Queens Work Injury Lawyer
Workplace injuries pose unique challenges for employees seeking the full compensation they deserve. Getting the money you need to cover your medical expenses takes dedication and attention to detail. When you’re suffering from a significant injury, you may not have the physical or emotional capacity to tackle the hurdles of filing a claim and aggressively pursue the maximum benefits you deserve from every available source.
The good news is that you don’t have to. Instead of struggling to gather documentation and managing strict deadlines alone, hand your case to our experienced Queens work injury lawyers.
At The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., our Queens workplace injury lawyers have recovered more than half a billion dollars in verdicts and settlements for injured people. We have the knowledge, experience, and resources to fight for what is right and help you navigate the complicated New York legal system after a workplace injury.
You have rights as an injured worker in Queens. We can explain your rights and outline your compensation recovery options during a free claim review. Reach out to our Queens work injury lawyers now.
Types of Work-Related Injuries in Queens
Depending on the circumstances and nature of the industry, workplace injuries can span a wide range, from less severe to life-threatening. Some examples of the most common types of work-related injuries impacting Queens employees include:
- Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
- Chemical burns
- Thermal burns
- Crushing injuries
- Neck and spine injuries
- Broken bones
- Soft tissue damage
- Repetitive use injuries
- Toxic chemical exposure
- Organ damage
Common Causes of Workplace Injuries
Employers must maintain a reasonably safe environment for their employees. Injuries can occur when employers fail to uphold safety standards and best practices. Unfortunately, not all workplace safety hazards are easy to spot.
How do Queens workplace injuries happen? These are some of the most common occupational hazards and accidents that occur in Queens workplaces:
- Falls from heights
- Contact with objects or falling tools
- Exposure to toxic or harmful substances
- Transportation accidents
- Lifting accidents
- Ladder and scaffolding accidents
- Accidents involving heavy machinery and equipment
- Electrocution and electric shock
- Explosions and fires
- Crushing accidents