September 2, 2017
One item in President Donald Trump's proposed 2018 budget could have a major impact for workers' comp payers: the elimination of the reverse offset in benefits for those who receive both workers' compensation and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).
August 14, 2017
As the Workers’ Compensation Board prepares to release a proposal that is expected to revise its impairment guidelines to slash compensation for permanent injuries to limbs, it is crucial that it hear the voices of injured workers. Between May 16, 2017 and August 3, 2017, the WCA conducted a survey seeking the views of injured workers about their schedule loss of use awards. Over 1,500 injured workers responded to the survey, 847 of whom had a workers’ compensation case that involved a…
August 12, 2017
As the NYSWCB works on changing the way Schedule Loss of Use awards are calculated (with an eye on substantial reductions in benefits paid to injured workers), we address the Myths surrounding this type of award.
July 13, 2017
The WCB is currently evaluating Schedule Loss of Use benefits and may severely limit what an injured worker receives. WE NEED YOU! If you have suffered an injury to an extremity, please complete a quick survey by following this link: http://tiny.cc/NYWAC Thank you!
June 27, 2017
Pennsylvania Courts understand fair compensation for work place injuries - Do your New York State legislators understand? Let them know you oppose ANY changes to the impairment guidelines that would roll back your benefits for permanent disability.
May 22, 2017
Our office is expanding. We are now pleased to again offer representation before the Social Security Administration. Are you disabled and unable to work? Call us for a free consultation! We can help you obtain your Social Security Disability benefits!