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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?

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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    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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    What can I do when I am on Workers’ Compensation?

    Some typical questions include: Should I stay inside? Can I go to the grocery store? Can I drive? Can I watch my grandchildren? Can I mow my lawn? Should I cancel my vacation?…

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