What should you do if you’re injured at the workplace?
Workplace accidents can be unpredictable. If you’re injured at work, there are a few steps to take immediately: report the accident to your manager or supervisor, seek medical attention, and contact an experienced worker’s compensation lawyer to discuss your legal rights.
What is considered a workplace injury?
Employees who are injured on the job may be entitled to compensation for their suffering. Most injuries on the jobsite are covered by workers’ comp insurance, including accidents and illnesses caused by exposure to work activities, materials, and equipment. To learn more, schedule a consultation with one of our workers’ compensation lawyers in Queens, NY.
What are some common work-related injuries?
Here are some common workplace accidents you should be aware of:
Slips, trips, or falls
Handling and lifting injuries
Struck by moving object
Falls from heights
Repetitive motion injuries
What should I do if my workers' compensation claim gets denied?
Workers’ compensation claims can get denied for a variety of reasons. However, an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer will investigate different aspects of the case and help you get a fair compensation for the medical bills and lost wages. Schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced workers’ comp attorneys in Queens, NY.
What are the benefits of hiring a workers’ compensation lawyer?
Many workers who have been injured on the job have a difficult time discovering the true cause of their injuries. Some employers may try to blame the worker for their injuries if they are found to be at fault. Workers' compensation lawyers can help ensure that your rights are fully considered and, if you are unable to work, you will be compensated for your lost wages.
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