Workers’ Compensation

New York Teachers Return to Work Amidst COVID-19

By |2020-08-27T20:24:50+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 |2020-08-18T15:28:21+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’ [...]

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 [...]

COVID-19 New York’s Paid Family Leave Response

By |2020-06-30T21:15:04+00:00April 9th, 2020|COVID-19 Workers' Compensation Resources, Workers Compensation|

COVID-19 New York’s Paid Family Leave Response In response to the Coronavirus Governor Andrew Cuomo has enacted a bill that will provide employees with guaranteed sick leave and job protection should they need to take time from work due to necessary quarantine. The bill will expand upon New York’s Paid [...]

Uniformed Personnel and the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

By |2020-09-11T20:04:44+00:00March 11th, 2020|COVID-19 Workers' Compensation Resources, Workers Compensation|

Uniformed Personnel and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) By Sean Riordan, Esq. I have received several phone calls over the past few days regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and what to do if a uniformed officer is, or is possibly, exposed to the coronavirus while working. The answer to this question is quite [...]

New York Looks to Protect Workers and Contain Coronavirus

By |2020-06-30T21:15:59+00:00March 6th, 2020|COVID-19 Workers' Compensation Resources, Workers Compensation|

New York Looks to Protect Workers and Contain Coronavirus In an effort to control and measure the Coronavirus in New York, Governor Cuomo has ordered new regulations on insurers and employers. By placing the responsibility on insurers and employers, workers are more likely to get take the proper time and [...]

2019 Workers’ Compensation in Review

By |2020-01-23T22:00:45+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 atmosphere [...]

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 [...]

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