we can evaluate your work injury claim.
When a claim for workers’ compensation is made, it is imperative that the injury occurred while the person was at work and performing their duties at work. While that seems obvious, it’s important to remember that different work environments pose different risks. Someone who is constructing a skyscraper is at more risk on their job than someone who sits in a cubicle all day. However, here are some of the most common causes of workers’ compensation lawsuits right now:
This is not an all inclusive list of the injuries that can occur in the workplace. However, these are among the most common, and can certainly lead to a claim for workers’ compensation benefits. If you or a loved one have been injured at work, then you need experienced workers’ compensation attorneys on your side. The Queens offices of Proner & Proner will pursue and fight for your claim to give you the best representation possible. Contact our offices today to get your free consultation, and to meet with our lawyers to evaluate your claim.
If you have been injured in a work related accident, you must seek the consultation of a workers’ compensation claim. Your claim needs to be represented and fought for strongly by an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer. Our Queens attorneys at Proner & Proner have been handling workers’ compensation claims for years. We will be able to provide you the advice and knowledge necessary to give your claim the best possible chance for success. We will be able to evaluate whether your claim would be better litigated as a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury claim. Our lawyers will be there for you and help you through the litigation process. Please contact our offices today and set up your free consultation. Our offices are located 60 E 42nd St Suite 1448, New York, NY 10165, and our office phone number is (212) 500-1003.
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
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