Bronx Construction Workers Comp Lawyer
When they injure you, construction accidents can simultaneously become expensive and hinder your ability to earn money. Let a Bronx construction workers comp lawyer secure your financial future.
Working on a construction site is difficult. Those who work in this industry are often subjected to long, hard days in potentially unsafe conditions.
But when those conditions cause you to have an accident that injures you, things automatically become more complicated. At this point, you’ll need to find a way to afford your medical care and manage your bills while you take time off from work to recover.
Hiring a Bronx construction workers comp lawyer from Finkelstein, Meirowitz & Eidlisz, LLP, could be just the solution. Filing a workers compensation claim will give you the opportunity to name damages so you can focus on getting better and spend less time stressed.
Common Work Accident Injuries
Working in the construction industry puts you at more physical risk than working an office job. But you are still protected by the right to file a workers compensation claim in the state of New York if you’re injured at work.
Some of the most common injuries construction workers suffer include the following:
- Electrocution or burns
- Scarring or disfigurement
- Broken bones
- Lost limbs
- Back, neck, or head injuries, including concussions
- Illnesses resulting from exposure to toxic substances or chemicals
What to Do After Your Accident
Depending on the injuries you sustained, it may take a while for your symptoms to make themselves fully known. Even if you feel fine immediately after your accident, it’s crucial that you receive a full medical exam. Failing to obtain medical documents related to your accident could result in your workers compensation claim being denied.
Once you have obtained a copy of your medical documents, you’ll need to give them to your Bronx construction workers comp lawyer. Your attorney will include this paperwork as part of the evidence in your claim.
Benefits You Can Claim
Once your injuries have been documented, you and your Bronx construction workers comp lawyer can determine the damages you will need to claim. This is often the biggest concern accident victims have, and, without the right legal guidance, it may be impossible to reach a settlement that truly provides what you need.
Luckily, your attorney will have vast experience in this arena. He or she will be able to determine exactly what you need to maintain your quality of life, possibly naming damages you hadn’t thought to ask for.
Some of the damages your attorney may seek in your workers compensation claim include the following:
- Coverage for all associated medical expenses, both now and in the future, including medications, hospital stays, doctor visits, and health-related travel costs
- Compensation for any wages you may have lost when you took off time from work during your recovery, as well as any wages you may potentially lose in the future
- Compensation for any permanent injuries
- Vocational rehabilitation, which includes compensation for career training in the event you are forced to leave the construction industry because your injuries no longer allow you to work in that field
Talk to an Attorney About Your Accident
If you want to file a claim after your construction accident, don’t do it without the right legal guidance. Instead, talk to a lawyer from Finkelstein, Meirowitz & Eidlisz, LLP to simplify the process.
Give us a call at our office at 212-385-9190 or fill out our online contact form at the bottom of the page to speak with a Bronx construction workers comp lawyer. We look forward to helping you.