Many Workplace Injuries Affect The Back, Neck And Head

Neck and SpineMore than 25 percent of Workers' Compensation benefits go to people with back, neck, spine and head injuries, according to a recent report of the New York State Workers' Compensation Board.

These are extremely common workplace injuries, no matter what kind of work you perform. Something as simple as picking up a box or falling can cause significant damage and long-lasting pain. As such, these types of injuries can alter the course of a person's life, making it impossible to work or live normally. Even if the victim recovers, there is always the possibility of residual damage.

Seeking Maximum Workers' Compensation Benefits For Your Work Injury

At Terry Katz & Associates, PC, our Workers' Compensation attorneys are committed to representing workers who suffered serious injuries on the job. This has been our priority since 1992. We have helped thousands of people obtain maximum compensation for their injuries. We evaluate every case to determine whether we can maximize a client's recovery with a third-party Personal Injury claim or a Social Security Disability claim.

At the very least, it is usually possible to obtain Workers' Compensation benefits covering medical expenses, lost income and other costs arising from work-related back, neck and spine injuries. However, New York's Workers' Compensation law is notoriously complex and recent changes have made it more so. This is why it is essential to retain a knowledgeable lawyer to help you navigate the legal process.

Handling The Most Serious Workplace Injury Cases In New York

People with injuries to the head, neck, back, and spine can suffer permanent and serious damage. Brain damage, paralysis, cognitive and emotional problems, and permanent partial or total disability are all distinctly possible.

Even if you are able to return to your job, you may be forced to work fewer hours or only handle lighter duty, lower paying roles. In such circumstances, we offer assistance. Our New York Workers' Comp attorneys have helped thousands of people who suffered catastrophic workplace injuries as a result of:

What Happens If I'm Denied Coverage?

Your insurance carrier may deny your rightful benefits and medical coverage. However, our experienced Workers' Comp attorneys and dedicated staff will take every measure possible to help you secure the benefits to which you are entitled. We are fully prepared to litigate your case so an impartial judge can rule on the matter. Even if it feels like everyone else is against you, Terry Katz & Associates, PC, will always be on your side.

Call Our New York Back, Neck And Spine Injury Attorneys

To speak with one of our lawyers, contact us online, or call 888-540-2574 for a free initial consultation. We can quickly evaluate your case and talk with you about your options. We will use our years of experience to help you obtain all the Workers' Compensation benefits you are entitled to receive.