It is common knowledge that Workers’ Compensation gives benefits to people that got hurt while working for anatomical injuries. These injuries can include breaking bones, being paralyzed, or even dying on the job because of a fall or other types of physical injury.Workers’ Compensation also covers benefits that help people who have “occupational diseases.” The workers contract these diseases from being exposed to chemicals, infirmities, or other substances during their time of employment on the job. Since Workers’ Compensation laws vary by the state, an injured employee should contact a lawyer that specializes in Workmen’s Compensation as soon as they can.
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Uncover the benefits of receiving Workers’ Compensation for injuries on Long Island.
Over the past decade, the State of New York has come up with comprehensive legislature to protect the rights of workers who get injured on the job. Previously, employers would suffer loss from their employee’s effort to secure compensation for such injuries. The animosity they felt towards such employees has been averted since employers can avoid such expenses by getting Workers’ Compensation insurance.Under the Workers’ Compensation law, any injury that results on industry premises, or while executing industry duties, may be compensated. In a situation where a worker does not file a Workers’ Compensation claim, they are likely to lose their rights to benefits and medical care.Workers’ Compensation law judges may assist employees who do not have an attorney. If the circumstances result in complicated cases, which the employer on different grounds contests most cases, and then you have to appeal, you can...
Unfortunately, legitimate Workers’ Compensation claims are often denied by an insurer, which leads the injured employee to hire a lawyer. Here are some of the main reasons why legitimate Workers’ Compensation claims may be denied:
- Lack of witness to incident
- Delayed report of injury
- The accident report and initial medical records conflict
- You did not pass a drug test
- Your claim was filed after employment termination
- Refusal to provide a recorded statement
- Refusal to sign medical authorizations