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 […]
There are certain industries like construction that everyone knows are potentially dangerous. However, what you may not know is that retail work also has inherent risks. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2018, retail was the only one of 19 different private industries in which the rates of illnesses and injuries rose. Now […]
You could work in a factory, at a desk in an office, or in any profession. You might be a driver, a worker, or an office clerk. It doesn’t matter; you could get hurt at work. In several cases, this means that you would have to file a workers ‘ compensation claim. Unfortunately, employers or […]
Car accidents are a fact of life, especially when you live in New York. In 2019 the population in New York towered at 20.106 million with New York City being the most crowded city in the United States. With the majority of the population behind the wheel, car accident injuries continue to be a leading cause of […]
The saddest thing about DUI accidents is that none of those misfortunes had to happen. They happened because someone made a terrible choice and decided to drive under the influence. From safety repercussions to litigation expenses and the cost of getting a good DUI attorney — these life-changing facts will convince you not to drink […]
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