Getting hurt on the job can be disastrous. In addition to life’s many problems, you now have to think about:
- How to get medical care?
- Will you get paid for being out of work?
- Who will pay?
- How much?
- Is there a certain person you need to report this to?
- Why does your job want to force you to use their doctor?
- What do you have to say to the insurance company?
- What exactly are your rights?
Chances are that every time you get an answer to one question, you have more questions about that answer. Pomares Law Group is here to help you clear the confusion. We will address all of your concerns. We appear regularly at hearings before the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board at locations all over New York state. Even if you live outside the New York metropolitan area, we can put you in touch with an experienced attorney in your area.
Nobody wants to get hurt. We are all hard-working people and we take pride in being able to say, “I work to provide for my family.” But when you get hurt, you can no longer do this. In order to protect yourself and family and continue to provide for them, you must protect your right to lifetime medical care under the Workers’ Compensation system by filing a claim with the Workers’ Compensation Board. Simply having your employer fill out an accident report will not be enough to protect you.