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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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The Increase in Workers’ Compensation Benefits in New York

Within the past few years, the medical and indemnity costs have continued to increase, but New York has decided to do something about this issue for individuals that receive Workers’ Compensation in Queens. It was recently announced that the New York State Department of Financial Services decided to approve an increase in the Workers’ Compensation loss costs, according to Insurance Journal, and this 5.9% increase will take effect in October 2015. (more…)...
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