Category Archives: Injuries at Work

Uncover the most common work injury types that take place in workplaces on Long Island and how our Workers’ Compensation attorney helps.

Work Injury Compensation for Construction Site Accidents

Every person who is working in the construction field is well aware of the fact they may be at risk of becoming a victim due to an accident. A construction site may pose numerous dangers. Accidents on these sites happen fast.The result of a construction site accident may include the following:
  • Bodily harm
  • Serious injury
  • Long or short term pain
If you have been involved in a construction site accident, you may be compensated for any injuries that have been caused by the accident. It may prove to be wise to seek legal assistance in order to receive compensation for any acquired medical bills.

Compensation for Construction Site Victims in New York

Compensation is available for those who are victims of a construction site accident in New York. At Robert Golan, PC, our Long Island injury lawyer is beneficial in assisting a victim in obtaining compensation for injuries.

Financial Compensation

If you or a loved one has...
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Returning To Light Duty After A Workers’ Compensation Injury

In the majority of states, if a worker files for Worker's Compensation benefits but is able to perform light duties, it is imperative that the employer permit the individual to return to the position he or she held previously, or an equivalent position.

What Does it Mean Compensation Wise to Return to Light Duty?

On the contrary, in some states, returning to work with a light duty status can signify that the employee will need to be paid Workers' Compensation to account for the difference in salary; meaning that the person needs to be earning the same amount as before. Unfortunately, there are some employers who will say they do not have any positions available that could be classified as "light" in an attempt not to pay Workers' Compensation.

Laws Change – How Does It Impact Permanent Disability Benefits?

Keep in mind that there are several states where the law has recently changed in...
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