Category: Work Injury

What to Do If My Workers’ Comp Claim Is Denied?

When the Workers’ Compensation Board of New York denies your claim for workers’ compensation, it can be a frustrating feeling. You’ll likely wonder what to do if your workers’ comp claim is denied, particularly if you believe you did everything right in filing your claim. It’s important...

Can You Sue If You Get Burned at Work?

“Can you sue if you get burned at work?” is a common question when it comes to employee injury claims. A large number of people are injured each year as the result of burns in the workplace. While every employer is legally required to maintain a safe workplace environment, accidents like this...

What is the Average Settlement for Workers’ Compensation?

Average settlements for workers’ compensation vary greatly, depending on many factors, but a workers’ comp lawyer can help you get the maximum amount you are entitled to.

The average settlement cost for a workers’ compensation claim is about $40,000, according to ...

How Much Do Construction Accident Lawsuit Settlements Pay Out?

If you or a family member has been severely injured in a worksite accident, you may wonder how much do construction accident lawsuit settlements pay out? The value of a case varies, based on the facts. The more serious the injury, the greater the long-term impact, the higher the case value, and the ...

If You Get COVID at Work Can You Get Workers’ Comp?

New York was the world’s focus due to the coronavirus, and if you contracted it, you might wonder whether if you get COVID at work, can you get workers’ comp? Workers’ compensation benefits can cover those who become ill because of a disease or infection they contracted at work. The biggest st...

What Happens After I Reach MMI Under New York Law?

When you’ve been injured on the job and can’t work, your medical expenses and a portion of your weekly wages are typically paid through workers’ compensation. But at some point, your doctor will examine you and decide that you have reached maximum medical improvement, or MMI. Th...

Does Workers’ Comp Count as Income?

Does workers’ comp count as income for your taxes? The money you get as workers’ compensation benefits is, generally, not income that can be taxed under federal, state, and local income tax codes. However, tax codes change, so you should contact our office, an accountant, or your tax preparer to...

Is Amazon a Safe Place to Work?

Packages may regularly arrive at your door from this online retail giant. Some of us know that workers in this industry may be at risk during the COVID-19 pandemic. We might wonder, is Amazon a safe place to work? Amazon has become a lifeline for many of us stuck at home due to the pandemic. We eit...

What is a Section 32 Settlement in New York?

A Section 32 settlement in New York is an agreement between an injured worker and their employer's insurance company or a third-party administrator responsible for processing workers' compensation payments. This agreement is a mutually-agreed-upon contract between injured laborer and employer guaran...