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[2019] The Ultimate Guide to Workers’ Compensation Laws in New York

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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When to See a Doctor After a Car Accident?

Car accidents happen. We don’t expect them. We don’t plan for them. And when car wrecks occur, they are usually followed by pain and confusion. One of the most important points that must be addressed right away is the health status by a doctor to ensure that the accident did not deliver unknown damages to […]

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Carpal Tunnel Surgery Recovery Time Off Work

If you have been diagnosed with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS), commonly caused by repetitive stress injury at work, and have determined that surgery if your best course of action for treatment, then you may have several questions about what this will entail. For most patients, their biggest concern has to do with their recovery time, […]

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How to Find a Neurologist after an Auto Accident Injury in NY?

Neurology is an area of medical specialization that focuses specifically on the treatment or study of disorders related to the nervous system. The human nervous system coordinates all bodily activities and is divided into two major areas: central and peripheral. The central nervous system involves the seemingly endless functions of the spinal cord and brain. […]

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Prescription Assistance Programs – How To Get Free and Discounted Medication [New for 2019]

Prescription medications are expensive.  But the good news is that if you can’t afford the medications you need, you might be eligible for prescription assistance programs offered by pharmaceutical and medical supply manufacturers, state governments, and nonprofit groups. Whether you are suffering from a chronic condition like diabetes or suffered an injury due to an […]

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