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  • Warehouse Injury - Workers' Compensation

    Warehouse Injury Lawyers in Syracuse, NY

    Workers' Compensation for Warehouse Workers: Common Injuries and Frequently Asked Questions The warehousing and transportation industry consistently experiences some of the highest injury and illness rates involving days away from work per 10,000 workers. While all warehouse and transportation jobs can be dangerous, some companies are more dangerous than others. For instance, recent studies have shown that Amazon warehouse and transportation workers suffer serious injuries at twice the rate o

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    Eviction Lawyers in Auburn, NY

    If you are a landlord with properties in the Auburn, NY area, you know that Landlord-Tenant Law in New York State is complex. Landlords are faced with a difficult set of challenges, from legislative updates and property taxes to a complicated, confusing eviction process. Evictions can be frustrating. Luckily, the MCV Law Landlord Services team is here to help. Our experienced eviction attorneys serve landlords and property owners throughout the city of Auburn, the Finger Lakes, and the greate

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    How to Start an Eviction in New York State

    Types of Eviction Cases Landlord-Tenant Law in New York is complex. The exact steps to take to evict a tenant will depend on the particular grounds for the eviction. If a tenant is not paying their rent, you may start a nonpayment case to sue them for payment, and ask the Court to evict the tenant if they still do not pay. To evict a tenant or occupant for a reason other than nonpayment of rent, such as activity that violates their lease agreement and/or staying past their month-to-month lease

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  • How to Prove Negligence in a Slip and Fall Incident in New York

    What Do I Need to Prove If I've Been Injured in a Slip and Fall Incident in New York? If you were injured in a slip and fall incident in New York State, you may be wondering what you need to prove in order to successfully pursue a Personal Injury claim. Slip and fall accidents can result in serious injuries, and it is important to understand your legal rights and options. Property owners have a duty to keep their premises reasonably safe and to warn visitors of any known hazards that may not b

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  • Can You Collect Social Security Disability Benefits and Workers' Compensation Benefits at the Same Time?

    Workers' Compensation Offset If you are eligible, it is possible to receive both Workers' Compensation and Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits at the same time. However, if you are receiving Workers' Compensation benefits and file for SSD benefits, your SSD benefits may be reduced. Social Security law provides that you may only receive up to 80% of your average current earnings (ACE) between SSD and Workers' Compensation. If your SSD and Workers' Compensation benefits are over 80% of your

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