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Workers’ Comp Lawyer Tonawanda, NY

Workers’ Comp Lawyer Tonawanda, NY

Workers’ Comp Lawyer Tonawanda, NY- Man with castIf you are a full-time or part-time employee and have suffered work-related physical harm, please schedule a risk-free consultation with a workers’ comp lawyer Tonawanda, NY residents turn to at Hurwitz, Whitcher, & Molloy today to explore your options and rights under the law. Most full-time and part-time employees in the United States—whether documented or undocumented—are eligible for workers’ compensation benefits in the event that they are injured or are made ill while on the job.

It is important to understand that eligible workers may collect benefits regardless of where they were when their harm was sustained. Remote workers, employees hurt while traveling, offsite workers… all of these employees are entitled to benefits provided that they are eligible for coverage and were engaged in work-related activity at the time that the harm occurred. With that said, if your harm involves an injury that occurred offsite, an exacerbation of an existing injury, or illness caused by toxic exposure, your case is likely more complex than most. As a result, it is important to connect with the experienced legal team at Hurwitz, Whitcher, & Molloy as soon as you can. The workers’ compensation benefits process is among the most time-sensitive legal processes that exist in the U.S., so it is important to act quickly.

Are Workers’ Comp and Personal Injury Claims Similar?

Depending upon the circumstances that led to your harm, you may be in a position to file both workers’ compensation and personal injury claims related to your situation. A Tonawanda, NY workers’ comp lawyer at our firm can advise you of your options once we learn about the nuances of your situation.

The primary difference between workers’ comp and personal injury claims is that one is “no-fault” and the other is fault-based. Meaning, workers’ compensation benefits are made available to eligible employees regardless of how their work-related injuries occurred, as long as the injurious circumstances in question do not involve an intoxicated or high victim, a victim trying to get hurt, or a victim who started a physical altercation that led to their injuries. By contrast, personal injury claims generally only prevail if it can be proven that another’s negligence, recklessness, or intentionally harmful conduct caused the victim’s injuries.

Additionally, it should be noted that employees eligible for workers’ compensation cannot sue their employers, only others who may have contributed to the cause(s) of their harm.

Legal Assistance Is Available

If you have been injured while engaging in work-related activities or made ill by exposure to toxic substances while on the job, please connect with the experienced New York legal team at Hurwitz, Whitcher, & Molloy in order to explore your rights and options under the law. No two work-related harm scenarios are ever exactly alike. As a result, it is important to avoid making assumptions about your options until your situation has been thoroughly evaluated by an experienced Tonawanda, NY workers’ comp lawyer in a risk-free consultation setting; we look forward to speaking with you.

 

 

Client Testimonials

As a disabled claimant, I can’t thank Hurwitz, Whitcher & Molloy enough for guiding me through these past fourteen years. No one else wanted my Workers’ Compensation case. No one! It was complicated. There were a lot of issues that made things difficult. They stuck with it well over a decade with preparedness, intelligence and grace. Mister Melvyn, he’s a good guy. Cathy, she’s so amazing.

- Salli B.

I became a client of the Hurwitz firm in May of 1997 due to injuries I received while I was a meat cutter at I. Isenberg Meats in Buffalo, New York. Since my first encounter with your firm and up until the present day, I have been entirely satisfied with the way your firm has treated me.

- William C.

Thank you for all you do throughout the year. I know I’m in the hands of the best compensation lawyers who really care!! God bless you all.

- Michelle A.

If you are injured at work and need a workers’ comp attorney, you need Hurwitz, Whitcher & Molloy. They are the ‘King Pins’ of all comp attorneys. You will be taken care of every step of the way. I am a very satisfied client!

- Richard B.