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Workers’ Compensation Verdicts and Settlements Lawyers in Queens, NY
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Workers’ compensation verdicts and settlements are very difficult to obtain if you have no experience in handling these types of claims. First, the employer has no incentive to admit fault because that can cause their insurance premiums to increase. Second, your employer will be represented by an attorney who will fight and try to poke holes in your workers’ compensation lawsuit. This is why you need an experienced attorney who is knowledgeable and has pursued workers’ compensation claims before. Our attorneys will fight for your claim at every possible turn, and we pride ourselves on providing our clients great representation for their claims. The Queens workers’ compensation verdicts and settlements attorneys at Proner & Proner have been securing verdicts for our clients for years. Contact our offices to schedule a free consultation and set up a meeting to discuss your workers’ compensation claim.
There are a few different types of damages that can be awarded in workers’ compensation benefits. Most benefits are centered around what expenses you incurred as a result of your work injury, and job restrictions that your injury caused. Here are the most common workers’ compensation claim damages that plaintiffs obtain:
If you have suffered a work injury and need to file a workers’ compensation claim, you should get in contact with the Queens lawyers at Proner & Proner who have years of experience handling these types of cases. There are a number of complications that can come up as a result of a work injury, including what type of claim to file. A personal injury or workers’ compensation claim can be filed in similar factual situations, but you need a lawyer who has experience making these kinds of determinations to help you understand what is best for your personal claim. Contact our offices today to set up a meeting where we can discuss your workers’ compensation claim.
Our attorneys at Proner & Proner have been obtaining great results for our clients for years. We fight and leave no stone unturned to provide our clients the verdict or settlement that they deserve. While you are healing or treating for your injuries or your new limitations, it can give you a great peace of mind to know you have experienced lawyers on your side who want to help you as much as possible. Trying to fight your employer and the insurance company on your claim on your own can add unnecessary stress. Contact the Queens lawyers at Proner & Proner to help you obtain a workers’ compensation verdict or settlement today. Our offices are at 60 E 42nd St Suite 1448, New York, NY 10165, and our contact 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.