Sanitation & Other Municipal Worker Injuries

Thousands of sanitation workers, law enforcement officers and firefighters put their safety on the line to help communities all across New York. These municipal workers may experience personal injury on the job as a result of the negligent actions of their employers or other parties.

If you or someone you know has been injured in the line of duty or in the sanitation profession, the experienced and skilled attorneys at Kelner & Kelner can represent your best interests. We have been helping personal injury victims seek the maximum compensation they are entitled to by law for more than 75 years.

Because of our dedication to helping the injured, we have achieved some of the highest verdicts and settlements in the history of New York. Call 212-235-1027 to set up your free case evaluation today to learn how we can help.

Personal Injury Compensation For Municipal Workers

Municipal workers face daily risks when working to help the city, including from the operation of collection trucks, the City's failure to maintain garages in a safe condition, and other job-related hazards.

If you or a loved one has suffered severe injuries in the line of duty, you can turn to our firm to find an experienced personal injury lawyer who serves clients from Long Island, Manhattan, and the New York area to represent your best interests. Our attorneys can help clients suffering from personal injury obtain the compensation they deserve.

Personal Injury Compensation for Police Officers

It goes without saying that law enforcement officers have extremely dangerous jobs. Every day, our men and women in uniform face a high risk of sustaining a serious or fatal personal injury. Officers can be involved in car accidents during high-speed chases or while on patrol for drunk drivers, resulting in internal trauma or other serious personal injury. Officers can also suffer from gunshot or other wounds inflicted by suspected criminals or as a result of friendly fire. Sometimes defective bulletproof attire or other equipment is to blame for their injuries.

Law enforcement officers who are involved in a personal injury accidents that leave them unable to perform their duties may be entitled by law to receive monetary compensation and other special benefits beyond workers' compensation for pain, suffering, lost income, disability, mental impairment, medical bills, and more.

Personal Injury Compensation For Firefighters

Firefighters have a duty to rescue, protect, and provide medical services to citizens in the event of fires and other natural disasters. Because of the dangers of their job, firefighters face a high risk of sustaining personal injury. While most firefighter injuries such as cuts and scrapes are minor, firefighters do suffer a significant number of debilitating and career-ending injuries. Fires and explosive chemicals can cause severe burns, while smoke inhalation can cause asphyxiation and cardiac or respiratory problems. Falling objects can lead to brain injuries, neck and spinal cord injuries, internal trauma, wrongful death, and more.

If a firefighter suffers a severe personal injury in the line of duty, he or she may be entitled to financial damages for pain, injuries, lost income, property damage, and more. A personal injury lawyer at our New York firm can identify all parties and entities responsible for injuries suffered. The attorneys at Kelner & Kelner are proud to defend the rights of firefighters who risk their lives for our safety.

Contact a Personal Injury and Municipal Lawyer For A Free Case Evaluation

If you or someone you know is a firefighter, police officer, or sanitation worker that has suffered from a serious personal injury, an experienced lawyer from our New York law firm, which serves clients from Manhattan, Long Island, and across the state, can help you obtain the compensation you deserve. Contact us today at 212-235-1027 for a free and confidential case evaluation today.