Monthly Archives: May 2013

What to do when your Queens Workers Compensation Medical Care Claim is Denied

Claims for injuries in the workplace may be denied by the insurance company, but workplace compensation will not pay those bills unless a claim is accepted or if it is ordered by the courts. The insurance company might also be court ordered to cover the expenses. For this reason, it is difficult and takes a long time to have these medical bills paid if the insurance company is refusing to pay.Depending on what type of insurance a person is covered under, such as a government insurance agency or a spouse's insurance policy, people will still be able to get the treatment that they need. They will need to be informed that worker's compensation is not agreeing to pay for the procedure that is needed, and then it will be covered. These insurance companies will need more information about the worker's compensation case, and they may then take the step to...
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How Firefighters’ Long Island Workers Compensation Covers Injuries on the Job

Just like any other injured worker, firefighters who are injured on the job in Long Island, NY are entitled to workers compensation benefits. Workers Comp includes payment on medical treatment, doctors’ bills, a percentage of lost salary, and any necessary disability pay. If a worker's injury proves to be fatal, death benefits are also included in worker's comp. Firefighters have a very dangerous occupation that is known and sometimes fought in other states, work injury compensation Long Island should still be paid.In New York, both volunteer and apprentice firefighters are covered under worker's compensation benefits. Both part time and full time firefighters are covered for Long Island work injury compensation also. In other states, these laws are different so having them in place in New York is incredibly beneficial to firefighters.The workers compensation benefits are covered for injuries that were created during an actual fire or other on the...
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