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Work accidents are quite common in workplaces throughout New York, and it is important to understand what your claims and rights are in such situations. There are nearly three million non-fatal work accidents every year and many of these accidents led to workers’ compensation or personal injury claims. However, you likely do not know which kind of claim to pursue after you have been injured at work. You need to get the advice of experienced attorneys in terms of the type of claim you need to file for after a work injury. The experienced Queens worker compensation lawyers at Proner & Proner have been handling workers’ compensation and personal injury claims for years, and will fight vigorously for you and your claim. Our attorneys have handled a number of workers’ compensation and personal injury claims for years. We will be able to evaluate your claim and decide which claim would be best for you and your loved ones. Contact our Queens office today to set up a free consultation for your work injury claim.
There are a number of ways someone could be injured or hurt in the workplace. Some injuries can be traumatic and even fatal. A lot of how an injury occurs will depend on the work environment and the type of work you do. Construction workers who work on skyscrapers are going to be at far more risk than someone who is working as an administrative assistant for critical injury. Here are some common accidents though that occur and can lead to a workers’ compensation claim:
Our attorneys at Proner & Proner have represented a number of work injury victims, and we have an ample amount of experience here to represent you for your claim. We will be able to effectively and efficiently evaluate your claim and let you know the best routes to take to help you recover damages for your injuries. There are differences between personal injury and workers’ compensation claims, but we will find the right claim for you. Call us today to set up your free consultation so we can evaluate your injury claim.
Workers’ compensation claims can be difficult to pursue for a variety of reasons, and it is important for you to have experienced lawyers on your side to help you recover. Our lawyers have successfully brought claims for our clients for workers’ compensation and personal injury. We will do everything in our power to get you the result you deserve. We will work tirelessly and investigate your claim thoroughly to help you out in order to provide you the best possible chance at success. Contact our Queens office to get an evaluation for your workers’ compensation claim and for an evaluation of your work injury claim. 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.