The Law Office of Kathryn M. Kirsch

N.Y. State Workers' Compensation and Work Related Injury

On The Job

Your job and your future can be severely impacted by an on the job injury. Kathryn Kirsch can advise you of your rights and options at every turn in the process.


If you're injured during your employment you have the right to New York State Workers' Compensation benefits. Find out exactly what those rights are by contacting Kathryn Kirsch for a free consultation.

Experience and Results

If you hire Kathryn Kirsch, you will have a respected attorney with over 20 years of experience in your corner. If you are looking for a small firm with a personal focus, you have come to the right place. Don't get lost in the large firm shuffle, call Kathryn today!

Respect and Professionalism

Reputations are built over time and respect is garnered only by those who earn it. Kathryn Kirsch has earned the respect of her colleagues and clients by providing passionate representation in a professional manner for more than two decades.

Claims Process

The copious paperwork involved in a claim filed through the NYS Workers' Compensation system can be overwhelming. Let Kathryn Kirsch and her team handle the stressful details for you so you can focus on getting back on your feet.

NY Workers Compensation

Accidents happen. When they do, know your rights and get the benefits you are entitled to, whether in Erie, Niagara or Genesee County. Free consultations. Call today!

Continue Onward

Do not let the stress of a New York State Workers' Compensation injury impact your future. Let Kathryn Kirsch and her team handle the stress of the claims process so you can focus on getting better and getting back to work.


Call Kathryn Kirsch at 716-861-2300 to handle your New York State Workers' Compensation claim. Free consultations!

Are you looking for an attorney in Western New York to help you with your workers' compensation claim? Look no further. Kathryn Kirsch, an attorney raised in Western New York, practices before the Buffalo Workers' Compensation Board helping injured workers' on a daily basis and has for over twenty years. In addition, should your work injury be severe, we can help you with your Social Security Disability claim as well. Our offices are conveniently located in the same building that houses the Buffalo Workers' Compensation Board offices and hearing rooms. For your Buffalo Workers' Comp claim, call us!

Latest News and Blog Posts

New York State Department of Health Announces Opioid Replacement Now a Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana

Jul 12, 2018, 5:57 PM

Emergency Regulations Effective Immediately Temporary ID Cards Will be Available for Certified Patients to Purchase Products More Quickly ALBANY, NY (July 12, 2018) - The New York State Department of Health today announced the filing of emergency regulations adding any condition for which an opioid could be prescribed as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana. Effective immediately, registered practitioners may certify patients to use medical marijuana as a replacement for opioids, provided that the precise underlying condition for which an opioid would otherwise be prescribed is stated on the patient's certification. This allows patients with severe pain that doesn't meet the definition of chronic pain to use medical marijuana as a replacement for opioids.

Board proposes cutting workers' comp rate by 11.7 percent

May 18, 2018, 2:44 PM

Department of Financial Services would need to approve rate. Workers' compensation premiums will likely fall 11.7 percent this year, a figure that's more than double last year's decline. The New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board is recommending the cut, which would need approval from the state Department of Financial Services. DFS has until July 15 to approve or disapprove the decrease, which would take effect Oct. 1.

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