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When Does a Workers’ Compensation Claim End in Queens, NY?
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Workers’ compensation claims can be a very long process and difficult to litigate for you and your family. When you consult an attorney to bringing a workers’ compensation claim, you need to know what will happen over the course of the case. The average workers’ compensation lawsuit will last approximately 16 months. The length of your claim will depend on how much you want to pursue it, and whether your employer’s insurance company wants to fight it. You will have the choice to request a workers’ compensation hearing, and if you lose your hearing, you will then be able to appeal the decision to the workers’ compensation appeals board. Your employer has incentive to delay your claim because the longer your claim is, the more willing to settle people typically become. In order to negotiate a good settlement or represent well at your workers’ compensation hearing, you need to hire an experienced labor compensation attorney for your claim. Many people want to know in Queens, “When will my Queens workers’ compensation claim end?” and while there is no definite answer for you, the experienced lawyers at Proner & Proner will know what it takes to successfully litigate your claim. We will do whatever we can to hold your employer accountable for the injuries you have sustained as a result of your occupational injury. Contact us today to schedule a consultation for your work injury accident.
There are a number of causes that can cause a work or occupational injury. Many of these injuries lead to contentious litigation and workers’ compensation claims. Your employer has a duty to provide a safe working environment for you, but some employers will not do what is necessary to keep their workplace safe. You should be aware of the most common types of work injuries that lead to workers’ compensation being collected:
Some of these injuries can be very severe or even fatal, and when these occur it’s important to bring a workers’ compensation claim to help you recover damages. Your employer should be held responsible if they did not adequately keep your workplace safe. When these accidents occur, do not try to pursue this claim on your own. You will improve your chances of recovery much more if you meet and are represented by an experienced workers’ compensation attorney. Contact our Queens office at Proner & Proner to schedule an evaluation of your workers’ compensation claim today.
Proner & Proner have been handling workers’ compensation claims for years and we pride ourselves on pursuing your claim vigorously. We want to provide you and your family the representation you deserve for your occupational injury. This injury may have impacted your life significantly and you deserve the best possible opportunity for recovery. Do not try to litigate this on your own, it will make your claim much more difficult to win. Get an experienced lawyer on your side who knows workers’ compensation law. Contact our Queens workers’ compensation lawyers today to schedule a meeting with our experienced attorneys for your work injury claim. Our offices are at 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
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