Diligently Working to Recover a Monetary Award for You
Being injured while on the job can create chaos in your life. At Raskin & Kremins, LLP, we understand that dealing with your employer and the insurance companies can be intimidating, and facing costly medical bills can be stressful. Let us be your advocate and lessen your burden. We focus on recovering your full and fair workers' compensation benefits. With more than 70 years of combined experience, we use our knowledge and skill to obtain a just monetary award for your damages suffered.
Eligibility for Workers’ Compensation
Most employers in New York are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. If you have been hurt during the course of performing your job duties, you likely have a claim for workers’ compensation benefits. Many people wrongfully assume that their injury or illness is not eligible. Thus, it is important to let a lawyer review the facts surrounding your claim and help you determine if you qualify for benefits.
Types of Workplace Injuries
Whether you work in an office or at a construction site, there are numerous ways you can be injured at the workplace. Examples of injuries that may qualify for workers’ compensation benefits include:
- Head injuries
- Back or spine injuries
- Brain injuries
- Illnesses caused by exposure to toxic substances
- Broken bones
- Repetitive stress injuries or carpal tunnel syndrome
- Cardiac injuries
- Loss of limbs
- Fatal injuries
Your injury may be the result of a specific accident or it may be a condition that occurred over time. Whatever your individual circumstances, it is important to report your injury to your employer, and seek the appropriate medical care and obtain top quality legal representation.