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First Responders May Get Workers’ Comp Benefits for PTSD

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

When you think of a person getting hurt in the workplace, you may imagine someone breaking a bone, hurting their back or suffering a concussion. However, a workplace injury can also be emotional or psychological in nature. Many workers, such as first responders, experience events during the course of their jobs that causes them… Read More »

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Possible Changes to Workers’ Compensation in 2019

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

The new year could bring about some changes to various state workers’ compensation programs. Instead of treating injured employees like claimants, they will be treated to a more customer-oriented experience to help them deal with their injuries as a whole. Injured employees can expect to receive better care tailored to their individual injuries, resulting… Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation Nightmare for Delta Airlines Employees

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

When employees are injured on the job, they expect that their employer will take care of them and help them obtain workers’ compensation benefits, which they are not only entitled to receive, but also required to receive under the law.  However, some employers will fight their workers to avoid paying up. This practice is… Read More »

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New York Workers’ Compensation Board Charged with Abuse of Power Over Text Message

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Technicalities can ruin an injured person’s workers’ compensation claim. Even something as seemingly minor such as not disclosing a text message can cause a claim to be denied, leaving a person without much-needed benefits. This recently happened in New York. The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York decided that the New… Read More »

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