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Why You Should Consult An Attorney Before Applying For Workers' Compensation Benefits

Establishing and filing your Workers' Compensation claim can be a daunting task, especially if you are inexperienced in such matters. In fact, many claims get denied because they are not built properly, a task an experienced Workers' Compensation attorney can help you with. Consulting with an attorney prior to submitting your claim has several benefits, including:

Legal Expertise

An attorney with ample experience in handling Workers' Compensation claims understands how the system works and what the claim adjuster is looking for. Having witnessed various scenarios, he or she is able to establish your claim properly, regardless of how complex your individual situation may be. While hiring an attorney does not guarantee that your claim will be approved, it can increase your chances.

Maximizing Your Compensation

A qualified attorney will deal with your employer's Workers' Compensation insurance provider so that you receive the deal you deserve. Additionally, he or she will help ensure that you receive compensation from any additional sources that may have been responsible for your accident.

Understanding Your Rights

For individuals that are inexperienced in the legal field, understanding the law can be a difficult task. Besides representing your best interests, an attorney will educate you about your rights as a victim, the process of acquiring the benefits you deserve, and how to maintain them. This will help you better understand your position and what you must do for the best outcome.

Supervising Partner of Angiuli & Gentile, LLP's Workers' Compensation department, Gary Angiuli, has successfully represented workers' compensation clients for over 28 years. Our skilled team of attorneys understands the importance of getting you the benefits and compensation you need and deserve, which is why they will work tirelessly to ensure that your best interests are represented. To consult with an attorney today, call 347-201-4447.

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Success Stories

  • A 43 year old ironworker who fell four stories and sustained injuries to his ankle while installing a staircase settled his claim for $1,500,000.00. The accident was due to the failure of the building owner and general contractor to provide a safe place to work.
  • A construction worker operating an asphalt roller settled his case for $525,000.00 when the edge of the roadway he was paving collapsed into a trench being dug by a subcontractor causing him to sustain injuries to his leg.
  • A 54 year old commuter settled his case against the NYCTA for $1,200,000.00. when he tripped and fell on a subway platform due to the pavement being in disrepair, causing him to fall forward and to strike his head on a train pulling into the station.
  • The estate of a 64 year old woman received a settlement of $425,000.00 after she was struck and killed by a speeding tractor trailer while crossing the street at the intersection of Richmond Terrace and Port Richmond Avenue.
  • A $1,200,000.00 settlement was reached on behalf of a 54 year old man from Staten Island, New York, who, while in the course of his employment as a bus driver, was rear-ended on the Garden State Parkway and caused to suffer injuries to his back and neck as well as a fractured rib and fractured pelvis.
  • A 47-year-old building superintendent who sustained injuries to his head and right side of his body due to a tripping hazard at his job site received a settlement of $300,000.00 from the electrical company performing work at the site.
  • A 43 year old construction worker was caused to sustain injuries to his back, shoulder and hand when the elevator he was riding malfunctioned and dropped 8 floors. He received $350,000.00 in the settlement of his claim against the building owner, maintenance company and elevator company.
  • The administrator of the estate of a 69 year old man who suffered stage four pressure sores while a patient at a Queens nursing home settled the case for $400,000.00 after the man died.
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