Workers Compensation

  • Carpal Tunnel Workers' Comp Benefits

    NY Workers' Compensation Benefits for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Worker Susceptibility and Symptoms Many jobs already involve the use of a computer. However, with much of the workforce transitioning to a "work from home" model, an increase in time spent working at a computer is anticipated. Long hours spent working at a computer can lead to the development of various occupational diseases.  One of the most common we see is carpal tunnel syndrome, which affects the hands and wrists.  Besides jobs that are performed on a computer, man

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  • Warehouse Injury - Workers' Compensation

    Warehouse Injury Lawyers in Syracuse, NY

    Workers' Compensation for Warehouse Workers: Common Injuries and Frequently Asked Questions The warehousing and transportation industry consistently experiences some of the highest injury and illness rates involving days away from work per 10,000 workers. While all warehouse and transportation jobs can be dangerous, some companies are more dangerous than others. For instance, recent studies have shown that Amazon warehouse and transportation workers suffer serious injuries at twice the rate o

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  • I Have a Workers' Compensation Hearing Coming Up. What Should I Do?

    Why Do I Have a Workers’ Compensation Hearing? Workers’ Compensation hearings can be scheduled for a number of reasons. The preparations needed for each hearing differ based on the issues being raised. A hearing can be scheduled at the request of you (the injured worker), your attorney or licensed representative, the insurance carrier, and in some cases the Workers’ Compensation Board. The hearing notice will indicate the purpose of your hearing and the specific issues or disputes being addr

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    How to File a Workers' Compensation Claim in New York State

    If you are injured or become ill as a result of your job, you may be entitled to Workers’ Compensation benefits. To file a claim, the first steps are to seek medical care and notify your employer that an injury or illness occurred. This must be done within 30 days or your claim may be rejected. If your injury or illness is an emergency, you should seek medical care immediately. A notification of the injury or illness to your employer should be made in writing, and you should keep a copy of any a

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  • Construction Injury Lawyers in Syracuse, New York - Why Workers Choose MCV Law

    Construction site injuries often involve more than one legal cause of action.  If you were injured in the course of your employment on a construction site, you have a Workers’ Compensation claim. MCV Law has over 40 years of experience handling Workers’ Compensation claims. In addition to your Workers’ Compensation claim, you may also have a Personal Injury claim against a third-party who caused your injury at the construction site under the Labor Law.  In construction claims, this may involve

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