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 […]
A staggering half of severe occupational injuries — that’s how many go unreported in the US every year. That’s on top of the 2.8 million nonfatal on-the-job injuries and illnesses that do get reported. One reason that many workplace injuries don’t get reported is the fear of retaliation. Many people think they may get fired […]
Getting injured on the job can completely disrupt your life. It can cause physical pain and suffering, mental anxiety, and can be financially devastating. From acute injuries caused by things like construction accidents to repetitive injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome, every American worker faces the reality that they could, one day, have a workers’ compensation […]
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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