If an employee is injured at work or sick from a work related cause then employers may be responsible for medial bills, lost wages among other expenses. Knowingly and intentionally makes a false, material statement to obtain or deny a benefit for themselves or another is the definition of workers’ compensation fraud. This fraud can […]Keep Reading
Domestic Employees and Workers’ Compensation: Who is Covered?
Domestic employees include nannies, baby-sitters, maids, cooks, housekeepers, chauffeurs, home health aides, and more. When it comes to domestic employees and having a domestic-type job, who is protected by New York State workers’ compensation laws? What it Comes Down To If you are employed for forty or more hours per week by the same employer […]Keep Reading
Construction Workers as Employees and Independent Contractors: How Workers’ Compensation is Affected
As a construction worker, do you know whether you are an employee or an independent contractor? This is important to establish prior to starting any work. The reason being, if you suffer an on the job injury in New York State, this distinction between employee and independent contractor can mean a big difference between weekly […]Keep Reading