Workers Compensation FAQ
Posted at: 5/26/2023 12:00 PM
Families lose so much when a loved one dies as a result of a workplace accident or illness. They should not have to lose income too. The Workers’ Compensation Law provides death benefits to family members to replace the lost wages of their loved one. This benefit may be payable to a widow, minor children, parents, or other family members. Unfortunately, due to the complexity of death claims and their potential payouts, insurance companies often deny death claims, which can mean litigation and
Posted at: 5/23/2023 12:00 PM
How often do Workers' Compensation benefits get paid out in New York? In New York State, Workers' Compensation benefits are generally paid biweekly, or in certain scenarios, in the form of a lump sum. Workers' Compensation pays lost wages while you are out of work for a work-related injury. Generally, lost wages are calculated weekly, but are typically paid biweekly during your disability period. Your payments are based on your average weekly wage at the time of injury and your degree of dis
Posted at: 10/31/2022 12:00 PM
You should file a Workers’ Compensation claim for your illness. This is known as an Occupational Disease claim.
Posted at: 1/17/2022 5:02 PM
It has been nearly two years since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and with the new Omicron variant spreading rapidly, workers all over New York State continue to be at risk of contracting this virus every day they go to work. We are additionally beginning to see the longer term effects the virus might have on those who were infected.
Posted at: 12/17/2021 10:00 AM
The outcome of a Workers’ Compensation claim — and the amount of award received — can vary significantly from case to case. It is crucial to select the right attorney who understands your worth and will fight for the benefits you deserve.