What Is Workers’ Compensation?

You’ve been seriously injured on the job and it’s preventing you from returning to work. Now you have questions about Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability. You aren’t alone. Each year, thousands of hardworking New Yorkers are struggling to navigate this complicated process. Our legal team is here to help answer your questions. What Is … Continue reading “What Is Workers’ Compensation?”

What happens after you’re denied Social Security Disability?

What is Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)? Social Security Disability Insurance is a monthly benefit you receive if you become totally disabled before you age into regular Social Security retirement. In order to qualify to receive SSDI benefits, you must have worked a certain amount of years (minimum credit requirement-which varies depending on your age … Continue reading “What happens after you’re denied Social Security Disability?”

Worker’s Compensation Board Proposes Drastic Changes to Schedule Loss of Use Awards to be Implemented January 2018

New changes expected staring 1/1/18 To begin…schedule loss of use awards are lump sum awards provided to injured workers when they have an injury to an extremity that results in a permanent disability (this excludes neck, back, low back and organs).  Each body part has a different amount of weeks and the percentage of loss … Continue reading “Worker’s Compensation Board Proposes Drastic Changes to Schedule Loss of Use Awards to be Implemented January 2018”