In any situation such as a workplace incident that results in injury, there should be compensation from the employer. If you have not received a workers compensation settlement then please get in touch with a compensation lawyer. Depending on the severity of the incident, it is likely that you will qualify for nys workers compensation. The level of compensation varies from case to case, but if you are actively considering a compensation request then chances are that the injury or trauma will be severe enough to warrant a case.
In New York State, workers compensation efforts are boosted by the availability of compensation lawyers. The first thing they would advise you is to document every detail of the incident in question. No single bit of information should be spared. Note down the time, place, location, condition and whom if anyone was around etc. Also note details such responses by the management and its timestamps. Another important fact to note: do not do anything that could aggravate the injury.
Don’t take any chances. Listen to your lawyers. Depending on your injury, this could be your future income stream at stake, especially if part of the compensation will be expensive medical treatment. There is also the question of income during the treatment period. Consider everything and don’t hold back. Your employers will make it hard for you to challenge them, but remember this is your life and you should get what you deserve.