New York Workers' Compensation Blog

  • 13-Mar-2018

    How Disabled Are You?

    Were you injured on the job or during the course of performing your work-related duties? Or, are you suffering from an occupational disease ? If your answer is “yes” to either question and your medical condition is preventing you from ...
  • 14-Feb-2018

    Auto Accidents & Workers' Compensation in NY

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), “The Nation lost 35,092 people in crashes on U.S. roadways during 2015, an increase from 32,744 in 2014. The 7.2-percent increase is the largest percentage increase in ...
  • 6-Feb-2018

    Most Dangerous Jobs in America

    If you’re a logger, pilot or fisherman, you know that working in remote environments, sometimes far away from civilization increases the risk of life-threatening accidents on the job. In fact, these occupations are so dangerous, year after year ...
  • 24-Jan-2018

    Workers' Comp: Off-Site Accidents

    Most workers are aware of workers’ compensation benefits, but not all of them understand when and how it works. Some people think that workers’ compensation only applies to injuries that occur “at the office” or “on the ...
  • 10-Jan-2018

    Can I Get Workers' Comp if I'm At Fault?

    Accidents happen all the time. In the workplace, we have car accidents, machine accidents, slips and falls, and countless other types of accidents. In many cases, a workplace accident is traced back to a worker’s error, whether it was the ...
  • 19-Dec-2017

    Returning to Work After an Injury

    If you were injured in a workplace accident, it’s critically important that you receive necessary medical attention and take the time off needed to heal and recover. While this may be easier said than done, it’s important that you ...
  • 6-Dec-2017

    Who is Not Covered By Workers' Comp in NY?

    If you were recently injured on-the-job, or if you’re suffering from an occupational disease, you may be wondering, “Am I covered by workers’ compensation ?” Before we discuss who is NOT covered by workers’ comp, ...
  • 14-Nov-2017

    Workers' Comp for Repetitive Motion Injuries

    When people think of workers’ compensation claims, they may think that serious “ accidents ” always precede claims, but that is NOT the case. In a significant number of workers’ comp cases, the worker was not in an accident at ...
  • 6-Nov-2017

    Workplace Violence & Workers' Compensation

    Most workers are familiar with workers’ compensation; they understand that if they are injured in an accident while working, that they can file a workers’ compensation claim. However, one issue that’s less talked about is workplace ...
  • 17-Oct-2017

    What is an Occupational Disease?

    According to the New York Workers’ Compensation Board, “An occupational disease arises from the conditions to which a specific type of worker is exposed. The disease must be produced as a natural incident of a particular occupation, such ...
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