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.
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?
Don't Let Workers' Compensation Investigators Ruin Your Claim with Video Footage! Queens |NYC| Brooklyn |Bronx Workers' Compensation Attorneys When you have been hurt on the job, you can't count on your employer or the workers' compensation insurance provider to step...
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?
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?
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.