Brooklyn Workplace Accident Lawyers
After suffering an injury in the workplace, call the experienced and dedicated lawyers at Dansker & Aspromonte to discuss your options for financial recovery. Often, injured workers face multiple obstacles after their accident: They experience ongoing pain and suffering from their injuries, they are unable to work and earn their salary and they cannot afford to pay their medical bills for treatment. When you hire us, we take care of fighting for the compensation you deserve, while you can concentrate on your own recovery.
Depending on your situation, you may also be able to receive workers’ compensation benefits together with your claim for damages from a personal injury claim. We can explain in further detail what this means when you reach out to our team today.
To get started, call Dansker & Aspromonte at (646) 692-0204.
Workplace Accident Statistics
According to the National Safety Council, a worker is injured every seven seconds while performing duties within the scope of their profession. The same source notes that in 2017, over 4.6 million people suffered work-related injuries.
These injuries include:
- Traumatic brain injuries including concussions and brain bleeding
- Spinal cord or disc trauma
- Broken or fractured bones
- Internal organ damage
- Serious lacerations or scarring
- Tears of joint tissues requiring surgical repair
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that one out of every three worker fatalities is in the construction field. Because of the physical demands that are present in this industry, laborers routinely face hazards that could endanger their safety and wellbeing.
OSHA notes that the top four hazards in the construction industry include:
- Being struck by an object
- Being caught in or in-between objects
During your free case review, we will discuss and examine the facts of your case with you. These details could include the impact your injuries have had on your life, the severity of your losses, and your plans for the future.
Fault and Liability in a Workplace Accident
Although the law in the state of New York prohibits an employee from suing his or her direct employer, any other person or entity that is in any way responsible for the happening of the accident can be. That means that you can collect damages from another party sometimes referred to as a third party who had a responsibility to maintain a safe workplace or who contributed to your accident. New York has some of the most pro-worker laws in the United States. For example, if you fell from a ladder on a job site while working for an electrical contractor, you may be able to sue the General Contractor or Property Owner for failure to ensure that your workplace was safe under certain circumstances.
If a third party is found to be liable for your damages, our Brooklyn workplace accident lawyers will build your case for maximum compensation which may include:
- Obtaining copies of all OSHA, accident and incident reports
- Interviewing witnesses at the scene of your accident
- Securing all photographs or video footage of the accident if available
- Handling the paperwork involved in filing a claim or lawsuit
- Consulting with experts in workplace safety
- Gathering all hospital and medical records and bills
- Demanding worksite records regarding safety inspections
- Taking depositions under oath of all relevant parties
- Negotiating with the at-fault parties for a fair and just settlement
- Presenting your case at a jury trial, if necessary
Our ultimate goal is to recover compensation for you and your loved ones that truly reflects the full nature of your damages in a professional and compassionate manner.
Recoverable Damages From a Workplace Accident
Aside from benefits that you may entitled to through available worker’s compensation benefits, you may be entitled to substantial monetary compensation from a negligent party that was not your employer. Some examples of recoverable damages following a workplace accident include:
- Pain and suffering for your physical and emotional damages
- Impaired quality of life or loss of enjoyment of life
- Lost earnings
- Reduced earning capacity in the future
- Past or future medical bills
- Loss of pension benefits
- Any other out of pocket expenses or costs caused by your injuries
In addition, you may be able to recover additional costs associated with your workplace accident that we have not included here. To learn more about what they are, we encourage you to call Dansker & Aspromonte today.
We Have Recovered Millions for Our Clients
In our decades of experience representing workplace accident victims like you, we have likely encountered facts and circumstances similar to what happened to you. While each case is unique, some examples of results we have got for our clients include:
- $2.25 million for a carpenter who was injured while on the job
- $4.3 million for a laborer who fell 14 feet while on a worksite
- $3.1 million for a construction worker who fell 10 feet from a ladder
At Dansker & Aspromonte, we are familiar with how workplace accidents commonly occur. We can guide you through the legal process and advise you on your options as your case develops. We will fight to get you the best outcome possible.
We Work on a Contingency-Fee-Basis
Our team understands that as you recover from your injuries, you may be experiencing financial stress that complicates your life. We want you to know that we work on a contingency-fee-basis, meaning that getting paid for our services is “contingent” on your case’s success. You do not pay us any money upfront to get our help. We advance all expenses throughout the case and only earn a legal fee if we recover money on your behalf. If we do not get compensation for you and your family, then you do not owe us our attorney’s fees.
When you partner with us, you do not have to worry about taking a financial risk. We want you to concentrate on your recovery while we work for you building a strong case.
Call Dansker & Aspromonte for your free consultation at (646) 692-0204.
At Dansker & Aspromonte, our Brooklyn workplace accident lawyers will fight for compensation on your behalf after you suffer a workplace accident. If you have recently been injured you should contact us immediately for two reasons. First, there are filing deadlines that must be met. If you fail to file your claim in a timely manner, you may be prevented from receiving the financial compensation you deserve. Second, the sooner our lawyers begin to investigate your claim the better. Evidence of fault may be lost if you delay.
We serve clients throughout the New York metropolitan area, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, Staten Island, and Nassau and Suffolk Counties.
To learn more, call Dansker & Aspromonte today at (646) 692-0204.
Brain Damaged Child $50 Million
Christian, a four-year-old boy, was brought to the hospital for a routine eyelid repair. To cut costs, the hospital contracted out its anesthesia services to a third-party corporation.
Car Accident $31 Million
A 35-year-old New York City Police officer was a passenger in a police car going to an emergency call. After a collision, Ms. A. was rendered unconscious and was admitted to Jacobi Hospital with head and limb injuries.
Sanitation Worker Truck Injury $21.5 Million
This accident occurred in the Bronx when Rafael C. was working on a sanitation truck. The driver lost control while making a turn. Rafael was ejected and the truck ran over his leg.
Woman Struck By Truck $10.3 Million
A 22-year-old theater intern was walking across the intersection of 42nd Street and Ninth Avenue in Manhattan when she was struck by the rear door of a passing truck which had flown open because it had been improperly secured by the driver.
Smoke Inhalation $8 Million
Dansker & Aspromonte represented 60 tenants in the infamous Schomburg Plaza fire. A fire started in a jammed compactor chute on the 20th floor of the high-rise apartment building.
Head Injury $7.8 Million
This female accountant was walking after work in Battery Park on the pedestrian promenade when she was suddenly struck by a speeding police motor scooter.
Serious Injuries $6.6 Million
This case involved a 6-year-old girl who was in a minivan that was struck by an ambulance in a multi-car collision on the Northern State Parkway in Long Island, New York.
Serious Injuries $6.25 Million
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