MCV Law Blog

  • William W. Crossett

    Suing Your Employer: Can an Injured Employee Sue their Employer?

    In New York State, the Workers’ Compensation Law is an employee’s sole legal remedy for an injury that occurs on the job. What this means is that an injured employee cannot sue a co-employee or employer for negligence…

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  • How Does Workers Comp Work

    How Does Workers’ Comp Work?

    Under the New York State Workers’ Compensation Law, there is a two-tier statute of limitations: Pursuant to Section 18 of the Law, you have 30 days from the date of accident or knowing that you have a work-related sickness or…

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  • William W. Crossett

    What if My Injury Occurs Off Premises?

    The law providers for Workers’ Compensation benefits for all injuries or illness that arise from or occur during the course of employment. This does not mean that the accident or illness has to occur at any particular place. Many people don’t work in a…

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  • What is Workers Compensation

    What is Workers’ Compensation?

    The New York State Workers’ Compensation Law is the exclusive remedy of an employee who is injured or made sick while at work in New York State. “Exclusive remedy” means that, by law, you cannot sue your employer for an injury or illness that…

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  • Is Workers Compensation Insurance Mandatory for Employers

    Is Workers’ Compensation Insurance Mandatory for Employers?

    In New York State, anyone with an employee is required to carry Workers’ Compensation insurance. If you are a sole owner or stockholder of a company, you do not need insurance for yourself, although it is required for…

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  • Injured in an Auto or Truck Accident While Working

    What if I am Injured in an Auto or Truck Accident While Working?

    If you are involved in a motor vehicle accident in the course of your employment, New York State provides No-Fault Benefits in addition to Workers’ Compensation Benefits. No-Fault Benefits are provided by the…

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  • Bethany Nicoletti

    MCV Law: What if I had More than One Employer When I Was Hurt?

    Many injuries cause workers to not only lose time from one job, but may also cause them to lose time from a second job. Under the law, the lost time from the second job is also compensable. This is known as…

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  • Richard Derrick

    What is Subrogation?

    If you have been involved in a car accident with property damage there is a chance that you have heard the term subrogation. You may not know what that means, or why someone is contacting you about the claim, but don’t be worried…

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  • Heather La Dieu

    Should I have Renter’s Insurance?

    Everyone who rents an apartment or a house should have renter’s insurance. And yet, if you are like most people, you probably do not have renter’s insurance. Most people are under the illusion that any damages will be…

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  • Heather La Dieu

    What Does Renter’s Insurance Cover?

    I recently discussed in the past on my blog that everyone who rents an apartment or a house should have renter’s insurance. A landlord’s insurance will only cover what a landlord owns, and will be limited to the land and…

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