Insight you can trust from New York workers’ compensation lawyers
Understanding your rights when you’re hurt on the job can be difficult. The workers’ compensation system is complex and can be obscure for people who don’t engage with it every day. Unfortunately, employers and workers’ compensation insurance companies often take advantage of that confusion to stop injured workers from exercising their rights.
We’ve made an effort to demystify the workers’ compensation process through our articles on various common issues in the New York workers’ compensation system. Remember, these articles are general information, not specific advice on your individual situation. If you need help with a workers’ compensation claim, we strongly encourage you to contact us for a free consultation with one of our attorneys.
The workers’ compensation system dates to a time when most work was outside the home. But a century later, remote work is increasingly common – and workers have questions about whether it still applies. Here’s what you need to know.
When you’re hurt on the job, you need the right attorney to move your claim forward through the New York workers’ compensation system. Find out what to look for and how to choose the best workers’ compensation lawyer for you.
There is a lot of misinformation out there about injured workers’ rights in New York, and having represented thousands of them, we’ve heard it all. Here are the key mistakes to avoid when you’ve been hurt on the job.
You don’t have to go into the workers’ compensation process alone. In a free consultation with an attorney, you’ll get answers to your questions and a sense of the scope and value of your claim. Here’s how to prepare for your consultation.
In general, workers’ compensation does not apply to your commute to and from work – this is called the “Coming and Going Rule.” However, various exceptions can apply if your injury was causally linked to your employment.
In New York, unlike many other states, you have the right to choose your doctor for a work injury. Our attorneys explain your legal rights and what the insurance company can and cannot do.