Unfortunately, some work-related accident injuries require extended recovery time and often result in permanent damage. Paraplegia and quadriplegia are two examples. If you have been diagnosed as paraplegic or quadriplegic, you need to focus on your medical treatment and recovery. Entrust and experienced attorney with the legal aspects of obtaining full and fair workers' compensation benefits for you.
New York City Workers' Comp Lawyers Experienced With Complex Paraplegic and Quadriplegic Benefits Claims
Any number of lawyers can fill out workers' comp paperwork and file claims. Our attorneys go above and beyond, performing a thorough investigation of the circumstances of your accident and your medical needs before filing your claim. If your claim has been denied, we can perform a detailed review of your application and construct effective arguments for appeal.
It is extremely important to note that even though you were injured at work, you may be eligible for compensation in addition to any workers' comp benefits you receive. If someone other than your employer was responsible for your accident, you could have a third-party personal injury or products liability claim against that party. In these cases, The Klein Law Group, P.C. works closely with some of the finest personal injury law firms in the city to help maximize the value of both claims.
We have the experience and focus to handle claims for paraplegic and quadriplegic clients. Our founding attorneys have been involved in the New York workers' compensation system for decades. Contact our office to schedule a free consultation and let us help you.
We have experience handling a wide variety of spinal cord injury cases including:
Paraplegia - a spinal cord injury occurring in either the lumbar, sacral or thoracic regions which results in motor or sensory impairment of the lower extremities.
Quadriplegia - is paralysis resulting in partial or total loss of limb and torso function from a spinal cord injury, usually in the upper vertebrae. Motor and sensory function are also lost, which means both control and feeling are no longer capable as well.
Both of these injuries require extensive medical care immediately, as well as extended care, rehabilitation, and a total readjustment in how daily life activities are accomplished. It is essential for your workers' comp benefits to encompass both your immediate and long-term medical and care needs.
We will handle your entire workers' compensation claim for from first filing until all appeals are exhausted, if necessary. If your condition does not improve and you still cannot work after a year, we can also help you with a Social Security Disability claim.
If you have suffered an injury that renders you a paraplegic or quadriplegic we can help you apply for benefits or assist you if your claim has been denied. Contact our New York City offices today to schedule a free consultation.