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 Workers’ Compensation Benefits Expanding in New York
As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, New York has begun to institute changes in workers’ compensation benefits. This past Memorial Day, New York’s governor, Andrew Cuomo, made an announcement that revealed that families of public employees who work the frontline and die of Covid-19 would be allowed to receive benefits that are normally available […]Read More What happens if I am Injured on a Construction Site?
Construction site jobs pose a great risk with it being one of the most dangerous jobs. The greatest danger comes from falls, which can lead to broken bones or fractures. If you or someone you love was injured, you may wonder about the value of a settlement. Injuries where you need long-term care will have […]Read More