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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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    What are the advantages of a Medicare Set-Aside?

    In order to settle the medical portion of a Workers’ Compensation claim, we are sometimes required to take into account Medicare’s interest. This requires us to obtain a Medicare Set-Aside. While this may seem confusing and unfamiliar…

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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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  • 3 Reasons Why You Should Have an Attorney

    3 Reasons Why You Should Have an Attorney

    Potential clients often ask us whether or not they need an attorney. The short answer to this question is no, injured workers are not required to have an attorney. However, there are 3 key reasons why we believe injured workers should have an attorney.…

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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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    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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    Just what is Medical treatment and how do I find it?

    The law says that an injured worker is entitled to causally-related medical treatment. This simply means medical treatment related to an injury or illness that occurred at work. In the real world, this means that you can…

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    Is it Disability, Compensation or Something Else?

    Often people call MCV Law requesting help with a “Disability Case. “ They are injured, unable to work and looking for help to pay the day-to-day bills. The first thing the Attorneys and Staff at MCV Law do is listen.…

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  • 6 Things to Know about Independent Medical Exams

    6 Things to Know about Independent Medical Exams

    1. Do I have to attend? Yes, the insurance carrier is entitled to have you examined by their doctor. If you do not attend it will harm your case. Your benefits may be stopped, and your treatment and prescriptions suspended…

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  •  5 Things Every Newly-Injured Worker Should Know

    5 Things Every Newly -Injured Worker Should Know

    1. The New York Workers’ Compensation System is driven by medical evidence. 2. If you are injured at work, see a doctor right away, and continue to see the doctor while you are out of work.…

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