Levine and Wiss, PLLC: Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Serving Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx
2018, the US Bureau of Labor and Statistics reports that more than 5,000 private industry workers suffered fatal on-the-job injuries. In New York, there are thousands of work-related injuries and hundreds of deaths annually. In fact, construction workers suffer approximately 20% of workplace injuries that occur in all private industries.
On-the-job injuries can create genuine challenges in the lives of injured workers and the lives of their families. One comfort after being injured on the job is that the victim is likely entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. This system offers a great degree of security for many workers who cannot return to their jobs while they recover.
Our New York Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Protect Construction Accident Victims
Workers’ compensation pays for the medical costs associated with your injuries. When you cannot work for more than a certain number of days, workers’ compensation benefits may cover a portion of your weekly wages. The payments typically continue until your workers’ compensation claim is closed or you can return to work.
However, workers’ compensation laws and procedures can be tricky to navigate, especially when dealing with serious injuries.
Workers Compensation Lawyers Fight for Injured Workers
If you have suffered an injury at work, you want to receive the full scope of benefits workers’ comp can offer. Having our workers’ compensation lawyers handling your claim can ensure you receive full compensation for your workplace injuries.
At Levine and Wiss, our workers’ compensation lawyers have decades of combined experience helping injured workers to receive the benefits they need to help them on their road to recovery. Our lawyers have a unique perspective and skill from having previously defended insurance companies against claims. This knowledge allows us to anticipate and prepare for the tactics insurance companies might employ to reject or minimize your claim.
Levine and Wiss is a full-service personal injury law firm. We can also determine if you have a negligence claim against a party other than your employer. If so, we can pursue additional available legal remedies to obtain compensation.
Injured Workers Call Our Workers’ Compensation Lawyers for Help Collecting Benefits in Nassau County, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Throughout New York
Some people we speak to think that workers’ comp is simple. You get hurt. You get paid. Unfortunately, it is not easy to navigate the claim process.
When you are hurt on-the-job, speaking to workers’ comp lawyers as soon as possible can start you off on the right track and maximize your chances to obtain the full benefits you deserve. Filing a workers’ compensation claim might seem straight forward and something you can do alone.
Speaking with our lawyers first might be beneficial, especially if the insurance company disputes your claim. Our workers’ comp lawyers will be looking out for your best interests-the insurance company definitely will not be, and neither will your employer.
At Levine and Wiss, our workers’ comp lawyers can facilitate a smooth process for you. We can assist you in filling out the mounds of paperwork your claim may require. We can obtain documents like medical records and receipts to support your claim. Having our lawyers working on your claim can help the process move along efficiently.
Our Brooklyn Lawyers Help When Workers’ Compensation Claims Are Disputed or Denied
After you file your workers’ comp claim, you might face tremendous anxiety and stress waiting to resolve your claim and benefits clear. Recovering from injuries is hard enough without the added worry about whether your claim will be approved or denied. You need that money.
If your workers’ comp claim is challenged, our lawyers can help protect your legal rights to collect the compensation allowed by law. We have experience and resources-two essential things that can make all the difference to the outcome of your workers’ compensation claim.
Our Lawyers Can Anticipate Obstacles to Your Workers’ Comp Claim in the Bronx
It might seem hard to believe that after all of your hard work, you might not get the workers’ compensation you deserve after being injured on the job. But it does happen. Sometimes you present more evidence or mount a stronger case than anticipated.
For example, the insurance company might tell you that your on-the-job injury is really a “pre-existing condition” and deny your claim. This is a common ploy by insurance companies to avoid paying workers’ comp.
The insurance company might tell you that you have not documented your injury well-enough, or they have not received your records.
The insurance company might say that your injuries are not severe enough to stop you from working and, therefore, you are not entitled to benefits.
Whatever you hear from the insurance company about your workers’ compensation claim, it does not have to be the end of the road. By speaking to our experienced workers’ comp lawyers at Levine and Wiss, you can get help navigating the entire claims process and increase your chances of a successful outcome. Whether you want guidance filing the workers’ compensation claim, representation at your hearing, or someone to litigate your case, Levine and Wiss can help.
Let Our Lawyers Evaluate Your Queens Workers’ Compensation Claim
At Levine and Wiss, we employ a team of investigators and expert witnesses to help uncover the facts that led to your injury. We can build a solid case that can help you recover the benefits your injury truly deserves.
If we discover that parties other than your employer were responsible for your injury, we can pursue a third-party claim against them in addition to your workers’ compensation claim. A successful negligence claim can result in substantial monetary award.
If you Suffer On-The-Job Injuries Call our Workers’ Compensation Lawyers to Protect Your Legal Rights
To protect your legal rights and help secure the compensation that your injuries warrant, turn to the experienced personal injury lawyers of Levine and Wiss, PLLC. Whether you want someone to guide you through your workers’ comp claim or you might have a negligence claim against a third party, our experienced lawyers can help. We represent workers in Nassau County, Queens, Brooklyn, and the Bronx.
Our lawyers are dedicated to helping our clients secure the maximum compensation. Call us at 888-GOT-HURT (888-468-4878) or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation. There is no risk, and our services are offered on a contingent fee basis, meaning we aren’t paid unless we secure a positive outcome for you.