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Long Island Work Injury Lawyer

If you were injured while at your Long Island job, you generally have a limited time to file for workers’ compensation, a personal injury lawsuit, or both. This money could help you afford medical care and financially make up for the suffering you have had to endure. A Long Island work injury lawyer from our team can represent you and navigate this process for you.

Our team can provide you with a personal injury lawyer in Long Island to explain more about your rights. Dial (555) 555-5555 to get a free case evaluation from Shulman & Hill today. The call comes with no obligation, and you can get the answers you need to move forward.

Shulman & Hill Provides a Major Advantage Over Many Workers’ Compensation Firms

All too often, injured or ill workers run into issues with both their workers’ compensation claim and their third-party personal injury case. When this occurs, they usually need two separate legal teams to handle their cases simultaneously. This puts the injured party in a position where they must go back and forth between the two firms, ensuring they share information and evidence.

If you choose Shulman & Hill for your work injury case, you have a significant advantage. We have both workers’ compensation and personal injury departments, so we handle both cases under a single roof, with attorneys and teams who collaborate for the benefit of our clients.

Hiring our attorneys to handle both of your cases means you can focus on treatment, rehabilitation, and healing. You do not have to worry about whether your attorneys are working together. You can trust that our team has your best interests in mind for both your workers’ compensation benefits and a personal injury payout.

Getting Workers’ Compensation for a Work Injury on Long Island

Workers’ compensation is designed to help injured workers get back on their feet if they are hurt while on the job. Most employees on Long Island qualify, and it covers almost any workplace injury or job-related illness. Examples of compensable injuries may include, but are not limited to:

The New York Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) allows qualifying workers to receive a percentage of their normal income while they are unable to work. Workers’ comp may also cover treatment for your work-related injury. Sometimes, additional benefits are available to help with rehabilitation, job re-training, or if the worker died from their injuries.

Our Attorneys Can Fight for Your Compensation

How can you get workers’ comp benefits and ensure that the amount you receive accurately reflects your needs? A Long Island workers’ compensation lawyer from Shulman & Hill can protect your rights—and your benefits—by:

  • Investigating your accident and collecting evidence that strengthens your claim for benefits
  • Calculating exactly how much money you deserve down to the last dollar
  • Notifying all involved parties
  • Filling out and submitting the appropriate forms and paperwork

Our workers’ compensation department represents those who live and work on Long Island and other nearby areas. We help our clients fight for the workers’ comp benefits they need and deserve after a work injury.

Can You File a Work Injury Lawsuit on Long Island?

Injured workers may have the right to file a third-party lawsuit in addition to seeking workers’ compensation. It is possible that you could pursue compensation through both channels. Shulman & Hill can let you know if this is an option for you and take appropriate action.

New York law does not allow workers to sue their employers for injuries under most circumstances. You also cannot sue a coworker for your work-related injuries. However, you could have a case if a third party’s carelessness caused your accident and injuries.

To learn more, our personal injury lawyer may review the following with you:

  • Did someone (a contractor, business, or another party) behave carelessly or neglect their duty in some way?
  • Did this party have a responsibility to be cautious to protect others from possible harm?
  • Did this party’s carelessness cause the accident in which you were injured?
  • Did the injury cause you significant physical, emotional, and financial harm?

These questions help our work injury lawyers understand your legal options. Our team can walk you through these aspects of your case, determine if your case qualifies for a lawsuit, and find evidence to show you deserve compensation.

Through a third-party lawsuit, you could seek damages for medical expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering, as well as the pain and losses you are likely to incur in the years ahead.

Dealing With Challenges in Your Work Injury Case

Whether you file a lawsuit, a claim for workers’ comp, or both, you may encounter resistance. The liable party and/or your employer might be reluctant to pay what you deserve. They may try various tactics to reduce what they must pay you. When this occurs, hiring a knowledgeable attorney could benefit you.

At Shulman & Hill, we take our responsibility to our clients seriously. If another party tries to reduce your compensation or violate your rights, tell us immediately. We can take action to ensure your rights are always protected.

We Make Paying for Representation Less Challenging

For many, paying for legal representation is in and of itself a challenge. Getting money through a claim or lawsuit may take a while, so what can you do to reduce expenses in the meantime?

