Workers Compensation FAQ

  • Syracuse, NY Workers' Comp Law Firm

    How to Get Your Medical Bills Covered by NY Workers' Compensation

    One of the first and most important questions we are asked by potential clients who have suffered a work-related injury or illness is “How do I get my medical bills paid?” Receiving proper medical attention and obtaining proper medical care is one of the most important first steps in recovering from a work-related injury. An employee injured in the course of employment or suffering from a work-related illness should first understand that medical care is provided through the Workers’ Compensat

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  • New York Workers' Compensation Appeals Law Firm

    Why Was My Workers' Compensation Claim Denied?

    New York Workers’ Compensation claims can be denied by the insurance company for a variety of reasons.  One of the common denial reasons we see is when the insurance carrier is still investigating a claim.  They may file a denial to buy some time to complete their investigation.  Once their investigation is complete, if they are satisfied the requirements of the law have been met, they may change their position and accept a claim. Other common denial reasons include: lack of medical evidence

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  • Workers compensation death claims who may be entitled to benefits what makes claims difficult to pursue how mcv law can help

    Workers' Compensation Death Claims in New York State

    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

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  • NY Workers' Comp Settlement

    Is Workers' Compensation Paid Weekly or in a Lump Sum?

    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

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  • Construction Injuries and Workers Compensation Frequently Asked Questions image of lawyer bethany nicoletti near syracuse ny

    Construction Injuries and Workers' Compensation: Frequently Asked Questions

    You should file a Workers’ Compensation claim for your illness.  This is known as an Occupational Disease claim.

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