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Millions of people are injured in work-related accidents every year, and it is your employer’s responsibility to ensure that you have a safe workplace. Your employer can be responsible if you are injured at work, and you need an experienced lawyer who will be able to represent you for your claim. An experienced lawyer in workers’ compensation claims is vital for a workers’ compensation claim because the law behind these claims can be complex and there’s a variety of circumstances that can alter the outcome of any case. There is also a strong similarity between a personal injury lawsuit and workers’ compensation lawsuit, an experienced attorney will be able to determine which course of action is best for your potential lawsuit. Our Queens work injury lawyers at Proner & Proner are very experienced in handling both personal injury and workers’ compensation cases. We have the knowledge and experience to fight for your claim and help you achieve the best result we possibly can. Contact our offices today to schedule a free consult and we can evaluate your work injury claim.
There are a variety of injuries that can occur when you are at work. Whenever you have been injured at work, it is vital to first get treated for those injuries, and see the appropriate physicians to help you. Once you have been treated or while you are being treated, you should start to look for an attorney who can perhaps help you get compensated for something like unpaid medical bills, loss of income or some other work related claim. Here are some common work injuries that can occur in a workplace in New York:
As mentioned, if you have been injured at work it is important to get your injuries taken care of as soon as possible. However, these injuries can cause a lot of damage to you and your family, you may be forced to miss work, accrue expensive medical bills or may even be forced to leave your job altogether. If any of these damages occur to you, then you should seek experienced attorneys in medical malpractice lawsuits. Our lawyers at Proner & Proner are very experienced in handling these cases and will provide you the representation you deserve. Contact our Queens office today to set up a free consultation with our lawyers today.
Work injuries can be particularly damaging to you and your family. Some injuries at work can drastically alter your life, or even result in death. When something like this happens to you, it is vital that you consult an attorney who is experienced dealing with work injury cases. Workers’ compensation claims are often difficult, especially if there is not proper documentation. Make sure to get a report for your work accident and document your progress through whatever medical treatment you receive after your accident. Proper documentation can help your case significantly. Contact our experienced work injury lawyers in Queens to meet with and speak with our attorneys regarding your workers’ compensation 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.