New York State Workers Compensation Claims

You just had an accident at work yesterday.

Who do have to report the accident to?

How do you get medical care?

Who will pay your lost wages if you are out of work?

How much must they pay you?

Can your employer force you to see “their” doctor?

Do you have to speak to the insurance company or their nurse?

What are your rights and obligations under the New York State Workers’ Compensation Law?

Do you need a lawyer?

These are common questions injured workers might have regarding a New York State workers’ compensation claim. The good news is that with one phone call, the attorneys of Tiernan & Krug can provide you with the answers.

Tiernan & Krug have been helping injured workers with New York State Workers’ Compensation claims for almost 50 years. Every day, our attorneys appear at administrative hearings before the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board. Every day, our attorneys are negotiating workers’ compensation settlements for our clients. Unlike some law firms, the attorneys at Tiernan & Krug personally meet with all potential workers’ compensation clients.

Some of the cases our firm handles are:

  • Spinal injuries (Neck, back, herniated cervical and lumbar discs, fractures, sprains/strains)

  • Shoulder Injuries (torn rotator cuff, frozen shoulder, dislocation, scapula resection)

  • Arm Injuries (ruptured bicep, fractured elbow, ulna nerve, bursitis, lateral epicondylitis)

  • Wrist Injuries (Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, wrist fracture, sprains/strains, De Quervain’s Disease)

  • Hand Injuries (amputations of fingers, fractured hand, Dupuytren’s Contracture)

  • Hip Injuries (fractured hip, hip replacement, fractured pelvis, sprains/strains)

  • Leg Injuries (tibia or fibula fracture, quadriceps rupture)

  • Knee Injuries (torn meniscus, torn ACL, patella fractures, knee replacement, sprains/strains)

  • Foot & Ankle Injuries (Os calcis fracture, fractured ankle, sprained ankle, ankle fusion)

  • Facial Scars

  • Severe Brain Injuries

  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (CRPS/RSD)

  • Death Claims

  • Occupational Diseases (mesothelioma, asbestosis, lung cancer)

  • Loss of Hearing

  • Loss of Vision

Contact Us Today

Whether you were injured while running an errand for your boss, in a construction accident or in an industrial accident, contact us to discuss your legal options. If you were injured before March 13, 2007, we will explain how your benefits are covered under the old law.

We offer free initial consultations at our Downtown Buffalo law office, which is conveniently located at the Northeast corner of Pearl and Swan Streets in downtown Buffalo. We look forward to helping you recover.

Call us today at (716) 856-6086 to discuss your New York State Workers’ Compensation claim. You’ll be glad you did.