Driving In Bad Weather Conditions

Driving In Bad Weather Conditions

At all times, drivers must exercise caution behind the wheel. This principle applies no matter what type of vehicle you are driving, no matter what day of the week, and no matter what time it is. Private citizens must also follow the rules of the road set forth by the city, county, and state within […]

Knee Injuries In Automotive Accidents

Knee Injuries In Automotive Accidents

Suffering knee injuries not only causes intense pain and severely affect your everyday activities including limiting your ability to go to work, complete basic chores and extracurricular activities. Those who suffer pain as a result of being involved in an accident may need to be checked out by the doctor for post-accident symptoms like soreness, […]

What To Do After Colliding With A Truck

What To Do After Colliding With A Truck

If you’ve driven next to a commercial truck or have seen a big truck crash into car, you may be worried what would happen if you had the misfortune of being such a collision. You’re not alone in your concerns. Injuries in an 18-wheeler crash can range in severity. You may suffer whiplash or forms […]

Benefits for Injured Drivers

Benefits for Injured Drivers

Getting injured at work can leave you with extensive medical bills and reduced ability to work. In New York, laws are in place to make sure you are able to pay these bills, recover lost wages, and obtain disability benefits if returning to work isn’t possible. An accident with another vehicle can be catastrophic, not […]

Workers’ Compensation for Drivers

Workers' Compensation for Drivers

In New York, workers’ compensation laws are in place to ensure that every employee who suffers an injury during the course of their work receives benefits to cover their losses. In order to make a claim under these laws, the injuries must have occurred as a result of off-site work related tasks or operations while […]

Work Injury Hazards During Winter

Work Injury Hazards During Winter

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), outdoor work environments pose a variety of work injury hazards. The specific hazards vary depending on the type of work being done, geography, and season. Work injury risks also depend on the lengths of time each worker is exposed to outdoor cold temperatures, snow, […]

Recovering Compensation for Lost Wages

Recovering Compensation for Lost Wages

If you were injured in a car accident, or some other accident caused by another person’s negligence, you will likely be eligible for financial compensation, even if your employer pays you for the missed days of work. Typically, compensation covers the costs of medical treatment, hospitalizations, and prescription medications. It also covers lost wages, which […]

Warehouse Workers & Musculoskeletal Disorders

Warehouse Workers & Musculoskeletal Disorders

Major national vendors deliver thousands of packages to consumers across the country every day. Customers expect to be able to place an order and have their package delivered within a day or two. For the warehouse workers responsible for preparing these packages, this can involve a great deal of lifting, bending, twisting, and running for […]

Window Washing Injuries & Falls from Heights

Window Washing Injuries & Falls from Heights

As you might imagine, window washers are prone to a great deal of accidents. This is because window washers work at high altitudes, doing risky work. Many window washing accidents and deaths are caused by faulty or insufficient safety devices. Building owners that employ window washers can be liable for failure to equip these workers […]

Types of Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Types of Workers’ Compensation Benefits

The workers’ compensation framework in New York covers the majority of medical expenses for employees injured in workplace incidents. In addition, the State’s workers’ comp program provides compensation for permanent and temporary disabilities, support for deceased workers, and limited funeral expenses. Each state has its own version of workers’ compensation statutes, which the majority of […]