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Getting injured on your jobsite comes with a slew of questions. The first typically being: How am I going to get by? Workplace injuries or illnesses don’t often come with a warning, meaning that they can happen at anytime, in any industry, making it nearly impossible to prepare for.
When workplace accidents do occur, it can not only leave you with physical damage, but it can curate a feeling of distress when it comes to worrying about how you’re going to be able to provide for you and your family in the time you’ll be out of work recovering. Thankfully, the knowledgeable lawyers at Proner & Proner are able to help you file your paperwork in a timely fashion and give sound advice as to how much compensation you are owed in the Bronx, New York.
The good news is that there aren’t any limitations as to what kinds of accidents qualify for workers’ compensation. This means that whether or not you had a slip and fall in an office, or were burned due to an electrocution on a Bronx, NY construction site, as long as the injury was sustained while performing work-related tasks, it will most likely qualify for workers’ compensation.
There are different laws surrounding workers’ compensation across the country. The amount that a compensation case is worth in the Bronx, New York for an injured employee is the average weekly income from their previous year of employment. At Proner & Proner, we have experience working with these big insurance companies and will fight to ensure that you are awarded the maximum amount of compensation that you are owed.
At the end of the day, getting injured on the job is the last thing you want to happen, but having the right legal team behind you can turn a disastrous situation into one that is handled with care and with you, the victim, in mind. Here, at Proner & Proner, we have the demonstrated success rate in getting our clients the maximum compensation for their injuries. If you or someone you love has been injured or fallen ill in the workplace, contact our Bronx, NY workers’ comp attorneys at Proner & Proner. We will help you file the necessary workers’ compensation paperwork and help you navigate the murky waters of your claim.
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!