Personal Injury: Workplace Injuries
The individuals of Long Island are some of the hardest working people in the world. Long hours, dedication and years of schooling are part of normal daily lives. When one is injured in the workplace, it is expected that you will get fair compensation for the damages you have suffered. Sadly, in some cases this does not occur. Insurance companies are profit-oriented and reducing claims is jpart of increasing profits. In such a case, you are not an individual with real life injuries, but just another number. If you have been injured in the workplace, it is crucial that you contact a Long Island personal injury attorney to protect your rights. If you are suffering and unable to work due to an injury, it is vital that you are compensated for the loss of income. After years of dedication to a company, it is only fair to expect that you will not suffer financial ruin if injured on the job.
Workplace Injuries and Workers' Compensation
In some cases, Worker's Compensation is fighting your claim. How will you provide for yourself and your family? Do not be taken advantage of. If you cannot support your family and worker's compensation is refusing your claim, you need legal assistance immediately. At Jacoby & Jacoby, the legal team has helped many individuals get the compensation for damages that they deserve in workplace injury cases. When the insurance company is fighting your claim, legal representation may be what is necessary to bring the case to a fair resolution.
In some cases, there is a third party in work-related injury cases. This may be possible if the injury was caused by equipment that was in use, or other commercial product that is used in your workplace. It could be a solvent or other toxin that caused your injury. When there is the possibility of filing a lawsuit on a third party, Jacoby & Jacoby can pursue this possibility and will advise you of what can be done in your unique case. Don't take a settlement without first calling Jacoby & Jacoby to review your case. A quick settlement offer is often much lower than one could expect with the assistance of a skilled personal injury attorney from the firm.