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 […]
While you may seek immediate medical attention after a motor vehicle accident, have you ever considered seeing a chiropractor? A car accident chiropractor from Accident Help Zone wants to help you make a full recovery after a vehicle accident of any severity. Do not find out the hard way how much of an impact major and […]
A shoulder injury from a car accident can cause extreme pain and affect your ability to perform your normal activities. In many cases, it will not get better on its own. It requires treatment from a personal injury doctor who can identify the cause of pain and suggest appropriate treatment options. Here are examples of […]
If you’ve just been injured in a car accident in New York City or nearby areas, you might be trying to decide whether you need to see a doctor. But have you also considered what type of doctor you might need to see? To determine that, there may be some factors you ought to consider. […]
In simple terms, whiplash is an injury that results from the head moving back and forth in a rapid, forceful manner, causing the neck to stretch past its normal range of motion. This is a common occurrence for those who are involved in car accidents due to the sudden impact of the collision. While many […]
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