Under the New York State Workers' Compensation Law, an employer is liable for the injuries of his employee which are suffered in the course of his employment.
Most employees assume that their medical expenses will automatically be covered by their employer's Workers' Compensation insurance if they suffer an injury while working.
Unfortunately, Workers' Compensation insurance carriers make the process of filing a claim difficult and often look for ways to deny coverage. Although a denial of Workers' Compensation coverage can be appealed, its a difficult process. Accordingly, our White Plains Workers' Compensation Lawyers will work. with you at the outset to ensure that your claim is properly filed as soon as we get the case to avoid any possibility of a denial.
Our White Plains Workers' Compensation Lawyers are well versed in the Workers' Compensation rules and for determining what injuries are covered by the New York State Workers' Compensation Laws.
Our New York State Workers' Compensation attorneys have experience in all different types of work-related injuries covered by the New York State Workers' Compensation Law.
Some of the injuries our New York State Workers' Compensation attorneys have experience handling include: falling objects, driving-related accidents, falls at the work place, assaults, construction equipment-related accidents, accidents caused by falling from heights, and ladder and scaffold accidents.
Our Westchester Workers' Compensation lawyers also cover work-related injuries that occur over a long period of time (such as hack injuries caused by slow deterioration).
All employees in New York State are covered by the New York State Workers' Compensation Law - with limited exceptions. Federal workers are covered by the federal workers' compensation laws.
Moreover, there are special workers' compensation rules applicable to police, fire fighters, EMS workers, and teachers.
Accordingly, if you or someone you know has been injured in the work place, please call our White Plains Workers' Compensation attorneys immediately. The consultation is free and our attorneys are available 24/7.