Mediation has evolved as a very successful way of reaching a settlement in Workers' Compensation cases. The main reason seems to be that the process for mediation fits well into the existing Workers' Compensation system on Long Island. While mediation is gaining in popularity, it's never in the best interest of an injured worker to attend settlement mediation without an experienced Workers' Compensation lawyer to protect their rights.
Monthly Archives: June 2016
For employers on Long Island and throughout the state of New York, Workers’ Compensation insurance plans offer protection for most of the expenses you may incur when employees are injured on the job.These expenses include:
- Medical care injury or illness as long as it is directly related to performance of duties on the job
- Temporary or permanent disability payments to the employee if the injury or illness prevents them from working
- Death benefits for the employee’s family if the injury or illness leads to the death of the employee