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.
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Uncover the benefits of receiving Workers’ Compensation for injuries on Long Island.
Cardiovascular diseases are covered by social security disability benefits granted by the Social Security Administration. Benefits are available no matter if you have had the condition since you were a child or developed it later. That means if you or a loved one has a heart or circulatory disease, you may want to apply for disability benefits, including caretaker benefits, if eligible.
How Nassau Workers’ Compensation Covers Cardiovascular DisabilityA stressful job certainly does a lot to increase your risk of having a cardiac event like a heart attack. Conditions like these and the treatments, such as surgery, can make it hard for you to get back to work. Moreover, you may become depressed. There are a number of reasons you may not be able to return to work directly when you have cardiovascular issues, which is why benefits may be important for both you and your family.
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Workplace accidents happen all the time. Regardless of how hard we try to prevent them, things can still go wrong. After a severe workplace accident, questions have to be asked and reports have to be filed. Under the Workers’ Compensation Law, if a worker is hurt or injured during the course of performing their job, the place of employment is responsible for the medical costs the worker may incur while in recovery.Workers’ compensation benefits may also be granted to the employee on a weekly basis to replace the regular income lost while absent from work. The amount of compensation that can be received depends on the employee’s average weekly wage and the extent of the injury.A medical report needs to be filed with the Workers’ Compensation Board before benefits are granted. The report needs to confirm that the incident is work related. Accidents suffered while traveling to and from work...