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 […]
Car accidents are common and can cause a myriad of injuries. One common one is whiplash, and it causes damage to the neck. Some people consider whiplash to be a minor issue, but if a crash victim is not treated for whiplash after an accident, there is a good chance he or she will experience […]
Even in perfect driving conditions, car accidents are a common occurrence. The causes of these crashes vary and include distractions, speeding, alcohol use, and reckless driving. Injuries from accidents, even minor ones, are common. There are certain injuries that happen more frequently than others, and it is important to seek treatment as quickly as possible. […]
If you or a loved one suffered injuries in an accident, you could collect compensation for your losses. A personal liability lawyer from our law firm can fight for what you deserve, including various types of compensation, such as medical expenses, lost income, awards for pain and suffering, and other damages. Your attorney can help […]
Unfortunately, car accidents happen every day and are a common occurrence of our time. Due to the intensity of a car accident and your body’s natural adrenaline, it may seem as though you are in good physical condition directly after the accident occurs. However, this may not be the case in the long run. Even […]
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