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Take full advantage of workers? compensation benefits

Depending on the type of job you have, you could be at a daily risk of injury. Even if you work in a seemingly safe environment such as an office area, you could still suffer an unexpected injury. If you are injured on the job, chances are that you can take advantage of workers? compensation benefits. You may feel that the circumstances of your injury do not qualify you for coverage, but nearly all injuries suffered while on the job qualify victims.

In fact, it may surprise you to learn that the insurance company responsible for your employer?s workers? compensation might make you an offer. Sometimes the insurance companies do this in order to convince you to settle for an amount that is less than you deserve. They do this in the hopes that you will be happy to take what you can get, when in reality what you can get is much higher.

Equally important when considering the circumstances of your injury is the fact that you could be entitled to compensation from more than one source. If an outside agent, meaning someone who is not a co-worker or employer, was somehow responsible for your injury, you could file a claim for that injury as well. These are just a few of the concerns that must be addressed when dealing with a workers? compensation claim.

For a larger overview of what to expect from a workers? compensation claim, visit our webpage. If you live in New York, and you have suffered an injury on the job, it is highly recommended that you meet with an attorney to learn how to maximize your compensation and take full advantage of your benefits. We can help you build a strong case.

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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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