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7 10, 2022

Are Pre-existing Conditions covered under NYS Workers Comp?

2022-11-07T14:07:39-05:00Workers' Compensation New York|

Are Pre-existing Conditions covered under NYS Workers Compensation? If you are in a workplace accident you will find the injuries, you sustain from the accident can be difficult to deal with on your own. Matters only get more complicated if you have a pre-existing condition. Insurance companies will try and use pre-compensation against you in a worker’s compensation claim. This is where an experienced Syracuse, New York Workers’ Compensation Attorney can help. They will help

9 05, 2022

What Happens in a Workers Compensation Hearing in New York

2022-05-11T13:08:00-04:00Workers' Compensation New York|

During a New York Workers’ Compensation hearing the status of your claim will be determined. These hearings are held at the New York Workers’ Compensation Board. As of right now, all participants may attend each hearing virtually, but that could change in the future. How you can attend a hearing will be located on a hearing notice sent to you. Who Attends a Workers Comp Hearing? Typically, the participants in a workers’ comp hearing

5 05, 2022

Uber and Lyft Accident Injuries – Who is Responsible?

2022-05-03T15:13:05-04:00Uber Lyft Rideshare Accident Injuries|

I Was in an Uber or Lyft Accident. Who is Responsible? In Uber and Lyft automobile accidents, who is ultimately responsible for damages are complicated. There are multiple individuals involved. There could also be multiple rideshare companies, and that means serious investigatory work to determine the appropriate parties to include in the lawsuit. Discussing details of the accident with an experienced Uber & Lyft auto accident injury lawyer like those at McMahon Kublick PC in

3 05, 2022

Uber & Lyft Rideshare Accidents in Syracuse & CNY

2022-05-03T15:03:09-04:00Uber Lyft Rideshare Accident Injuries|

UBER LYFT Injury Lawsuits People all across Syracuse and Central New York utilize rideshare services on a daily basis. It’s simple to do, just pull out your smartphone, open the app, and a car is there in minutes. Unfortunately, some riders have been seriously injured when the rideshare vehicle they were in was involved in a car accident. When the negligence of another person causes you harm, you have the right to file a personal

3 05, 2022

Can I Get Workers Comp in New York if I Get Covid-19 at Work?

2022-05-31T14:03:01-04:00Workers' Compensation New York|

In New York, the coronavirus pandemic hit everyone pretty hard. For many workers, they have been out for weeks, even months after they contracted the coronavirus. Some were unable to return to work for the foreseeable future. In New York can you qualify for workers’ compensation benefits if you’ve had covid-19? If so, what do you have to show to secure payments? Workers’ Compensation Provides Benefits for Occupational Disease In New York just like all

3 05, 2022

Can My Employer Fire Me if I File a Workers Compensation Claim?

2022-05-11T12:36:19-04:00Workers' Compensation New York|

It is against the law in New York for your employer to fire you based solely on the fact that you have filed a workers’ compensation claim. New York is an employment-at-will state, which means at any point in your stay with a company you can be terminated by either the employer or the employee. In a typical workers’ compensation case, if your employer terminates you or you have been out of work for a

3 05, 2022

Does New York Workers Compensation Count as Taxable Income?

2022-05-03T15:30:15-04:00Workers' Compensation New York|

Many individuals who receive workers’ compensation benefits in Syracuse and Central New York can be confused as to whether those benefits count as income for state and federal income tax. The money you receive from Workers Compensation in New York State generally is not considered income to be taxed under federal, state, or local income tax codes. These codes do change, so it would benefit you to contact our office, your accountant, or the person

10 01, 2022

Not Wearing a Seatbelt | Personal Injury Accident Claims

2022-01-10T11:10:28-05:00Syracuse Car Accident Lawyers|

How New York's Seatbelt Law Affects Your Personal Injury Claim The simplest way to ensure your safety when in a motor vehicle is by wearing a seatbelt. No matter if you are running a few errands close by or traveling out of town, car accidents can and do happen when you least expect it. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), the most fatal accidents happen at speeds less than 40 mph and

16 12, 2021

Falling Down Stairs: Serious Injuries & Liability | Stairwell Slip & Fall

2022-01-10T11:56:50-05:00slip fall personal injury|

Serious Injuries From Falling Down Stairs Falling downstairs can be utterly terrifying and result in significant and life-changing injuries for the victim. Falling downstairs happens in the blink of an eye and often there is no way to prevent or stop the fall. A respected medical journal called, the American Journal of Emergency Medicine reported that at least one million people annually become injured in stairway and stairwells falls every year in the United States.

17 11, 2021

Can Driving on Bald Tires Make You the At-Fault Driver

2022-01-10T12:25:51-05:00accident injury lawyers|

Bald Tires Accidents If you are driving on bald tires and lose control of the vehicle and have an accident that causes injuries, it is possible you could be found at fault and liable for the injuries suffered. You might be thinking if my tire blows and I have an accident, wouldn’t it be an “act of God” and I wouldn’t be held responsible? The truth is it depends on whether you were negligent, in