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Monthly Archives: August 2018

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Link Between Opioid Use And Workers’ Compensation Claim Costs

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

If you are ever injured at work, it’s good to know that workers’ compensation will be there when you need it. With the operating ratio below 100 percent for the past three years, this type of insurance has been profitable. Workers’ compensation is not without its issues, however. Rising health care costs, economic instability… Read More »

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Applications For Social Security Disability Benefits Have Reached New Lows

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

If you’ve been looking for a job recently, you’ve noticed that the economy is getting better. Jobs are becoming more plentiful. Everywhere you go, companies are hiring. This has helped people get off government benefits. Not only are fewer people on unemployment, but fewer people are receiving disability benefits as well. Instead of the… Read More »

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Battling Cancer? See How To Get Your Social Security Disability Claim Expedited

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Nobody wants to hear that they are battling cancer. While some types of cancer can be treated, sometimes cancer is so aggressive that it quickly leads to death. Some people have weeks to live, while others may have a few months, or maybe even a year or two. During this time, you may be… Read More »

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New York Workers’ Compensation Board Making Improvements For Injured Workers

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Injured workers often face barriers and delays when it comes to getting the medical treatment and benefits they need following a workplace accident. Each state has its own laws and requirements when it comes to treating injured workers and allowing them to receive benefits. Many states have issues with claim approvals, access to medical… Read More »

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