Astoria, New York, Workplace Injury Lawyers
Workers’ Compensation | Joint Injuries | Shoulder, Elbow, and Wrist Injuries | Hip, Knee and Ankle Injuries | Neck and Spinal Cord Pain
The most common type of workplace injury involves trauma to the joints. Whether you work in construction and spend hours operating heavy hand or power tools or you work in a warehouse lifting and loading items hour after hour, you are at risk of traumatic or repetitive stress injury.
Examples of Joint Injuries
Workers’ compensation benefits are available for a variety of muscle, tendon, nerve or ligament injuries involving any joint, including:
- Shoulder, elbow, wrist or finger
- Hip, knee, ankle or toes
- Neck, back, jaw or spinal cord
Does Workers’ Comp Cover Your Injury?
When you’ve hurt a shoulder, elbow, hip, knee or other joint, the pain can make it difficult to perform many of the simple day-to-day tasks, let alone your job. You may have a right to benefits under the New York workers’ compensation laws, but the process can be complicated, intimidating and difficult to pursue on your own. Your chances of obtaining fair compensation are better with an attorney at your side than without one.
Legal Help for Workplace Injuries
At Pyrros & Serres LLP, we understand not only the impact a workplace injury can have on your life, but also the stress and anxiety that comes with an uncertain future.
Workers’ Comp Claims for Joint Injuries
Our attorneys take a hands-on approach to our cases work with our clients throughout the workers’ compensation claims process, from the initial application for benefits to administrative hearings or appeals.
At the outset, we evaluate all the unique details of your accident, including:
- The accident evidence
- The extent of your injury or illness
- Hospital stays
- Past and future surgeries
- Scarring or permanent damage to your health
- Future medical needs
Part of our job is ensuring that you get the medical care necessary to minimize your recovery time, in addition to compiling the details to support your claim.
Our attorneys represent clients who have workers’ compensation claims involving any type of joint injury, whether stemming from a workplace accident or from repetitive stress or motion.