Workers Compensation assures that when an employee is injured on the job, their employer is responsible for paying medical bills and enough wages to the injured worker to help them get by financially through their recovery. In exchange, the injured worker can not sue their employer for injuries. Worker’s Compensation has been under fire; corporations […]
Work Related Injuries
Construction and industrial sites are acknowledged as dangerous places to work. But so are offices, hospitals, and stores when safety protocols are not followed or when workers have not been adequately trained. Some injuries result from faulty or poorly maintained equipment; some workplace injuries are caused by cost-cutting management or dangerous conditions on the premises; and some are due to the recklessness of others at the job site.
Your employer has a legal obligation to keep you safe at work. If you suffer from work injury, your employer and their workers’ compensation insurance carrier are responsible for providing you with the medical care you need as soon as possible, including:
- Emergency treatment
- Physical therapy
- Reimbursement for travel to all necessary medical facilities
Understanding Workers Comp in NY
The workers’ compensation benefits you are entitled to often won’t cover all of your medical expenses or current and future lost wages. That’s why you should seek the help of a seasoned work injury lawyer who knows the law and will stand up for your best interests.
As one of the preeminent work-related injury law firms in the Niagara, Buffalo, New York state area, John Feroleto Attorneys at Law has the expertise you should turn to if you’ve been injured on the job.
Our highly trained work injury lawyer have the experience needed to ensure you’re covered and compensated for:
When workers are injured, their employer’s workers compensation insurance carrier must provide and pay for the cost of medical care necessary as soon as possible.
Local Legal Help
If you have suffered a work-related injury in the Buffalo, New York area, you should contact us immediately to schedule a complimentary consultation. We are dedicated to protecting your rights and never charge a fee unless your case is won or settled out of court.
For more than 30 years Feroleto Law has been helping people who were injured in a workplace accident in Buffalo or elsewhere in Upstate New York. We know the questions to ask to determine whether your injuries are compensable through a personal injury lawsuit. To schedule a free consultation, contact the workplace injury attorneys at Feroleto Law by phoning (716) 854-0700 or by completing our online contact form. Let us put our experience to work for you.
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John Feroleto, Buffalo, NY trial attorney, was asked to present at the Decisions Seminar for the New York State Trial Lawyers Association being held at Templeton Landing in Buffalo, New York, tomorrow October 23, 2014. He will be discussing the most recent court decisions concerning liability under New York Labor Law for work related injuries such as […]