Shulman & Hill can help you manage your legal costs in the following ways:

  • We offer a free case review over the phone before you hire us. During this call, you can get all your questions answered at no obligation.
  • We are honest and open about what types of expenses go into fighting a legal case, so you are never taken by surprise.

We always encourage clients to come to us with questions or concerns about legal costs. We may be able to work with them to make our services more accessible.

Who Is at Risk of a Work Injury?

Every industry has its own hazards and risks. Of course, some occupations are more dangerous than others. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that the three New York private industries that saw the most injuries in 2021 were:

  • Trade, transportation, and utilities
  • Health services
  • Education

BLS had 125,500 private industry work-related injury and illness reports statewide in 2021. Of these, 81,600 were serious or severe, requiring time away from work, work restrictions, or transfer to a different job.

You could be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits and/or a settlement regardless of what you do for a living. Those in inherently risky trades such as construction or transportation might be more likely to suffer an injury, but accidents happen in all industries and jobs. Office workers trip and suffer injuries daily, too.

Work Accidents That May Qualify for Compensation

The definition of a compensable work injury is generally quite broad. As long as you can prove that your injury occurred when you were doing your work duties, you may qualify for compensation.

Below are a few examples of work injuries you could be reimbursed for, but again, this is not an exhaustive list:

To know if you may have a strong case to collect compensation, we encourage you to consult our office as soon as possible. We can assess your case facts to determine your options.

We also represent union members who need extra support for their cases. We very often work with:

If you are the surviving family member of someone who lost their life as the result of a fatal workplace accident, we offer our condolences. While we know that money can never replace what you have lost, we also know that this type of event comes with many unexpected expenses. We invite you to contact us for help with the process of receiving the compensation you are entitled to.

Start By Contacting Our Long Island Work Injury Legal Team

Shulman & Hill can help you with your case no matter how tough it is or what type of compensation you qualify for. Call (555) 555-5555 now for a consultation about your work injury case at no cost to you. A lawyer in our Long Island office could fight hard for every penny you need and deserve.


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We have helped thousands of New Yorkers recover more than $400 million in compensation

We have helped thousands of New Yorkers recover more than $400 million in compensation

We have helped thousands of New Yorkers recover more than $400 million in compensation


Everyday working people often struggle to afford top-tier legal representation. To ensure equal access to justice, we work on a contingency-fee basis. You pay no attorneys’ fees unless we achieve a settlement or verdict in your case.

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"The treatment received by Shulman & Hill was extremely excellent. They treated me like I was part of their family and that gave me a lot of confidence in them. I would recommend them one hundred percent because they are very trained in your area. I congratulate you and ask God to fill you with blessings. Gracias for your support."

Ramon E.

"I would like to thank The Shulman & Hill Law Firm in Brooklyn for their outstanding representation on my worker’s compensation case. The monetary reward exceeded our expectations and Alex worked closely with me to meet and exceed my goals."

John S.

"To anyone in need of a worker’s compensation lawyer, I highly recommend Alex Shulman and his team. They went above and beyond to best accommodate me during my time of injury. All my questions and concerns were answered in a timely manner and with the utmost professionalism. In addition and most importantly they fought to make sure I was correctly compensated for my injuries at time of settlement and didn’t rush to get paid. I will be recommending their firm to anyone and everyone in need of their services."

Chaim L.

"I am both satisfied and relieved with the results this extremely professional and reliable firm did. They lead me through the entire process, they never gave me any issues. They handled everything on their own, and always put a great deal of effort to ensure my comfort and best interest. They were always reachable and answered all my questions, and gave me information even when I didn’t know what the right question to ask was.  They turned a grave dilemma into something very manageable and repairable. They are efficient and do not linger with any paperwork, I was truly amazed at the results and the short time it took. I highly recommend them to anyone, and will seek their counsel in the future."

Akila B.

"I really appreciate the service I received with Shulman & Hill.  They walked me through the process and kept me informed every step of the way.  They would call and leave a message and when I called back, I was connected with a person who knew exactly what my call was about.  I was very satisfied with my settlements. Thank You!"

Aaron R.

"Alex Shulman did a wonderful job walking me through all the process of my case…making sure I understood all the legality and severity of all my hearing. I highly recommend their firm to handle any and all worker’s compensation cases. They strive for your wellbeing health-wise as well as aiming for the financial max."

