With over 17 years of experience in Workers’ Compensation, Mr. Salmonson has been a named Partner in our firm since 2011, originally joining our practice in 2005.
Mr. Salmonson represents numerous clients before the Workers’ Compensation Board in all 5 boroughs and on Long Island. He litigates all aspects of Workers’ Compensation claims and negotiates optimal resolutions.
Mr. Salmonson counsels many clients and union members which include New York State, New York City, Nassau and Suffolk County Correction Officers, Nassau and Suffolk County Police Officers, FDNY EMS members, Transport Workers’ Unions, teachers, and laborers. In addition, Mr. Salmonson advises many members of D.C. 37 as well as Airline workers who are based out of New York State. Mr. Salmonson seeks to work closely with union members, their doctors, their unions as well as third party attorneys to obtain maximum benefits for his clients.
Mr. Salmonson also represents first responders, including first responders for their September 11, 2001 cases. The firm and Mr. Salmonson laid essential groundwork for a case making the front page of the New York Law Journal in June, 2014. The case opened the door for an entire class of World Trade Center volunteers who were previously precluded from receiving Workers’ Compensation benefits and allowed them to pursue their cases.
Mr. Salmonson continues to tirelessly educate, inform and protect the rights of injured workers. He is constantly speaking with various community organizations and their membership concerning the cases of injured workers as well as working with legislators to improve the law in this field. He perpetually strives to be a resource to the local community as well as the profession.
Mr. Salmonson is a Cum Laude graduate of Lehigh University and obtained his law degree from St. John’s University School of Law. He was Notes and Comments Editor of the St. John’s Law Review and is a New York State Certified Public Accountant. He and his wife Lisa reside in Nassau County with their two children.