Legal Allies For Injured Warehouse Workers
Warehouse work is physically demanding and it presents numerous job hazards. If you have been injured on the job while working at a warehouse, you may have medical bills, lost wages and other hardships. You may not even be able to return to work for a while.
This is where workers’ compensation benefits come into play. Under New York workers’ compensation law, you are entitled to benefits that include a portion of your lost wages as well as compensation for medical bills, rehabilitation and other expenses related to your job injury.
Obtaining fair compensation may be a challenge. This is where the attorneys at Sawers & Sackel PLLC can help. Workers’ compensation law is all we do. Our attorneys can guide you through all aspects of the workers’ comp process so that you can focus on your recovery. With law offices in Buffalo, we have a proven record of success handling workers’ comp claims and appeals for people throughout western New York.
The Dangers Of Warehouse Work
The physically demanding nature of warehouse work makes it a leading contender for the list of most dangerous occupations. All of the activities warehouse workers perform, including repeated bending, lifting and stooping, can lead to serious back and neck injuries.
In addition, the warehouse setting itself can be dangerous. Workers are vulnerable to:
- Forklift accidents
- Falling merchandise
- Inhaling dangerous chemicals
- Getting cut by box cutters and other sharp instruments
We understand the dangers of your occupation and are here to make sure you are treated fairly in the workers’ comp system. Our past clients have good things to say about us. We want to help you too.
Talk To A Lawyer Who Can Protect Your Rights
If you were injured in a warehouse in Buffalo or anywhere in western New York, our lawyers are here to help you pursue the compensation you need and deserve. To arrange a free initial consultation, contact our law offices online or by telephone at 716-202-2367.