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New York Construction Accident Attorney in NYC
Report the injury to your employer
Complete and file a workers’ compensation claim form
Obtain the names and contact information of any and all potential witnesses
Take photos of the scene of the accident and any injuries
Seek medical attention for your injuries
Contact an experienced New York construction accident lawyer
Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim
Employers are required by law to carry workers’ compensation insurance. When you file a workers’ compensation claim with a New York construction accident lawyer, you are not suing your employer. You are simply filing an insurance claim. Workers’ compensation benefits include the following:
Current and future medical bills
Hiring a New York Construction Accident Lawyer
In addition to workers’ compensation, it may be appropriate to pursue a personal injury lawsuit. Lawsuits involving work-related injuries can be very complex. Determining responsibility can depend on many factors including hazardous practices, work-site dangers, faulty design, malfunctioning equipment, poor hiring practices, and inadequate supervision. Responsible parties can include one or more of the following:
Construction site owners
If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in a construction accident, contact a New York construction accident lawyer at Silberstein, Awad & Miklos. Our firm proudly serves clients throughout the area, and we always provide free case evaluations.