Injuries To The Back, Neck And Spinal Cord

Many people put off hiring a lawyer until they have a problem: a dispute with their employer or the workers' compensation insurance carrier. Waiting to get professional legal assistance for your back, neck or spinal cord injury can put you at risk of having your claim denied because you did not file on time or take the necessary steps to document your injury. At Bronnberg & Henriquez PC, we offer a free, no-obligation initial consultation to anyone who has been hurt on the job. We will help you understand your options.

The Lasting Effects Of A Spinal Injury

Back, neck and spinal cord injuries can have lasting effects on your ability to perform your job. In fact, sometimes these injuries may seem minor until weeks later. Certain jobs are more likely to produce these injuries. Some of these jobs include:

At Bronnberg & Henriquez PC, our job is simple: We work to ensure you receive the compensation benefits you deserve so that you and your family can survive while you are unable to work. We know how the system works. We know that insurance companies are not on your side and will downplay or minimize back and neck injuries to reduce your payments. For back, neck and spinal cord injuries, early and accurate assessment and proper medical treatment are all crucial.

Five Symptoms Of Back, Neck And Spinal Cord Injuries

  1. Shooting pain, weakness or numbness in the legs
  2. Reduced range of motion
  3. Not able to walk or stand
  4. Not able to bend or lift
  5. Sleeplessness or depression

With decades of representing workers who have back and neck injuries, the attorneys at Bronnberg & Henriquez PC understand both the legal and medical legal aspects of these injuries and claims. We will work to ensure that you receive the medical care you need, including medication, physical therapy, pain management and, when necessary, surgery. We will see that you have access to needed specialists such as neurologists and therapists.

Typical Injuries Covered Under Workers' Compensation

Our lawyers have experience with the full spectrum of back, neck and spinal cord injuries, including:

  • Paraplegia and quadriplegia
  • Cervical fracture such as a broken neck
  • Fractured vertebrae and tailbone
  • Herniated disk or ruptured disk
  • Back strain and lumbar strain
  • Neck sprain and whiplash
  • Back pain, spasms and sciatica

Working with Bronnberg & Henriquez PC at the very beginning of your case can protect your claim and ensure you are not taken advantage of by the insurance company or your employer. It costs you nothing to work with us because we do not charge an upfront fee but only collect if you collect.

With over 30 years of combined experience, we can help you through your workers' compensation or social security disability case. Call the New York firm of Bronnberg & Henriquez PC in Queens at 718-509-6788, or fill out our online contact form and a qualified lawyer will get back to you promptly. We have offices in Garden City and Bayside.