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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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    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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  • Getting Prescription Medications

    Getting Prescription Medications

    It is a fact of life in the world of New York State Workers’ Compensation that getting medication is not as easy as your everyday trip to the pharmacy to pick up a prescription. One of the main reasons for this is the number of parties…

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    The Insurance Company is Paying Me “Without Prejudice”, Now What?

    Many times, the carrier will issue payments to you without prejudice. This means that the carrier is taking advantage of Section 21-a of the NYS Workers Compensation Law. Section 21-a allows the carrier to pay you without accepting your case…

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    Quick Answers By MCV Law: Just What Is The Average Weekly Wage

    The Average Weekly Wage (AWW) is one of the most important issues in your case. The AWW determines how much you will be paid in the event that you are out of work for a work-related injury. The higher the AWW, the higher your rate of pay…

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    Quick Answers By MCV Law: Just What Is New York Workers’ Compensation Law?

    New York’s Workers Compensation Law is an employee’s only remedy for injuries arising “out of or in the course of employment”. This means that if you are injured or hurt while at work or develop a sickness or disease that is caused by your employment, you are entitled to…

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  • William W. Crossett

    My Two Cents on Respect and Our Mission

    Recently, a significant part of the national conversation has been about respect. Respect for Black and Hispanic lives, respect for those accused of crimes, and respect for police and law enforcement officials. Certainly, this conversation is important and overdue.…

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