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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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Do You Have to Report a Minor Car Accident to the Police?

While driving in New York City, did you suddenly get into a car accident? If you did, you might have to file an automobile collision report in New York according to the laws of the state. You must file a report of any motor vehicle crash with the New York Department of Motor Vehicles (NY […]

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What are the Side Effects After a Car Accident?

Motor vehicle crashes usually are terrible experiences—even when there is no severe damage. Everybody responds differently to an accident. A few go through a mental haze, making it hard to think or concentrate. Others may discover thoughts and concerns saturate their minds. Along with the psychological shock and emotional confusion, sometimes motor vehicle accidents bring […]

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What Should I Do if I Get into a Car Accident?

Getting involved in a car accident can be a traumatic experience. Follow the seven steps to make sure you are loved ones are safe and follow the local laws. Obtain Necessary Medical Assistance ASAP If significant injuries are present at the car accident scene, do not be reluctant to call 911. Look after yourself and […]

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