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    SSA Request for Reconsideration Reinstated in New York

    Social Security is reinstating Reconsideration in New York beginning January 1, 2019. This is an intermediate level of appeal, requested after the initial denial of benefits for Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income benefits.

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    I Was Hurt at Work. When Will I Be Paid?

    You are entitled to lost wages if you are out of work for more than 7 days. While the Workers' Compensation system provides for lost wages due to a work-related injury or illness, it often takes a few weeks for you to receive your first check.

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  • workers comp medical treatment guidelines in ny by mcv law workers compensation lawyers near syracuse ny and watertown ny

    What are the Medical Treatment Guidelines?

    Medical Treatment Guidelines (MTG's) are a set of treatment guidelines issued by the New York State Workers' Compensation Board (WCB) that became effective in December 2010.

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    I'm Being Paid - Why Do I Need a Hearing?

    The insurance company may initiate payment to you while you are out of work without any direction by the court. However, it is always our practice to request a hearing if you are out of work. We do this for a few reasons.

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    What If I Am Unable to Earn My Full Wages After An Injury?

    If you return to work after an injury and suffer a reduction in earnings as a result of the injury, you are entitled to collect two-thirds of the difference in Workers’ Compensation benefits.

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