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Winter Storm Warning Notice

February 25, 2020

Due to the Winter Storm Warning issued for all of Erie County with blizzard conditions expected, our downtown Buffalo location will be CLOSED tomorrow, February 26th, for appointments and drop ins. However, we will still be functioning normally with regard to hearings, phone calls and paperwork. As always, please feel free to call or email us tomorrow with any questions or concerns you have regarding your case.

Time For A Real Look At How The New York State Workers' Compensation System Treats Workers

February 19, 2020

By James A. Parrott and Nicholas B. Martin Despite an early history as a national leader in safeguarding the interests of workers injured on the job, New York’s workers’ compensation system has eroded considerably over the years, as legislative and administrative changes have often focused on curtailing benefits rather than adapting to changes in the economy, workforce, and business practices. While legislative changes in 2007 and 2017 included some positive measures, for the most part changes…

New Expanded Legal Services

January 28, 2020

We are excited to announce that our exceptional customer service is now being extended to the areas of Family Law, Real Estate, Criminal Law and more! Do you have a legal issue? Call us for a FREE consultation and see if we can help!

Struggling in the current Workers’ Comp system?

January 16, 2020

Struggling in the current Workers’ Comp system? There is something you can do! Call your state legislatures NOW. They are in legislative session currently and need to hear from you. Not sure who represents you or how to reach them? Google both NYS SENATE and NYS ASSEMBLY, type in your zip ode and get the contact info. Call NOW. Get heard so changes can be made!

For National Family Caregivers Month, New York Invites Workers to Learn How Paid Family Leave Can Help When They Need to Care For a Loved One

November 15, 2019

To honor National Family Caregivers Month, New York State today announced a new resource to help employees understand their rights and use New York’s landmark Paid Family Leave to care for a family member with a serious health condition. A detailed webinar will explain how eligible, working New Yorkers can take job-protected, paid time off to be there for a loved one who has a qualifying condition that involves inpatient care or continuing treatment.

Pain patients left in anguish by doctors 'terrified' of opioid addiction, despite CDC change

July 1, 2019

Chronic pain sufferers 'between a rock and a hard place' State regulators, health insurers and even disability administrators have cited the federal guidelines to justify policies that limit pain pill prescriptions. Last month, the CDC clarified its position, saying the response to the opioid crisis went too far. In a New England Journal of Medicine editorial, a panel of experts cited examples such as inflexible thresholds on dosages, abrupt tapering and misapplication of the guidelines for…

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