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Hiring the Right New York Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

For any employee, suffering an injury while on the job can be devastating. It leaves a number of questions and getting the answers can be difficult. How are you going to continue working? What happens to my income? Can I get medical treatment?

These are all legitimate worries. However, having a New York workers’ compensation attorney on your side can help. Before you hire someone, though, you want to make sure that you’re looking for the right things to hire the perfect lawyer for your situation.

Here are some things to look for.


There are few things that give injured workers peace of mind like knowing their choice of attorney has extensive experience handling matters similar to theirs. If you need to hire a lawyer, ask what kind of experience they have and if they’ve handled a case like yours.

Knowing their past history, including whether or not they were successful, can be a big deciding factor. This makes research very important so you can ensure you’re making the right choice for you.


For workers who have been injured, there’s not much worse than trying to contact your lawyer, only to reach a voicemail when you really need them. One big aspect of success in workers’ compensation cases is communication. If you don’t have a solid foundation with your attorney, you don’t know what’s happening with your case.

Make sure you are able to reach out when you have questions or concerns, and that your attorney is answering all of your questions.


You want to have confidence when you begin your case. Nothing speaks to that like hiring a firm that has won for injured workers before. By hiring someone who has been successful, you can have peace of mind throughout the duration of your case.

Our New York workers’ compensation lawyers at Levine and Wiss are ready to help. We explain everything in clear detail so you know what to expect moving forward. You can trust us to make your best interests our top priority.

Call us today to get started.