Workplace Injury Reporting Has Changed: New OSHA Rule

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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 […]

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What is Workers’ Comp Fraud?

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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 […]

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Domestic Employees and Workers’ Compensation: Who is Covered?

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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 […]

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Disability Claim Denied? Learn the Next Steps from Erwin McCane & Daly

Applying for Social Security disability benefits isn’t an easy process and without proper advocates on your side, you risk being denied for various reasons. Try to think of being denied for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) as a setback, but one that might be managed through the help of an experienced legal team. It’s not […]

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3 Strong Reasons Why Social Security Disability (SSDI) Claims May Be Denied

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We understand that having Social Security Disability (SSDI) claims denied can be stressful and frustrating for people. Unfortunately, denials are common, as are delays. Studies have shown that nationwide, a whopping 70 percent of all disability claims are denied at their initial application. Spotting potential problems ahead of time is good advice, but shouldn’t replace […]

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