Know Your Rights Regarding Workers’ Compensation Benefits
One of the first questions for most injured workers is: What are my rights regarding workers’ compensation benefits? If you have been injured or suffered an illness that prevents you from being able to work, this is an extremely important question. For most people who are unable to work due to illness or injury, workers’ compensation benefits are the only hope they have of surviving financially and providing for their families.
We can help you obtain the benefits you need. At Silverman, Silverman & Seligman, P.C., in Schenectady, we have decades of experience helping injured New York workers obtain much-needed workers’ compensation benefits. We serve clients in Albany, Schenectady, Troy and throughout the Capital District of New York.
Our lawyers have dedicated their careers to helping people like you. It is important to know your rights and the scope of benefits available to you in the workers’ compensation program. We have a thorough understanding of these issues. We can answer your questions and help you through the benefits process. Our office has attended tens of thousands of hearings, always representing the injured worker. Despite requests to do so, we have no insurance company clients.
Your Workers’ Compensation Rights
The most important aspect of your workers’ compensation rights is this: Almost without exception, if you have been injured on the job, you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits.
For the most part, it doesn’t matter if you did something irresponsible on the job to cause the accident that led to your injuries. You are entitled to compensation for work-related injuries and illnesses. They can claim the injury is less severe than it really is, that the injury was not really caused by the workplace accident, or that you failed to follow the procedures and timelines necessary to retain eligibility for benefits.
We have handled thousands of these cases. We can help you through the workers’ compensation process, including the initial filing and appeals, to make sure you get your benefits.
The Initial Consultation Is Free
If you have experienced a work-related injury, you can talk with one of our experienced lawyers. Call 518-631-4521 or contact us online for a free initial consultation with a New York work injury compensation attorney.