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The Ultimate Guide to Workers’ Compensation Laws in New York [New For 2020]

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.

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Car Accident Statistics in New York [New]

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 […]

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Delayed Back Pain After Car Accident? 5 Steps You Must Take

The number of accidents with injuries in 2017 was 1,889,000 out of 6,452,000 total accidents. If you’ve been in a car accident with injuries, you understand the long-term impact it can have on your day-to-day life. Delayed back pain after car accident situations complicate your recovery even more. Back pain can severely limit your mobility […]

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What Happens to Your Body in a Rear-End Collision?

About half of two-vehicle accidents are rear-end crashes with those crashes causing 1,700 deaths per year. What happens to your body in a rear-end collision? The effects on your body depend largely on the speed of the vehicles involved. If you’re at a complete stop and get rear-ended by someone traveling at a high rate […]

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Can Physical Therapy After a Car Accident Help Me Get Well?

Over 6 million auto accidents occur in the United States every year. Injuries caused by these accidents are common and often cause confusion and chaos in the lives of the injured. Dealing with the aftermath of the damage, like the pain and rehabilitation required to feel back to normal, and can be challenging. Although it […]

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What Is a Spinal Adjustment? What to Expect from Your Chiropractor

Each year approximately 697 of every 100,000 New Yorkers visit the emergency room after a car accident. New York workers also experience a high rate of worker’s compensation injuries. Worker’s compensation injuries include injuries that happen at work. Regardless of the cause, after an accident, there are insurance, legal, financial, and medical issues. There are […]

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