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The Most Common Work-Related Injuries in NY

New York is a place where there’s typically a lot of action. At all times of the day and night, you can find people working hard, which may account for the 129,000 nonfatal workplace injuries in the state in 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That number is a bit mind-blowing because it means that on any given day, New York workers have a pretty high chance of being hurt on the job. […]

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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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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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