Monthly Archives: December 2012

Protection Continues for Employers and NY Workers Compensation

A New York appeals court ruled in the case of New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens vs. Microtech Contracting Corporation. The ruling allows employers to retain NY workers compensation protection despite the violation of the U.S. Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.The employees injured in the initial incident on the job and sued the hospital in addition to Microtech, according to a recent article in Business Insurance. In the article, the hospital decided to file a separate action against the contractor, Microtech.The trial court dismissed the hospital's complaint in the end....
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Recent Study Displays Benefits to Change in NY Workers Compensation System

A recent article in Claims Journal demonstrates how the reforms set into place in 2007 New York workers compensation are reaching their goals. The latest study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) is the key to seeing the reforms reach their objectives.This recent study by the WCRI makes the fifth in a series that is keeping a close eye on the New York reforms. The plan states that the increase in benefits has led New York to achieve rates that are closer to national norms. The percentages of injured workers who receive benefits have also reduced.At Robert Golan, PC, we help you navigate the complex laws of workers compensation. As a Long Island workers compensation lawyer, we offer a free consultation to discuss your case....
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High New York Worker Compensation Assessments Report Released

According to a recent Insurance Journal article, New York worker compensation assessment rate is about five times the nation's average surcharge. The current 18.8 percent in New York doubles the tax of 8.8 in Minnesota, for example. The tax on workers compensation premiums funds New York's bloated system, according to the article.In the report, New York has increased the tax to employers over the last three years. The report discusses the increasing costs of providing workers compensation in New York.If you have suffered a work related injury, you can receive the benefits you need to support yourself and your family. Having these New York worker compensation assessments in place ensures that workers will receive the benefits they're entitled to when a claim is awarded....
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