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Work accidents can be particularly damaging for people and their families. When you or a loved one has suffered a work accident, there can be a number of injuries that can occur that could alter the rest of your life. Many people will try to fight their employer on their own at their workers’ compensation hearing before their judge, and it can lead to bad results. Your employer will have an attorney from the insurer, and trying to battle them on your own when you have no experience in practicing as an attorney can be overwhelming. That’s why you need an experienced lawyer to help represent you and give you the best possible chance at receiving workers’ compensation benefits. Many people will ask our attorneys, “How much money can I receive for an accident at work in Queens, NY?” and the answer is it depends on the situation surrounding your work injury. Your employer may or may not be liable, but this is why you should consult an attorney to discuss your workers’ compensation claim. Our lawyers at Proner & Proner have been litigating and winning workers’ compensation cases for years, and we pride ourselves on providing our clients the best representation possible for their lawsuits. Contact our New York offices today to get a free consultation regarding your workers’ compensation claim.
When you are injured in a work related accident, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Your employer can prevent a number of accidents, and it is vital to recognize the most common causes for work accidents. Your employer has a duty to make sure you are properly protected from work accidents, but this of course does not make them responsible for all work accidents that occur. Here are some of the most common work accidents that can lead to workers’ compensation claims:
This is not an all inclusive list of examples of work related accidents that lead to workers’ compensation benefits claims. However, these are some of the most common incidents that can occur in the workplace that would allow a person to obtain workers’ compensation benefits. You need to seek experienced workers’ compensation attorneys to represent you at a workers’ compensation hearing. Contact our Queens office today to schedule a free consult with our lawyers today.
When you have a potential workers’ compensation case where your employer is at fault for your injuries, you need the help of experienced lawyers to help you get the best chance of securing maximum compensation. Our lawyers at Proner & Proner have been handling workers’ compensation cases for years and will fight for your claim every step of the way. We do not leave stones unturned, and we will pursue every angle we believe will help your workers’ compensation claim. Contact our Queens office today to discuss the circumstances surrounding your work accident so we can evaluate your potential workers’ compensation lawsuit. Our offices are located 60 E 42nd St Suite 1448, New York, NY 10165, and our 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
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!
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