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Work Compensation Cases in Bronx, New York
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Workers’ compensation exists when an employee is injured or falls ill while performing job-related functions. It’s a comfort to know that no matter what your job responsibilities are or what industry you work in, your claim will most likely be accepted as long as the injury took place at work.
Injured employees may have questions about the workers’ compensation process, how long they have to file a claim, who will cover medical expenses and what kind of injury can constitute a workers’ compensation claim. The lawyers at Proner & Proner in the Bronx, NY have the demonstrated knowledge in successfully representing injured employees and getting them the maximum compensation they are owed under state and federal laws.
Injuries can and typically do happen when they’re least expected. That’s why suffering through a workplace injury raises a lot of questions and concerns for those involved. Most notably, questions arise based on what kinds of cases of workers’ compensation there are. While Proner & Proner handle a wide-variety of cases of workers’ compensation in the Bronx, NY, we are often consulted as a result of construction-related accidents. These kinds of cases may include:
A workplace injury can quickly turn into concern about your day-to-day responsibilities and financial security. Proner & Proner has the experience in successfully representing clients who have been injured or fallen ill in the workplace and fight to award them the maximum compensation they deserve. We have offices conveniently located in the Bronx, NY. Schedule a free consultation with our lawyers today to find out how you can be properly compensated for your workers’ comp case.
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.
Mitchell Proner is an amazing and very experienced trial lawyer, who takes care of his clients. He represented me in a car accident case, kept me very informed during the lengthy legal process and got me the settlement that I expected. His friendly office staff was always willing to assist and answer any questions I had. I recommend Mitchell Proner to all my friends and family!
Besides being well versed and very knowledgeable about all aspects of my case it was simply a pleasure dealing with Mr. Proner and his colleagues at Proner and Proner. In a time of hardship Mr. Proner and the staff at Proner and Proner made it very easy for us to cope with all of the legal processes which we are not accustom to. I couldn't recommend a better group of people let alone an attorney as Mitchell Proner and the staff at Proner and Proner. Thank you again for all of your assistance.
Awesome experience, excellent service, very professional and fast resolving my case. My number one attorney - definitely recommended more than once. Thank you!