New York Workers' Compensation Blog

  • 18-Apr-2019

    What is Labor Market Attachment?

    When someone becomes disabled due to a work-related injury or occupational disease, the hope and plan is that someday sooner than later, they’ll heal enough that they can return to work. And as injured workers do go through the healing and ...
  • 4-Apr-2019

    Workers' Compensation & Seeking Work

    When someone is partially-disabled and receiving workers’ compensation benefits, there comes a point in time where they are expected to seek gainful employment that accommodates their medical restrictions – they are not supposed to seek ...
  • 19-Mar-2019

    FAQs About Workers' Compensation in New York

    If you are considering filing a workers’ compensation claim on Long Island, in New York City, or anywhere else in the state, you probably have a lot of questions. To help you better understand how workers’ compensation works, here is a ...
  • 5-Mar-2019

    Social Services for Injured Workers in New York

    It’s no surprise that a workplace injury or occupational disease, like one that is life-threatening, can have a significant emotional impact on a worker. For example, losing an arm or a leg in an industrial accident, or getting terminal lung ...
  • 20-Feb-2019

    Jobs That Are Bad for Your Lungs

    When we think of “dangerous jobs,” our minds may automatically go to police officers, firemen, loggers, and fishermen, but what a lot of people don’t realize is that a number of jobs are dangerous because of what they do to the ...
  • 6-Feb-2019

    What is Occupational Hearing Loss?

    The ability to hear should not be underestimated. Even though it’s not as serious as going blind, it still leads to a loss of enjoyment and quality of life. Going deaf for example, due to one’s job can mean not hearing your child or ...
  • 22-Jan-2019

    Occupational Disease Claims in New York

    When it comes to workers’ compensation claims, there are two categories: 1) accidental injuries, and 2) occupational diseases. For the purpose of this article, we are going to be discusses occupational diseases and how they factor into the ...
  • 8-Jan-2019

    What Do I Do If I'm Injured on the Job?

    Each year, thousands of American workers are injured on the job. Workplace accidents are common events and no worker should be afraid to seek medical care or file a workers’ compensation claim if their injury prevents them from working. ...
  • 17-Dec-2018

    What if My Workers' Comp Claim is Disputed?

    In New York, most employees are covered by workers’ compensation in the event they are injured in a workplace accident or develop an occupational disease. However, this does not mean that all workers’ compensation claims are ...
  • 5-Dec-2018

    Can Child Support Be Taken Out of Workers' Comp Benefits?

    In New York, noncustodial parents are obligated to pay child support until their children turn 21. But what if a noncustodial parent is injured in a workplace accident and has to receive workers’ compensation? In that case, are the ...
  • 205 results found. Viewing page 1 of 21. Go to page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7  . . . 17 18 19 20 21   Next