New York Workers' Compensation Blog

  • 6-Mar-2013

    Group Insurance Trusts Failure Leaves New York Businesses Struggling to Cover $800 Million in Workers' Compensation Liabilities

    Despite the fact that the Workers' Compensation Fund for the New York State Insurance Fund has shown a significant year-ending surplus for both 2010 and 2011, Governor Cuomo is working hard to give close to 10,000 businesses a break on the $800 ...
  • 5-Mar-2013

    Injured Officers: Your Rights

    If you are a police officer in New York, then you are probably exposed to numerous dangerous situations on a daily basis. In fact, you may have been harmed in pursuit of a criminal or while chasing an offender. If you have been injured in any way, ...
  • 1-Mar-2013

    Workers' Compensation Changes as Laid Out According to Governor Cuomo's Business Relief Bill

    In an earlier blog post, we covered new Workers' Compensation legislation that was being introduced by Governor Andrew Cuomo for the state of New York, and how that legislation was intended to resolve outstanding claims and to save employers ...
  • 26-Feb-2013

    Teens Injured on the Job

    Working teenagers are being injured at a rate twice as high as adults, according to a recent report. Young people could be required to perform work duties that put them at risk, and this fact is not known until the accident has already occurred. ...
  • 19-Feb-2013

    New York Appeals Court Claims Workers Comp. Rules are Binding

    A recent case went to the New York Court of Appeals when a construction worker petitioned for compensation from his company after he suffered an injury in 2003. The man was considered disabled for three years before he was totally recovered and was ...
  • 18-Feb-2013

    Recent Case Results from Katz Leidman Grossman Wolfe & Freund

    The respected New York Workers' Compensation law firm Katz, Leidman, Freund & Herman has been serving the communities of New York City, the Bronx, Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island for over 50 years in work-related injury ...
  • 13-Feb-2013

    Elevator Worker Suffers Electric Shock Injuries

    An unidentified man working on an elevator in a luxury apartment building in Murray Hill was badly shocked while on the job. The location of the building was near E. 34 th and Madison Avenue, and took place in the afternoon of January 31, 2013. EMS ...
  • 8-Feb-2013

    Denied Claims: Workers' Compensation in New York

    When a workers' compensation claim is denied, it can be of great concern to the injured worker, as well as the family who counts upon the income to survive. There is a possibility of a denial, particularly if an insurance company disputes the ...
  • 6-Feb-2013

    Roofing Contractor Faces Expensive Fines for Negligence

    Construction workers and roofing installation workers are among some of the most at-risk employees in the United States. Often these workers are faced with dangerous situations and they need to take precautions in order to avoid injuries and ...
  • 1-Feb-2013

    Worker Killed on Construction Site in Queens

    Construction workers face very serious dangers on a daily basis, and an unexpected accident often leads to catastrophic injuries or death. This was the case on January 29, 2013, when a construction worker fell through the floor and hit his head while ...
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