New York Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability Blog
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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.
What Happens at a Workers' Compensation Hearing and Why Are They Scheduled? When you've been injured on the job, one of the first things you'll do is notify your employer and file a claim for workers' compensation. In some situations, your claim will be approved...
New York Workers Compensation Attorneys
If you are like most people, even after you get hurt in the workplace, you’d really like to be working. Accordingly, even when you are receiving workers’ compensation benefits, you may want to try to return to work, to some sense of normality in your life, to see if you can be back in the workplace without pain or discomfort. But you may worry that an attempt to go back to work could put your benefits at risk. How does going back to work affect an existing workers’ compensation claim?
The Right Preparation to Maximize Your Chance of Winning a Work Comp Claim
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers
When you’ve suffered an injury on the job, you have the right to pursue compensation to cover lost wages and medical expenses. In many situations, even though it may seem like you have an open and shut case, your claim may initially be denied. For that reason, it’s particularly important that you do all that you can to get ready for your workers’ compensation hearing. Here are some ways you can do that.
You Have a Right to Pursue Death Benefits When a Family Member is Killed on the Job
Under the New York workers’ compensation laws, when you are hurt on the job or contract an illness because of exposure to toxic conditions or substances at work, you have a right to pursue temporary or permanent benefits. But what if the injury is fatal? Do your survivors have a right to seek death benefits in a workers’ compensation claim? The answer—a resounding yes!!
When you have been hurt on the job, there are typically four different ways your injury can be classified: Temporary partial disability—something that is short-term and does not prevent you from being gainfully employed in some capacity Temporary total...
In New Jersey, if you've been injured on the job, you have a right to seek benefits to cover your disability, as well as medical expenses. But what if no one actually saw the accident? Can you still recover workers' compensation benefits if there were no witnesses to...
When you've been injured on the job, you are entitled to seek disability benefits, as well as the cost of medical expenses, in a workers' compensation claim. Unfortunately, if your injuries are serious and catastrophic, you may be surprised to learn that the workers'...
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers' Compensation Lawyers When you've been hurt on the job, one of your first steps should be to notify your employer and file a workers' compensation claim to cover medical expenses and lost income. But when you've...
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.
The new workers compensation rules could put you at risk, yes. New York unions are fighting proposed workers comp rules that could dramatically reduce your amount of compensation as an injured work. This is especially true if you are a worker with impaired arm or leg use.
What Is the Reason for the Change in Regulations?