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Injured New York Woman Collects $26,000 in Benefits While Working as a Realtor

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

When you are injured in the workplace, your company typically files a workers’ compensation claim so you can receive benefits while you are unable to work. While you are receiving these benefits, you cannot be working—at the same company or anywhere else. If you work and earn money while receiving workers’ compensation benefits, you… Read More »

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Former USPS Worker Falsely Obtained $160K In Benefits

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

When people are injured and unable to work, there are several government agencies that offer benefits to help compensate these people for being unable to work. Unfortunately, many people take advantage of these benefits. They are approved for workers’ compensation benefits but continue to work at the same time. This “double-dipping” is a form… Read More »

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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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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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Social Media Gets Bartender Arrested For Workers’ Compensation Fraud

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Most people use Facebook, Twitter or some other social media program to connect with others. Many people, however, do not use these apps appropriately. Some tend to overshare on them, and, in some cases, doing so may be illegal. When a person applies for government benefits, such as unemployment, disability or workers’ compensation, they… Read More »

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9/11 Government Inspector Denied Workers’ Compensation Benefits

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Nearly 3,000 people were killed and more than 6,000 others were injured in the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001. But those weren’t the only victims. Many paramedics, firefighters, inspectors and other workers at the site of the World Trade center became sick years later from the hazardous materials. These workers qualified… Read More »

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Pharmacy Spending Decreasing In Workers’ Compensation Claims

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Over prescribing drugs is a huge issue in our society. To treat pain, doctors tend to rely on prescription medications instead of other treatments. While sometimes these drugs are the most effective remedy available, they are not a cure for the person’s pain. After a while, the pain is immune to the drugs. The… Read More »

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New York Woman Faces Workers’ Compensation Fraud Charges

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

A number of people find it easy to take advantage of government programs, such as workers’ compensation. Some people who are injured on the job like to double dip—they’ll work another job or start their own business while continuing to collect workers’ compensation benefits. They often go to great lengths to hide this side… Read More »

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Man Faces Criminal Charges For Workers’ Compensation Theft

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

A person who is injured in the workplace may be able to receive workers’ compensation benefits until their death, depending on the circumstances. However, it’s unheard of for a person to continue to receive benefits after they have passed away. A New York man is facing petit larceny charges for stealing the workers’ compensation… Read More »

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New York Man Faces Workers’ Compensation Fraud Charges

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

There are many people who are truly injured on the job and have their workers’ compensation claims denied. Then there are those who suffer injuries outside of the workplace and get their claims approved. Because of this, workers’ compensation fraud affects everyone. And it’s becoming more and more popular as people try to cash… Read More »

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