Category Archives: Injuries at Work

Uncover the most common work injury types that take place in workplaces on Long Island and how our Workers’ Compensation attorney helps.

What to Do if Your Employer Threatens You After Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Suffering an on-the-job injury can be both physically and emotionally painful. Sometimes employers may subtly threaten to make your life difficult if you suggest getting lawyer involved. Workers’ Compensation is a provision design to help those who have been hurt to receive prompt medical care and lost wages.

What Insurance Companies May Do

Workers’ Compensation is not perfect, which usually means injured workers will most likely encounter some bumps along the road to both physical and financial recovery. Insurance companies may reluctantly recommend you see a specialist who may then downplay your injury.The doctor may refuse to run various tests that would help treat your condition. Doctors may even insist that you return to work even though you are far from recovering and still in pain. Sometimes things escalate to a point where you have no choice but to get lawyers involved.

What Happens When An Attorney Steps In?

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Injured Workers Suffer these Most Common Injuries in the Construction Industry

Any worker who is injured on the job may, in most cases, be eligible or protected by Workers’ Compensation law. Once workers begin any job, they should read about whether the state law is in effect or not prior to signing up as an employee, especially if the position is a high-risk job.The main purpose of Workers’ Compensation is providing an employee who has been injured on the job medical care, as well as lost wages, and even job related disability for ongoing illness.Workers’ Compensation happens mostly in the construction industry due to the high risk of injuries.Some of the more common injury types include:
  • Falling off a ladder
  • Falling from a high-work area
  • Back, knee, joint injuries from lifting heavy objects
From the employer perspective, accidents can be a good or not-so-good conundrum. Even though the employing company has to pay the Workers’ Compensation insurance company premiums, at best, it's...
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Work Injury Compensation for Construction Site Accidents

Every person who is working in the construction field is well aware of the fact they may be at risk of becoming a victim due to an accident. A construction site may pose numerous dangers. Accidents on these sites happen fast.The result of a construction site accident may include the following:
  • Bodily harm
  • Serious injury
  • Long or short term pain
If you have been involved in a construction site accident, you may be compensated for any injuries that have been caused by the accident. It may prove to be wise to seek legal assistance in order to receive compensation for any acquired medical bills.

Compensation for Construction Site Victims in New York

Compensation is available for those who are victims of a construction site accident in New York. At Robert Golan, PC, our Long Island injury lawyer is beneficial in assisting a victim in obtaining compensation for injuries.

Financial Compensation

If you or a loved one has...
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