New York Attorneys Helping Clients File Workers' Comp Claims and Obtain Benefits

Our New York attorneys help with filing a workers' compensation claims

If you have been injured on the job, you may be entitled to receive benefits at no cost to you through your employer's workers' compensation insurance. From the date of your injury, you have 30 days to report it to your employer and two years to file a claim with the Workers' Compensation Board. It is best to file your claim as soon as your injury occurs or your work-related illness is discovered. You have the right to seek compensation for work injuries regardless of fault, provided you were not under the influence of drugs or alcohol. For decades our attorneys at Severance, Burko, Spalter & Masone, PC, have been helping injured working class citizens obtain their benefits.

We fight to get you full workman's comp benefits for your on-the-job injuries

Having a New York workers' compensation attorney at your side throughout each stage of the process helps ensure that all necessary evidence is gathered and submitted with your claim. We assist you every step of the way. If you are injured on the job, here is what you should do:


  • Seek immediate medical attention for your injuries
  • Notify your employer
  • Contact a workers' comp attorney to assist you with filing your claim to the Workers' Compensation Offices
  • If your claim is accepted, you will begin receiving benefits
  • If your claim is denied, the attorneys at Severance, Burko, Spalter & Masone, PC are available to represent you on appeal


We represent working class citizens in Brooklyn, Staten Island and surrounding areas

It is important to file your New York workers' compensation claim as soon as possible because delays can increase the difficulty of proving the extent of your injury. Having one of our attorneys assist you with the preparation of your claim increases the likelihood that it will be accepted the first time, which allows you to avoid lengthy, time-consuming appeals. We help you gather and prepare the following necessary information for your claim:


  • Date, time and location of accident
  • Description of the extent of your injury
  • Medical reports
  • Employment accident reports
  • Names of witnesses present
  • Witness statements
  • All other pertinent information needed to establish your claim


For assistance filing a workers' comp claim in New York, contact us today

When dealing with a workers' compensation claim, you need an attorney at your side who knows the New York regulations and laws. Our firm is dedicated to serving working class and disabled persons throughout Brooklyn, Staten Island and the surrounding areas. We offer services on a contingency fee basis so you pay no attorney's fee unless we recover for you. Come see us at our Brooklyn or Staten Island office for a free initial consultation. Hablamos espanol.