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Front-line Workers Must Prove They Contracted Coronavirus On The Job To Receive Workers’ Comp – Gotham Gazette

(Photo: Michael Appleton/Mayor's Office.) Infected front-line workers, from hospitals to groceries, are being asked to prove they contracted the coronavirus on the job in order to receive workers’ compensation and death benefits, according to the Gotham Gazette. Union leaders and elected officials told the outlet that New York state’s workers’ compensation law requires these essential employees Read More >>

Injured Workers Have Third-Party Option After Work Comp

Work injuries are life-changing and still all too common in America. Injured workers wonder if they will ever return to work, how they will pay for extended care and rehabilitation, and who will pay the bills while they recover.   Workers' Compensation Today, workers’ compensation insurance is available in all 50 states and covers some medical care and lost income. But with workers’ comp Read More >>

New York Workers’ Compensation Board revises Medical Treatment Guidelines effective March 1, 2013

The New York Workers’ Compensation Board has implemented changes to the 2010 Medical Treatment Guidelines as of March 1, 2013.  There is now a provision that will allow for 10 annual sessions of “maintenance care” for claimants who have reached maximum medical improvement. For our clients who have been classified with a permanent partial or permanent total disability, this is a significant new Read More >>