Langsam Law LLP

Workplace Accidents

Whether you work in an office or on any NYC construction site, there is a possibility that you can get injured on the job. Injuries can occur when you least expect them, especially if you've been doing a certain task for years. A few common New York job accidents include falls from heights, toxic chemical spells, building accidents, crane accidents, falling object accidents, electrocution or failure accidents, fatal workplace accidents, and work-related accidents. At Langsam Law, we have professional workplace accident lawyers to fight for justice who will be on your side throughout the procedure of workers' compensation and other regulations as well. When it comes to such cases, we strive hard for every client, so that they recover their lost wages, hospital bills, and vocational rehabilitation. Book a consultation call with us to know more about saving costs, time, and efforts in such cases.

This subspecialty of law addresses accidents that occur during the course of a person’s employment. A personal injury case for negligence against the offending parties may be brought in addition to an employee filing a workers compensation claim, and are known as third party lawsuits.

Compensation in the personal injury lawsuit includes pain and suffering for the injuries sustained, which is not recoverable in workers compensation claims. We are currently handling cases which involve a telephone worker’s trip and fall in an office due to frayed carpeting, a delivery worker’s fall from a defective loading dock, and an ambulance driver’s slip and fall resulting from a building owner’s negligence in failing to properly clear snow and ice from the building’s premises.

Our Attorneys

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Elise Langsam |

Plaintiff’s personal injury and medical malpractice representation.

Senior Partner and veteran trial attorney Elise Langsam has been practicing law for 42 years, 39 of which have been dedicated to representing personal injury clients. Ms. Langsam is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the American Trial Lawyers Association, the New York State Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. She is admitted to practice in New York State, the Southern District of New York and the Eastern District of New York. She received her J.D. degree in 1978 from SUNY at Buffalo Law School and was admitted to the Appellate Division First Department in 1979. She has volunteered her services to counsel civic organizations such as the Ecuadorian Civil Committee (she is bilingual in Spanish). Some of the cases she has handled have been the subject of articles in the New York Law Journal, the New York Times, and other legal publications, including Jury Verdict Reports. Ms. Langsam tries all the cases in the firm, and her experience, perseverance, and compassion that have been responsible for favorable results for thousands of clients have earned her recognition as a Super Lawyer each year from 2014 through 2020. Legal fees for personal injury and medical malpractice matters are contingent upon recovery, so that clients need not pay us until we successfully obtain compensation for their injuries. 

Richard Langsam |

Corporate law and commercial transactions.

With 41 years of legal experience, Richard Langsam brings to his representation of business clients a broad range of corporate expertise. He counsels small, medium and large businesses and start-ups, advising them with respect to entity selection, strategy and planning, operations, corporate governance, strategic alliances, intellectual property licensing, personnel matters and executive compensation agreements as well as ownership agreements of all varieties. Richard also represents clients in the merger and acquisition arena as well as recapitalizations and financings. Richard’s clientele include such diverse businesses as steel manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, general contractors, architects, engineers and advertising agencies and he has acted as virtual “in house” counsel to Dutch, British, Italian, French, German and Swedish businesses with respect to their wholly owned United States subsidiaries.