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WORKERS' COMPENSATION CASES

Many builders risk their lives every day on dangerous scaffolds, ladders and roofs. Crews clean our venting systems and rid our buildings of hazardous materials to keep others safe and healthy. Many people work in overcrowded factories that are fire hazards or in restaurants for unfair and illegally low wages. At Bronnberg & Henriquez PC, we understand the important and dangerous role that the workers play in New York. This is why when a worker is injured, our attorneys provide the highest level of attention and respect.

If you have an accident at work:

  • Tell your employer within 30 days.

  • Go to the doctor or hospital and give a work accident history.

  • Contact a workers' compensation attorney.

Bronnberg & Henriquez PC will answer questions and create a strategy to manage any unexpected injury and loss of income. Our team consists of attorneys and paralegals who have assisted injured workers for decades. Our attorneys use a periodic review system combined with our knowledgeable, supportive and attentive team to represent our clients and obtain successful results.

If You Have Suffered A Workplace Injury, We Can Help

At Bronnberg & Henriquez PC, we will make a careful evaluation and assess all possible claims for workers' compensation, personal injury and Social Security Disability, and we'll also review your entitlement to union pensions, if appropriate.

A work injury can include:

  • Head, neck, back injuries

  • Knee injuries

  • Hand injuries

  • Arm injuries, finger loss

  • Facial scars or burns

  • Repetitive trauma injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome

  • Repetitive trauma injuries to the neck, back, shoulders or knees not caused by a specific fall or accident

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Exposure to fumes or chemicals that cause serious breathing issues

We Investigate Your Accident

Our attorneys will investigate whether your accident was caused by another person's mistake, due to faulty equipment or because of any other hazard on a construction site. Workers can have accidents caused by a slip and fall, a motor vehicle or a fall from a height such as a scaffold or ladder.

Bronnberg & Henriquez PC is here to assist you. Our attorneys have more than 30 years of combined legal experience and will be by your side to advocate on your behalf against the insurance carrier's attorneys. We will:

  • File your workers' compensation claim

  • Contact your carrier to begin payments and medical care

  • Fight for denied claims

  • Represent you at all hearings

  • Prepare an appeal or rebuttal on your behalf

  • Negotiate a settlement for you

  • Seek reimbursement for your out of pocket expenses

At Bronnberg & Henriquez PC, we offer a free consultation in our Queens and Long Island offices. We will listen to your concerns and work with you to create a plan to find a satisfactory resolution to your issue. We understand that an unexpected injury and inability to work can be devastating for your family.

There is no fee unless we recover money for you. Call Bronnberg & Henriquez PC at 718-714-8542 or fill out our online contact form below and a lawyer will get back to you promptly.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION FAQ

 
With over 30 years of combined experience, Bronnberg & Henriquez PC can help you through your New York Workers' compensation, Social Security Disability or other employment law issue. Contact Bronnberg & Henriquez PC in Queens for personal service. Call 718-714-8542 or fill out our online contact form below and a workers' compensation lawyer will get back to you promptly.
 

HURT ON THE JOB: COMMON WORKPLACE INJURIES

Serious workplace injuries are far too common in the U.S. It is estimated that over 4,000 workers are killed on the job each year, and millions more suffer non-fatal but serious injuries. This is why compensation for medical care, including disability benefits and vocational rehabilitation, is available through the New York Workers' compensation system. It does not matter who is at fault for the injury.

At Bronnberg & Henriquez PC, we have decades of experience helping injured workers organize and locate the documents and evidence needed to support their claim and negotiate a settlement, and we offer legal representation for disputed claims.

 

Typical workplace injuries include:

  • Falls from heights

  • Slips or trips on uneven or slippery floors or stairs

  • Back injuries and muscle strains and tears

  • Carpal tunnel and other repetitive motion injuries

  • Machine crushing or entanglement

  • Motor vehicle accidents with a company car or while working

  • Falling objects or debris

  • On-the-job violent acts

  • Electrocution

  • Head injuries, including concussion, traumatic brain injury and wounds

 

The Top 10 Most Frequently Violated OSHA Standards

 

Employers have a duty to ensure a safe and hazard-free workplace. Not all employers do. The U.S. Department of Labor cites the Top 10 most frequently violated standards violated as:

  1. Fall protection

  2. Hazard communication

  3. Secured scaffolding

  4. Respiratory protection

  5. Industrial trucks

  6. Control of hazardous energy

  7. Ladders

  8. Electrical wiring methods, components and equipment

  9. Machinery and machine guarding

  10. Electrical systems

 
 
 

MORE INFORMATION ON SPECIFIC WORKPLACE INJURIES

With over 30 years of combined experience, we can help you through your motor vehicle injury issue or Workers' compensation questions. Call Bronnberg & Henriquez PC in Queens for personal service. Call 718-714-8542 or fill out our online contact form below and a lawyer will get back to you promptly.

MINIMIZE YOUR HARDSHIP

We understand that when clients visit us, they may be facing one of the most difficult times of their lives—both financially and emotionally. With our firm, you can rest assured you will have a compassionate advocate prepared to take an aggressive stance against powerful entities on your behalf.

Minimize your hardship during this trying time in your life and let a nationally recognized New York firm handle your legal woes. Contact Bronnberg & Henriquez PC at 718-714-8542 for a free, no-risk case evaluation today.

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