Long Island Workplace Accident Lawyers Advocate for Employees Hurt on the Job
Respected law firm assists workers in Brooklyn, Queens and Nassau County
Along with physical and emotional harm, a workplace accident can hurt you financially. These types of injuries occur frequently, and workers’ compensation benefits do not address all of the effects stemming from an employment-related medical problem. When you have been injured on the job, the New York attorneys at Licatesi Law Group, LLP in Uniondale and Brooklyn will help you pursue the payment to which you are entitled. Whether you were hurt on a construction site, in a factory or any other place of employment, we will fight to hold the liable parties accountable.
Types of workplace accidents resulting in serious injuries
Workplace accidents can happen in the blink of an eye. Some common causes of serious injuries on the job include:
- Falls, such as from ladders or scaffolding
- Strikes from falling or swinging objects
- Chemical and toxin exposure
- Repetitive motion from job-related tasks
- Machinery malfunctions
- Slips and trips
- Incidents where the victim is crushed or caught between objects
- Vehicle accidents
Federal and state regulations require employers to meet certain safety standards, but accidents can still happen when third parties are negligent. We will investigate your accident to identify its cause and will advise you whether a third party (not your employer or a co-worker) might be liable for damages in a personal injury lawsuit.
Common injuries in workplace accidents
Injuries and other medical conditions that are frequently linked to workplace activity include:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Broken bones
- Back, neck and spinal cord injuries
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Illnesses caused by toxic exposure
- Heat exhaustion
- Crush injuries
- Organ damage and soft tissue injuries
A serious injury can leave you unable to work and support your family. Our attorneys provide honest advice about the payment you should expect to receive for your injuries. While workers’ compensation reimburses you for medical costs and replaces part of your wages, it does not fully cover all of your lost income, or the pain and suffering you experienced following your serious injury.
Third-party liability in workplace accidents
There are numerous potential defendants in third-party workplace accident claims, such as equipment manufacturers, subcontractors, careless drivers and other entities and individuals not directly associated with your employer. Our accomplished lawyers will examine all the details of how your injuries happened and press to hold all liable parties accountable. Damages awarded in third-party workplace injury can include lost wages not replaced by workers’ compensation, pain and suffering, emotional distress and more.
Contact an experienced New York workplace injury attorney for help
The dedicated attorneys at Licatesi Law Group, LLP, litigate personal injury claims on behalf of New Yorkers. We serve clients throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties, as well as the five boroughs. Call our law firm at 516-227-2662 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation. Our offices are in Uniondale and Brooklyn.