Long Island Work Injury Lawyer
When you have been injured in a work-related accident and aren't sure where to turn, get in touch with a qualified work injury lawyer on Long Island.
When you've been injured at work, you may be entitled to workers compensation benefits. But these often aren't enough to get through such a challenging time in your life. Fortunately, you may be able to file a personal injury claim and be fully compensated for all you have been through.
A reputable Long Island work injury lawyer at the Law Office of Dennis Smith, PLLC could help you get the justice you deserve. If we are able to take on your case, we will stop at nothing to secure maximum compensation for your suffering.
Common Types of Long Island Work Injuries
Work injuries are far more common than you might think. Whether you work in the construction industry, drive for a living, or work at a desk all day, there is always a chance you could suffer a serious work-related injury. Some common types of Long Island work injuries include:
- Broken bones
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain damage
- Repetitive stress injuries
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
These types of injuries can occur in a wide variety of ways, but some types of accidents occur more frequently than others. Some of these types of work-related accidents include:
- Car accidents
- Struck by falling objects
- Construction accidents
- Factory accidents
The previously mentioned types of injuries and accidents are just a few of the ones commonly seen on Long Island work injury claims. If you have suffered another type of injury or a different kind of work-related accident, you may still be entitled to compensation. Your lawyer can give you a better idea of what's next for your claim after discussing the details of your case.
Workers Comp or Civil Claim for a Long Island Work Injury?
When you suffer an on-the-job injury, you may be entitled to workers compensation benefits if you meet the qualifying criteria. However, even if you are able to secure workers comp benefits, they may still not be enough to cover the full extent of your damages.
In this case, your next best option may be to pursue a Long Island work injury lawsuit against the at-fault party. This way, you can be awarded compensation not only a portion of your lost income and medical expenses and equipment, but the full amount of your lost wages plus:
- Loss of companionship and love
- Diminished earning potential
- Loss of income
- Emotional distress
- Loss of household services
- Reputational damage
- Scarring and disfigurement
- Pain and suffering
- Lost quality of life
Get in Touch with a Work Injury Lawyer on Long Island
If you are interested in learning more about how a reputable Long Island work injury lawyer at the Law Offices of Dennis Smith, PLLC could help you with your claim, schedule a free, no-obligation consultation. You can reach our office through the quick contact form below or by phone at 212-835-1699.