While there are many safe work environments throughout the United States, there are still many places that are dangerous by nature, such as a construction site. In addition to naturally dangerous workplaces, there are many work environments that employ violent individuals. Not only are work-related accidents a serious matter that can result in severe injuries, it is estimated that over two million individuals are the victims of workplace violence every year. If you are injured due to another person's negligence, or the deliberate and malicious acts of another while on the job, then you may be entitled to collect monetary compensation.
In order to claim damages, you will need to notify your employer of the incident immediately, fill out the necessary documentation and send it to a WC coordinator within two days of the incident. Your claim will be reviewed and either accepted or denied; if it is accepted then the appropriate benefits will be applied. If you are dissatisfied with the benefits that are allotted to you, or if your claim is denied then you may be able to appeal the decision that has been made.
If you are seeking to appeal a decision or if you are facing a difficult process then you will greatly benefit from the legal assistance of a representative from Kirk & Teff, LLP. Our firm is dedicated to excellent service for our clients, and we accomplish this through extensive one-on-one personal assistance, and a free case evaluation among others. We offer a free case evaluation so that you may obtain legal advice regarding your circumstances without any financial obligation or commitment on your part.
Our firm understands the financial difficulties that you may be experiencing if you have been injured at work. We know that medical bills are extremely expensive and there are many other financial hardships that come with an injury, such as loss of wages due to an inability to work, and others. You can be sure that if you choose to work with us that we will fight to see that you receive the necessary benefits to help you with your cost of living, medical bills and other financial hardships.
We will be able to answer your questions regarding your case, discuss your available options with you, advise you of the best legal action for you to take and provide you with skillful and aggressive assistance throughout the duration of your case. Our firm has extensive experience in assisting the residents of Schenectady, NY in various workers compensation matters, we understand what will be required of us and we are prepared to fight for you and your rights. Contact our firm today for legal assistance in your case.