2019 Workers’ Compensation in Review

By |2020-09-30T17:29:15+00:00January 8th, 2020|WC Resource, Workers Compensation|

2019 Trends in Workers' Compensation As 2019 comes to end it is important to look back and understand the popular trends in the Workers’ Compensation industry and look forward to what 2020 could hold. As a constantly evolving industry, it is important to stay up to date on the current [...]

Carpal Tunnel and Workers’ Compensation

By |2020-01-30T21:27:23+00:00January 2nd, 2020|WC Resource|

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome What Causes Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Repetitive hand and wrist motions or activities over a prolonged period of time, such as heavy keyboard use or repetitive use of hand tools Hand and wrist position: extreme flexion or extension Trauma to the hand(s) and/or wrist(s) Pre-existing health conditions: [...]

Exposure at Ground Zero and Aggressive Prostate Cancer Linked?

By |2020-01-30T21:30:28+00:00December 3rd, 2019|WC Resource, Workers Compensation|

Exposure at Ground Zero and Aggressive Prostate Cancer Linked? Here at McIntyre, Donohue, Accardi, Salmonson, & Riordan we have had the distinct honor of representing many first responders who heeded the call of duty on September 11, 2001 in obtaining Workers’ Compensation, Social Security Disability, and/or Accidental Disability benefits associated with their service. One of these claimants [...]

New York’s Medical Marijuana Workers’ Compensation

By |2020-06-30T20:19:57+00:00November 1st, 2019|WC Resource, Workers Compensation|

New York's Medical Marijuana Workers' Compensation New York’s Medical Marijuana program has provided doctors with a new tool to help claimant’s deal with debilitating pain. Nevertheless, the legality of the treatment option does not mean that Workers’ Compensation carriers will accept paying for it.  The question then turns to whether [...]

Workers’ Compensation and the Opioid Epidemic

By |2020-09-28T18:41:20+00:00August 15th, 2019|WC Resource, Workers Compensation|

Overuse of pain killers create an opioid addiction Pain medication for a work-related injury can lead to opioid addiction Countless families across the United States deal with the catastrophic effects of the opioid epidemic every day. According to the New York State Department of Health, in 2016 there were over 3,000 opioid overdose [...]

Correction Officers Workers’ Comp – What you need to know

By |2020-01-30T21:55:30+00:00August 13th, 2019|COBA, WC Resource|

Correction Officers Workers’ Comp – What you need to know Listen to Nassau COBA's monthly podcast to learn more Partner Sean Riordan was interviewed on the Nassau County Correction Officers Benevolent Association's podcast: COBA Monthly. Host, and NC COBA President, Brian Sullivan and Sean discussed Workers' Comp benefits available for officers [...]

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