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Third-Party Claims: Maximizing Compensation Beyond NY Workers’ Comp

In the realm of workplace injuries, navigating the landscape of compensation can be complex. While New York State offers robust workers’ compensation benefits to employees who suffer injuries on the job, there are situations where seeking additional compensation may be possible through third-party claims. Understanding the nuances of third-party claims and their potential to maximize compensation is crucial for injured workers seeking full recovery. In this article, we delve into the realm of third-party claims […]

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The Role of Social Media in NY Worker’s Compensation Claims

In an era dominated by digital communication, the impact of social media on various aspects of our lives is undeniable. When it comes to navigating the complex landscape of New York Worker’s Compensation claims, understanding the role of social media can be a crucial element in securing a favorable outcome. The Double-Edged Sword of Social Media Social media platforms provide an open window into our daily lives, allowing friends, family, and even strangers to gain […]

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Injured in a NY Scaffolding Accident? What to Know

Construction is one of the most physically demanding jobs out there. It also happens to be one of the most dangerous. Construction workers are injured on the job every year in large numbers due to various causes. One of those causes is scaffolding. If you got injured in a scaffolding accident in New York, it’s vital to understand the process and what you are entitled to. Read on to find out what you need to […]

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Injured at Work? How to Get NY Workers Compensation

Thousands of people are supported by worker’s compensation each year in New York when they are injured while working. It’s a great thing to rely on, but it can be a complex matter to navigate, especially when trying to recover from an injury. If you have recently suffered an accident at work – or you know someone who has and who wants to apply for worker’s compensation – there’s a lot to know. Here is […]

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What To Do If a Co-Worker Causes Your NY Injury

When you’re injured on the job, it may be assumed that you’re only entitled to worker’s compensation. However, if you were injured due to the negligence of a coworker, then worker’s comp may not be your only option. You could deserve more. Employee errors and negligence happen every day in the United States. They account for most of the injuries that happen on the job. Here’s what you need to know and what to do […]

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NYC Worker’s Comp Board Nods to COVID as Occupational Disease

For many people, workers’ compensation in the age of COVID-19 is a big concern. For New Yorkers who have been at the heart of this pandemic, the fear of contracting COVID at work is something they live with every day. Although New York has not officially recognized COVID-19 as an occupational disease, the Workers’ Compensation board agrees that in many cases there is a direct link between a person’s job and an increased risk of […]

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Top Workers Compensation Claims in New York

Nobody expects to be injured on the job. In fact, many employers dedicate a large portion of their budget to educating employees on safe practices and in safety codes. Yet in every state across the nation, worker’s compensation insurance plans continue processing tens of thousands of cases every year. The Workers’ Compensation Board in New York, for instance, reported 99,755 total established workers compensation claims – or claims in which the WCB has recognized an […]

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