Workers’ compensation insurance provides cash benefits and/or medical care for workers in New York that are injured or become ill as a direct result of their job. Employers pay for this insurance and aren’t allowed to require employee to contribute to the cost of compensation. Any weekly cash benefits or medical care that you receive are paid by your employer’s insurance carrier, as directed by the Workers’ Compensation Board. As a state agency, the Workers’ Compensation Board processes the claims and if it is necessary for the Board to intervene in the matter, it will determine whether the insurer will reimburse you with cash benefits and/or medical care, and the amounts that you will receive.
Auto Accidents statistics for New York City, in the past, were not easily obtained. Traditionally, you would need to look through local police department reports and spreadsheets to find New York-specific crash statistics. However, in May of 2014, New York City’s OpenData portal started offering easy access to crash information every day – including coordinates […]
For many parents, the day their high school kid passes the driving test administered by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is a day of mixed emotions. On the one hand is the feeling of relief—even pride—that their teenager can already drive a vehicle legally, albeit with a learner’s permit. On the other is apprehension, […]
If you injured your knee in an auto accident, at work, playing sports you should seek advice from an experienced healthcare professional. One of the common treatment methods for knee injuries is physiotherapy or physical therapy, also known as rehab or rehabilitation. Physical therapists guide you through light exercises and stretches, along with other treatments, […]
If your head snapped back and forth during a car accident, you might have whiplash. You’ll likely notice symptoms such as a tightening of your shoulders and neck, muscle spasms, pain, and headaches. Your range of motion could be decreased as well. You want to get back to normal as soon as possible, so you’re […]
Estate planning can be a daunting task, but it can only get more complex if legal problems arise that need settlement by the probate court. Setting up your accounts to ensure that things run smoothly upon your death can be a complicated task, and estate planning errors can create expensive and frustrating delays for your […]
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