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O’Connor Law provides empathetic and effective representation for injured New Yorkers who are seeking workers’ compensation or Social Security disability benefits. Whether you need help with your application or wish to appeal a denial, our experienced legal team will help you understand your options and protect your financial future.

Workers’ Compensation

When you’ve been injured on the job or diagnosed with a repetitive stress injury related to your employment, The Bronx’s compensation system serves as a safety net offering vital medical care and wage replacement benefits. However, claims involving serious injuries or significant time missed from work can be complex. Our worker’s compensation attorneys will help you thoroughly document your condition and how it is affecting your ability to return to work so you can receive the maximum possible benefits.

Social Security Disability

Social Security disability benefits help adults with chronic illnesses or injuries provide for themselves and their families. Unfortunately, the application process is notoriously confusing and many valid claims are initially denied. Our Social Security disability attorneys can help you prepare an application that best supports your claim for benefits and advocate for your interests throughout the appeals process.

New York Corrections Officer Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

Workplace injuries and illnesses can occur in any line of work, especially as a correctional officer. This is one of New York’s most dangerous jobs, but it is also one of the most important to keep us safe. Unfortunately, your job may not always be safe. Personal injuries while working are common, whether from incidents or normal hazards such as a slip and fall, shoulder injury from lifting, or other accidents. Other times workplace-related illnesses such as from asbestos or toxic mold could also cause serious and debilitating injury, disability, and losses for a correctional officer. But not only is the correctional officer harmed, but also his or her entire family. If you or a loved one were seriously injured while working at a correctional facility in New York, call our NY corrections officer workers’ compensation lawyer to learn how our experienced workers’ comp law firm can help you.


Our legal team has a detailed knowledge of New York workers’ compensation and Social Security disability law, including a unique perspective gained from our founder’s past experience serving as defense counsel for dozens of workers’ compensation insurance firms. You can rest easy knowing that we have the skills necessary to handle your claim.


Our firm’s reputation is unparalleled throughout the Big Apple. When you choose to work with us, you’re getting the benefit of respected representation from one of the leading workers’ compensation and Social Security disability firms in the state.


At O’Connor Law, we understand how vital our work is to your future. We’re committed to fighting for your right to benefits while providing you with the support you need to navigate this difficult time in your life. You will always feel like you are our top priority.


We’re compassionate and empathetic, but far from being a pushover. We’re an iron fist in a velvet glove and will aggressively advocate for your interests—even if that means litigation is necessary to protect your right to benefits.

Protecting New Yorkers is what we do.

Our Process

Discuss your case (for free)

  • Meet briefly to learn more
  • Discuss your injuries or disability
  • Determine if we can help

We file your claim

  • Pay nothing upfront
  • No fee until you win
  • Feel confident with a legal team in your corner

We deal with the insurance company

  • We respond to requests and negotiate on your behalf
  • If they don’t play ball, we fight it out in court

You get the outcome you deserve

  • Get the compensation you’re entitled to
  • Ditch the stress
  • Get back to normal and living your life
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