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The Bronx, New York is home to a lot of attractions, meaning that there is a lot of opportunity for employment. With every kind of profession, there is always a risk of injury. While the severity of a workplace accident may be dependent upon the industry you work in, Bronx-based law firm Proner & Proner has fought for victims in a variety of capacities. Whether you’ve been injured by defective equipment, electrocution, or a slip and fall accident, our labor law lawyers in the Bronx, NY have been successfully representing victims for years to award them the maximum compensation.
Thankfully, there is not one criteria of what constitutes a workplace injury in the Bronx, NY. This means that if you had a slip and fall in the office, were injured in a crane accident on a construction site, or were hit by another driver while driving in a company vehicle, as long as your injury was incurred through work, your claim will most likely be covered through workers’ compensation.
Common types of workplace injuries our labor law lawyers handle are:
It’s understandable that one of the main concerns after being injured on the job is wondering when and how you will get compensated. People work so they can sustain themselves and their families, buy food, have shelter, and carry on with their day-to-day responsibilities. While you will be mainly concerned with your health and well-being, it’s comforting to have the legal backing of a dedicated and knowledgeable attorney who will ease the burden of your workers’ comp case. At Proner & Proner, your overall well-being, both physically and financially is of our top priority. We will stand behind you, answering any questions you may have and will work tirelessly to make sure you are paid what you are owed and within a timely manner. Contact us today for a free consultation at our Bronx, New York office.
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.