Most Common Workplace Accidents In NYC

MostCommonWorkplaceAccidentsA recent report by the Department of Labor & Industries revealed that 95% of all claims for workplace accidents fall into one of the following 10 categories:

  • Overexertion injuries – caused by pulling, lifting, pushing, carrying, holding, and throwing
  • Slipping & Tripping injuries – falls generally caused by wet, slippery floors; or debris, clutter left in walkways
  • Falling from heights injuries – falls from ladders, roofs, or other elevated surfaces
  • Reaction injuries – caused by slipping/tripping without falling, bending, reaching, sitting, standing, climbing
  • Falling objects injuries – objects falling from elevated heights or dropped by another person
  • Walking into injuries – a person walks into stationary object such as a table, chair, cabinet, door, wall, etc.
  • Vehicle Accident injuries – single or multi-vehicle accidents
  • Machine entanglement injuries – a person’s clothes, hair, or extremities are caught in a mechanical device
  • Repetitive motion injuries – typing, hammering, squatting
  • Violent injuries – caused by co-employees, customers, or vendors

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If you or your loved one has had a workplace accident, you deserve to be provided for. Gone untreated, the long-term side effects of any personal injury can be debilitating and painful, and often lead to loss of income. At Kaplan Lawyers PC, our workplace accidents attorneys will fight to enforce your rights and get you the help that you need. The consultation is free and we charge no fee unless we win your case.

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