Monthly Archives: November 2015

Understand the Claims Process in Workers’ Compensation Cases

To ensure that claims are obtained in Queens Workers' Compensation, after receiving medical treatment, it is an imperative to speak with a manager or administrator to discuss the incident and how the injury happened. You have to act promptly. An employer should receive the documented information within one month of the incident for which a claim is being filed. Submitting in writing is the best way to handle this. Once all the forms are complete in the workplace, it is time to file with the Board on Form Employee Claim (C-3). Send all appropriate forms and documents to the Board District Office that will handle the current claim. After two years, you will not receive Queens work injury compensation if the claimant (employee) has been aware the injury is related to work. Review the claims process below, according to the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board. Within 48 Hours A healthcare professional...
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Injuries Covered By New York Workers’ Compensation Laws

No matter what the degree of injury or illness, certain medical and non-medical criteria must be proven before Suffolk County Workers' Compensation can be paid to injured workers: The injured worker was employed by an employer required to carry Workers’ Compensation for its employees.

What is Required for Workers’ Compensation

The injured worker's job description and position were required to have Workers’ Compensation under New York Law. The injuries sustained were a direct result of the worker's performance on the job of his specified duties. Written Notice of the details of the injury or illness was sent to the employer within 30 days of the date of the incident. A Medical report listing the injury or illness was a result of the worker's performance of his job for the company.

Filing Counter Claims for Workers’ Compensation

Since employers and third parties involved in the Workers' Compensation claim process can file counter claims or other requests for proof...
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