New York Workers' Compensation Blog

  • 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 ...
  • 21-Nov-2018

    Does Workers' Comp in NY Cover Prescriptions?

    It’s no secret that workplace accidents can involve a great deal of pain, which often requires pain medications among others. Then, when someone is suffering from an occupational disease, including certain cancers, they will need expensive ...
  • 7-Nov-2018

    Discrimination & the Americans with Disabilities Act

    If you were injured in a workplace accident or if you are suffering from an occupational disease, you may be worried about filing a workers’ compensation claim. You may be afraid that if you file a claim, you would anger your employer and lose ...
  • 18-Oct-2018

    What You Need to Know About Workers' Comp Benefits in NY

    If you’re planning on filing a workers’ compensation claim, surely, you’ll have questions about the cash benefits. When are they paid? How much are they? How long do they last? These are all common questions asked by injured or ill ...
  • 3-Oct-2018

    Filing a Workers' Comp Claim in New York

    If you were recently injured in a work-related accident or if you’re suffering from an occupational (work-related) disease, you’ll want to learn about the workers’ compensation claim process – when and how to file a claim. ...
  • 19-Sep-2018

    What Counts as an Occupational Disease in NY?

    Across the nation, workers’ compensation involves two types of claims: claims involving workplace accidents and claims involving “ occupational diseases.” Typically, a workplace accident will result in injuries, which can be ...
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