Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Top Most Dangerous Jobs for Accidents in the Workplace

Despite the fact that they are subject to a variety of government regulations designed to ensure worker safety and that numerous oversight agencies are responsible for creating rules governing them, there are still some job sites high on the list of dangerous places to be.While any job can have health hazards and potential dangers, it is true that some are simply more dangerous than others. Our Long Island work injury compensation lawyer knows about the risks inherent to various occupations and helps you seek compensation if you were injured on the job.

What Are the Most Dangerous Jobs?

According to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, here are some of the most dangerous jobs in the country:- Loggers, who need to stay clear of falling trees, operate sharp cutting equipment and work in rugged terrain each day. - Construction laborers, who use dangerous equipment, power tools and often work at...
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Key Things to Know About Worker’s Compensation Insurance

We have some Q & A action in this blog post where we dive in deep to look at your questions.

Do you often wonder who will cover your medical bills if you have experienced an injury as the result of a workplace accident?

The Worker's Comp insurance company with whom your employer has a policy is 100 percent responsible for all medical charges connected to your work injury considered reasonable and necessary. You pay no deductibles or co-pays. You are never responsible for paying any part of your medical costs, including ambulance service, physicians, hospital stays, tests, crutches, physical therapy and prescription medications. All medical expenses outlined as necessary and reasonable in the Workers' Compensation Board Medical Guidelines are covered.Once you inform your medical provider that your injury is work-related, he or she cannot ever demand direct payment from you or your regular medical insurance policy. Don't be intimidated. A judge...
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Is the Workmans’ Compensation System Going Downhill Towards Disaster?

Over the last 10 years, many states have been dismantling the Workers' Comp system of America with myriad disastrous consequences for several hundreds of thousands of citizens who have suffered serious injuries and implications during work every year. This occurrence has been found and reported after the completion of an NPR and ProPublica investigation. The cutbacks have been extremely drastic in certain places, even to a point that it's virtually guaranteed that workers who sustain an injury would fall into poverty.

A Constant Battle or Is There Hope for Workers’ Compensation?

Workers battle insurance companies on a regular basis for years so that they are able to attain the prescriptions, surgeries and the assistance doctors recommend for them.Often passed underneath the strict banner of "reform," the modifications have been pushed by insurance companies and big businesses on the false pretenses that costs are severely out of control. In reality, employers are paying...
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