If you have been hurt on your job, you are probably wondering about the workers’ compensation system and how it works. You may want to know how you will get paid if you file a workers’ compensation claim. The following information will help explain the payment options you have, as well as what you can […]Read More Third-Party Liability and Workers’ Compensation
Despite some overlap between personal injury third-party claims and workers’ compensation claims, there are also very important differences between the two as any of the workers compensation lawyers in NYC Area will tell you. Understanding the similarities and differences of these two types of claims will allow you to better evaluate your options in the […]Read More When Do I Need to Hire a Lawyer for Workers’ Comp?
In New York and elsewhere, the laws surrounding workers’ compensation are usually straight-forward. If you suffer an injury in and of the course of employment or are stricken ill while on the job, you have the legal right to file a claim for benefits. However, there are times when things may not go the way […]Read More Who Pays for Emergency Room Visits after a Work Injury?
Work injuries can cause more than just minor physical injuries. Some workplace injuries will remain far longer than most, and other accident victims will be disabled resulting from workplace injuries. NY workers’ compensation lawyers admit that some rules related to a work-related injury case can be complex and confusing for those who do not have […]Read More Medical Injuries During the Pandemic
COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on the American republic. Medical professionals across the country have made heroic efforts to treat those who have contracted the virus and taken ill. Delivering critical care day-after-day has taken its toll on residents and other physicians who have been fighting on the front lines for the past nine months. […]Read More Winter Work Construction Injuries In New York
While New York is known for many great things, it is also known for its cold and harsh winters. With snow, ice, and extremely cold temperatures, a New York winter can be unlike any across the United States. Yet despite the harsh conditions, construction projects carry on, with workers on the job day and night. […]Read More Can my Workers Compensation be Taxed?
Does Workers’ Compensation Count as Earned Income? In general, Workers’ Compensation benefits are not taxed as federal, state or local income. Although this is generally the case, you will need to consult with a Workers Comp lawyer in New York to find out if anything has changed in your area. The money that you are […]Read More Truck Transportation Work Injuries
The truck and transportation industry is an essential industry in New York and the larger United States. Trucking has always been at the forefront of transportation of goods within the state and across borders. There are an estimated 3.6 million sales workers and truck drivers in New York. While this looks like a significant number, […]Read More 1 2 Next »