Large truck accidents have accounted for an increase in fatalities by 17% since 2009. By 2013, the number of truck fatalities rose to 3,964 — indicating the 4th straight year of fatality increases. While vehicle-related fatalities has been generally on the decline, it’s alarming that trucking fatalities in on the rise. This no doubt has […]Keep Reading
3 Common Workers’ Compensation Claim Complaints and What to Do
Navigating the sea of paperwork and rules when filing a claim is no easy task. And, it isn’t necessarily designed to be easy for the common injured worker. This is probably why the following 3 claim complaints are often heard: I submitted a claim and my claim was denied. This is not uncommon. In fact, […]Keep Reading
Getting Caught in the Red Tape of Workers’ Compensation or Social Security Disability Claim?
You are not alone if you are getting caught up in the red tape of your workers comp or social security disability claim. It is important to remember that you have rights. In New York State businesses are required to carry worker’s compensation coverage for all employees including full and part time positions. You should […]Keep Reading
Workplace Injury Reporting Has Changed: New OSHA Rule
In effect as of January 1, 2015, The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers to notify OSHA when a single employee or more is killed on the job or suffers a work-related hospitalization, amputation or loss of an eye. The new rule gives employers up to eight hours to […]Keep Reading