Injured construction worker wins $2.7 Mil against AIG
A midtown law firm, Brand Brand Nomberg & Rosenbaum, won a $2.7 Million Dollar Verdict for an immigrant construction worker injured on the job. The insurance company for the defendant contacted the authorities to have the worker arrested and deported so that they could pay him nothing. The workers law firm defeated the insurance companys efforts and after a hard fought trial and appeal, secured a $2.65 Million settlement.
The case involved a 40 year old construction worker who was born in Poland and came to New York City in 1997 in the hopes of building a life in America. He...
New York Workers’ Compensation
What should I do if I am involved in a work related accident?
Immediately notify a supervisor or your employer that you were injured while working and complete a written accident report. If you do not give your employer notice of the accident within 1 month, you may lose your right to benefits. If necessary, seek medical attention and inform the doctor or hospital that you injuries occurred at work.
Can I recover Workers Compensation benefits if I was paid off the books?
Workers who are paid off-the-books are entitled to Workers Compensation benefits. Unfortunately, off-the-books workers who have work related accidents are...