Every day workers get hurt on the job. As much as possible should be done to prevent injuries through workplace safety trainings and practices. In addition, it should be insured that workplaces working conditions are as safe as possible. However, accidents do happen.
If you are injured in the job, the fist thing to do is to get treatment. If it is minor, you may treat the injury at once. Every worksite is required to have a first-aid kit. If you need medical attention, make sure you seek it immediately.
If you're injured on the job you may be entitled to benefits. Contact Vic Fusco at Fusco, Brandenstein & Rada and learn your rights. Don't be afraid to ask questions!
Fusco, Brandenstein & Rada, P.C. is the metropolitan area's leading Workers Compensation & Social Security Disability law firm. Their administrative headquarters is located in Woodbury, New York and we offer the convenience of 8 additional satellite offices in Manhattan, Bronx, Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, Uniondale, Commack and Medford. Call Toll Free 1-800-416-5454
The New York State Department of Labor is the official site to find out answers to questions about workplace injuries, how to treat them, how to file a claim, getting independent medical exams, etc. Go to their page for this helpful information and more.