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Who is an “Employee” Under Workers’ Compensation Law?

Posted in NY Workers Compensation Claims, Uncategorized

The New York State Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) has specific guidelines which are used to determine who is considered an employee under New York State Workers’ Compensation Law (WCL). Under this law, all “employees” must be covered under a workers’ compensation insurance policy by his or her employer in order to be protected and receive… Continue Reading

9/11 Workers’ Compensation Registration Re-opens: Governor Cuomo Signs Bill

Posted in NY Workers Compensation Claims, Zadroga 9/11 Compensation Fund Claims

Last week Governor Cuomo signed an important new bill that re-opened 911 workers’ compensation registration and disability pensions for Ground Zero workers. The new registration deadline is set for September 11, 2014, but re-opens registration and filing for previously denied claims. Therefore, any 9/11 worker who was previously denied workers’ compensation because they failed to register… Continue Reading

What Are New York Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

Posted in Construction Accidents, NY Workers Compensation Claims, Uncategorized

In short, New York Workers’ Compensation benefits (sometimes referred to as Workmans’ Compensation or Workers’ Comp) is an employer paid insurance policy that pays cash and/or medical benefits to people who are injured or become sick as a result of circumstances that are directly related to the nature of their job. The employee may not… Continue Reading

Long Island Lawyer Presents Seminar on New York Workers’ Compensation Claims

Posted in Construction Accidents, Firm News & Events, NY Workers Compensation Claims

As I have done for a number of years now, I will be lecturing tomorrow at the Hilton Hotel in Melville to my fellow NY workers compensation lawyers on "Practice Tips & Ethical Considerations" under the New York State Workers Compensation Law.  I will be sharing info in my materials on the 2007 NY Workers" Compensation… Continue Reading