Third-Party Claims

Workers' compensation exists to pay injured employees during their recovery until they can return to work. In return, employers receive protection from lawsuits, including damages for pain and suffering. Often, the negligence of property owners, contractors, subcontractors and other third parties creates dangerous work sites where injuries occur.

If a third party has injured you while on a construction or other work site and you are unable to return to work, the attorneys of Getz & Braverman, P.C., can help you secure financial compensation for the following:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost wages
  • Medical expenses

Pursuing Third-Party Injury Claims

Our legal team combines 45 years of experience in third-party claims with comprehensive knowledge of the complex legal process. We possess a track record of success in maximizing compensation for our clients. Your focus is on recovering from your injuries while we attend to every detail.

From your initial consultation to the final outcome of your case, we remain at your side, fighting for monetary damages following:

  • Scaffolding and ladder falls
  • Trip-and-falls
  • Hazardous/toxic chemical exposure
  • Accidents with defective power tools and machinery
  • Accidents due to improper use of machinery
  • Trench collapse
  • Heavy equipment accidents
  • Fires and explosions
  • Electrical accidents

Proactive Steps Toward Maximizing Compensation

Regardless of the involvement of any third parties, employees must report the injury to their supervisors and seek immediate medical attention. Time is of the essence in documenting the accident and starting the workers' compensation process.

From offices in the Bronx, our lawyers represent hardworking professionals victimized by negligence throughout New York City. To schedule a free initial consultation regarding a construction accident, please call us at 718-618-5567 or toll free at 877-419-3070, or contact us online.

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