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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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  • Workers' Comp and the Proposed NY State Budget

    It is absolutely essential that the Legislature and the Governor hear RIGHT NOW that there should be no Workers’ Compensation “package” in the budget, and most certainly not along the lines being proposed by the Business Council.…

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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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    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • William W. Crossett

    Our Predictions for New York Workers Compensation in 2015

    The Team at MCV Law and I have put together our predictions for New York Workers’ Compensation in 2015. In 2015 injured workers /claimants will see:…

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