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There are plenty of ways you or a loved one can get injured at work, and suffer an injury. You could be overly exerted, you could have something fall on you, or a variety of other things that can occur. Often times these injuries can cause workers to miss time from their job or possibly they may not even be able to do the essential requirements of the job. When this occurs, it is possible to obtain workers’ compensation benefits to help you deal with your loss of income and/or increased medical expenses. Workers’ compensation law is notoriously complex, and you need workers’ compensation attorneys who will fight for you and your claim. The work injury attorneys in Queens, NY at Proner & Proner will fight for you and your claim. We have years of experience representing work injury victims and provided them the best results possible. Contact our offices today to set up a free consultation, so our attorneys can evaluate your workers’ compensation claim.
Workers get injured in a variety of ways in workplaces throughout New York, and it’s important to recognize what the most common causes of work injuries are. Some workplaces are generally more dangerous than others, but work injuries can happen to anyone in pretty much any work environment. Here are the most common causes of work injuries:
Our attorneys at Proner & Proner have represented a number of work injury victims, and have had great success in workers’ compensation claims. If you have suffered one of these common workplace accidents, then you should seek out Proner & Proner, and our experienced lawyers in the handling of these claims. We will be able to evaluate your claim fully, and provide you recommendations for the next steps forward for you and your family. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation and we can evaluate your potential work injury lawsuit.
Workers’ compensation claims are not cut and dry, and you need to have experienced lawyers on your side to fight for your lawsuit. One big reason why you need an experienced lawyer is they will be able to recommend whether you should bring a personal injury or workers’ compensation claim. This is why finding an experienced attorney can be so valuable because they will be familiar to handle both types of cases, and give you the best possible opportunity for a positive outcome. The Queens lawyers at Proner & Proner have been handling work injury claims for years, and want to help you achieve the result you deserve. Our attorneys will be able to evaluate your claim effectively, and litigate your claim strongly. We will fight for you and your loved ones with your 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
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.