Altagrace G.

"Schulman & Hill was my very first choice I chose for my WC case . I am very pleased with the outcome of my case. I would highly recommend them to friends. They are very professional and kept me informed during every step of this process. Should I ever need a WC attorney again, God forbid, Shulman & Hill it is, hands down . Thank you ."

Cheryl M.

"I had a great experience with Shulman & Hill. They have a great team and were very understanding and helpful from day one. I felt like I was in good hands and the outcome on my case overreached my expectations! I highly recommend this firm. You can be rest assured that they will fight for you rights."

Anna G.

"My experience with the Shulman & Hill lawyers during this process time was excellent, they are competent and very professional lawyers, they worked quickly with my case and they kept me informed of the whole process all the time. Shulman & Hill’s fans recommend them with closed eyes, thank you very much Shulman & Hill."

Carolyn G.

"Shulman & Hill is the best firm out there. They help you understand....since walking into Shulman & Hill, they have guided me...to get a win. I am completely happy with my compensation. What brought me to Shulman & Hill was their expertise in workers compensation and personal injury cases. What I found value in was in their mission to provide compassionate service..."

Jason S.

"I went to the Internet to find a lawyer to assist me to navigate worker’s compensation process. Shulman & Hill was my first choice  and I have no regrets. I was impressed with the prompt response to my case. I must comment on the office environment and office staff being  friendly, professional and prompt. A big thanks to the lawyers that represented me at the hearings and Valeria who helped to lessen my anxiety are dealing with legal issues. I have no hesitation in recommending this law firm to anyone that requires legal services."

Ita L.

"The best law firm in NYC! They explain everything to you and they are very generous and helpful. The lawyers are excellent and very respectful as also is the receptionist. I highly recommend the Shulman & Hill law firm."

Davis C.

"Excellent lawyers. Excellent service. I will recommend them as my first choice. They helped me with my case since day one. They know exactly how to work on a case and win it. They worked fast and were always in communication with me.  I won my case with a very high amount. Thanks to all the staff, I wish them my best. They will always be in my heart."

Grace B.

"Had a very positive experience working with Shulman & Hill in the worker’s compensation case. Everyone is very professional and competent. Received the maximum possible settlement in court. I am sincerely grateful to my lawyers and personally Alex Shulman for the work done. I wish you further success and prosperity."

Dmitry M.

"I am so glad that I chose Alex Shulman to represent me in my worker’s compensation case. I have definitely recommended him to some of my coworkers and friends who needed an Attorney. I am so happy with the service I got from him and his paralegals. Thank you very much to the entire staff at Shulman & Hill for everything!"

Ilya K.

"Shulman & Hill have been tremendously helpful in resolving my case. They are extremely professional and thorough. I would recommend them to anyone working to resolve a difficult case."

James M.

"I was very pleased with the work of this firm. They made sure I understood my case and I was never left out of the loop. They were professional and very friendly. I would recommend them to anyone looking for someone who is going to fight for you to the very end."

Jennifer D.

"Do not waste time looking for better. There is no better than Shulman & Hill. I am very happy I got introduced to them by my good friends. Definitely THE BEST there is."

Arian K.

"Shulman and Hill are the absolute best: JJ, Alex and Christine are powerhouse attorneys who get the best results for their clients. I feel like these guys took care of me like family. When you’re dealing with a worker’s compensation case, you’ll want a pit bull to represent you: Shulman & Hill is the firm you need."

Chelsea W.

"Wonderful service quality by the group of professional advocates in the law firm of Shulman & Hill! I did not expect that I will find a proper solution regarding my worker’s compensation. However, it has been possible by the experts and they have made the task easier over the period. Thanks to them for their help."

Corey A.

"I would definitely like to thank Mr. Alex Shulman and his entire staff at Shulman and Hill for their exceptional work in helping me with my Worker’s Compensation case. Their entire staff was courteous and professional from start to finish and all work was done in a timely fashion. I was previously with a different law firm who were not as informative, and they made me feel like I was a mere money to them. I personally recommend the law offices of Shulman & Hill for any injury/ worker’s compensation case you may have. They strive to get you a maximum reward for your injury, while maintaining the utmost courtesy and professionalism."

Dain J.


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