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When a person has been injured at work and files for a workers’ compensation claim, then their claim will be heard in front of a Workers’ Compensation court. However, these claims can be notoriously complex, and they are very difficult to handle on your own without experienced counsel. You should know that if you are denied workers’ compensation benefits, then you have the right to appeal that decision. The biggest negative when you are forced to appeal though is the litigation process can become drawn out, and that process can include things like settlement negotiations, an independent medical examination or other hearings. Despite the fact that you may have a clear understanding of everything that caused your injury at work, you should still look to a lawyer who can pursue your claim. These are very time consuming cases, and experienced workers’ compensation attorneys will be very comfortable fighting for your claim. The Queens workers’ compensation court lawyers at Proner & Proner have been handling workers’ compensation lawsuits for years, and pride themselves on providing the best representation possible for you and your family. Our attorneys will fight every step of the way and make sure you are well represented at your workers’ compensation hearing. Contact our offices today to schedule a free consultation so we can evaluate your claim.
A workers’ compensation hearing can be very difficult to handle on your own, especially since your employer will likely have an attorney representing them. There are many nuances in terms of what is admissible in court and what isn’t admissible in court, and they can be very difficult to learn. The judge who will be sitting for your workers’ compensation hearing will be expecting a formal presentation of your evidence and how much you believe you are entitled to. This is why a workers’ compensation attorney can be so valuable because they know how to present evidence effectively and how to advocate for your best interests. Here are some other reasons you need a lawyer for workers’ compensation hearings:
These are just some of the biggest reasons why it is important to have a lawyer for your workers’ compensation hearing. Despite being familiar with your case, you very likely will not understand the nuances and legal arguments that judges need to hear in order to rule in your favor. This is not to say that every lawyer will guarantee a win for your claim, but they can put your claim in the best possible position to win. Contact our Queens office today at Proner & Proner to get a free consultation on your claim.
Proner & Proner have been handling workers’ compensation claims for years and know how to manage your case effectively. We will fight for your claim and make sure you are well represented for your hearing. Our lawyers have experience in handling these cases and know what it takes to get our clients the results they deserve after they suffer a work injury. You need attorneys who will fight, and our attorneys pride themselves on giving their clients the best representation possible. Our lawyers in Queens want to help you get the result you and your family deserve. Our offices are located 60 East 42nd St, Suite 1448, New York, NY 10165, and our office 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
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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!
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