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Accidents that can cause work injuries are very common in the workplace today. In 2016 alone, nearly three million people had a non-fatal injury from a work related incident. There are many complex issues that arise when you are trying to bring a workers’ compensation claim. There are some requests for damages that you may not be able to obtain through a workers’ compensation claim. Depending on the severity of damage, you may not want to bring a workers’ compensation claim, but rather a personal injury claim because you can obtain damages like pain and suffering. These are determinations that can only be made through experienced counsel in workers’ compensation and personal injury matters. You want experienced attorneys who will advise you the best route to take in order to get the result you deserve. The Queens work injury accident lawyers at Proner & Proner have years of experience in workers’ compensation and personal injury lawsuits. We have received recognition for our trial practice and our clients are left satisfied with our results. Contact our Queens office today to set up a free consultation so we can evaluate your claim and get your road to recovery started.
As previously mentioned, there are nearly three million people in the USA who suffer non-fatal injuries in a work accident. Unfortunately, some are fatal, and a work accident can cause an extreme amount of damage to you and your loved ones. It is for this reason that you should seek experienced counsel when you have suffered a work accident and were injured. Here are some of the most common injuries that occur in a work accident:
This list is not all inclusive, and there are other injuries that can occur and hurt you. Workers’ compensation claims are difficult to litigate and really you should seek out an attorney who can determine whether it is best for you and your claim to bring a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury claim. Contact Proner & Proner to set up a free consultation for your work injury related claim.
Proner & Proner have been handling workers’ compensation and personal injury claims for years. We have years of experience on staff in handling these matters and we will use our experience to provide you the best representation possible. Our lawyers will leave no stone unturned, and we will investigate everything possible that could be related for your claim. We work diligently and thoroughly on all of our claims, and we believe we have the experience you need to get good results for your claim. Contact the Queens work injury attorneys at Proner & Proner to set up your free consultation today. 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.