Rosedale Work Injury Attorneys
Located in Rosedale, servicing Queens and all of New York
Navigating a workplace injury can be confusing. After you’ve treated your injuries, you may be wondering how to receive compensation, and who the responsible party is. In New York, injuries sustained while on the job are covered by workers' compensation, but a third party may be held liable. Alex Yadgarov & Associates can review your case and help you seek compensation.
Se habla español. Call Alex Yadgarov & Associates for a free consultation at (718) 276-2800. Our Rosedale work injury attorneys will travel to you in Queens or anywhere else in New York City.
New York Work Injury Statistics
- According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1,365 people died on the job in New York from 2015 to 2019, with 381 of these deaths occurring in New York City.
- More than 140,000 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported among New York's private industry employers in 2019 alone. Of these cases, more than 78,000 were of a severe nature.
- The incidence rate of workplace injuries and illnesses in New York is roughly 2.2 cases per 100 full-time workers.
What Are Work-Related Accidents?
Injuries are considered work-related if your accident occurred in the work environment.
Some examples of work-related accidents include:
- Slip and fall accidents
- Falls from heights
- Fires and explosions
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Exposure to chemicals
- Construction accidents
- Machinery accidents
After your injury, you may be able to apply for workers’ compensation benefits, which cover physical injuries as well as psychological impairments. You can file a workers’ compensation claim through your employer and report the accident to your supervisor to receive benefits.
Benefits of workers’ compensation include:
- Paid medical bills
- Temporary and permanent disability benefits
- Death benefits
However, a third party involved in your case may be liable. Our Rosedale workplace injury lawyers can help determine responsibility and whether you may be able to sue a third party for damages. As the injured party, you deserve to be fully compensated for your accident – we’re here to help.
Don’t wait – call our seasoned workplace injury attorneys at (718) 276-2800 now to schedule your free consultation in Rosedale, Laurelton, Rochdale, or anywhere else in Queens.