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Attentive To The Details That Matter In Your Workers’ Compensation Claim
Do you have job-related injuries? Are you wondering how long it will take to recover? Will you be able to pay your bills? Provide for your family? If you have injuries from performing the duties of your job, let your employer know as soon as possible. Request the medical attention you need.
It can be difficult to follow up on necessary details if you are suffering from illness or injuries from a sudden accident at work. You may have heard about workers’ compensation but do not know how to file a claim for your injuries. Working with an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer can make a world of difference for your healing process.
Timely Filing Of Your Workers’ Compensation Claim
At Chopra & Nocerino, LLP, our attorneys are dedicated to helping our clients in a timely manner with their workers’ compensation claims. We know work-related injuries can be serious and you may not be able to return to work as planned. You deserve to have the treatment you need. Our firm can help you complete and file the necessary documents promptly. Our attorneys in Garden City will assess your case in a free consultation with you.
New York workers are protected by labor laws providing added security for those who are injured while working on high-rises. Labor Law 240 entitles workers on high-rise buildings to specific safety equipment. Labor Law 241 mandates strict liability for safety code violations.
Have You Lost A Loved One Due To Their Work-Related Accident?
Employers must provide a work environment as free from hazards as possible. They are required to provide safety equipment, safety training and supervision to avoid injuries on the job. If you have lost a loved one because of an accident at their job, you maybe entitled to workers’ compensation survivor benefits.
Our knowledgeable lawyers can help secure the maximum compensation for survivors that is available through workers’ compensation. Our attorneys are experienced in the nuances of New York workers’ compensation benefits for accidents involving:
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If Your Claim Was Wrongfully Denied, We Can Help
Every year, thousands of hardworking people in New York City go through workplace accidents that leave them injured. If you are one of these people, then you probably filed a workers’ compensation claim with your employer. However, your claim was inexplicably denied – even though you know your employer is at fault for your injury.
Many New Yorkers experience the exact same predicament. We know because we help them get the compensation they deserve. We are Chopra & Nocerino, LLP, an experienced law firm that stands up for injured workers. We can guide you through the appeals process and if your workers’ comp claim was denied.
Why Would They Deny My Claim?
You are probably wondering why your employer’s insurer would deny your claim when all you have done is tell the truth and try to pay your medical costs. The insurance company may claim that:
- The accident’s cause is not clear
- The injury is not work-related
- You did not properly alert your employer
- Your claim is past the statute of limitations
- Your injury is self-inflicted
- You were under the influence of drugs or alcohol when injured
However, insurers do not always have injured workers’ best interests in mind: they have their own profits in mind. Some insurers will wrongfully deny claims that are perfectly valid.
Don’t Give Up, You Can Appeal
Chopra & Nocerino, LLP, can determine why your claim was rejected and use this information to help you in your appeal. Then, we will guide you through the steps of the appeal, including attending your hearing before the Workers’ Compensation Board. We will not rest until we feel confident that we have done everything in our power to recover compensation for you.
Free Consultations About Denied Claims
You don’t pay us a dime unless we get compensation for you. So, you have nothing to lose by scheduling a free consultation at our office in Garden City, New York. To get your free consultation, call or send us an email.
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