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At the law office of Pyrros & Serres LLP, our lawyers bring 75 years of combined legal experience to injured people throughout Astoria, Queens and the state of New York. A hallmark of our practice has always been our commitment to provide individualized attention to every client. Because our firm treats clients with compassion, courtesy and respect, existing or former clients refer most of our new cases to us. We pledge to use our extensive knowledge, skill, experience and resources to help you get the results you want and deserve.

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To learn more about your rights in a workers’ compensation, Social Security disability or personal injury claim, read the blog posts below.

Equifax Data Breach : Check Your Credit Report & Credit Score

Credit reporting agency Equifax recently suffered a massive data breach potentially impacting approximately 143 million Americans.

Criminals accessed Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and, in some cases, driver’s license numbers. They also stole credit card numbers for approximately 209,000 people and credit dispute documents containing personally identifiable information for roughly 182,000 people.

Will I Be Prevented from Recovering Workers’ Compensation Benefits if It’s an Old Injury?

Can I Get Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Aggravation of a Pre-Existing Injury?

When you have sustained an injury in a work-related accident, you typically have a right to seek benefits through the New York workers’ compensation system. But what if you had a pre-existing injury that was aggravated or re-injured in the accident? Are you still eligible for benefits?

Why Does the Workers’ Compensation Board Schedule a Hearing?

Will There Always Be a Workers’ Compensation Hearing?

New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

So you have been injured in a workplace accident and you’ve prepared and filed a claim for workers’ compensation. Will you be required to attend a hearing before the Workers’ Compensation Board? If not, what is the purpose of a hearing and why are they scheduled?

Understanding the New York Workers’ Compensation Medical Guidelines

The Regulations Doctors Must Follow When Treating Patients with Workers’ Compensation Claims
Queens |NYC| Brooklyn |Bronx Workers’ Compensation Attorneys

When you have been hurt on the job in New York, you have a right to seek workers’ compensation benefits, which include compensation for lost wages, as well as payment of or reimbursement for medical expenses. You will most likely be required to submit to an examination by a company approved doctor, but you can also seek medical treatment from a physician of your choice. There are, however, specific guidelines that your treating doctor must follow.

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