Although the visible wounds from a traumatic head or brain injury may heal quickly, they often leave behind debilitating consequences, which may linger for a lifetime. If you were involved in a work accident where you were not at fault and suffered a head or brain injury, you may be eligible to file a claim resulting in monetary compensation. Speaking to a Suffolk County work accident compensation lawyer should be your first step in starting this legal process.
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Uncover the benefits of receiving Workers’ Compensation for injuries on Long Island.
Nassau workers compensation attorney professionals are kept busy when there are accidents on the job. A Nassau work injury compensation lawyer will want to know all the details about how an employee was injured. This list shows the ten most common ways an employee is injured on the job.1. Violence On The Job – There are arguments that can lead to physical attacks. Training should be given to all employees on avoiding violence on the job.2. Injuries From Repetitive Movements – Using a computer or typing on a regular basis can cause carpal tunnel syndrome, back pain and vision problems. Employees should be trained to use ergonomic equipment to help avoid these types of injuries.3. Entanglement In A Machine – Using heavy machinery and equipment can cause these accidents. It is always recommended that employees wear the proper protective gear.4. Accidents In Vehicles – This type of injury occurs...
The Workers’ Compensation system, inherited by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, is over a century old. The New York system does not compare well with Workers’ Compensation systems in other states. Independent research and studies, carried out by the Worker’s Compensation Research Institute, makes it clear that the New York system is extremely dysfunctional. This is due to a variety of factors, but special interest lobbying and a failure to address current worker needs and interests were the two main culprits behind the system’s decline.