COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Resources

Current COVID-19 workers’ compensation resources and their effects on injured workers claims, including; Social Security Disability and Disability Pensions

COVID-19: Where Workers’ Compensation Claims Stand As We Enter The “Second” Wave in New York

By |2020-11-16T15:11:28+00:00November 16th, 2020|COVID-19 Workers' Compensation Resources, MDASR Update, Workers Compensation|

COVID-19: Where Workers' Compensation Claims Stand As We Enter The “Second” Wave in New York Dear Friends: First and foremost, I hope that everyone reading this update is healthy and safe during the pandemic. As New York appears to be on the precipice of it’s “second wave” of the [...]

Submitting a COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Claim

By |2020-10-16T14:09:54+00:00October 16th, 2020|COVID-19 Workers' Compensation Resources, Workers Compensation|

Submitting a COVID-19 Workers' Compensation Claim  The Office of the Advocate for Injured Workers released a comprehensive video that explains the necessary steps to file a Workers’ Compensation claim in the event that a worker contracted COVID-19 while working. The video reviews what benefits are covered under Workers’ Compensation and [...]

New York Teachers Return to Work Amidst COVID-19

By |2020-09-30T17:14:07+00:00August 27th, 2020|COVID-19 Workers' Compensation Resources, Workers Compensation|

New York Teachers Return to Work Amidst COVID As teachers, administrators and staff return back to work this fall many are wondering what their legal rights are, should they be exposed to COVID-19. Schools will be the latest establishments to open their doors and many feel that there is much [...]

COVID-19 & Workers’ Compensation: If there is a Second Wave, Exposure Reports & Diaries!

By |2020-09-30T17:17:05+00:00August 6th, 2020|COVID-19 Workers' Compensation Resources, Workers Compensation|

COVID-19 & Workers’ Compensation: If there is a Second Wave, Exposure Reports & Diaries! By:  Sean Patrick Riordan, Esq. The horrendous effects of COVID-19 have impacted every aspect of our lives. New Yorkers have dealt with unfathomable death, illness and the substantial economic impact of this pandemic during the past [...]

COVID-19 Effects on Workers’ Compensation Industry

By |2020-07-16T15:34:13+00:00July 16th, 2020|COVID-19 Workers' Compensation Resources, Workers Compensation|

COVID-19 Effects on Workers’ Compensation Industry While much remains uncertain in the Workers’ Compensation world, the New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board has reported that the cost of COVID-19 claims on the NY Workers’ Compensation system originally predicted may be less in reality. Using data from the New York Workers’ [...]

NY Governor Signs COVID-19 Death Benefit Bill for Municipal Employees

By |2020-09-30T17:20:25+00:00June 8th, 2020|COVID-19 Workers' Compensation Resources|

NY Governor Signs COVID-19 Death Benefit Bill for Municipal Employees Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed into law a new measure providing death benefits to the families of frontline workers who lost their lives fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in New York. The bill, S.8427/A.10528, establishes a COVID-19 death benefit for the [...]

Will New York Provide Workers’ Compensation for Essential Employees Positive for COVID?

By |2020-09-10T20:01:54+00:00May 19th, 2020|COVID-19 Workers' Compensation Resources, Workers Compensation|

Will New York Provide Workers’ Compensation for Essential Employees Positive for COVID? In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, experts are wondering what capacity Workers’ Compensation may play in the aftermath of essential workers testing positive for the virus. Traditionally, Workers’ Compensation is an insurance policy that covers medical treatment [...]

Update on Social Security Offices from Commissioner

By |2020-06-30T21:13:34+00:00April 30th, 2020|COVID-19 Workers' Compensation Resources, Social Security, SSD Resource|

Update on Social Security Offices from Commissioner "Earlier this week, The White House issued national guidance regarding Opening Up American Again. We are evaluating this information as it relates to our agency and are continuing to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation across the nation. In fulfilling Social Security's mission, when [...]

COVID 19: How Essential Employees can Protect Their Legal Rights in the Event They are Symptomatic or Test Positive

By |2020-09-30T17:24:34+00:00April 30th, 2020|COVID-19 Workers' Compensation Resources|

COVID 19: How Essential Employees can Protect Their Legal Rights in the Event They are Symptomatic or Test Positive If you are an essential employee and become symptomatic or test positive for COVID there are several steps that you should take in order to protect your legal rights.  There are [...]

COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Beneficiaries

By |2020-09-10T20:26:06+00:00April 16th, 2020|COVID-19 Workers' Compensation Resources, Social Security, SSD Resource|

COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Beneficiaries By Joseph Abrahams, Esq. The treasury department has recently created a new web site that allows eligible individuals who do not normally file tax returns, such as Social Security and SSI recipients, to register for the $1,200 [...]

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