Queens On-the-Job Injury Lawyer
Work with a Queens on-the-job accident attorney to help make sure you receive the compensation you need to recover from your workplace injury.
When you go to work every day, you should be allowed the peace of mind that comes from knowing you’re financially covered in the event of an accident. If you were injured at work while performing your duties, you should be able to easily file paperwork to recover compensation to pay your bills until you’ve recovered from your injury.
Unfortunately, workers compensation doesn’t always work as well as it should. When you try to file the paperwork on your own, you might run into challenges that are tough to handle without the legal guidance of an attorney. If you miss any deadlines or make any paperwork mistakes, your claim could be denied.
You can avoid a whole lot of headaches by hiring a Queens on-the-job injury lawyer from our firm. We’ll help you get through the process of filing for workers comp benefits so you can get the money you need to pay your bills. That way, you can focus on what’s important: recovering from your injury.
Common Workplace Accidents
No matter what you do, some accidents can’t be avoided, but there are a few ways in which you can protect yourself from being injured. You should always follow both your company’s safety rules and your instincts when something doesn’t feel right.
Even when you’re careful, though, you can still be injured at work. Regardless of what caused your Queens workplace accident, you’re more than likely entitled to receive benefits.
Here are some commonly reported workplace accidents that can lead to serious injuries and necessitate work comp benefits:
- Falling objects
- Falling from a roof or other platform
- Construction equipment accidents
- Tool and equipment malfunctions
- Slip-and-fall accidents
- On-the-job vehicle collisions
- Electrocutions and fires
Workers Comp Benefits
Workers compensation benefits are designed to provide for you financially when you’ve been injured on the job in Queens. You may wonder what exactly those financial benefits are, though. The benefits you receive will usually cover any accident-related costs, as well as missed work wages.
The following is a list of the various benefits you can recover with a successful Queens workers comp claim:
- Medical bills related to your injury
- Rehab services, usually evaluated and approved by the insurance company
- Replacement wages (usually two-thirds of your salary)
- Permanent injury compensation
- In the event of a wrongful death, financial benefits to family members
Contact a Queens On-the-Job Injury Attorney
Being hurt at work is a tricky situation. You know you deserve to be compensated for a workplace injury, but you don’t want to risk losing your job by standing up for your rights. We’ll stand up for you when you can’t. We’ve been helping injured workers file work comp claims for years.
We’ve got your back when it comes to workers comp claims. Hiring a Queens on-the-job injury lawyer with Finkelstein, Meirowitz & Eidlisz, LLP is a good first step toward getting compensation for an on-the-job injury. Arrange your free case consultation by completing our contact form below or calling 212-385-9190.