Your employer is responsible for taking all reasonable measures to secure your safety on the job. Hundreds of employees are injured in New York daily, and thousands of work accidents result in severe injuries and death. Employees injured at work may be entitled to compensation for their injuries. If death occurs, family members may be eligible for compensation. Depending upon the specific conditions present in the workplace when the injury is sustained, injured employees may have the right to sue by filing a personal injury lawsuit. Employees who have suffered a work injury should seek the advice of a law firm recognized for its experience and expertise in injury cases. You hire lawyers with an edge, with the education and experience knowledge required to identify and litigate all of the available claims to help ensure that the worker receives the optimum compensation and benefits to which he or she has a right.
Not all injuries are physical. You may be entitled to financial compensation for these losses if you have suffered physically, emotionally, or financially. In fatal cases, families may also be entitled to compensation.
Some of the more frequent causes of work-related injuries include: