If you have been injured at work or are suffering from job-related illness, you may be considering retaining one of the many workers’ comp attorneys NY has to offer. However, you may also have found in your search for an attorney that there are countless attorneys in NY from which to choose.
The New York workers’ compensation lawyer recommended at Polsky, Shouldice & Rosen, P.C., has advocated for injured workers for nearly three decades. Our legal team understands how overwhelming and stressful these situations can be. Many victims are pressured by workers’ compensation insurance companies to settle for far below the amount that their injury or illness is worth. Victims may feel pressured by their employers to settle quickly or face the threat of losing their job.
Workers’ Compensation Benefits
Tactics such as feeling pressured to settle due to the threat of losing your job are illegal under New York’s employment and labor laws. There are also other rules that employers and insurance companies are required to follow under the law when it comes to workers’ compensation benefits. Our attorneys can ensure that your rights are protected and that you receive all the benefits you are entitled to.
Some of the more common work-related injuries our attorneys can assist with include:
- Construction site accidents: Construction sites are the most dangerous workplaces in the country, with almost 200,000 workers injured every year.
- Repetitive stress injury: Performing the same motion repeatedly can cause injuries to muscles and other body parts.
- On the job injury: Accidents happen every day to workers, including machinery malfunctions, slip and falls, chemical exposure, and vehicle collisions.
- Occupational illness: There are many dangerous substances or conditions that workers are exposed to every day, resulting in serious illnesses. Examples include asthma, cancer, and respiratory disease.
We Can Help You Receive Maximum Benefits
When you retain the services of one of our lawyers, rest assured we can be by your side during the complex claim process.
Your attorney can assist you in the initial filing of your injury claim and make sure your weekly benefits begin on time and in full. Your attorney can also fight for compensation to cover the medical treatments you require.
We. can also represent you during any workers’ compensation hearings. If necessary, we can also represent you in an appeal. Our firm’s goal is to obtain maximum financial benefits for the injury or illness you have sustained as a result of your job.
Job Security In The Wake Of Filing A Workers’ Compensation Claim
Our attorneys share that some workers who get hurt on the job decide not to file a workers’ comp claim out of fear. They are worried about retaliation from their employer, namely in the form of termination. As illegal as this practice is, it may still occur in some situations. If you want to file a claim but are worried how your place of work will respond, reach out to a qualified lawyer at Polsky, Shouldice & Rosen, P.C. for help on your case today.