The Workers’ Compensation system, inherited by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, is over a century old. The New York system does not compare well with Workers’ Compensation systems in other states. Independent research and studies, carried out by the Worker’s Compensation Research Institute, makes it clear that the New York system is extremely dysfunctional. This is due to a variety of factors, but special interest lobbying and a failure to address current worker needs and interests were the two main culprits behind the system’s decline.
Monthly Archives: January 2014
According to Queens work accident compensation lawyer, Robert Golan, PC, it is possible for an accident to occur at any time and at any place. Most accidents and injuries at the workplace are preventable when employees are taught how they are caused, as well as means to avoid accidents and protect themselves. While no employee would like to become injured while working, there are four prime injuries that could become a reality.