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 […]
When it comes to avoiding vehicle accidents in New York, the best way to stay safe is to learn more about the most common causes of accidents. Then you will know what to look out for and what to avoid. Of course, accidents still can and will happen. It’s an unavoidable part of life. This […]
The consequences of a DUI in Florida can result in the loss of your license, fines and fees, and even jail time. However, the consequences don’t end when your case does. Having a DUI on your record can affect your future. Your car insurance premiums will increase. Any officer who pulls you over will see […]
If you’ve been in a car accident, does the thought of driving make you panic? Do you need to find a way to get back in the driver’s seat and get back to normal? Every year, more than 2 million people are seriously injured in car crashes. The main causes are drunk driving, not wearing a seatbelt, and […]
To date, there have been over 14,000 workers’ compensation claims this year in New York state alone. When you’re injured on the job, it can be a scary time, with a lot of unknowns. But, when you’re involved in a car accident in a company vehicle, there can be an added layer of uncertainty about […]
If you or your family member have been involved in a workplace accident or injured at work in New York, we invite you to explore our free comprehensive library of work-related accident information. Whether you need more information about filing your workers’ compensation claim or need help with finding out how to get an accident injury doctors or workers’ comp attorney for your on-the-job injuries, you’ve come to the right place – Accident Help Zone is here to help you and your loved ones!
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