Being injured in a field where you are supposed to be treating injuries is not something healthcare workers think about. However, when you are exposed to certain tools, chemicals, illnesses, etc. you are put into a higher risk of being in an accident. In NY, as a healthcare worker, you are entitled to workers’ compensation. This even includes if you have contracted COVID-19 within the workplace.
Work with us at the Law Offices of Edmond J. Hakimian if you suffered an injury while working in the healthcare workplace. We handle any and all complex cases of workers’ compensation for healthcare workers in all five NYC boroughs and LI. Our attorneys and paralegals assist you in the process, and help you get the compensation you deserve when you’re injured in the workplace.
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In New York City, various healthcare workers are typically covered by Workers’ Compensation insurance in the event of workplace accidents. The specific list of healthcare workers covered can vary depending on the circumstances and nature of their employment. However, the following healthcare professionals are a brief overview of who can be represented by the Law Offices of Edmond J. Hakimian and are often eligible for Workers’ Compensation:
As bustling and beautiful New York City is, it also has its fair share of unexpected injuries. With it being so condensed and busy, many people come in and out of clinics and hospitals, making it harder to stay careful and focused, resulting in random accidents. Furthermore, these healthcare workers work long hours tiring themselves out. This can result in healthcare site accidents such as:
Prevention is key in making sure you’re safe. In a field like the healthcare industry, you are susceptible to injuries from sharp objects, and burns/poisons from substances. All of these common accidents can result in serious injuries that can cause lifelong stress if not prevented:
With no safety equipment or precautions taken at the workplace, serious injuries can arise. And these can happen in an instant! So whether your workplace injury is minor or more severe, your injuries are qualified for benefits when it happens. Some of these injuries include:
If you are a nurse, doctor, EMT, or healthcare worker and got injured in a hospital or healthcare facility at some point during work, you are legally entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. In New York State, all employers are legally obligated to have workers’ compensation insurance which has your back covered in case of a healthcare accident. These benefits may include, but are not limited to the following:
Regardless if you were totally to blame for the accident, workers’ compensation in NYC is a no-fault system. No party is to blame, which means you can get workers’ compensation benefits after a healthcare workplace accident.
When filing a claim, it can be very stressful with all the documentations and evidence needed. With a Workers’ Compensation attorney, we can help navigate you through the process of the claim and assess your compensation!
Furthermore, our attorneys have knowledge of the laws of NYS surrounding healthcare worker accidents. By having an attorney, it makes it easier to investigate the case, and give you a much better success rate of winning!
Don’t wait to talk to a lawyer! If you were hurt on the job, call us at The Law Offices of Edmond J. Hakimian. Our experienced healthcare workplace accident lawyers in NYC are ready to help you get the fair compensation you deserve!
We handle all complex cases, get a free case review/consultation. And you pay no fees until you win your case! Call our office today or use our contact form and let us help you get justice!
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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