Category Archives: Work Injury Compensation

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5 Questions to Ask a Worker’s Comp Lawyer

You've just scheduled your free lawyer consultation with a worker’s comp lawyer but now you have no idea what to do next. Below are five questions you should be asking during that free lawyer consultation to find the best attorney for worker's compensation to represent you.

1. What is Your Experience?

This may seem obvious but during the free lawyer consultation is the perfect time to find out about the attorney and their practice. How many workers comp cases does this lawyer typically deal with? You want a lawyer who primarily deals with worker's compensation cases. Law is an extremely specialized field. When you are searching for lawyers for worker's compensation you want to be sure your attorney specializes in that field. An attorney whose practice specializes in worker’s compensation will have experience as well as the most up to date information on any worker’s compensation law changes. Client... 						</div>
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Robert Golan Wins Appeal for a Thermometer Factory Worker Denied Monetary Benefits

Robert Golan, PC a worker’s compensation attorney serving Suffolk and Nassau counties, recently won an appeal in the case of a thermometer factory worker who was exposed to mercury and developed mercury poisoning. The Trial Judge ruled that although she was in fact exposed to mercury at work and could no longer work in any environment containing mercury, she was otherwise healthy, and was not entitled to workers compensation monetary benefits. Workers Comp Attorney Suffolk, NY The Trial Judge based his Decision on a specific case precedent. Mr. Golan successfully argued that the case precedent was different from the client’s case and that the client was disabled and entitled to monetary benefits, until she could find alternative employment at the same earning level. The Appellate Court reversed the Decision of the Trial Judge. The client wrote: "Thank you so much for fighting to get me the...
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When Do You Need a Construction Accident Lawyer?

If you were injured in a construction accident and are hoping to receive compensation, either from the company itself or from worker’s compensation, you should hire an attorney. If you are a family member of a loved one who was killed in a construction accident, you should hire an attorney. In fact, unless you have a law degree, you will greatly benefit from hiring an attorney as soon as you decide that you wish to file a claim after any construction accident has taken place. Two men on a construction site in need of a construction accident lawyer Queens, NY

Filing A Civil Suit

Lawyers understand how to file a civil suit. They understand the legal jargon that needs to be in place in a claim as well as the "legal theories" or basis the claim is being made on. An experienced attorney will be able to...
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