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Work Injury Lawyer in New York City

If you were injured in an accident on the job, you could qualify for workers’ compensation benefits to pay your medical bills and make up for part of your lost income. You may also file a personal injury lawsuit against those who contributed to your accident. Let a work injury lawyer from Shulman & Hill in New York City work with you to determine the total compensation you could be eligible to receive.

We work on a contingency-fee basis, so you do not pay attorneys’ fees upfront. Call (555) 555-5555 for a free case evaluation today.

Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Personal Injury Lawsuits

Depending on your circumstances, you could recover compensation for a work injury by:

  • Applying for workers’ compensation benefits through your employer’s insurance company
  • Filing a lawsuit against a negligent company or contractor
  • Filling both a personal injury lawsuit and a workers’ compensation claim

Here are some of the biggest differences between these two methods of recovering compensation:

What Is a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Personal injury lawsuits allow injury victims to recover fair damages if someone else’s actions hurt them, either directly or indirectly. In work injury cases, our New York City personal injury lawyer may determine the at-fault party is:

  • A contractor
  • A materials supplier or manufacturer
  • A company involved in your work

In general, you typically have three years to file a personal injury lawsuit, as discussed in CPLR § 214. Shulman & Hill can discuss this filing deadline with you, as well as possible exceptions to it. We can also manage your entire case, including:

  • Identifying the at-fault party
  • Fighting for the compensation you deserve
  • Dealing with the at-fault party and their representatives on your behalf

No matter how complicated your case may seem, our firm can support you. We can explain the options you have for seeking compensation after sustaining a workplace injury.

What Are Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

If your employer’s insurer approves your claim, you can receive benefits for both medical care and a portion of lost income. Our New York City workers’ compensation lawyer can explain more about the process of recovering benefits when you are injured.

According to the New York Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB), you have a limited time to file a claim, which includes:

  • Selecting the right forms, filling them out, and submitting them
  • Determining how much your case is worth based
  • Finding evidence that shows your injury occurred on the job, and that the injury entitles you to the amount of compensation you are seeking

Some workers’ compensation claims are settled after your initial claim is approved. Other times, the employer or their insurer resists paying what the claimant asks for.

Shulman & Hill can tell you more about what to expect in your workers’ compensation case.

Why Hire Our Work Injury Lawyer To Handle Your Case?

Many law firms serve New York City and the surrounding areas, but when you work with Shulman & Hill, your case will receive personal attention. Our team can:

  • Handle multiple case types: Whether you file a personal injury lawsuit, apply for workers’ compensation benefits—or both—we can assist. This saves you the trouble of hiring two firms to handle each case separately.
  • Fight hard for your compensation: Over the years, Shulman & Hill has won over $250 million for our clients. We can determine what you may qualify to receive and help you pursue that amount.
  • Support you no matter what: No case is too difficult or too complex for us. We stay loyal to our clients, no matter what complications arise.
  • Work without accepting fees up front: We only receive payment when you win compensation. This helps to make our services more affordable to those who want them.

Chelsea W., one of our former clients, put it aptly and succinctly: “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.”

We have experience helping our clients seek fair compensation. We have helped injured New Yorkers recover over $300 million in compensation for their injuries and damagaes.

What To Do After You Sustain a Work Injury

After a workplace injury, your health comes first, and you should seek appropriate medical care as soon as possible after the injury. An official diagnosis can also help strengthen your claim or lawsuit.

Once you have received treatment, you should start thinking about how to recover compensation before the time limits run out. Our work injury lawyer in New York City can explain your legal rights and the tasks we can accomplish to build your case. This involves:

  • Taking your statements about your accident and injury
  • Filing for workers’ compensation benefits on time
  • Getting started on a lawsuit

You Can Also Collect Evidence

In the time between your injury and your first call to our office, you can gather paperwork and invoices that we can use to build your case, including:

  • Paystubs
  • Tax information
  • Receipts
  • Bills
  • Photos
  • Video footage
  • Names of witnesses

We can use these documents to build your case file while you recover. Our team knows where to find critical evidence, including:

  • Your employer’s records
  • Your medical records
  • The police report, if applicable
  • The accident site
  • Witness testimony
  • Testimony from you, your family, and your friends

Types of Work Injury Cases We Handle

Our firm represents workers from every industry, including union members. Most commonly, we see cases brought by:

Some of the most accidents and injuries we see include:

If your family member or loved one was involved in a workplace accident that cost them their life, we understand that a very difficult time is made even worse by the financial pressures that such a sudden and unexpected event can cause. Contact us to speak with a lawyer who specializes in fatal workplace accidents. While we know that we cannot bring your loved one back, we can help support you in your moment of need.

Reach Out to Our Firm to Learn More About Our NYC Work Injury Lawyers

Shulman & Hill can help you seek fair compensation after you suffer a work injury in New York City.

We have offices all around the city, in all five boroughs.

Call (555) 555-5555 to let a member of our team evaluate your case for free. Our lawyers are devoted to providing personalized and professional service to each client we assist.


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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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