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New York Town to Pay Workers’ Comp for Medical Marijuana Treatment

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Many people are rejoicing now that marijuana, for recreational or medical use, is legal in most states. In New York, the drug is legal for medicinal purposes. As such, doctors are lenient in prescribing it for a variety of conditions, such as pain, anxiety and seizures. However, prescribing medical marijuana in workers’ compensation cases… Read More »

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Study Shows Injured Workers in New York Receiving Benefits Faster

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

If you have been injured in a workplace injury in New York, a study shows that there has been some positive trends when it comes to workers’ compensation benefits. The standout statistic is that most workers are receiving their first claim payment within three weeks of their injury. The Workers’ Compensation Research Institute recently… Read More »

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Be Wary of Veterans Benefits Scams

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Many men and women have fought for our country. Once they leave the military, they face another fight—earning enough money to survive. Desperate times call for desperate measures, which leads some veterans to trade benefits they will receive at some point in the future and receive compensation for them now. These schemes, which are… Read More »

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Taking on a Seasonal Job While Receiving Social Security Disability Benefits

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Christmas is upon us, and that means that many people are out shopping for gifts for their loved ones. Some enjoy shopping in brick and mortar stores, while others enjoy the ease and convenience of using their computer to shop online from the comfort of their own home. No matter how you shop, you… Read More »

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