What the Workers Comp Insurance Company Is REALLY Concerned About

Workers’ Comp in New York State is constantly changing. Recently, I was asked by union officials to give a second legal opinion about a situation where a union member (not my client) had been accused of Workers’ Comp (WC) fraud....

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Who’s Your Employer’s Workers’ Comp Insurance Company??

My pet peeve of the week is New York employers who don’t assist their employees---and in fact obstruct them---from getting prompt, non-emergency medical care for injuries sustained at work- i.e., Workers’ Comp injuries. According to Section 51 of the Workers’...

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You better have comp insurance if you employ ANYONE

Every so often I get this call from an attorney I know: "Hi Dan, my client has a small business in New York. One of his workers got into an accident at work. Now the employee has filed a claim...

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What to do when you get hurt at work in New York- the basics

Most people think that if they get injured at work, telling their boss and then seeing their family doctor is all they have to do. Actually, it isn’t. Here’s a little advice about what to do when you get...

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