Category Archives: Workers Compensation

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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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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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NY Work Compensation Granted for the Ill

On September 11, 2012, the government extended NY work compensation and health coverage for workers who developed cancer following the Trade Center attacks, according to a NY Daily News article.This follows the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act that was passed in 2010 for those individuals who got sick after the attacks. The Zadroga act allowed $4.2 billion for compensation and care. The Act, however, did not cover cancer because the connection was not clear.After Dr. John Howard confirmed several known carcinogens at the site, according to the article, cancer victims who can provide a doctor's opinion that their presence at Ground Zero resulted in cancer will receive NY work compensation....
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