April 13, 2021
Working New Yorkers are the backbone of New York's economy. New York was the first state to adopt workers’ compensation and was once a national leader in protecting the rights and interests of workers injured on the job. Today the New York workers’ compensation system is broken.
April 8, 2021
Injured workers are not guaranteed a hearing by the Workers Comp Board, making it hard for them to receive benefits. Bill A3671/S845 would require a hearing for every case.
March 12, 2021
$1.6 BILLION. That's how much insurance companies profited from the NY workers' comp system in 2018. It's time to put workers over profits.
February 8, 2021
To all of our valued clients: If you are now eligible for a COVID vaccine and do not have anyone to help you navigate online, or a computer to schedule an appointment, please feel free to call the office and ask for Kate.
January 22, 2021
According to a report by "The Center for New York City Affairs", in 2018, workers' compensation insurance company profits increased to $1.6 billion.
December 1, 2020
Eight months into the coronavirus outbreak in New York, frontline workers and their families continue to struggle to receive workers' compensation and death benefits for covid-related injuries incurred on the job. A Gotham Gazette analysis of claim data from the Workers' Compensation Board reveals that fewer than 2% of workplace injury claims associated with the virus have had lost wages awarded through the Board, while thousands remain in limbo.