Many New Yorkers have been involved in workplace accidents. Most of these are minor, with the victims fully recovering from their injuries. Unfortunately, a severe work-related accident can lead to death. When this happens, the victim's family can often sue for damages. However, with both workers' compensation and wrongful death laws involved, the process can be complicated. The good news is that with the right legal help, you can help bring closure by holding the responsible party accountable.
Many workplace injuries are minor, causing bruises and lacerations. Unfortunately, though, some accidents can cause more serious injuries such as severed limbs. A New York teen recently lost his arm while working at a restaurant.