Long Island Personal Injury Lawyer
Have you Suffered a Personal Injury on the Job in Long Island, Astoria, Jackson Heights, Flushing, Brooklyn, or the Surrounding Areas?
If you have been injured while driving, while working or from a slip and fall accident, it is imperative you speak to a personal injury attorney right away. There are many timing deadlines that must be complied with. Please contact us for a FREE consultation on what your legal options are. Our staff and attorneys speak the following languages: Greek, Spanish and Portuguese.
Accidents on construction sites can be very grave. Huge machinery and dangerous activities, such as climbing scaffolding and ladders, often lead to very severe injuries. Both federal laws and state laws provide many guidelines that MUST be followed in order to properly ensure that hard-working construction workers can go home safely at the end of their shift. Often times when a scaffolding accident or construction accident occurs, these safety guidelines had not been properly followed. At that point in time, it is imperative you speak to a personal injury attorney to enforce the labor laws so you can assert your rights, and compensation for the injuries you have sustained.
Immigrants Who Have Experienced Personal Injury
There is a misconception among many in the immigrant community that because they do not have “papers,” those individuals cannot recover money for injuries sustained at work, while driving, or on private property. Workers, regardless of “legal status,” have rights. Drivers, regardless of “legal status” have rights. People, regardless of “legal status” who trip and fall due to a huge hole in the sidewalk have rights! Many federal and state laws require a safe environment for you the worker, the driver, the pedestrian.
People who are “out of status” or “without papers” are ALSO owed the same fair minimum wages as U.S. citizens, as set by both federal and state standards. Many immigrants who work in restaurants, construction sites, and other private businesses are underpaid. This is illegal! You are owed the proper wages and can undergo the proper legal proceedings represented by a lawyer with no cost to you, the worker. If you have been injured while driving, while working or from falling down, please contact us for a free consultation to discuss your legal options. Our staff and attorneys speak the following languages: Greek, Spanish and Portuguese.
Car accidents are the most common type of personal injury accidents. Often times, there is nothing you can do to prevent an auto accident. You may be sitting at a red light and get rear ended, or you may be driving right down the street when someone suddenly pulls out of a parking lot and hits you. There is a common misconception that you must be severely injured or have massive amounts of damage to your car in order to have a legal claim. This is the farthest thing from the truth! Many small accidents have been shown to cause serious injuries to various soft tissues. You need an accident attorney who understands the situation and can get you the help you need!
If you have experienced an injury, it is imperative you speak to a personal injury attorney to assert your rights and help you recover compensation for your losses. Do not wait, there are many deadlines that must be met in order to pursue a legal claim. Call us right away at 718-545-5518 for a free consultation.