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Workers’ Compensation Law 101: The Basics

Workers’ Compensation was instituted to help a person who has been injured on the job. The employer is liable by law to carry Workers’ Compensation for just that purpose. You may receive benefits for medical expenses, lost work hours and wages, and if you require any type of rehabilitation, that is also covered.Most workers that have been injured will qualify for benefits. However, there are exceptions where a person may be denied. If this is the case, most of these workers will contact a personal injury attorney to help with his or her case.

Know What Workers’ Compensation Is Available For Your State

There are so many legal terms that people, in general, do not understand nor do they have a need to understand them. What you do need to be aware of is the laws for your state as they can vary from...
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Injuries Covered By New York Workers’ Compensation Laws

No matter what the degree of injury or illness, certain medical and non-medical criteria must be proven before Suffolk County Workers' Compensation can be paid to injured workers:The injured worker was employed by an employer required to carry Workers’ Compensation for its employees.

What is Required for Workers’ Compensation

The injured worker's job description and position were required to have Workers’ Compensation under New York Law.The injuries sustained were a direct result of the worker's performance on the job of his specified duties.Written Notice of the details of the injury or illness was sent to the employer within 30 days of the date of the incident.A Medical report listing the injury or illness was a result of the worker's performance of his job for the company.

Filing Counter Claims for Workers’ Compensation

Since employers and third parties involved in the Workers' Compensation claim process can file counter claims or other requests for proof...
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Why Workers’ Compensation Benefits are Often Discontinued or Not Approved for

According to NYS law, if you are hurt or become disabled while on the job, you are entitled to receive workman's compensation. If, at any time, during this period, you find out that your benefits are going to be terminated, and you are still unable to perform your on-the-job duties, you need to contact a Suffolk County Workers' Compensation attorney. Our attorney, Robert Golan, PC is trained in every aspect of the law governing disability and work tirelessly to see to it that you receive the benefits you are entitled to. (more…)...
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