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New York Workers’ Compensation Attorney

New York Workers' Compensation Experiencing a job related injury or illness is physically, emotionally and financially draining. Although you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, your employer or their workers’ compensation carrier may give you such a difficult time in filing your claim that you may simply want to give up. But with the help of a New York workers’ compensation attorney, you can be confident that you and your family will get the benefits that you deserve.

Since 1971, the legal teams associated with the Law Offices of Kenneth A. Wilhelm have been dedicated to helping workers who have suffered on the job injuries, accidents and illnesses get the compensation they deserve. We will use our knowledge and experience to help you in every aspect of your workers’ compensation claim, from the initial filing, to navigating the hearing process, and even filing an appeal if necessary.

What Is Workers’ Compensation?

Under New York law, employers are required to have workers’ compensation insurance to protect their employees if they suffer an injury during the course of employment or develop a disease caused by workplace conditions.

Any employee of a New York company should be covered under New York State Workers’ Compensation as long as they have suffered a work-related injury or illness. However, even though you may be entitled to benefits, successfully filing for benefits is a difficult process that demands the assistance of an experienced New York workers’ compensation attorney.

Immediate Steps to Take If Injured on The Job

If you are injured during the course of employment or suffered a work-related illness, it is important that you:

  • Immediately give notice to your employer about your injury or illness, as failure to properly report an injury or illness may jeopardize your right to workers’ compensation benefits.
  • Seek medical treatment for your injuries or illness.
  • File a workers’ compensation claim with the help of an experienced New York workers’ compensation attorney.

Benefits Available In a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Workers’ compensation includes various benefits, such as:

  • Medical Benefits: these benefits include the necessary medical care, such as doctor visits, hospital care, surgery, prescription medications and any other treatment you may need during your recovery.
  • Cash Benefits: When you suffer a work-related injury or illness, you may also be entitled to receive two-thirds of your gross pay up to $600 per week. Because the exact amount differs and may change over time based on the specific facts of your case, you should consult with a New York workers’ compensation attorney for more information.
  • Death Benefits: Certain surviving family members of workers who died due to a job-related accident or illness, such as a spouse and/or minor children, may be entitled to death benefits.

Our New York workers’ Compensation Attorneys Fight For You
Through the Law Offices of Kenneth A. Wilhelm, we assist our clients who are injured during the course of employment to understand their options by explaining the different types of injuries covered and the various definitions of “disabled” with regard to workers’ comp.

Our legal teams will investigate the facts of your case and determine whether there are any additional avenues that we can explore in getting you the full compensation that you deserve as an injured employee.

Contact Our New York Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Today!

We can even come to you and there is no attorneys fees unless we recover money for you.

If you or someone you know was injured during the course of employment or suffered a work-related injury, you should immediately call the New York workers’ compensation attorneys through the Law Offices of Kenneth A. Wilhelm. You can contact us toll free 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800 WORK-4-YOU (1-800-967-5496). We can also help with personal injury cases in New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, or Florida.

If you have been seriously injured in any of the 50 U.S. states, please call us and we will try to help you with your case. Other toll free phone numbers for us include: 1-800-RADIO-LAW, 1-888-WYPADEK, or 1-800-LAS-LEYES. Please visit us at www.Work4YouLaw.com.



Client Testimonials

Mr.Wilhelm and Mr. Ginsberg really care about representing people who might otherwise not be represented. They come to your home, if you are unable for whatever reason to meet with them in their office. That is a rare thing in this day and age. They do excellent work and try their utmost to achieve a positive outcome.read more
Veronica B.
I have worked as appellate counsel and of counsel to Mr. Wilhelm for 25 years. Mr. Wilhelm's firm always does an extremely thorough job of working up each client's case in order to optimize the chances of maximum recovery. The Wilhelm firm zealously litigates their clients' claims and, if necessary, will take a case to trial and on appeal to ensure that their clients get the best results possible under the law.read more
Susan N.
Mr. Wilhelm was very helpful and caring the whole step of the way. Also very efficient in handling my case which was very difficult. I could not thank him or his staff enough for their support.
Inawa M
Most helpful and caring law firm! Mr. Wilhelm and Mr.. Ginsberg make you feel right at ease! Happy holidays to all!
Veronica B.
Extremely professional and polite staff. Very caring lawyers and Mr. Wilhelm and Mr. Ginsberg made you feel right at ease. Would definitely recommend them to others!
Veronica B.
So thankful Mr. Wilhelm accepted me as a client!!I was first taken in by an attorney that only had his interests first, I can't even imagine how I would live if Mr. Wilhelm didn't get the chance to review my case, use his knowledge and experience and WIN BIG!!I didn't know what to expect as far as compensation but I knew everything was going to be all right when Mr. Wilhelm called me one day and asked is he could settle....WOW!!!Not only did Mr. Wilhelm win a summary judgement for me(in my situation this was very good), Mr. Wilhelm got me more money in my pocket than what the bum attorney I was with first demanded in full resolution.Don't waste your time like I did, talk to Mr. Wilhelm first and you will understand what I already know.I learned from my suit, every decision you make WILL AFFECT YOUR WELL BEING!!read more
transcender72
I met with an accident and my leg was broken. My friend suggested me to consult Kenneth A. Wilhelm's law firm as my medical bills was more than the coverage limits of the responsible party. Mr. Wilhelm was very friendly and kept me informed about the case progress and the case outcome was exactly what we expected.read more
John C.
Great attorney. Professional and courteous staff. Wouldn't use anyone else.
Joni Cicerale M.
When my daughter was burned in an accident, my husband and I looked for a good lawyer who specialized in burn cases. My husband found Mr. Kenneth A. Wilhelm, and we called him and met with him. He told us he would do whatever he could for our daughter, and he did! We were very pleased with the work Mr. Wilhelm did for our daughter, and we are glad we chose such an excellent lawyer. We would choose his services again if we had to, and I would recommend his services to my family, friends, or anyone who has need of a lawyer. My daughter is doing well because of him.read more
Stanley G.
My son was born prematurely, and I trusted the doctors and hospital to get him through the first few weeks and out of danger. The doctors made some mistakes in their procedures and my son is now injured for life because of their mistakes. I didn't know what to do. I hired Ken Wilhelm's law office because I heard from someone that Ken Wilhelm is the best. He and his attorneys held the hospital responsible for their errors. We received a very large settlement. It doesn't fix my son's suffering but I feel that my attorneys helped me get what my family deserved for our hardship.read more
Jean S.
I have known Mr. Wilhelm for the past 12 or more years. He represented me for different problems that I had, and he was very successful. I have no problem in recommending him to my friends and neighbors because he is an honest and reliable attorney.
Malcolm N.
I have been a client of Kenneth A. Wilhelm's law firm for many years. I am very pleased with the services that I have received. I have always told my family, friends, and neighbors that if they ever need a lawyer, they should contact Mr. Wilhelm. The employees are not only helpful in assisting your needs, but they are trustworthy and you can be comfortable leaving all matters in their hands. They were very helpful to me and my family when I had my accident, like a second family. Please don't hesitate to call the Wilhelm firm; they will be there for you in your time of need.read more
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