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New York Tops the Charts With Highest Workers’ Compensation Costs in the Country

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Workers’ compensation insurance is a necessary expense for New York businesses that have employees. This insurance protects a company and pays for employees who suffer workplace injuries. However, the cost of carrying such insurance is outrageous. In fact, New York tops the charts for having the highest rates in the entire country. For a… 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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Common High-Dollar Workers’ Compensation Claims

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

When you think of workers’ compensation claims, you may think of carpal tunnel syndrome or back injuries. Workers’ compensation claims can come in all shapes and forms. Some may be relatively minor, while others are very costly, amounting to millions of dollars High-dollar claims are rare, but when they do occur, they cost companies… Read More »

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New York Man Charged With Workers’ Compensation Fraud

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

The workers’ compensation system works in strange ways. Sometimes those who truly need the benefits never receive them, while those who are attempting to defraud the system often receive benefits rather quickly with no issues. An investigation of a New York man’s workers’ compensation claim has led to fraud charges. The 49-year-old man now… Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation Premiums to Decrease for New York Businesses

By Michael Lawrence Varon, PLLC |

Owning a business is a dream come true for many New Yorkers. While being your own boss offers some degree of freedom as well as many other benefits, there are also exorbitant costs. There are taxes, payroll and other costs, but one of the priciest expenses is insurance. Those with employees must protect them… Read More »

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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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