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 […]
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 […]
Personal injury claims arise when one individual is harmed due to an injury or accident caused by another individual. The person responsible for the accident is bound by law to pay for the injured party’s medical bills, ongoing medication and medical expenses, and suffering and pain. This process requires a civil court proceeding and the […]
Instead of performing your everyday tasks and duties at work, you now face a considerable amount of recovery time to begin the daunting process of healing from your workplace injury. But how can you help your recovery to go more smoothly, with better results? Here are some tips for ensuring that your recovery period goes by quickly so that you can get back to your job as soon as possible.
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