Workplace Heavy Lifting Accident Attorney

Heavy Lifting Accident Compensation

If you are a New York City or Long Island worker who was injured while lifting a heavy object at work while performing work functions and duties – this is unfortunate. Know that you might have a right to heavy lifting accident compensation for your injuries and losses under New York State workers’ compensation law.

It might be challenging to navigate through your legal options in your work-related heavy lifting accident case. Thus, a heavy lifting accident lawyer provides legal services to individuals who have been injured as a result of a heavy object lifting accident and increases your chances to obtain the biggest compensation in accordance with the law.

The Law Offices of Edmond J. Hakimian, PC stands by your side. The goal of our heavy lifting accident lawyers is to help injured persons obtain the compensation they need to cover their medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages.

We will investigate, document, negotiate, litigate, and represent your heavy lifting case in New York City and Long Island.

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Workers We Represent in Heavy Lifting Accident Cases

While robots have not completely replaced us, many professions still face the need to move and therefore lift heavy objects. If you work in one of the following professions and have been injured upon lifting a heavy object at work, you are protected by New York State Workers Compensation Law.

Construction Workers

Carry heavy tools and materials, including steel bars, cement bags, and other building materials

Warehouse Workers

Loading and unloading heavy items from trucks, and moving them around the warehouse using equipment such as forklifts

Nurses and Caregivers

Lifting and transferring patients

Delivery Drivers

Lift and move heavy packages and items


Lift heavy car parts and equipment


Lift and move heavy equipment and materials, including bales of hay and bags of feed

Heavy Lifting Common Injuries

These serious lifting injuries could cause long-term problems, pain, and suffering not to mention financial losses. It is important to take precautions to prevent these types of injuries. However, if you were unfortunate and got one of these injuries as a result of a workplace heavy lifting accident you will find it helpful to get the workers’ compensation you deserve.

Strains and Sprains

Occur when muscles and ligaments are stretched or torn, can occur in any part of the body, most commonly in the back, shoulders, and knees.

Herniated Discs

Occur when the soft material inside a spinal disc pushes through a crack in the tougher exterior, can cause pain and nerve damage, often caused by repeated lifting and twisting motions.

Joint Injuries

Lifting heavy objects can put a lot of stress on the joints, which can lead to injuries such as joint sprains or arthritis over time.


Occur when bones are subjected to too much force or pressure, can happen when lifting heavy objects, especially if the object is dropped or falls onto the person.


Occurs when a tendon, which connects muscle to bone, becomes inflamed. Can be caused by overuse, often seen in the shoulders, elbows, and wrists.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Condition that occurs when the median nerve, which runs through the wrist, becomes compressed. This can cause pain, numbness, and tingling in the hand and fingers, and is often seen in people who do repetitive tasks such as lifting heavy objects.

Queens-based NYC Workers’ Compensation Attorney Edmond Hakimian

Edmond J. Hakimian, Esq.

Workers’ Compensation Attorney
in New York City & Long Island

The Law Offices of Edmond J. Hakimian PC. represents knowledge and years of experience advocating for our New York City and Long Island clients in the area of workers’ compensation, work injury compensation, personal injury compensation, social security disability, as well as legal protection for uninsured employers.

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