New York Workers' Compensation Blog

  • 16-May-2011

    Asbestos Exposure: Overview of the Hazards

    Although there are many that have heard of asbestos, there are many that do not understand what it is exactly. Simply speaking, asbestos is one of six natural materials that are produced for their ability to resist heat and electrical damage, as well ...
  • 9-May-2011

    Have You Been Injured in a Construction Accident?

    Due to the extensive amount of time that is spent at a job, it is no surprise that work is one of the most common places for a person to sustain injury. Not only from immediate accidents, but also from persisting hazardous conditions, such as ...
  • 2-May-2011

    Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Medically speaking, carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve enters into the carpal tunnel swells, causing pain and weakness. The median nerve is an extremely important nerve in the body as it controls the side of the hand on which the ...
  • 30-Mar-2011

    Workplace Injuries and Compensation

    Although some jobs require small risks, others are considered to be dangerous fields, where an accident may occur at any moment. In workplaces such as this, it is absolutely imperative to understand the workers' compensation process. If you have ...
  • 23-Mar-2011

    Workers' Comp Lawyer Serving New York

    Despite how terrifying and daunting your work-related injury may appear, you must consult with only the most experienced and knowledgeable workers' compensation lawyers immediately. Whether you have sustained neck and back injuries, knee, ...
  • 14-Mar-2011

    Injured on the Job?

    If you have recently suffered a work-related injury in New York, you may be entitled to a settlement claim through workers' compensation. As a New York law firm dedicated to protecting those individuals who have been injured on the job site, Katz ...
  • 3-Jan-2011

    Katz Leidman Grossman Wolfe & Freund join NY Injured Workers' Alliance

    The legal team at Katz Leidman Grossman Wolfe & Freund have joined the New York Injured Workers’ Alliance. This important step in helping ensuring that the rights of injured workers are protected has continued to prove the firm’s ...
  • 27-Dec-2010

    Injured Employee Relentlessly Fights to Protect Their Rights

    In a recent case for workers’ compensation, Zamora v New York Neurologic, an employee relentlessly fought to protect their rights after a workplace accident. After suffering an injury in the workplace, the employee left work due to the injuries ...
  • 13-May-2010

    Filing For Social Security Disability

    The Social Security Administration must determine if a claimant has a medical condition or condition that prevents him or her from being able to work on a full time basis for a period of twelve (12) months.If you cannot work for medical reasons then ...
  • 28-Apr-2010

    New Maximum Weekly Benefit Rate Effective July 1, 2010

    Beginning July 1, 2010, the maximum weekly benefit rate for workers' compensation is 2/3 of the New York State average weekly wage for the previous calendar year, as determined by the New York State Department of Labor. Workers' Compensation ...
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