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  • syracuse-workers-compensation-lawyer-bethany-nicoletti-at-mcv-law

    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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  • Kimberly Slimbaugh

    Social Security’s 80th Anniversary

    Today marks the 80th anniversary of the Social Security program. The program was signed into law by President Roosevelt in 1935 and was intended to provide “some measure of protection to the average citizen and to his family against the loss of a job and against poverty-ridden old age.” The program has served our nations workers ever since. Please continue to encourage our lawmakers of the need to protect and strengthen the program.…

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  • Gary Valerino

    Watch Your Speed! Troopers Ramping Up For “Speed Week Campaign”

    Across New York State, the State Police are currently in the midst of their annual “speed week” campaign, which runs through Tuesday, August 11th. According to the State Police, speed is a contributing factor in one out of every three motor vehicle accidents across the state.…

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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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  • Kimberly Slimbaugh

    United States Senate Considers Cuts To SSDI To Help Fund Highways

    This week the United States Senate will take up legislation to fund the nation’s highway system. Most of us think this is a good thing. However, we have learned that one or more of the amendments to the legislation…

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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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  • William W. Crossett

    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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  •  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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