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Millions of people get injured at work every single year. In 2016, there were 2.9 million non-fatal work injuries across all industries according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. When you or a loved one gets injured at work, it can cause a lot of different problems for you and your family. You may be forced to miss time from work and not get paid. You may be forced to pay for your medical bills and may not have finances to do so. You may be forced to quit your job altogether because you no longer can perform the essential functions of your job. If you or a loved one has been injured at work and has a workers’ compensation claim, it is vital that you find experienced workers’ compensation attorneys who can represent you. The Queens worker injury compensation lawyers at Proner & Proner have years of experience representing the citizens of New York in work accident cases. Mitchell Proner is highly regarded as one of the best trial lawyers by the American Trial Lawyers Association. Our office will provide you the representation that you and your family deserve to secure the best result possible for your claim.
There are many types of injuries that can occur to victims of workers’ compensation accidents. Obviously, their severity can range from minor to critical or fatal. The cause of those injuries can come from a variety of sources. Some of them will lead to a workers’ compensation claim, and others will not. However, here are the most common accidents that occur in workers’ compensation claims:
These are not all of the causes for a potential workers’ compensation claim, but these are some of the most common. If one of these accidents occurs to you, then you may have a claim for workers’ compensation. In order to help your workers’ compensation the most, you will want an experienced lawyer in handling these work accident cases. The lawyers at Proner & Proner are experienced in these cases and they are able to provide you with the best possible representation for your claim. Contact Proner & Proner today to set up a free consultation for your workers’ compensation claim.
Workers’ compensation claims can be difficult because it is difficult to get employers to admit they were at fault for your work accident. For that reason, you need attorneys who not only are experienced, but thorough and diligent in the handling of your claim. Our lawyers at Proner & Proner will not only investigate your claim thoroughly, but we will advocate vigorously on your behalf to give you the best outcome possible for your claim. We will make sure to do all we can to hold your employer responsible for your work accident, and to get you the relief you need. Contact our Queen offices today to get a free consultation for 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.