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.

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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Next Steps to Receiving Compensation For Workplace Injuries (Carpel Tunnel)

No one asks to go to work and sustain an injury as a result. Nonetheless, these types of injuries do happen from time to time. Knowing this, you should also be aware of what a Queens Workers' Compensation attorney can do for you.

What to Do When You Have Carpel Tunnel Injuries from Job-Related Duties?

Imagine for a moment that you have sustained a carpel tunnel injury at work as a result of the tasks that you are being asked to do. What is the first thing that you are going to do as a result? Well, you should probably consider hiring a Queens work injury lawyer to help you with your case. While this may seem odd to some people, it is actually the most logical and rational first step to take. After all, such a professional knows the ins and outs of the law and can help guide you...
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