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Occupational Disease

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Occupational Diseases

NYC Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Did you or someone you love become ill due to the nature of their work or working conditions? If so, you may have a workers’ compensation claim for an occupational disease. At The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., our New York City worker's compensation lawyers handle all types of on-the-job injury cases for workers in New York City, Long Island, and throughout New York. When you have to take time off due to an illness, you need to make sure you are covered so that you and your family do not suffer financially.

Contact The Perecman Firm at (212) 577-9325 to discuss workers’ comp benefits for your work-related illness!

Common Work-Related Illnesses

There are a number of illnesses a worker can contract in connection with their job duties, but some are more common than others. We are prepared to handle all types of workers’ comp illness claims, including some of these common ones:

Benefits You Could Recover

There are a few different types of benefits you may be able to recover under New York workers’ compensation laws. These include:

  • Medical Coverage
  • Lost Wages
  • Disability Benefits
  • Death Benefits

The type of coverage you may be able to recover is highly dependent on your circumstances, which is why we encourage you to contact our NYC workers’ compensation attorneys directly. The Perecman Firm handles all types of workers’ comp and injury cases, and over the past 30 years, has won more than $500 million in verdicts and settlements. We have also been voted one of the “Best Law Firms” by US News in the practice area of Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, Tier 3 in New York City.

Call us today at (212) 577-9325 for a free evaluation of your occupational illness case!

More Than $500 million In Verdicts & Settlements For Our Clients

The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C.'s team of NYC personal injury attorneys have recovered more than $500 million in verdicts and settlements for their clients. We understand the financial and emotional toll a serious accident can have on your life. That’s why we dedicate ourselves to maximizing your recovery and securing what you deserve.

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  • $7,986,908.00

    Union Dockworker injured on the job retained The Perecman Firm.

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  • $1,375,000.00
    Settlement for roofer who fell from ladder and injured back.
  • $1,000,000.00
    Custodian fell of ladder due to defective installation of cabinets. Settled after trial for $800,000.
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