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Am I Covered by New York’s Workers’ Compensation?

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Immigrant dairy farm workers are reporting intimidation and injuries, according to New York Upstate, but are farm workers’ eligible for workers’ compensation? The answer to that is yes, most likely. Most New York workers are covered by workers’ compensation. If you work for a for-profit company or business, whether you are a full-time, part-time,… Read More »

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Benefit Cuts Under New York Workers’ Compensation Reform

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

New York has had a strong workers’ compensation program for a number of years, and with New York’s recent budget approval, more good news is on the way for injured workers, or so proponents of the reform would have you believe. Reform has rarely meant good change, for the worker anyways. Often, workers’ compensation… Read More »

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Study Finds New York Construction Fatalities on the Rise

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) released a study entitled “Deadly Skyline” in early 2017 that has found disturbing evidence of employer safety violations that lead to worker deaths. The Committee found that construction deaths are increasing, non-union construction sites are more dangerous than union sites, Latino workers face higher… Read More »

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The Four Disability Classifications

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

When you suffer a workplace injury or illness, your medical bills should be covered by your employer’s workers’ compensation insurer. In addition to medical coverage, workers’ compensation pays for up to two-thirds of your average weekly wage. There are four classifications of workers’ compensation disability benefits, according to the New York Workers’ Compensation Board,… Read More »

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