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Who Pays My Medical Bills After A Construction Accident?

If you are injured on the job, your medical bills should be 100 percent paid by workers’ compensation. However, sometimes it takes a lawyer’s help to resolve disputes over what is and isn’t covered.The law firm of O’Dwyer & Bernstien, LLP, in Manhattan represents construction workers in the New York City area who are injured on the job. We offer a free initial consultation to answer your questions about medical care.

Where can I find eligible providers?

You can find provider information on the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board website. Your employer may also provide you with a list of eligible providers.

What if I need emergency care?

For emergency care, go to the nearest emergency room or urgent care facility.

What if my claim for medical care is denied?

Your claim may be denied for a variety of reasons. If this happens, seek legal advice as soon as possible. Our attorneys may be able to get your medical benefits reinstated.

Can I change doctors?

You can change doctors as long as you change to an approved doctor.

What if I have a dispute concerning my treatment?

Our attorneys can help you file for a medical review of your case with the New York Workers’ Compensation Board.

How long will my treatment continue?

Your medical treatment can continue as long as you remain eligible, even after you return to work.

What if my employer does not provide workers’ compensation insurance?

You may have the right to sue your employer or the person who caused your injury for medical expenses and other damages.

For More Information Paying Medical Bills After A Construction Accident

For answers to your questions about medical bills, call 212-571-7100 to speak to one of our attorneys. If you are unable to come to us, our lawyers will travel to you.

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Jason Fuiman

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Co-Managing Partner and Chair of O'Dwyer & Bernstien's Labor & Employee Benefits practice, Jason has over twenty years of experience in the New York legal industry.