What Legal Options Do Injured Workers In Port Morris Have?

Social Security Attorney – Helping Disabled Workers Get The Benefits They Need

Social Security Disability Law Firm Ready To Assist Clients With The Claims Process

  • Lawyers Who Are Highly Recommended

  • Decades Of Experience Practicing SSD Law

  • Focused On Obtaining the Maximum Payments Possible

disabled worker applying for social securityIt doesn’t matter if it’s a serious injury or illness, a debilitating condition can make it so that anyone is unable to return to work which in turn eliminates their steady income. The average American doesn’t carry short or long-term disability insurance and even if their injury or illness was caused by their job, workers’ compensation payments only go so far.

Social Security was created not just to help the elderly who have retired but also to help those who can no longer work. That being said, obtaining the benefits is one of the most difficult things for any worker to do. On average, nearly 65% of all claims filed each year are denied outright. To make matters worse, the hearing for appeals are so numerous that there is a backlog nearly two years long – meaning that applicants need to wait two years just to have a hearing to review the denial.

The attorneys at Markhoff & Mittman completely understand how stressful this process and time can be. When a client workers with us, they can be sure that we will do everything we can to ensure that their initial claim will be accepted or, if a claim has already been denied, prepare the case for the hearing so that payments can begin as quickly as possible. Contact us today to learn more about how we assist our clients.

Employment Attorney – Injured Workers Deserve Workers’ Comp Benefits

Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Making Sure Injured Employees Get Paid

  • Long History Of Successful Outcomes

  • Highly Esteemed Law Firm With Years Of Experience

  • Devoted To Helping Injured Workers In New York

The majority of American workers are aware of workers’ compensation and understand how it may help them if they are injured on the job, however, what they don’t know is how difficult it can be to get a claim paid. While this insurance protects an employer from being sued regardless of what happens with the claim, payments are not guaranteed even though the insurance is considered no-fault. A shocking number of all submitted claims are denied each year by workers who desperately need payments for their medical bills.

At Markhoff & Mittman, our legal team is prepared to handle both initial claims and appeals. We start by reviewing the case, determine which legal avenues are the available, then help the client with all of the paperwork. We will also assist with the collection of evidence and consult with medical experts to help secure the proof needed for the claim. We believe that client attorney relationships can only be maintained through excellent communication and we strive to ensure you are not only updated throughout the entire process but that we are available to answer any questions that you have.

Lawyer – We Fight For Those Hurt On The Job

Construction Accident Attorneys Making Sure Construction Workers Get Compensation For Their Injuries

  • Our Law Firm Has Handled Accidents Involving Scaffolding, Heavy Machinery, Cranes, Slip & Falls, Trench Collapses, and More

  • We Pursue All Legal Avenues Including Workers Comp, Social Security Disability, and Personal Injury Lawsuits

  • Our Goal Is To Get You The Maximum Compensation Possible

Construction workers are employed in one of the most dangerous jobs in the world and there are literally hundreds of things which could either cause them serious harm or kill them. Although OSHA and the Department of Buildings has set thousands of safety standards which are designed to keep construction workers safe, accidents still happen daily.

When an injury occurs on a job site, the company owner is supposed to provide the injured employee with workers’ compensation, however, even when these claims are approved, the amount paid out doesn’t often cover the full losses sustained by the employee. But what most don’t realize is that they may also be eligible to file a personal injury lawsuit.

These lawsuits are filed against the a third-party whose negligence caused the accident which resulted in an injury. The compensation obtained through a lawsuit can cover all losses, including physical pain, emotional trauma, lost wages, and medical expenses. This includes future losses as well as past.  There are time limits on this type of complaint so it’s important to contact our law firm as soon as possible

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They kept my best interests at heart. Updates on a regular basis of the status of the case and returning of calls was much more prompt after I started dealing with the same lawyers and support team.
Danielle Dexter, Workers Comp Client from Westchester County

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