Have you been hurt at work? You may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits, and you may also have the right to bring a lawsuit against a negligent thrid party who caused your accident. Hecht & Hecht, LLP, can help you explore your options for seeking maximum compensation after suffering on-the-job injury.
If you have been injured on the job, call us – we would like to hear about your case. Contact us online or call 212.226-2400 to schedule a free initial consultation. We understand New York’s labor laws and how they affect your injury case.
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At Hecht & Hecht, LLP, we offer a free initial consultation where we can talk to you about your injury and possible legal options. Depending on the nature of your on-the-job injury, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation plus additional compensation if the accident was caused by a negligent party or if a law is designed to protect workers was violated.
To determine if you are eleigible ofr compensation for your work injury, we must investigate whether there was a premises defect or a violation of a safety rule on the work site that caused the accident. Examples of third-party liability in a workplace injury case include:
- Careless workplace owners
- Malfunctioning equipment
- Dangerous work site conditions
- Negligent coworkers
- Negligent third-party contractors
- Failure to provide appropriate protective devices
Workplace injury cases that involve a third party claim can yield significant compensation for the accident victim. While it is not possible to anticipate the total amount of compensation available, talking to a personal injury lawyer early in your workplace injury case can be beneficial. Contact our office by telephone at 212.226.2400 to arrange for your free initial consultation.