Are You Owed More Workers’ Comp?
Have you received all that you’re owed from your Workers’ Compensation claim? As Workers’ Comp attorneys, we’re often contacted by people who have injured an extremity but believe their case has concluded because they were compensated for lost time from work and had their medical bills paid through Workers’ Compensation benefits. However, this doesn’t always… Read More
I Was Just In A Car Accident … What Should I Do?
Getting in a car accident can be a scary experience that leaves many people uncertain about what to do in the immediate aftermath. The first step is to call 911 so that the appropriate emergency personnel can be dispatched. Having the police respond will also ensure that an official report will be filed—a document that… Read More
The Truth Behind Car Insurance — Part One
In New York state, automobile insurance companies are required to provide no-fault benefits as part of every policy for the vehicles they insure. Also known as personal injury protection (PIP), these benefits cover medical expenses and a portion of lost wages regardless of who or what was to blame for causing the accident. If you’re… Read More
What The Latest Updates To COVID-19-Related Workers’ Compensation Guidelines Mean For You
In response to COVID-19, the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board made several policy and procedural changes to ensure that benefits for injured workers were not impacted. The guidelines were issued on March 16, 2020, for those making Workers’ Comp claims, attorneys, doctors, and insurance company representatives. On June 23, 2021, Governor Cuomo announced that… Read More
Don’t miss out on Workers’ Comp benefits—even if it’s years later
Regretting your decision to not pursue your Workers’ Compensation claim? It may not be too late. Sometimes injured workers will forego their Workers’ Compensation rights as a courtesy to their employers. Those employers are almost always indifferent to this decision. That leads to a situation where the worker forfeited their right to an insurance payment… Read More
When “No-Fault” Car Insurance Doesn’t Play Fair
If you’ve been injured in a motor vehicle accident, your own automobile insurance, often referred to as “no-fault” or personal injury protection (PIP), pays for your medical expenses—or at least it’s supposed to. Many car insurers, especially those you see a lot of advertising for on TV, will typically have you examined by a doctor… Read More