New York Workers' Compensation Blog

  • 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 ...
  • 29-Jan-2013

    Catastrophic Injuries and Workers' Compensation Benefits

    A permanent or debilitating injury – one in which a worker cannot be returned to an earlier condition of health, such as a traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, mesothelioma or other cancers, severe burns or other forms of devastating ...
  • 23-Jan-2013

    Your Rights as a Teen Worker

    If you are a teenager who is currently working, then you have rights just like adults do. According to a publication sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, teenagers have the right to work in a safe and healthy environment. They ...
  • 20-Jan-2013

    New Legislation Introduced: Workers' Comp Reforms for 2013

    Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed reforms to workers' compensation in his State of the State report on January 9, 2013. These reforms are geared to save employers in the state money. The plan includes the closing of certain funds that the Governor ...
  • 14-Jan-2013

    Crane Accidents Result in Injuries and Deaths in New York

    Large cranes are a common sight on construction sites in New York, and are used to transport materials in new buildings or replacing components such as air conditioners, or other improvements to an existing structure. On January 10, 2013, a crane ...
  • 8-Jan-2013

    Offshore Fisherman Job Reforms in Place to Enhance Safety

    Offshore workers are some of the most at-risk workers in the United States. Whether these employees are working on fishing boats in the deep oceans or are on oil drilling rigs, they are often put in dangerous situations when the storms arise or the ...
  • 24-Dec-2012

    Why is Worker's Compensation State, not Federal?

    Currently, lawmakers are debating whether or not they should eliminate all the state worker’s compensation laws and replace them with one federal law. Interestingly enough, there is not even one federal worker’s compensation law at ...
  • 30-Oct-2012

    Want Social Security Disability Insurance? We're the Firm for You!

    If you are a New Yorker who is seeking Social Security Disability Insurance, chances are that you have already applied for the insurance payments with the Social Security Administration. Sadly, not everyone who applies for disability is granted the ...
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