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2018 Update to Scheduled Loss of Use and Permanent Impairment Guidelines

Erwin, McCane & Daly | Tuesday, March 06, 2018
The Workers’ Compensation law §15(3)(x) which was enacted as part of the 2017 executive budget called upon the Workers’ Compensation  [Read more...]

HIPAA Guidelines and Workers’ Compensation

Erwin, McCane & Daly | Thursday, February 08, 2018
The Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA) was put into effect to protect paper form medical records. This has since been updated to  [Read more...]

What Can I Do While on Workers’ Compensation?

Erwin, McCane & Daly | Monday, January 15, 2018
Injured workers receiving workers’ comp often wonder what activities they are allowed to do or participate in. Questions we often hear at Er [Read more...]

First Responder Stress Claims and Workers’ Compensation

Erwin, McCane & Daly | Tuesday, December 05, 2017
In light of many events over the past few months such as Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, we want to bring to light the stress our first responder [Read more...]

Proving Occupational Disease for Workers’ Compensation Cases

Erwin, McCane & Daly | Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Traditionally speaking, occupational diseases are defined as ailments, or illnesses, that have been contracted due to a particular type of work, or wo [Read more...]

Who Is Not Covered By Workers’ Compensation?

Erwin, McCane & Daly | Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Workers’ Compensation is a serious and important matter and it is equally as important to understand that not everyone is subject to coverage. W [Read more...]

Moving Out of State While on Workers’ Compensation is a Possibility

Erwin, McCane & Daly | Thursday, September 14, 2017
If you have been injured on the job and are currently receiving workers’ compensation, you may wonder if you are restricted to continue living w [Read more...]

Workers’ Compensation Reform Changes You Need to Know for 2017

Erwin, McCane & Daly | Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Effective as of April 10, 2017 the 2017-2018 executive budget (Part NNN of Chapter 59, Laws of 2017) ( [Read more...]

Injured Workers Receiving Workers’ Compensation May Request Reclassification in Cases of Extreme Hardship

Erwin, McCane & Daly | Thursday, July 13, 2017
In 2007 a maximum benefit cap of up to 10 years for permanent partial disability (PPD) classification under Workers’ Compensation Law had been m [Read more...]

Does Workers’ Compensation Affect Your Benefits?

Erwin, McCane & Daly | Wednesday, June 21, 2017
On-the-job injuries are a common occurrence, knowing your rights regarding workers’ compensation and your current benefits are essential. Th [Read more...]